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By Alan Rothschild

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Know about the function that patent versions performed in American history--and even discover ways to construct your personal reproduction! Patent types, operating types required for US patent filings from 1790 to 1880, provide perception into--and suggestion from--a interval of extreme technological development, the economic Revolution. The Rothschild Patent version assortment contains hundreds of thousands of patent types, many from the nineteenth century. This e-book positive aspects the main awesome of those patent versions, and gives deep perception into the cultural, fiscal, and political heritage of the us. This publication not just catalogs enormous quantities of the main compelling versions from the gathering, yet indicates you the way to construct your individual replicas of a number of chosen types utilizing Lego, 3D printing, and different fabrics and strategies.

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Mattingly and Benjamin F. Mattingly, Louisville, Kentucky, June 30, 1868 An “Improvement in Boilers for the Purpose of Distilling Whiskey or other Spirits” that kept beer from burning or encrusting the boiler during distillation. APPARATUS FOR AGING AND PURIFYING LIQUORS, PATENT NO. 221,316 Charles H. Jacob and John W. Lochner, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 4, 1879 An adaptation for rapidly and economically imparting the quality usually imparted by aging. The apparatus increases evaporative and cooling surfaces but prevents the escape of essential oils.

They included an improved distilling apparatus, a new process for aging liquors, an improved cotton gin, and a process for extracting oil from cotton seed. The patents also made various important improvements to sewing machines, machine cranks, and motors. Soon after beginning the business in Cincinnati, APPARATUS FOR RECTIFYING ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS, PATENT NO. 103,320 Charles Louis Fleischmann, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 24, 1870 An apparatus for passing alcoholic liquors through compressed charcoal, while keeping the charcoal in a compact state by means of self-regulating pressure.

Citizen. (Figure 6) Figure 6: English Patent assigned to Charles F. Brown for Ordnance and Fire Arms FIRE ARMS, PATENT NO. 30,045 Charles F. Brown, Warren, Rhode Island, September 18,1860 A cannon that fired repeatedly as it was drawn over the ground, effective in advancing to meet, pursue, or retire from an enemy. S. but also, in 1860, he obtained patents from France and the United Kingdom for his cannon. MODE OF MOUNTING ORDNANCE, PATENT NO. 13,249 Charles F. Brown, Warren, Rhode Island, July, 17, 1855 A method of mounting cannons and other ordnance in ships, forts, land, and floating batteries that closes, as nearly possible, the ports or embrasures all around the piece, to prevent the entrance of an enemy’s shot, and the smoke of firing from affecting the gunners and their attendants.

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