Description: Patent for a new and improved wire splicer and stretcher. This design "consist[s] of a suitable body . . . provided with a series of perforations and having its ends turned in opposite directions, one end being tapered to an edge and notched and the other end being pointed" (lines 24-28).
Date: February 22, 1887
Creator: Lea, John Houston
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department