Tug and Hip Strap Attachment for Harness.

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Patent for a new and improved tug and hip strap attachment for harnesses. This design "relates to an improved tug and hip strap attachment for harness which shall admit of the rapid and convenient attachment or detachment of the horse or horses to or from the vehicle, and which, in case the animal becomes unruly, shall enable it to be instantly detached, thereby avoiding danger of accidents; and it has for its object to provide a device of this class which shall possess superior advantages in point of simplicity, durability, and general efficiency" (lines 22-32).

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

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Lain, John James September 1, 1885.

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Patent for a new and improved tug and hip strap attachment for harnesses. This design "relates to an improved tug and hip strap attachment for harness which shall admit of the rapid and convenient attachment or detachment of the horse or horses to or from the vehicle, and which, in case the animal becomes unruly, shall enable it to be instantly detached, thereby avoiding danger of accidents; and it has for its object to provide a device of this class which shall possess superior advantages in point of simplicity, durability, and general efficiency" (lines 22-32).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 325,547, dated September 1, 1885. Application filed June 6, 1885. (No model.)"

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  • September 1, 1885

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  • September 1, 1885

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  • June 6, 1885

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Lain, John James. Tug and Hip Strap Attachment for Harness., patent, September 1, 1885; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171077/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.