Knee-Pad.

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Patent for a knee-pad that is meant to protect cotton-pickers as they crawl in uncomfortable areas. The knee-pads are made up of a concave oval made from leather, metal, or another strong material, with cloth attached to the base and edges of the oval. Straps go around the cloth and around the leg to hold it in place.

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

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Fergusson, William P. July 7, 1896.

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  • Main Title: Knee-Pad.
  • Added Title: Knee Pad.

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Patent for a knee-pad that is meant to protect cotton-pickers as they crawl in uncomfortable areas. The knee-pads are made up of a concave oval made from leather, metal, or another strong material, with cloth attached to the base and edges of the oval. Straps go around the cloth and around the leg to hold it in place.

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

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Application filed February 24, 1896. Serial No. 580,451. (No model.)

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  • July 7, 1896

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  • July 7, 1896

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  • February 24, 1896

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Fergusson, William P. Knee-Pad., patent, July 7, 1896; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174314/: accessed February 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.