Animal Power.

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Patent for a new and improved animal power (engine). This design "consists in an animal-power constructed with a small wheel placed loosely upon a stationary upright shaft, and connected by hinges with the inner ends of arms and sweeps attached to the main wheel, which is mounted upon caster-wheels to support the weight of the wheel and its attachments. . . . The object of this invention is to economize power and promote convenience" (lines 16-25).

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

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Knox, William Curtis October 31, 1882.

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Description

Patent for a new and improved animal power (engine). This design "consists in an animal-power constructed with a small wheel placed loosely upon a stationary upright shaft, and connected by hinges with the inner ends of arms and sweeps attached to the main wheel, which is mounted upon caster-wheels to support the weight of the wheel and its attachments. . . . The object of this invention is to economize power and promote convenience" (lines 16-25).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 266,844, dated October 31, 1882. Application filed August 21, 1882. (Model.)"

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  • October 31, 1882

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  • October 31, 1882

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  • August 21, 1882

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Knox, William Curtis. Animal Power., patent, October 31, 1882; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170433/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.