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Browett and Harrison

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at No. 128, Portland-street, Manchester

1876 Patent. '3700. To Thomas Browett, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, Engineer, and William Harrison, of 128, Portland-street, Manchester aforesaid, Sewing Machine Factor, for the invention of "improvements in bicycles and bicycle stands."'[1]

1878 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Thomas Browett and William Harrison, under the style of Browett and Harrison, at No. 128, Portland-street, in the city of Manchester, in the Manufacture and Sale of certain Articles used in connection with Bicycles, and made in pursuance of our joint patent, has this day been dissolved....'[2]

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  1. [1] Gazette Issue 24370 published on the 6 October 1876. Page 20 of 54
  2. [2] Gazette Issue 24629 published on the 1 October 1878. Page 27 of 54