Cotton Press.

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Patent for a new and improved cotton-press. This design "is to so construct a press that the force shall be applied solely by the pulling action of the screw, and so that the cotton can be put in at the top of the box and compressed without the usual tramping of the same therein by an operative preparatory to applying the force of the press, thereby doing away with a door or opening near the top of the box for inserting the cotton, and dispensing with the tramping operation" (lines 32-42).

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

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Haiman, Elias & Winship, John September 16, 1884.

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Description

Patent for a new and improved cotton-press. This design "is to so construct a press that the force shall be applied solely by the pulling action of the screw, and so that the cotton can be put in at the top of the box and compressed without the usual tramping of the same therein by an operative preparatory to applying the force of the press, thereby doing away with a door or opening near the top of the box for inserting the cotton, and dispensing with the tramping operation" (lines 32-42).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 305,304, dated September 16, 1884. Application filed July 23, 1884. (No model.)"

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  • September 16, 1884

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  • September 16, 1884

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  • July 23, 1884

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Haiman, Elias & Winship, John. Cotton Press., patent, September 16, 1884; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170822/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.