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Página 208 - Now Know Ye, that in compliance with the said proviso, I, the said Adolphe Nicole, do hereby declare that the nature of my said Invention, and the manner in which the same is to be performed, are particularly described and ascertained in and by the following statement thereof, reference being had to the Drawing hereunto annexed, and to the figures and letters marked thereon...
Página 9 - Now know ye, that in compliance with the said proviso, I, the said John Watson, do hereby declare that the nature of my said Invention, and the manner in which the same is to be performed, are fully described and ascertained in and by the following statements thereof, reference being had to the Drawings hereunto annexed, and to the figures and letters marked thereon...
Página 136 - ; in which said Letters Patent is contained a proviso that I, the said Adolphe Nicole, shall cause a particular description of the nature of my said Invention, and in what manner the same is to be performed...
Página 131 - STONE": in which said Letters Patent there is contained a proviso obliging me, the said Joseph Aspdin, by an instrument in writing under my hand and seal, particularly to describe and ascertain the nature of my said invention, and in what manner the same is to be performed...
Página 372 - I therefore endeavoured to derive the necessary portion of returning sap from another source. To obtain this object, the points of the branches which bore fruit were brought into contact with other branches of the same age that bore leaves : and a part of their bark, extending in length about four times their diameter, was pared off immediately above the fruit.
Página 150 - And I do further declare, that in order to make the boiler of a high pressure steam-engine of very light materials for portable purposes, and at the same time strong for resisting the pressure as well as for exposing a large surface to the fire, I do construct the said boiler of a number of small perpendicular tubes, each tube closed at the bottom, but ail opening at the top into a common reservoir, from whence they receive their water, and into which the steam of all the tubes is united.
Página 144 - The second part of iny said invention consists in causing steam of a high temperature to spout out against the atmosphere, and by its recoiling force to produce motion in a direction contrary to the issuing steam, similar to the motion produced in a rocket, or to the recoil of a gun.
Página 150 - ... universal joint, at the end of an axle, turning in the bow of the ship, in order that the screw may accommodate itself to the unevenness of the Waves. And I do further declare, that in order to make the boiler of a high pressure steam-engine of very light materials for portable purposes, and at the same time strong for resisting the pressure as well as for exposing a large surface to the fire, I do construct the said boiler of a number of small perpendicular tubes, each tube closed at the bottom,...
Página 7 - Rochester ; and such was the rapid progress of gas-lighting from 1814, that all the works in these as in many other towns were in operation in the year 1819. In 1815 John Taylor obtained a patent for producing gas from. " any kind of animal, vegetable, or mineral oil, fat, bitumen, or resin, which is, or can be, rendered fluid by heat or otherwise...
Página 306 - The grafts were also so disposed, that every part of the space the tree previously covered, was equally well supplied with young wood. As soon, in the succeeding summer, as the young shoots had attained sufficient length, they were trained almost perpendicularly downwards, between the larger branches, and the wall, to which they were nailed. The most perpendicular remaining branch upon each side, was grafted about four feet below the top of the wall, which is twelve feet high; • and the young shoots,...