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John Grey Adamson (1839-1881)
1882 Obituary 
. . . At the age of sixteen he was apprenticed for a period of seven years to the firm of Henry Balfour and Co, general engineers and iron-founders, Leven, . . . undertake the general management, of a silver amalgamating and refining works near San Juan, in the Argentine Republic. There he remained for four years . . .