Confederate States Patent No. 60

Collection:
Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System Collection
Title:
Confederate States Patent No. 60
Creator:
Platt, Jacob B.
Contributor to Resource:
Platt, William L.
Publisher:
Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, Augusta, Georgia
Date of Original:
1862-01-07
Subject:
Confederate States of America
Patents--Georgia--Augusta
Hospital beds--Georgia--Augusta
Location:
United States, Georgia, Richmond County, Augusta, 33.47097, -81.97484
Type:
Text
Format:
application/pdf
Description:
Confedetate States Patent #60 was granted to Jacob B. and William L. Platt of Augusta, Georgia on January 7, 1872 for "Camp Cots." The Patent is in three pages; page 1 (GR MS .006), documents the granting of Patent No. 60, signed and sealed by Thomas Bragg, Jr., Attorney General for the Confederate States Justice Department and Rufus R. Rhodes, Commissioner of Patents; page 2 (GR MS .007), lists specifications for the invention, describing a "new and improved universal cot for camp and hospital purposes" which can be "folded or rolled up into a small space when transported from place to place." Second half of Page 2 offers detailed descriptions with the associated drawings (figure 1, 2, 3 and 4) of camp cot on page 3 (GR MS .008); figure 1 shows cot fully set-up with the head elevated; figure 2, same but viewed from behind; figure 3, partly closed with one pair of legs extended; figure 4, cot is entirely folded up and secured with straps for transport.
Metadata URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/id:gaec_stg_stg026
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/augusta/do:stg026
Language:
eng
Holding Institution:
Augusta-Richmond County Public Library
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