Straw Cutter. Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Straw Cutter.

Creator

  • Inventor: Cornish, John A.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Cornish, J.A., of Paris, Texas.

Contributor

  • Witness: Hamner, Will J.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Witness: Clark, F.J.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Printer: Norris Peters Co.
    Contributor Type: Organization

Publisher

  • Name: United States. Patent Office.
    Place of Publication: [Washington D.C.]

Date

  • Creation: 1881-05-10
  • Acceptance Date: 1881-05-10
  • Submission Date: 1880-08-31

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Patent for a new and improved straw cutter. This design "relates to certain improvements in straw-cutters; and it consists in the [novel] construction and arrangement of parts" (lines 13-15). The novel construction and arrangement of parts means that "[t]he machine is simple, durable, and inexpensive in construction, will not readily get out of repair, and will perform the necessary work in an efficient manner" (lines 1-4).
  • Physical Description: 2 sheets, [1], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Patents -- Texas.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Science and Technology
  • Keyword: straw cutters

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Lamar County - Paris

Collection

  • Name: Texas Patents
    Code: TXPT

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Patent

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Patent Number: 241306
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth170160

Note

  • Display Note: "SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 241,306, dated May 10, 1881. Application filed August 31, 1880. (No model.)"