1894 - Armstead Bills still in Control & Making Deals
By 1894, A. O. Bills (Armstead) is still listed as proprietor of Bonney Vise & Tool Works. This snippet mentions an agreement with J. H. Graham and Co. (New York) to be the "direct representatives & sole selling agents" for Bonney products. J. H. Graham and Co. appears to be a hardware distributor and will take and fulfill all orders for Bonney products.