Portable Type-Distributer.

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Patent for improvements in portable “type-distributing device which can be comfortably held in the hand and without strain on the wrist, and which is provided with a suitable main receptacle to hold the matter being distributed and also with auxiliary receptacles for leads and spaces, whereby the labor of distributing is greatly facilitated and lessened and the work much more rapidly accomplished.” (Lines 26-34) Includes illustration.

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

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Clarke, Robert August 4, 1891.

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  • Main Title: Portable Type-Distributer.
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Patent for improvements in portable “type-distributing device which can be comfortably held in the hand and without strain on the wrist, and which is provided with a suitable main receptacle to hold the matter being distributed and also with auxiliary receptacles for leads and spaces, whereby the labor of distributing is greatly facilitated and lessened and the work much more rapidly accomplished.” (Lines 26-34) Includes illustration.

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

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  • August 4, 1891

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  • August 4, 1891

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Clarke, Robert. Portable Type-Distributer., patent, August 4, 1891; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth172756/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.