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Patent for a new and improved gate. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a gate, one of the rails whereof is about thrice as thick as the remainder of said rails, and is provided with a central groove along its upper face, of three supporting-posts, each having a recess furnished with a roller in its lower part, upon which the aforesaid rail may travel, a tongue projecting from the upper edge of said recess into the groove of said rail, and an upright attached to the central post, so as to form a guide retaining the gate in an ... continued below

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Davis, Richard I. March 17, 1885.

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Patent for a new and improved gate. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a gate, one of the rails whereof is about thrice as thick as the remainder of said rails, and is provided with a central groove along its upper face, of three supporting-posts, each having a recess furnished with a roller in its lower part, upon which the aforesaid rail may travel, a tongue projecting from the upper edge of said recess into the groove of said rail, and an upright attached to the central post, so as to form a guide retaining the gate in an erect position" (lines 47-57).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 313,855, dated March 17, 1885. Application filed May 12, 1884. (No model.)"

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  • March 17, 1885

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  • May 12, 1884

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Davis, Richard I. Gate., patent, March 17, 1885; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170921/: accessed February 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.