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Moritz Platow

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Moritz Platow (1811- )

1811 Born at Saxe Weimar, Germany

1836 Partnership dissolved. '...Moritz Platow and William Freeland Fergus, Engineers and Machinists, under the firm of Platow and Fergus...'[1]

1839 Patent. Of Poland Street, Oxford Street, for improvements in pumps or engines for raising or forcing liquids.

Married Sarah Holmes

1852 'Moritz Platow, now residing at Hill Farm, Earl Soham, Framlingham, Suffolk: commission and inquisition of lunacy, into his state of mind and his property'[2]

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