fan bellows, john long, Jesse Dixon

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fan bellows, john long, Jesse Dixon - A Chatham Invention, One of thelT....
A Chatham Invention, One of thelT. m08iimp0ttailtttnd useful inventions j o t.hi8 century wai theFau Bellows, rf this centurv wai the Fan Bellows, i which is used in propelling air into F.. niinua on.1 fnvvaiirtllS other niil'lJOSeS. aim we nevei Knew uuui io uojo : ago that it was the invention of a j en o Chatham. And yet such . the inventor havfng been ! I tlinHtJse Xixon, who was born j J. ' 6i,d reared iu Albright township, andltJ. au-. diedjthete in-1873 in the -ninetieth ' vear of his age. Mm nepUew iHr. o;,.xhomaS G.i Dixon, showed us on last Monday the original letters patent llow with age . dated June llth, .g . jobn Quiuoy ; f . Pi ..1(fllt; Ciav, Sec- j ! that wei e issued to Mr. Dixon ; for -A stA!fi. and William Wi-t, j Attoey.eneral. These signatures -i a ,.iuiri wi-itin nnil are as Adams Piesideiit, Henry Ciay, Sec-1 are very piainty written and are as Tih! si it made only a few months. --b - " Mr. Dixon made a model of his m-a vention m btss and sent it to ash-luvvo iuglon City by one o his neighbors (Joseph Marshall m a one hor e wagon. At that tune (UU) Hon. , Jou jr.g, of Randolph county, was ' a member of Congress aud he accom pauied Mr. Marshall on his journey to Washington, travelling all the way in the one-horse wagon. W hat would a Congressman now think it he iiart to travel to W ashington m a one-iLuaene j horse wagon ! .. , , , I Mr. Dixon made no money out of uis great invention, which ought to iiave been a fortune to him. His patent was for only fourteen years, nvtvii rttion of that iro- W- -liod he did not have it leuewed, any person could have a bellows made 3 like hid invention. ....

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  1. The Chatham Record,
  2. 08 Sep 1887, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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