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ys to carry the grain off to the side The machine was pushed ahead of the horse, or was propelled by hand. The machine of Bell, 1826, which was brought forward to confound the American exhibitors in 1851, has the same kind of cutters, and was also p the same motion is afterward thrown off in a regular row, following the center of the machine. The machine of the Rev. Patrick Bell was tried at Powrie County, Forfar, Scotland, in 1828. It cut a swath of five feet with the power of a single hoyk had a horizontal cylinder, with spiral knives cutting against straight edges. The same was shown by Budding in 1830. Bell's reaping-machine (1826). 1828. Samuel Lane, of Maine, combined the reaper and thrasher. 1831. Manning had a row ofmachine is principally curious in its anticipation of so many of the important features of the more useful machines. Like Bell's machine in its history, though far superior to the Scotch machine in mechanical structure and adaptedness, it was a conc