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Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) [Patent for Charles Richardson's improvement in blacksmith's cast iron hollow forge backs]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06418.01 Author/Creator: Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 12 March 1836 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 37.6 x 29.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by Jackson as President. Countersigned by John Forsyth as Secretary of State and Benjamin Franklin Butler as Attorney General. Richardson's written description of his improvement is signed by Albert and Cyrus Richardson as witnesses. Docketed 24 November 1837 by Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, Commissioner of Patents. Sealed and bound with yellow ribbon.

Background Information:

People: Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1795-1858
Ellsworth, Henry Leavitt, 1791-1858
Forsyth, John, 1780-1841
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Richardson, Albert, fl. 1836
Richardson, Charles, fl. 1836
Richardson, Cyrus, fl. 1836

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PatentPresidentInventorInventionScience and Technology

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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