Windmill.

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Patent for a new and improved windmill. This design consists in "the sectional spiral vanes of the wind-wheel, having a flange on the outer edge, widest at the end of the vane on which the wind first takes effect, and inclined to the plane of the vane for deflecting the wind thereon . . . [and] [t]he brake, having guide-pulley and combined with the pull-cord, tail-vane, and the wheel-shaft, said shaft having a friction-wheel" (lines 13-22).

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

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Benoit, Joseph February 24, 1885.

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Patent for a new and improved windmill. This design consists in "the sectional spiral vanes of the wind-wheel, having a flange on the outer edge, widest at the end of the vane on which the wind first takes effect, and inclined to the plane of the vane for deflecting the wind thereon . . . [and] [t]he brake, having guide-pulley and combined with the pull-cord, tail-vane, and the wheel-shaft, said shaft having a friction-wheel" (lines 13-22).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 312,795, dated February 24, 1885. Application filed March 26, 1884. (No model.)"

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  • February 24, 1885

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  • February 24, 1885

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  • March 26, 1884

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Benoit, Joseph. Windmill., patent, February 24, 1885; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170905/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.