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1851 Consisted of the two partners employing 8 men 
1857 Partnership dissolved. '... the Partnership which sometime since subsisted between us, as Engineers and Ironfounders, and which we carried on in the city of Lincoln, under the style or firm of Proctor and Burton, was dissolved on the 1st day of January, 1857, by mutual consent....James Toyne Proctor, Theophilus Burton'