Patent Specimen - Detergent Compound

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Edward Henderson, Patentee
Production date
Jun 13 1882
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Glass, cork, pitch
3 1/2 x 2 3/4" (8.9 x 7cm)
3 x 1 1/2" (7.6 x 3.8cm)
3 3/8 x 1 1/8" (8.6 x 2.9cm)
Henderson claims as his invention "the manufacture or composition from the cells of Yucca plants of saponine, sugar, and gum, together with a suitable menstruum or substance with which it may be incorporated or diffused, together with boracic acid, the whole being a new manufacture or composition..." (Patent Number 259,389)
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