Patent Model - Improvement in Last-Block Fasteners

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William Miller (b.1808, d.1884), Patentee
Elisha Monk, Assignee
Nathaniel Wales, Assignee
William Miller (b.1808, d.1884), Assignee
Production date
Sep 04 1877
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3 1/2 x 9 x 2 1/2" (8.9 x 22.9 x 6.4cm)
Miller's patent "has for its object to provide a cheap and simple fastening for last-blocks, adapted to prevent the block from being moved independently endwise, sidewise, or outwardly when in position on the block." (Patent Number 194,878)

He kept 50% of his rights and assigned 25% to Monk and 25% to Wales.
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