Cotton Gin.

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Patent for a new and improved cotton gin. This design consists of an "endless wire-gauze band or apron, bound at its sides with strips of flexible material, such as leather . . . and provided on its inner side with slats, in combination with the saw-shaft, the condenser-roller, and the upper roller, around which the band passes, provided with longitudinal channels . . . in [a] cylinder and [a] wiper" (lines 81-92).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Edgar, Valentine K. June 14, 1881.

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Patent for a new and improved cotton gin. This design consists of an "endless wire-gauze band or apron, bound at its sides with strips of flexible material, such as leather . . . and provided on its inner side with slats, in combination with the saw-shaft, the condenser-roller, and the upper roller, around which the band passes, provided with longitudinal channels . . . in [a] cylinder and [a] wiper" (lines 81-92).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 242,763, dated June 14, 1881. Application filed April 2, 1881. (No model.)"

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  • June 14, 1881

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  • June 14, 1881

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  • April 2, 1881

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Edgar, Valentine K. Cotton Gin., patent, June 14, 1881; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170176/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.