Date: December 10, 1889
Creator: Williams, James Leonhard
Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton-gin distributor. This design consists in "the combination, with the casing having an upper vertical portion and chutes diverging from the lower end of the same, of an oscillating valve mounted in the said upper portion, the rotary fans or knockers mounted in the upper ends of said chutes, and mechanism for simultaneously operating said fans or knockers and valve" (lines 16-23).
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