Provision-Safe.

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Patent for a provision safe that keeps food cool that uses "a jacket of absorbent material inclosing a suitable frame provided with shelves for supporting the articles of food, and a vat for containing water and supplying it to the jacket by capillary action whereby the temperature is reduced through the process of evaporation" (lines 15-21). This patent improves the design of provision safes.

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

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Stephens, James Howell November 21, 1893.

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  • Main Title: Provision-Safe.
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Description

Patent for a provision safe that keeps food cool that uses "a jacket of absorbent material inclosing a suitable frame provided with shelves for supporting the articles of food, and a vat for containing water and supplying it to the jacket by capillary action whereby the temperature is reduced through the process of evaporation" (lines 15-21). This patent improves the design of provision safes.

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

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Application filed July 29, 1893. Serial No. 481,821. (No model.)

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  • November 21, 1893

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  • November 21, 1893

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  • July 29, 1893

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Stephens, James Howell. Provision-Safe., patent, November 21, 1893; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth173566/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.