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Wise & Nash

In 1835, Thomas Wise became a partner in J. Butler & Co.. Subsequent to Butler's retirement in 1836 Eliezer Nash became a partner, with the company becoming Wise & Nash. W & N continued to manufacture "Butler & Co." branded pencils as well as their own brand until 1849 when their partnership was dissolved. Nash is known to have continued to manufacture Butler & Co. everpointed pencils as late as 1852.