Envelope.

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Patent for an improved, simple, and durable envelope that can hold many letters, documents, and similar materials. "The invention consists of two overlapping end flaps connected with each other by a band and forming, with the front, an expansible pocket for the accommodation of the documents, a top flap and a bottom flap adapted to be folded one above the other, and both over the end flaps, and a band for holding the top and bottom flaps closed" (lines 12-19).

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

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Scougale, Malcolm October 10, 1893.

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Description

Patent for an improved, simple, and durable envelope that can hold many letters, documents, and similar materials. "The invention consists of two overlapping end flaps connected with each other by a band and forming, with the front, an expansible pocket for the accommodation of the documents, a top flap and a bottom flap adapted to be folded one above the other, and both over the end flaps, and a band for holding the top and bottom flaps closed" (lines 12-19).

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

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Application filed March 11, 1893. Serial No. 465,538. (No model.)

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  • October 10, 1893

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  • October 10, 1893

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  • March 11, 1893

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Scougale, Malcolm. Envelope., patent, October 10, 1893; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth173531/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.