JAMES MADISON. PATENT SIGNED FOR A PUMP TO RAISE WATER FROM A SPRING, WELL, OR RESERVOIR, 28 MARCH 1810
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- Patent signed ("James Madison") as fourth President, co-signed ("R Smith") as Secretary of State, and ("C. A. Rodney") as Attorney General, for a pump to raise water from a spring, well, or reservoir, to Royal Yeamans, 28 March 1810
1 page (14 7/8 x 11 3/4 in.; 376 x 301 mm) on partially printed vellum, accomplished in a secretarial hand. [With] 2 page manuscript inventor's description on 1 sheet of vellum; previously folded, with some discoloration and soiling, residue where the embossed paper seal has been removed.