James Madison, as President, signs an attractive patent for "double - bored pendulum Pump", beautifully garnished with the original ribbons
signed11.5" x 14.5"
December 5, 1809·Washington, D.C.
by James Madison
Washington, D.C., December 5, 1809. 11.5" x 14.5". "Partly printed document signed, ""James Madison"", as President, 1 page, 11.5"" x 14.5"" on parchment. Washington, December 5, 1809, countersigned ""R[obert]Smith"" as Secretary of State,"" and ""[Cesar] A. Rodney"" as Attorney General. A Patent document, offered with the original manuscript schedule describing the invention. Light cockling, minor loss of paper to upper right corner outside of margins, lightly toned, expected folds, small tape ghosts to outer edges, original decorative embossed paper seal neatly affixed with the original pale green ribbons.
James Madison signs a patent, issued to Atkinson Farra for a ""useful improvement being a double - bored pendulum Pump"" " (Inventory #: 60807)
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