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Hermitage Mill (Mansfield)

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1843 See Fisher and Alcock

1848 'IMPORTANT SALE. — LACE MACHINERY.— POWERFUL LATHES, PLANEING MACHINE, POWER DRILL and TOOLS, LARGE PUNCHING Press, 15 Tons New and Old Iron, 12-Horse Condensing Engine, 4 Pairs of Smith's Bellows, 10 Anvils, 40 Pairs of Vices, 25 Trueing Plates, of various sizes, immense quantity of Smith's Tools, about 400 Feet of Ash Benching, Shelves, Counters, and a great variety of other useful and valuable Property, and a flat-bottomed Pleasure Boat.
Mr. BLACKWELL respectfully announces his instructions from Mr. James Fisher, to SELL by AUCTION, on the Premises at Hermitage Mill, near Mansfield, on Monday and Tuesday, the 5th and 6th days of June next, commencing at Eleven o'Clock each day, and to continue without intermission to the conclusion of the day's business,
The whole of the above very valuable and interesting Property. The Lace Machinery has been erected on the Premises at immense cost, and is known to be the very best in the Trade. The Lathes are by Fox, of Derby. The Power Drill and Planeing Machine by Messrs,. Sharp and Roberts, of Manchester. The whole plant has been fitted up in the best and most substantial manner, and will be found equal to new.
Catalogues, with full descriptions may be had of the AUCTIONEER, Long Row, Nottingham ....'[1]

1910 See Samuel Eden and Sons

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  1. Nottingham Journal - Friday 19 May 1848