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John Browne and Son

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of Norwich

1805 Advert: 'A COMPLETE STEAM ENGINE, A Double four horse power to be Disposed of Cheap, or to be Let, as it now stands, with some extensive Premises, wherein Machinery might be put up for the Cotton any other Manufactory. Enquire of John Browne and Son, Ironmongers, Ironfounders, Colourmen, AND DEALERS IN BAR-IRON, Who have now added to their stock of Foreign and British, an assortment of Rolled and Hammered Iron, which being made from iron of the finest quality, may be substituted for many purposes where Foreign iron is now used. They have also greatly enlarged their assortment of Patent, Register, Rumford, and other Stoves and Ranges, both of London and their own manufactory, and make them to any size or price, at the shortest notice.
At their Foundery, in St. George's Colegate, every article of Cast Iron, for Agriculture or Manufactures, continues to be made, orders for which are requested to be given or sent to their Warehouse, in the Upper-Market, where in future all accounts are to be settled.'[1]

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  1. Norfolk Chronicle, 5 October 1805