Railway Locomotives and Cars, Volume 5

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Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, 1836

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Page 301 - ... shall fully explain the principle, and the several modes in which he has contemplated the application of that principle or character, by which it may be distinguished from other inventions, and shall particularly specify and point out the part, improvement, or combination which he claims as his own invention or discovery.
Page 247 - The Committee on Science and the Arts constituted by the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania, for the promotion of the Mechanic Arts, to whom was referred for examination a Solar Compass, invented by WM.
Page 31 - ... night; swallows and martins skimmed twittering about the eaves ; and rows of pigeons, some with one eye turned up. as if watching the weather, some with their heads under their wings, or buried in their bosoms, and others swelling, and cooing, and bowing about their dames, were enjoying the sunshine on the roof.
Page 301 - The applicant shall also make oath or affirmation that he does verily believe that he is the original and first inventor or discoverer of the art, machine, composition, or improvement, for which he solicits a patent, and that he does not know or believe that the same was ever before known or used ; and also of what country he is a citizen ; which oath or affirmation may be made before any person authorized by law to administer oaths.
Page 302 - That whenever any patent which has heretofore been granted, or which shall hereafter be granted, shall be inoperative or invalid, by reason of a defective or insufficient description or specification, or by reason of the patentee claiming in his specification as his own invention, more than he had, or shall have, a right to claim as new...
Page 295 - ... in two flames, the one on one side, and the other on the other side of the axial line.
Page 31 - Sleek unwieldy porkers were grunting in the repose and abundance of their pens ; whence sallied forth, now and then, troops of sucking pigs, as if to snuff the air. A stately squadron of snowy geese were riding in an adjoining pond, convoying whole fleets of ducks ; regiments of turkeys were gobbling through the farmyard, and guinea fowls fretting about it, like illtempered housewives, with their peevish discontented cry.
Page 301 - Office a written description of the invention or discovery, and of the manner and process of making, constructing, compounding, and using it, in such full, clear, concise, and exact terms as to enable any person skilled in the art or science to which it appertains, or witli which it is most nearly connected, to make, construct, compound, and use the same...
Page 302 - And on an examination and consideration of the matter by such board, it shall be in their power, or of a majority of them, to reverse the decision of the Commissioner, either in whole or in part, and their opinion being certified to the Commissioner, he shall be governed thereby, in the further proceedings to be had on such application...
Page 302 - And such caveat shall be filed in the confidential archives of the office, and preserved in secrecy.

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