Adding-Machine.

Description:

Patent for an adding-machine meant to "add fixed amounts of money received or to calculate the number of days a laborer has worked or the number of fractions of days" (lines 14-17). Mounted keys have mechanisms that rotate a ratchet wheel or disk. "Secured to the shaft upon which this ratchet wheel or disk is mounted is a rate-indicator, consisting of a disk divided off into radial sections, and also divided by lines running parallel to the circumference of said disk, dividing the same up into sections, which indicate money advanced on pay-roll, addition column, total amount at a fixed rate, and the number of days worked by any workman" (lines 25-34).

Creator(s): McElyea, James L.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Hardin County - Nona
Creation Date: August 27, 1895
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Creator (Inventor):
McElyea, James L.

James L. McElyea, of Nona, Texas, Assignor of one-half to G. R. Fergerson, of Same Place.

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 27, 1895
  • Accepted: August 27, 1895
  • Submitted: November 7, 1894
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Hardin County - Nona
Description:

Patent for an adding-machine meant to "add fixed amounts of money received or to calculate the number of days a laborer has worked or the number of fractions of days" (lines 14-17). Mounted keys have mechanisms that rotate a ratchet wheel or disk. "Secured to the shaft upon which this ratchet wheel or disk is mounted is a rate-indicator, consisting of a disk divided off into radial sections, and also divided by lines running parallel to the circumference of said disk, dividing the same up into sections, which indicate money advanced on pay-roll, addition column, total amount at a fixed rate, and the number of days worked by any workman" (lines 25-34).

Note:

Application filed November 7, 1894. Serial No. 528,123. (No model.)

Physical Description:

[2], 3 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Keyword(s): adds | computing | instrument
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Adding Machine.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Texas Patents
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 545089
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth174078
Resource Type: Patent
Format: Text