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George Mackintosh

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of Limehouse, London.

1827 Advert: 'Extensive Iron Foundry, near the Regent Canal and West India Docks, valuable Plant, Machinery, Stock, and Implements in Trade. — By Mr. JOHN HENFREE. TO-MORROW, August 14, and following Day, at Eleven each day, on the Premises, Risbie’s Rope-walk, New River-side, Limehouse,
ALL the Valuable Plant, Implements, and Utensils in Trade, of the late Mr. George Mackintosh, Engineer, Machinist, and Founder, by direction of the Executors. A most important property, established as an Iron Foundry, enclosed within a spacious yard, and replete with every requisite for conducting the concern, which has been successfully carried on many years up to the present period, and possess peculiar advantages: together with excellent Dwelling-house; steam engine, air and blast furnaces, draught horse, three carts, four trucks, and all the plant and stock, which may be viewed one day prior to the sale.-Catalogues and particulars had of Mr. Wilson, Solicitor, Staples-Inn, Holborn; and the Auctioneer, No.l72,Shadwell.' [1]


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  1. Morning Advertiser - Monday 13 August 1827