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T. R. and J. Reeves

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1851 Award at the 1851 Great Exhibition. See details at 1851 Great Exhibition: Reports of the Juries: Class IX.

1857 Messrs. Reeves, of the Britton Iron Works, Wilts, exhibited Palmer's patent rotary corn screen. The machine was especially useful to maltsters, to ensure uniformity in the size of the grain. The firm also manufactured Chandlers liquid manure drill, and a new implement of their own called a hand-dropper or drill.

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