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Page 113 - Be it known that I, John Fitch, of Philadelphia, in the county of Philadelphia, the State of Pennsylvania, have invented a new and improved mode of preventing steam-boilers from bursting, and I do hereby declare that the following is a full and exact description thereof, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, and to the letters of reference marked thereon.
Page 100 - The Committee on Science and the Arts constituted by the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania, for the promotion of the Mechanic Arts, to whom was referred for examination a Solar Compass, invented by WM.
Page 27 - Whenever, through inadvertence, accident, or mistake. and without any fraudulent or deceptive intention, a patentee has claimed more than that of which he was the original or first inventor or discoverer...
Page 20 - The Committee on Science and the Arts, constituted by the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania for the promotion of the Mechanic Arts, to whom was referred for examination, two reflecting telescopes, made by Mr.
Page 81 - A description and draught of a new-invented machine for carrying vessels or ships out of or into any harbour, port, or river, against wind or tide, or in a calm.
Page 303 - Now know ye, that in compliance with the said proviso, I, the said William Graham, do hereby declare the nature of the said invention, and the manner in which the same is to be performed...
Page 9 - I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and filled it three quarters full of water, stopping and screwing up the broken end, as also the touchhole, and making a constant fire under it ; within twenty-four hours it burst, and made a great crack...
Page 27 - Office; and it shall thereafter be considered as part of the original specification to the extent of the interest possessed by the claimant and by those claiming under him after the record thereof.