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Patent For Chair For Invalids
Be it known that I, JAMES G. HOLMES, of the city of Charleston, in the State of South Carolina, have invented a new and useful Improvement in the Manner of Constructing Chairs for the Use of Invalids or Others, which I denominate the "Therapeutic Chair," and I do hereby declare that the following is a full and exact description thereof....
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Title: Patent For Chair For Invalids
Creator: James G. Holmes (patent holder)
Date: September 24, 1844
Format: Patent
Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office
Control no.: Patent Number 3,761
Keywords: Assistive Technology; Government; Invalid; Inventions; James G. Holmes; Labor & Commerce; Patents; Physical Disability; South Carolina; Technology & Equipment; Wheelchair
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Physical Environment; Science, Health & Technology
Funding Support Provided By: NEC Foundation of America

Objects From This Artifact:
- Design For J.G. Holmes Invalid Chairs, Sheet 1 (still)
- Design For J.G. Holmes Invalid Chairs, Sheet 2 (still)
- Patent For Chair For Invalids (doc)