Patent Model - Improvement in Engine-Governors

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Caldwell Jenkins (b.1820, d.1905), Patentee
Charles Lee, Assignee
Caldwell Jenkins (b.1820, d.1905), Assignee
Production date
Jun 11 1878
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Wood, iron
10 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 9" (26.7 x 29.8 x 22.9cm)
Jenkins' patent, "Improvement in Governors for Compound Marine Engines", had as its objective "to regulate the speed of compound marine engines by means of any marine governor, through the medium of devices described hereinafter, by which the said governor is caused to regulate the admission of steam to the small high-pressure cylinder and to control the piston of the large cylinder..." (Patent Number 204,827)
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