Rubber tire for carriage wheels patented in the United States

Englishman Robert William Thompson is awarded a U.S. patent for his rubber tires for carriage wheels.  He had patented the invention in London the previous year. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 555.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Commercial
Relevance
Personal
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