Fire Tongs.

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Patent for new and improved fire tongs. This design "is designed to produce an article . . . which will be practical in every respect, and which will prevent the slipping or sliding of the legs or arms thereof while handling the logs, enabling the latter to be grasped with a firm hold, thereby avoiding the numerous accidents that often occur from the use of the present form of tongs" (lines 9-17).

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

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Bishop, John Andrews March 9, 1886.

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Description

Patent for new and improved fire tongs. This design "is designed to produce an article . . . which will be practical in every respect, and which will prevent the slipping or sliding of the legs or arms thereof while handling the logs, enabling the latter to be grasped with a firm hold, thereby avoiding the numerous accidents that often occur from the use of the present form of tongs" (lines 9-17).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 337,733, dated March 9, 1886. March 11, 1885. Serial No. 158,463. (No model.)"

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  • March 9, 1886

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  • March 9, 1886

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  • March 11, 1885

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Bishop, John Andrews. Fire Tongs., patent, March 9, 1886; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171208/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.