Method of Making Concrete Tombstones.

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Patent for a method of making concrete tombstones which are waterproof and don't require wetting during the drying process to prevent cracking, reducing the drying time from 30 days in the shade to 4 days in the sun. This is achieved by adding salt to hold water which prevents cracking while drying, and a paint coat of aluminum powder and gasolene to waterproof the concrete and add a shine to it.

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1 p. ; 23 cm.

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Hendley, Marion Jonathan July 2, 1907.

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Patent for a method of making concrete tombstones which are waterproof and don't require wetting during the drying process to prevent cracking, reducing the drying time from 30 days in the shade to 4 days in the sun. This is achieved by adding salt to hold water which prevents cracking while drying, and a paint coat of aluminum powder and gasolene to waterproof the concrete and add a shine to it.

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1 p. ; 23 cm.

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"Application filed February 15, 1906. Serial No. 301,318."

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  • July 2, 1907

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  • July 2, 1907

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  • February 15, 1906

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Hendley, Marion Jonathan. Method of Making Concrete Tombstones., patent, July 2, 1907; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth510429/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.