Bundle of deeds relating to the Eliza Tinsley and Tinsley and Evers businesses
- Reference Number: DHF/4/84/1-12
- Date: 1888-1893
- Level: Item
- Description: DHF/4/84/1: Deed of compromise (7 Sept. 1888) between Charles Theophilus Tinsley of Great Bridge, Staffordshire and Frank Evers of Stourbridge, Worcestershire, carrying on business at Great Bridge as 'Tinsley and Evers', and George Green of Norton near Stourbridge, Henry Watson Smith of Stourbridge and Henry Mason of Reddall Hill House, Old Hill, carrying on business at Old Hill as 'Eliza Tinsley and Co.'; recites previous deeds (1873) in which the colonial business in patent nails of Eliza Tinsley and Co. was transferred to Tinsley and Evers, subsequent sales, disputes over interpretation etc., shipment by the second company to Australia, commencement of Tinsley v Tinsley by the first firm against the second (Chancery Division 1888 T. No. 14). Mutual release by each of the two partnerships of the other from covenants in the deeds of 1873; covenant by Eliza Tinsley and Co. to abstain from the Australasian market for 6 years from 30 June 1888 after disposing of the present consignment (in which Tinsley and Evers will assist); arrangements to stay action.
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- Access Status: Open
- Publication Notes: DHF/4/77/2
- Contact: Dudley Archives,
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