A Guide to the Vine and Ashmead Patent, 1849 Vine and Ashmead Patent Ms1986-014

Vine and Ashmead Patent 1849

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1986-014


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Collection Number
Vine and Ashmead Patent, 1849
Physical Characteristics
1.0 cu. ft. 1 oversize

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Scope and Content

Patent certificate (No. 7552) awarded to William Vine and James H. Ashmead of Hartford, Connecticut for "machines for beating gold." Four-page document includes a description of the device and a set of engineering drawings for it. 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Science and Technology