Improvement in Compounds for Destroying Worms in the Cotton-Plant.

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Patent for a method of "destruction of the cotton-worm, and this object is accomplished by sprinkling the plants on which the worm feeds with a solution of arsenic in water." (Lines 8-12) Includes instructions.

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Mitchell, Thomas W. June 30, 1874.

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  • Mitchell, Thomas W. Thomas W. Mitchell, of Richmond, Texas, Assignor to Himself and Robert P. Briscoe, of Same Place.

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Patent for a method of "destruction of the cotton-worm, and this object is accomplished by sprinkling the plants on which the worm feeds with a solution of arsenic in water." (Lines 8-12) Includes instructions.

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1 p.; 23 cm.

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Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 110,774, dated January 3, 1871; reissue No. 5,935, dated June 30, 1874; application filed June 20, 1874.

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  • June 30, 1874

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  • June 30, 1874

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  • June 20, 1874

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Mitchell, Thomas W. Improvement in Compounds for Destroying Worms in the Cotton-Plant., patent, June 30, 1874; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth167033/: accessed August 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.