2177
2177
Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren 
PATENT SIGNED ("ANDREW JACKSON") AS SEVENTH PRESIDENT, AND CO-SIGNED ("M. VAN BUREN") AS SECRETARY OF STATE, AND ("J[OH]N: MACPHERSON BERRIEN") AS ATTORNEY GENERAL, FOR A NEW AND USEFUL IMPROVEMENT IN THE STEAM ENGINE, TO CHARLES POTTS, 31 MAY 1830
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 2,000 USD
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2177
Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren 
PATENT SIGNED ("ANDREW JACKSON") AS SEVENTH PRESIDENT, AND CO-SIGNED ("M. VAN BUREN") AS SECRETARY OF STATE, AND ("J[OH]N: MACPHERSON BERRIEN") AS ATTORNEY GENERAL, FOR A NEW AND USEFUL IMPROVEMENT IN THE STEAM ENGINE, TO CHARLES POTTS, 31 MAY 1830
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 2,000 USD
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Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana

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Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren 
PATENT SIGNED ("ANDREW JACKSON") AS SEVENTH PRESIDENT, AND CO-SIGNED ("M. VAN BUREN") AS SECRETARY OF STATE, AND ("J[OH]N: MACPHERSON BERRIEN") AS ATTORNEY GENERAL, FOR A NEW AND USEFUL IMPROVEMENT IN THE STEAM ENGINE, TO CHARLES POTTS, 31 MAY 1830
1 page (14 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.; 375 x 295 mm) on partially printed vellum, accomplished in a secretarial hand, embossed paper seal of the United States with green ribbon. [With] 4 page manuscript inventor's description on 2 sheets of vellum, and original watercolor and ink prototype drawing; some soiling, scattered pinholes. 
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Catalogue Note

Charles Potts, a civil engineer, worked extensively on developments related to the steam engine over the course of his career. He developed a system by which water could be delivered to a boiler by means of gravity, thus unaided by a pump. 

Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana

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New York