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Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) [Patent for Enoch Honeywell's improvement, entitled the Water Elevator]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06279 Author/Creator: Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 10 July 1830 Pagination: 9 p. ; 36.4 x 28.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by Jackson as President. Countersigned by Martin Van Buren as Secretary of State and John MacPherson Berrien as Attorney General. Honeywell's description of his invention is signed by F. R. Mudge and Marcellus Weston as witnesses. Contains a seal and blue ribbon.

Background Information:

People: Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Mudge, F. R., fl. 1830
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862
Weston, Marcellus, fl. 1830

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentPatentScience and TechnologyInventionInventor

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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