1850 Specification, As Abridged in 1859
[NOT DONE] pp. 305-306 (Google PDF pp. 326-327). 1850-03-07, No. 12,994. "Certain improvements in machinery or apparatus to be employed in manufacturing cards and other articles composed wholly or in part of paper or pasteboard, part or parts of the said machinery being applicable to printing the same, and parts to other purposes where pressure is required." Refs: Mechanics' Magazine, Vol. 53, p. 217. Refs: Patent Journal, Vol. 9, p. 281.
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