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Patent For Improvement In Chairs For Invalids
Be it known that I, GEORGE A. MANSFIELD, of Melrose, county of Middlesex, and State of Massachusetts, have invented a new and useful physiological improvement in the form and construction of chairs, whereby they are adapted to the care and prevention of consumption and other diseases of the chest, the great advantages of which I have already proven...
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Title: Patent For Improvement In Chairs For Invalids
Creator: George A. Mansfield (patent holder)
Date: August 25, 1863
Format: Patent
Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office
Control no.: Patent Number 39,663
Keywords: Assistive Technology; Disease; George A. Mansfield; Government; Invalid; Inventions; Labor & Commerce; Massachusetts; Patents; Physical Disability; Technology & Equipment; Tuberculosis; Wheelchair
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Physical Environment; Science, Health & Technology
Funding Support Provided By: NEC Foundation of America

Objects From This Artifact:
- Design For G.A. Mansfield Chair (still)
- Patent For Improvement In Chairs For Invalids (doc)