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Buchanan, James (1791-1868) [Patent for Jordan L. Mott's improvement in the process of chilling castings]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07325 Author/Creator: Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 13 June 1848 Pagination: 5 p. : docket ; 51.5 x 39 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07325 Author/Creator: Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 13 June 1848 Pagination: 5 p. : docket ; 51.5 x 39 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by Buchanan as Secretary of State. Countersigned by Edmund Burke, Commissioner of Patents. Mott's written description of his improvement is signed by Edward Lewis and M. D. Van Doren as witnesses. Contains a one-page diagram of Mott's invention. Sealed and bound with faded white ribbon.

Background Information:

People: Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Burke, Edmund, 1809-1882
Lewis, Edward, fl. 1848
Mott, Jordan L. (Jordan Lawrence)., b. 1799
Van Doren, M. D., fl. 1848

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentPatentScience and TechnologyIndustryInventorInventionGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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