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E. and T. Oldham

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Elisha Oldham and Thomas Oldham

1849 'SEQUESTRATION of E & T. OLDHAM, Railway Contractors, Bridge of Earn, in the County of Perth, as a Company, and Thomas Oldham, Railway Contractor, Bridge of Earn foresaid, one of the Individual Partners of that Company, as a Partner thereof, and as an Individual. James Falshaw, Civil Engineer, Perth, has been elected Trustee on the estate, and James M'Gibbon Main, Corn Merchant, Perth, Alexander Laing, Merchant, Newburgh, and John Morrison, Painter in Perth, have been elected Commissioner...'[1]

1849. 'James Falshaw, Civil Engineer in Perth, Trustee on the said sequestrated estates of E. & T. Oldham, as a Company, and of the said Thomas Oldham, one of the Individual Partners of that Company, as a Partner thereof, and as an Individual, hereby intimates, that at a general meeting of the Creditors called for the purpose, and held within, the Star Inn, Perth, on the 4th day of August current, Elisha Oldham, Railway Contractor, Alloa, sometime designed as Railway Contractor at Bridge of Earn, residing at Devonside Villa, near Dollar, and the said Thomas Oldham, the Individual Partners of the said Firm of E. & T. Oldham, made an offer of composition of Seven Shillings per pound to the Creditors upon the debts of the said Firm of E. & T. Oldham, and Elisha Oldham, and Thomas Oldham as Partners thereof at the date of the sequestration of that Firm or Company...'[2]

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