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Elisha Smith Robinson (1817-1875).
  
1844 set up a business in Bristol to supply shop keepers with bags and stationary.
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1844 set up a business in Bristol to supply shopkeepers with bags and stationery.
  
He bought the rights to make a bag making machine that was invented in America and printed the shop name and designs onto the wrapping and bags.  
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He bought the rights to make a bag-making machine that had been invented in America, and printed the shop name and designs onto the wrapping and bags.
  
His business became [[John Dickinson and Co|DRG]]. <ref>[[Bristol's 'M Shed']]</ref>
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His business became [[E. S. and A. Robinson]]
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His business later became [[Dickinson Robinson Group]].<ref>[[Bristol's 'M Shed']]</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 10:21, 5 June 2020

Elisha Smith Robinson (1817-1875).

1844 set up a business in Bristol to supply shopkeepers with bags and stationery.

He bought the rights to make a bag-making machine that had been invented in America, and printed the shop name and designs onto the wrapping and bags.

His business became E. S. and A. Robinson

His business later became Dickinson Robinson Group.[1]

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