Library Collections: Document: Item Description

Excerpt from:
Patent For Invalid Locomotive Chair
Be it known that I, THOS. S. MINNISS, of Meadville, in the county of Crawford and State of Pennsylvania, have invented an Improvement in the Front Running-Gear of Invalids' Locomotive Chairs and other Carriages; and I do hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and exact description of the construction and operation of the same, reference being had to the annexed drawings, making a part of this specification....
  Enlarge the image
Full Text

Document Information

Title: Patent For Invalid Locomotive Chair
Creator: Thomas S. Minniss (patent holder)
Date: May 10, 1853
Format: Patent
Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office
Control no.: Patent Number 9,708
Keywords: Assistive Technology; Economics; Government; Invalid; Inventions; Labor & Commerce; Patents; Pennsylvania; Physical Disability; Poverty; Technology & Equipment; Thomas S. Minniss; Wheelchair
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Physical Environment; Science, Health & Technology
Funding Support Provided By: NEC Foundation of America

Objects From This Artifact:
- Design For T.S. Minniss Invalid Chair (still)
- Patent For Invalid Locomotive Chair (doc)