Bed Bottom.

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Patent for a new and improved bed bottom. This design "consists in a spring-bed formed of two U-shaped spring-rods or frames formed by the rods, which frames have their end pieces crossed and secured at their free ends in the opposite ends of slates. To the longitudinal pieces of the spring-frames the side edges of a piece of canvas are secured, and spiral springs are secured on the slats below the canvas" (lines 11-19).

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

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Bentley, Travis C. April 21, 1885.

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Description

Patent for a new and improved bed bottom. This design "consists in a spring-bed formed of two U-shaped spring-rods or frames formed by the rods, which frames have their end pieces crossed and secured at their free ends in the opposite ends of slates. To the longitudinal pieces of the spring-frames the side edges of a piece of canvas are secured, and spiral springs are secured on the slats below the canvas" (lines 11-19).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 316,227, dated April 21, 1885. Application filed June 18, 1884. (No model.)"

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  • April 21, 1885

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  • April 21, 1885

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  • June 18, 1884

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Bentley, Travis C. Bed Bottom., patent, April 21, 1885; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170953/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.