The Avondale Paper Company Limited.Incorporated under the Companies' Acts, 1862 to 1880, whereby the liability of the Shareholders is limited; with a Capital of £100,000, in 10,000 Shares of £10 each. Issue of £60,000, in 6,000 Shares of £10 each, Of which £35,000 have been already applied for... The Balance, £25,000, in 2,500 Shares of £10 each, is now offered for public subscription...
Four letterpress broadsheets with woodcut illustrations advertising shares in the Avondale Paper Company, each c.340 x 215mm. 13¼ x 8½". Horizontal folds.
A Prospectus for the Stock Issue for Avondale Paper: including details of that particular issue, their distribution to subscriber's; estimates of productivity of the paper works once built and improved; list of company officers; application for shares; 'opinions of the local press'; and view of the paper mills at Keynsham, Bristol. The company evidently did not last long - the site was advertised for sale in 1883.
Provenance: from a scrap album compiled c.1840 - 1880 by Alfred Towgood of Riverside, a paper mill owner at St. Neots, Huntingdon. He was also a Lieutenant in the Duke of Manchester's Light Horse.
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