Windmill.

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Patent for a new and improved windmill. This design "consists in the combination of a central vertical shaft a series of supporting-arms projecting horizontally out from this shaft, a number of curved buckets which are pivoted at or near their centers between these supporting-arms, and suitable springs or weights which are attached to the inner edges of these buckets" (lines 13-20).

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

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Lowther, Lorenzo Dow. June 13, 1882.

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Patent for a new and improved windmill. This design "consists in the combination of a central vertical shaft a series of supporting-arms projecting horizontally out from this shaft, a number of curved buckets which are pivoted at or near their centers between these supporting-arms, and suitable springs or weights which are attached to the inner edges of these buckets" (lines 13-20).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 259,563, dated June 13, 1882. Application filed February 14, 1882. (No model.)"

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  • June 13, 1882

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  • June 13, 1882

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  • February 14, 1882

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Lowther, Lorenzo Dow. Windmill., patent, June 13, 1882; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170352/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.