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Text:"... of Michael Cahill, coachman, next to that of EliasHowe. Laughter and cheers mingled in about equal proportions. For four months after the Seventeenth Connecticut entered the field, the Government Was so..."
Date:1885
Publication place:Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Text:"...150 HOW SUCCESS IS WON. and sixty cents of his own money, and signed the receipt therefor, Private EliasHowe, Jr. After rendering all the services a man in his physical condition could render, he..."
Date:1885
Publication place:Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Text:"..., and the burden of a family did not tend to aid the consummation of the invention he was destined to give the world. Worn with overwork and oppressed by constantly increasing poverty, EliasHowe, Jr., in 1843..."
Date:1920
Publication place:Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Text:"...ELIASHOWE 353 but he had no cash for a journey to Washington, or to pay the fees at the Patent Office. To earn a Httle money, he ran a locomotive on the Boston and Albany Railroad. A few weeks..."
Date:1912
Publication place:New York, USA
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Text:"...440 INDEX Howe, William, uncle of EliasHowe, 342 ; machine for cutting palm leaves, 348 Humboldt, Alexander Von, friendship with S. F. B. Morse, 137 Hunt, Walter, sewing machine, 342, 359 Hussey..."
Date:1912
Publication place:New York, USA
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Text:"...ELIASHOWE, JR. 139 months he pondered over it. He experimented in a simple way, with a needle pointed at both ends and eye in the middle, and finally, by a rough model of wood and wires, he..."
Date:1885
Publication place:Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Text:"...ELIASHOWE 357 overwhelmed him. First came the pang when his friend Fisher bade him good-by, and sold his half interest in the sewing machine to George W. Bliss. This new partner felt certain that..."
Date:1912
Publication place:New York, USA
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Text:"...IV. ELIASHOWE. In looking over the history of great inventions it is remarkable how uniformly those discoveries that helped mankind most have been derided, abused, and opposed by the very classes..."
Date:1896
Publication place:New York, USA
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Text:"... the temptation, let us return to the man who led the procession, EliasHowe. While he still enjoyed a fair measure of health and activity, he was gratified by seeing his machine adapted to many diverse tasks, all..."
Date:1912
Publication place:New York, USA
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Text:"...ELIASHOWE 361 rebelled against paying him further tribute, and among themselves they had endless quarrels as to alleged infringements. Early in 1856, the suits of these complainants were..."
Date:1912
Publication place:New York, USA
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Text:"...ELIASHOWE 347 the same motions as a human hand ? No ; there may be another kind of stitch than that wrought by a seamstress, quite as serviceable, though sewn by sinews of brass and steel..."
Date:1912
Publication place:New York, USA
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Text:"... morning, the memory of great trusts worthily discharged, of opportunities for usefulness well improved, of a private life honorable, beautiful, and without a stain. ELIASHOWE, JR. Inventor of the Sewing..."
Date:1920
Publication place:Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Text:"...ELIASHOWE, JR. 147 person was found who promised to cooperate provided that Howes father would mortgage his farm to him for security. This Elias himself felt was a great risk in behalf..."
Date:1885
Publication place:Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Text:"... spoken of before that day, but the problem seemed to present insuperable difficulties. EliasHowe had, as we know, peculiar fitness for such work. He had seen much of inventors and inventions, and knew..."
Date:1893
Publication place:New York, USA
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Text:".... Ladies came eagerly and carried home pieces of the work as a marvel. EliasHowe read of this. He knew that all this success belonged to him; but how could he begin a suit for his rights, with his only..."
Date:1885
Publication place:Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Text:"...ELIASHOWE, JR. 149 could be made. One day a private soldier came quietly to the paymasters office in Washington, and as there were several officers there to be attended to, he took a seat..."
Date:1885
Publication place:Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Text:"...ELIASHOWE 363 where, toward the close of 1848, he completed his drawings. Next came the task of carrying out his plans in wood, iron, and brass. He found a friend in his employer, who allowed him..."
Date:1912
Publication place:New York, USA
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Text:"... Alfred Vail 158 Charles Goodyear 176 John Ericsson 218 Cyrus Hall McCormick 276 Christopher Latham Sholes 315 EliasHowe 338 Benjamin Chew Tilghman 369 Ottmar Mergenthaler 393 OTHER ILLUSTRATIONS Boiler..."
Date:1912
Publication place:New York, USA
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Text:"...ELIASHOWE 367 of his machines darn and mend with astonishing neatness, and, in the manufacture of shoes and much else, a knife trims away the superfluous edge of leather or lining as fast as its..."
Date:1912
Publication place:New York, USA
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Text:"... to work it rapidly. To-day one-half the sewing machines are busy in households, and the other half in factories. It was the fate of EliasHowe, who bestowed so great a gift upon the world, to enjoy its..."
Date:1912
Publication place:New York, USA