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Gladstone patented his front-draft, side-cut, revolvingknife machine.
A segment bar with fingers gathered the grain and held the straw while the knife cut it, the fingers having the function of shear-blades.
The forward draft was also adopted by Mann in 1820, and by Ogle, 1822, in his reciprocating cutter-bar machine.
1807. Salmon had a machine with some new features,—a row of vibrating knives over stationary blades; fingers to gather the grain to the cutters; a rake, suspended and reciproc 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 propelled.
1820. Mann had revolving rakes on a vertical axis, to sweep the standing grain past the cutter, and deliver it in a swath.
1822. Ogle shows the first reciprocating knife-bar. It is the type of the successful machines, but was constructed so poorly that it
.May 21, 1872.
(Reissue.)4,909HornMay 21, 1872.
130,763SullivanAug. 20, 1872.
131,027RodierSept. 3, 1872.
143,589PowellOct. 14, 1873.
146,736WilsonJan. 20, 1874.
13,662SingerOct. 9, 1855.
31,864BoydApr. 2, 1861.
33,556MannOct. 22, 1861.
42,770HorneMay 17, 1864.
43, 289CrittendenJune 28. 1864.
51,239StevensNov. 28, 1865.
52,374BoydJan. 30, 1866.
65,768RoseJune 11, 1867.
87,633CarpenterMar. 9, 1869.
89,446ThomasApr. 27, 1869.
91,708BoydJune 22, 1869.
91,898Baed air when it entered this third cylinder.
He also proposed to use an eccentric on the driving-shaft to work a pump for compressing air into either of the cylinders when the carriage was going down hill, and to serve as a brake in descending.
Mann, June 1, 1829.
Application of air condensed by steamengines, wind or water mills, or other mechanical power, as a motor for vessels or carriages.
The air to be condensed in portable reservoirs, to be carried on the carriages, condensed by steam-