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James Monroe and John Quincy Adams 
PATENT SIGNED ("JAMES MONROE") AS FIFTH PRESIDENT, AND CO-SIGNED ("JOHN QUINCY ADAMS") AS SECRETARY OF STATE, AND ("WM WIRT") AS ATTORNEY GENERAL, FOR A MACHINE FOR CUTTING STRAW AND ALSO TOBACCO FOR SMOKING, TO ALPHEUS BIGELOW, 13 FEBRUARY 1818 
Estimation
1 0001 500
Lot. Vendu 2,000 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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2174
James Monroe and John Quincy Adams 
PATENT SIGNED ("JAMES MONROE") AS FIFTH PRESIDENT, AND CO-SIGNED ("JOHN QUINCY ADAMS") AS SECRETARY OF STATE, AND ("WM WIRT") AS ATTORNEY GENERAL, FOR A MACHINE FOR CUTTING STRAW AND ALSO TOBACCO FOR SMOKING, TO ALPHEUS BIGELOW, 13 FEBRUARY 1818 
Estimation
1 0001 500
Lot. Vendu 2,000 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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James Monroe and John Quincy Adams 
PATENT SIGNED ("JAMES MONROE") AS FIFTH PRESIDENT, AND CO-SIGNED ("JOHN QUINCY ADAMS") AS SECRETARY OF STATE, AND ("WM WIRT") AS ATTORNEY GENERAL, FOR A MACHINE FOR CUTTING STRAW AND ALSO TOBACCO FOR SMOKING, TO ALPHEUS BIGELOW, 13 FEBRUARY 1818 
1 page (14 3/4 x 11 in.; 375 x 285 mm) on partially printed vellum, accomplished in a secretarial hand, embossed paper seal of the United States with tan ribbon. [With] 2 page manuscript inventor's description on 1 sheet of vellum; previously folded, with some discoloration and fading, small hole to lower margin inventor's description, possibly inherent.
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Description

A patent signed by President James Monroe and Secretary of State John Quincy Adams, for "a machine for cutting straw, hay, stalks & other kinds of fodder, for cattle; for cutting rags and ropes for paper-making; & also tobacco for smoking."  

Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana

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New York