Patent Model - Improvement in Steam-Engine Regulators

Maker and role
Caldwell Jenkins (b.1820, d.1905), Patentee
Caldwell Jenkins (b.1820, d.1905), Assignee
Charles Lee, Assignee
Production date
Jun 11 1878
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Brass, wood
6 x 12 x 10 1/2" (15.2 x 30.5 x 26.7cm)
Jenkins' patent objective "is to regulate the speed of steam-engines, and especially of marine engines, by the devices described hereinafter, so that, although the duty of the governor is light, there shall be a prompt action of the heaviest throttle-valve in obedience to the governor." (Patent Number 204,828)
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