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Boulton

/ˈbəʊltən/
noun
1.
Matthew. 1728–1809, British engineer and manufacturer, who financed Watt's steam engine and applied it to various industrial purposes
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  • This is the idea actually employed in boulton and Watt engines.

  • boulton left school early to engage in his father's business.

    James Watt Andrew Carnegie
  • boulton agreed to take the Roebuck interest in the Watt patent for the debt.

    James Watt Andrew Carnegie
  • But he was on the right lines, and at least gave boulton the benefit of example.

    James Watt Andrew Carnegie
  • The last words in boulton's letter, "and are attached to us," tell the story.

    James Watt Andrew Carnegie
  • Watt was absent when the former called and asked boulton for employment.

    James Watt Andrew Carnegie
  • He entered the works with boulton's son as partner, and became an admirable manager.

    James Watt Andrew Carnegie
  • Never before had she ventured to speak to boulton upon the subject.

    James Watt Andrew Carnegie
  • So the partnership of boulton and Watt was renewed in the union of the sons.

    James Watt Andrew Carnegie

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