[np: ca. 1845]. Broadside, 10.75" 16.5". Two illustrations of the apparatus at the top, caption-title followed by eight lines of verse. Light foxing, light old folds, lower blank right corner torn [no text loss]. Early ink notation above illustrations. Description is followed by an invitation to view a demonstration. The place and date of the demonstration are left blank, to be accomplished by hand. Good+.
Allen Eldred of Oppenheimer, N.Y., received Patent No. 4,320 for the Improved Cultivator Plough on December 20, 1845. His patent claims were: "I. - Joining the sockets that receive the standards of the plows to the frame, as herein described, to admit of adjusting in a vertical as well as horizontal direction; 2. The method of adjusting the front double tooth by means of the enlarged mortice and wedges, in combination with the journal projections on the standards as described." [Allen, James T.: DIGEST OF AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS PATENTED IN THE UNITED STATES FROM A.D. 1789 TO JULY 1881, Page 1 of "Cultivators" Section.]
This patent is also mentioned in Edmund Burke's LIST OF PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS AND DESIGNS, ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES, FROM 1790 TO 1847, Washington, D.C.: 1847, on page 10 of the Class I section.]
Not located on OCLC [as of 1/12]. Item #26875