Oil Expressing Box.

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Patent for a new and improved oil-expressing box. In this design, "the follower is adapted to fit the box, so as to obviate the need of any joint-closing device, and the face of the follower at its side edges is raised to better confine the bag in place, and at its center or central portion is channeled and provided with a false bottom to provide for the escape of the oil" (lines 24-31).

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

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Cathcart, Rodney S. June 23, 1885.

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  • Cathcart, Rodney S. Cathcart, R.S., of Palestine, Texas, assignor to the American Cotton Oil Company, of St. Louis, Missouri.

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Description

Patent for a new and improved oil-expressing box. In this design, "the follower is adapted to fit the box, so as to obviate the need of any joint-closing device, and the face of the follower at its side edges is raised to better confine the bag in place, and at its center or central portion is channeled and provided with a false bottom to provide for the escape of the oil" (lines 24-31).

Physical Description

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 320,847, dated June 23, 1885. Application filed March 23, 1885. (No model.)"

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  • June 23, 1885

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  • June 23, 1885

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  • March 23, 1885

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Cathcart, Rodney S. Oil Expressing Box., patent, June 23, 1885; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171008/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.