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Guide to the William H. Paine Papers
1848-1932 (bulk 1848-1895)
 MS 475

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Series III: Patents

Scope and Content Note

Series III consists of letters of patent held by Paine, reports of examination and promotional material. The letters of patent are offical documents issued by the government including the specification and illustrations of the patented item. The reports of examination are reports on the patentability of a product or item, conducted in response to a patent application. The promotional material is in regards to Paine's Patented Steel Measuring Tapes and includes specifications and pricing.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 3 American Letters of Patent
1876 - 1891
Box: 2 Folder : 4 American Letters of Patent
1860 - 1889
Box: 2 Folder : 5 British Letters of Patent
1883 - 1889
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Patent Reports and Examinations
1875; 1873
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Promotional Material regarding Patents
undated

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