A Brief Narrative Of The Invention Of Reaping Machines; And An Examination Of The Claims For…

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byEdward Stabler

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897. Excerpt: ... reason that a mill will choak when the corn goes in faster than the meal comes out. A skillful hand would have lowered the cut at the axle of the machine, and brought the platform horizontal or lowest at the rear, as it should be in cutting wet grain. The following pages will show the result, the authenticity of which, if doubted, will be proved by the production of the originals in my possession. ' OBED HUSSEY. Baltimore, Md., Jan. 1, 1852. From the Hull England Advertiser, Sept. 5, 1851. At the annual meeting on Mr. Mechi's Farm at Tiptree Heath, a few weeks ago, a brief report of which appeared in the Hull Advertiser at the time, several reaping machines were tested, the result then being that one manufactured and invented by Mr McCormick, of America, was the only one which was considered to have done its work properly. Amongst those tried, was one invented and manufactured by Mr. O. HMsscy, Baltimore, Md. (U. S.) which in the opinion of gentlemen then present, did not fully accomplish the object in view. It should, however be mentioned, that while Mr. McCormick's machine had on that trial the advantage of the superintendence of persons intimately acquainted with its mechanism, and who had been accustomed to the working of the machine for some years, Mr. Hussey's invention was (in the absence of the inventor) in the hands of persons entirely unacquainted with the proper mode of working it. Since then Mr. Hussey himself has come over to England, in order to superintend his machine, and the result has been that it is now brought out to receive a thorough trial of its merits, The trial of Wednesday, however, was the best. It took place in a field belonging to Mr. Coskill, Grovehill Lane, Beverly. There was assembled during the day a great number of farmer...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897. Excerpt: ... reason that a mill will choak when the corn goes in faster than the meal comes out. A skillful hand would have lowered the cut...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217660673

ISBN - 13:9780217660679

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