Carriage Wheel.

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Patent for a new and improved carriage wheel. This design "consists in so constructing a carriage-wheel that the members thereof may be made interchangeable, and the whole may be made in a factory and shipped thence 'knocked down,' to be assembled and put together at any point to which the same may be shipped, not requiring, as is usual, the aid of a blacksmith or other skilled laborer" (lines 8-15).

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[2], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Clarke, George R. November 8, 1881.

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  • Clarke, George R. Clarke, Geo. R., of Fort Clark, Texas, assignor to himself and Samuel B.M. Young and Richard S. Kinney, both of same place.

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Description

Patent for a new and improved carriage wheel. This design "consists in so constructing a carriage-wheel that the members thereof may be made interchangeable, and the whole may be made in a factory and shipped thence 'knocked down,' to be assembled and put together at any point to which the same may be shipped, not requiring, as is usual, the aid of a blacksmith or other skilled laborer" (lines 8-15).

Physical Description

[2], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 249,223, dated November 8, 1881. Application filed August 24, 1881. (No model.)"

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  • November 8, 1881

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  • November 8, 1881

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  • August 24, 1881

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Clarke, George R. Carriage Wheel., patent, November 8, 1881; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170250/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.