Mechanical refrigerator patented in Florida

Dr. John Corrie patented his mechanical refrigerator in Apalachicola, Florida.  He installed an early version of it in the U.S. Marine Hospital in Apalachicola. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 542.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Science/Technology
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