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Blake, Garnett and Co

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1819 Company established

1819 Acquired the London foundry of Caslon and Son from William Caslon IV

1825 Type founders of 39 Allen Street, Sheffield[1]

1829 NOTICE[2] is hereby given, that all and every the Partnership concerns and business carried on by us the undersigned, James Blake, William Garnett, and John Stephenson, all of Sheffield, in the County of York, as Type and Letter-Founders, under the firm of Blake, Garnett, and Company, were dissolved and ended on the 30th day of June last, by effluxion of time.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1825 General & Commercial Directory of Sheffield
  2. The London Gazette 15 September 1829