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Let me explain why they're not available when you search for them, Michael_d_stief.
These vendors are inactivated; that's why you're unable to find them. Their transactions or data won't get deleted, though.
You'll want to activate these contractors, so you can easily search for them. Here's how:
You can also check this article for more information: How to edit, delete, and restore list elements.
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