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Reference IV/104
Covering dates 1585-1940
Held by Lambeth Archives Department
Extent 157 Files

Folder icon  Articles of Partnership.  IV/104/2/1  13 July 1733

These documents are held at Lambeth Archives Department

1. Robert Thornton of London, merchant.
2. Joel Watson of Kingston upon Hull, merchant.
3. William Cogan of Kingston upon Hull, gentleman.
4. William Wilberforce of Kingston upon Hull, merchant.
5. Samuel Watson of Kingston upon Hull, merchant.
6. Godfrey Thornton of London, merchant.
7. William Thornton of Kingston upon Hull, merchant.
Agreement to carry on 'the trade or business of a sugar baker and refiner' on land 'without the Northgate of Hull on the East side of the river of Hull'.
James Milnes of Hull was to have been a partner but conveyed his share of the business to Godfrey and William Thornton.
Capital of £12,000
Signature of all parties.

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