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R. Middleton

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R. Middleton (c1814-1903)

1903 Obituary.[1]

THERE died recently in his ninetieth year, at Stalham, Norfolk, Mr. R. Middleton, who was the first to introduce the threshing machine in his county, and had for a time to bury the innovation in pieces in his garden on account of the riots it caused.

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