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Monroe, James (1758-1831) [Patent for James Morgan's improvement in warping, dressing, and weaving cotton goods by water or other power]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06240 Author/Creator: Monroe, James (1758-1831) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 5 April 1821 Pagination: 1 p. ; 37.6 x 30.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by Monroe as President. Countersigned by John Quincy Adams as Secretary of State and William Wirt as Attorney General. Contains a seal and red ribbon.

Background Information:

People: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Wirt, William, 1772-1834

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PatentPresidentScience and TechnologyCottonTextileInventorInvention

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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