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McOnie and Mirrlees

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1855. Most likely sugar milling machines. Photograph taken in St. Croix, U.S. Virgins Islands.
1855. Machinery detail.

1848 Peter McOnie joined with James Buchanan Mirrlees, forming McOnie and Mirrlees.

1852 When Peter McOnie died in 1851, Mr Mirrlees appointed William Tait as manager.

1858 When William Tait became a partner in McOnie and Mirrlees, the name of the firm was changed to Mirrlees and Tait.

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