new antedating of hydrant (1800)

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Sat Sep 1 08:22:45 UTC 2007

Here's slightly earlier:

"in operation the pipe 13 is designed to be attached to a hydrant or other
of water under pressure. Then as the hose is drawn off the reel will be ..."
HOSE-REEL, US Pat. 659996 - Filed Feb 12, 1800 (Google Patents)

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