Burglar Alarm.

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Patent for a new and improved burglar alarm. This design "consists in a wire attached to the anchor or escapement-lever of a clock-work for ringing or sounding an alarm bell, which wire has a hook at its outer end, which is passed into a loop, ring, or hook at the end of a wire connected with the key-bolt or knob-bolt of a lock, or with a wire leading to places a considerable difference from the alarm" (lines 11-18).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Holloman, Harvey Allen September 20, 1881.

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  • Holloman, Harvey Allen Holloman, H.A., of White Rock, Texas, assignor to himself and William Lowry, of same place.

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Patent for a new and improved burglar alarm. This design "consists in a wire attached to the anchor or escapement-lever of a clock-work for ringing or sounding an alarm bell, which wire has a hook at its outer end, which is passed into a loop, ring, or hook at the end of a wire connected with the key-bolt or knob-bolt of a lock, or with a wire leading to places a considerable difference from the alarm" (lines 11-18).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 247,351, dated September 20, 1881. Application filed July 9, 1881. (Model.)"

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  • September 20, 1881

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  • September 20, 1881

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  • July 9, 1881

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Holloman, Harvey Allen. Burglar Alarm., patent, September 20, 1881; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170234/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.