Date: February 12, 1895
Creator: Whittenberg, William B. & Hawkins, Augustus L.
Description: Patent for a gate "used to guard thoroughfares on farms, passages into fields and for like purposes, and belongs to a class wherein two similar gates are together employed, and are pivoted to rock on a frame, so as to open a passage through said fame, or close the gate opening as occasion may require" (lines 10-16). The invention is easily opened and closed, has newly designed latches, and has counterbalances.
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