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These four pages supply detailed information on the construction and the capabilities of John Wilson's improved cast iron plough. It accompanied the drawings as part of the patent application. Col. Wilson (1782-1869) was a prominent agriculturist and the inventor and manufacturer of farm implements. He also ran, with his brother-in-law, a book printing office for four years between 1816 and 1820.


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Patent application for J. Wilson's plough

creator   Colonel John Wilson (1782-1869)
date   1839
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
width   7.75"
height   9.75"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
accession #   #L04.004

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Affidavit for Wilson's plough

J. Wilson's Improved Cast iron Plough

Sketch of Wilson Printing Office

Patent Model of Plow

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