Patents (Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke, Longmeadow, West Springfield, & Agawam), 1831-1860

compiled by Joseph Carvalho III

March 25, 1831; Thomas Blanchard; Steamboat for passing rapids

April 6, 1831; John Ames; Apparatus for washing rags

Sept. 28, 1831; Philip Wilcox; Baker and roaster

Sept. 1, 1832; John Ames; Paper sizing

Oct. 25, 1832; Russel Curtis; Cutting pliers

Oct. 25, 1832; Henry King; Rack Wrench

Jan. 13, 1835; Giles Dayton & William Stedman; Lathe, turning machine for rake teeth

Feb. 20, 1835; John Ames; Paper Machine

Aug. 17, 1835; Solyman Merrick; Screw Wrench [re-issued May 17, 1842;extended Aug. 17, 1849 to 1856]

Mar. 2, 1836; Foster Stevens; Fire place or stoves

Mar. 12, 1836; John Ames; Steam, generating apparatus

Oct. 24, 1836; Alonzo D. Phillips; Friction Matches

July 31, 1837; Rufus S. Payne (W. Spfld.); Cooking Stove, heating

July 31, 1837; Philip Wilcox; Stoves, heating apartments

Sept. 12, 1837; Philip Wilcox; Cooking Stove, heating

Dec. 1, 1837; John Ames; Paper sizing

Dec. 20, 1837; William Hobbs; Secret safety locks

Mar. 17, 1838; Solyman Merrick; Revolving spring punch

Aug. 3, 1838; John Grennell; Hand Bellows

Aug. 30, 1838; Stephen Wilcox; Stove, cooking, construction

Sept. 25, 1838; Wm. Laney & Solyman Merrick; Staves, sawing and jointing

Oct. 3, 1838; Samuel Adams; Fire-arms improvement

May 8, 1839; Charles W. Stearns; Earthen or cement pipes for conveying water

Sept. 25, 1839; Horace Ferre; Boot-crimps

July 31, 1840; John Ames; Paper-making, ruling and cutting at one operation

Aug. 3, 1840; William Howe; Constructing  truss frames of bridges and other structures

Oct. 22, 1840; Benjamin Hutchinson; Machine for knitting stockings

April 16, 1841; Loring Coes; Screw-wrench

Jan. 23, 1842; N.P. Peck; Stove

Feb. 21, 1842; David J. Mandell; Manufacture of inkstands

Mar. 18, 1842; Arasmus French; Knitting stockings

May 28, 1842; George L. Wright (W. Spfld); Machines for Ruling paper

Nov. 28, 1842; Edwin Booth; Beehive

Feb. 20, 1843; Solyman Merrick; Rack wrench

Feb. 20, 1843; Rodolphus Kinsley; Locks or latch for doors, compound lever gravitating

May 19, 1843; Samuel D. Sizer; Gun Stocking, &c, Machinery for, &c

Oct. 20, 1843; Linus Yale and Charles Wilson; locks, combination safety, for doors, etc.

Mar. 9, 1844; Silas C. Durgin (W.Spfld/Holyoke); Machinery for folding and measuring cloth

Mar. 16, 1844; John Woolley; Air-heating and cooking stove

Mar. 16, 1844; John Woolley; Manner of making roofs of houses, & etc.

June 13, 1844; Linus Yale; door locks

Dec. 16, 1844; Calvin Cutter; trusses

April 16, 1845; Rodolphus Kinsley; lock and latch combined

April 26, 1845; George W. Thayer; Wooden Bridges improvements

Jan. 24, 1846; G.W. & H. Sizer; Stove, double oven, airtight

Mar. 7, 1846; Solyman Merrick; Machine for cutting points on screws

Mar. 7, 1846; Solyman Merrick; feeders for screw machines

Mar. 7, 1846; Rodolphus Kinsley; Mortise for door latches

Mar. 7, 1846; Amos Call; Improvement in “night latches”

Aug. 28, 1846; William Howe; Truss frames for bridges

Mar. 13, 1847; Charles Wilson; Stone dressing

Sept. 14, 1847; George W. & Henry Sizer; Stoves

Jan. 2, 1849; Solyman Merrick; Screw wrench for grasping cylindrical forms

Jan. 3, 1849; Alpheus Nettleton; Dumping Railroad cars

Jan. 9, 1849; Ephraim Harris; Blacksmith’s rotary Tuyere

Feb. 13, 1849; Amos Call; Locks, door, by which one key-hole serves for two distinct keys

Mar. 13, 1849; T.W. Pratt; Horizontal Spark arrester

Mar. 27, 1849; James Barnes; Elliptical or oval truss frame for bridges

April 10, 1849; Charles Wilson; Machines for dressing stone

June 5, 1849; George E. Warner; Boom derrick

June 19, 1849; Wm. Ball (Chicopee); Gold Washer

Sept.18, 1849; Joseph D. Alvord; Couplings for Railroad cars

Oct. 30, 1849; Henry Bachofner; Loom

Mar. 25, 1850; Flavius Searle; Dental and surgical chairs

Aug. 20, 1850; John C. Millar; Fulling Mills

Nov. 5, 1850; Henry S. Vrooman; Emery wheels clamps for grinding

Jan. 7, 1851; James Warner; Means for revolving the breeches of Repeating fire-arms

April 22, 1851; Charles W. Stearns; Clogs, or patterns

June 10, 1851; Albert Eames; Machine for facing and polishing stone

July 1, 1851; A.E. and D. Lazell (Chicopee); Bread cutters

July 15, 1851; S.A. Clements; Machines for dressing Sissal Hemp

July 15, 1851; James Warner; Revolving breach fire-arms

July 15, 1851; Erastus Stebbins (Chicopee); Faucets or gates for molasses

July 22, 1851; Charles W. Stearns; Faucets

Sept. 9, 1851; William Ball (Chicopee); Gold Amalgamator

Oct. 7, 1851; Joshua Stevens/Massachusetts Arms Co. (Chicopee); Revolving breech pistols

Dec. 23, 1851; William Ball (Chicopee); Pumps for elevating water mixed w/ mineral substances

Dec. 23, 1851; John Ames & G.L. Wright; Machines for “ruling” paper

Jan. 13, 1852; Albert Eames; Machines for dressing stones

Mar. 23, 1852; William Ball (Chicopee); Machines for stamping ores

Mar. 30, 1852; William Ball (Chicopee); Mill for grinding ores

May 4, 1852; Daniel H. Thompson; Window-blind machinery

June 8, 1852; Albert Eames; Spark deflector

June 15, 1852; Albert & George Gemunder; Organs (musical instrument)

July 27, 1852; Albert Eames; Saws for sawing stones

Dec. 7, 1852; Rodolphus Kinsley; padlock

Mar. 8, 1853; S.A. Clemens; Machines for breaking and dressing flax

May 17, 1853; William W. Wade; Castors for furniture

July 12, 1853; George M. Dimmock; Apparatus for illustrating the motion of a pendulum upon the earth’s surface

Sept. 6, 1853; Stephen Morse; Iron brakes for railroad cars

Sept. 6, 1853; Thomas Warner (Chicopee); Process for making “twisted gun-barrels”

Oct. 11, 1853; D. H. Whittemore (Chicopee); Vegetable cutters

Nov. 22, 1853; S.A. Clemens; Ventilating railroad cars

Jan. 3, 1854; Cornelius W. Blanchard (Holyoke); Looms for weaving figured fabrics

Jan. 31, 1854; LeRoy S. White (Chicopee); Furniture casters

May 16, 1854; Philos B. Tyler; Method of “nibbing saw-teeth”

May 16, 1854; H.S. Taylor; Machine for paging books

June 20, 1854; Charles S. Harris (Holyoke); “Producing continuous circular motion from a reciprocating rectilinear (device)”

June 20, 1854; D.E. McDougall; Burglar’s alarm

June 27, 1854; Philos B. Tyler; Cordage Machinery

July 18, 1854; Philos B. Tyler; Winding rope, cord, or yarn

July 11, 1854; S.A. Clemens; Valvular arrangement for diaphragm pumps

Aug. 1, 1854; G.W. Coats & J. Russell; Machines for sticking card  teeth (textile machine)

Aug. 8, 1854; Philos B. Tyler & Benjamin Lathrop; castor rollers for furniture

Aug. 8, 1854; Isaac W. Brown (W. Spfld); Fire-arms improvement

Aug. 8, 1854; William Ball (Chicopee); Gold-amalgamator

Aug. 29, 1854; Joshua Stevens (Chicopee); Chairs for exercising

Sept. 5, 1854; Lyman White; Railway lamps

Sept. 12, 1854; William Ball (Chicopee); Pumps for elevating water mixed with mineral substances

Sept. 12, 1854; Warren Gale; Straw Cutter

Nov. 7, 1854; Charles Wilson; Locks, improvements

Jan. 2, 1855; Joshua Stevens (Chicopee); Repeating firearm

Jan. 30, 1855; George L. Squire (Chicopee); Straw cutter

Mar. 20, 1855; Charles G. Curtis; Pump

Mar. 27, 1855; Augustus E. Bigelow (Chicopee); Machine “preparing roving, woolen”

Mar. 27, 1855; Augustus E. Bigelow (Chicopee); Spinning wool machine

April 17, 1855; Chester Van Horn; slide-rest for lathes

May 22, 1855; Leroy S. White (Chicopee); Telegraphic key apparatus

June 19, 1855; John W. Russell; “Chuck for turning eccentrics”

June 26, 1855; Charles S. Harris (Holyoke); Valve, balance

July 3, 1855; Wm. H. Hovey;  grain and grass harvester

July 10, 1855; Rufus M. Dill (Holyoke); Loom

July 24, 1855; Francis Kenney; parlor stove

July 24, 1855; William Ball (Chicopee); Feeding water to steam boilers by auxiliary engines

Sept. 18, 1855; William Grover; Wire cutter

Dec. 11, 1855; W. W. Wade; Variable cut-off gear for steam engine

Feb. 5, 1856; William Ball (Chicopee); Ore-washer

Mar. 18, 1856; Charles Wilson; Machine for tunneling rocks

Mar. 25, 1856; Issachar A. Heald; Machines for sawing Marble in obelisk form

April 8, 1856; Samuel Harris; Machines for sifting coal and other articles

April 15, 1856; Wm. H. Hovey; Grain and grass harvester

April 15, 1856; Wm. H. Hovey; Harvester raking attachments

April 22, 1856; Alonzo M. Mace; Hydrocarbon vapor lamps

April 29, 1856; Wm. H. Hovey; Attaching Harvester cutter-blades to the sickle bar

May 27, 1856; Wm. W. Wier & W. Grover (Holyoke); self-acting “mules” (Textile manufacturing)

May 27, 1856; William Ball (Chicopee); Operating steam stamps

June 10, 1856; James Chattaway; water-proof percussion caps

June 24, 1856; James Warner; fire-arms

July 1, 1856; Henry A. Chapin; Machine for reaming and tapping gas-fitting

July 8, 1856; John Goulding; Jacquard Loom (he also pat. in England Nov. 22, 1854)

July 22, 1856; James Chattaway; Percussion tape-priming

Aug. 5, 1856; D.B. & H.B. Spooner; Mode of coloring photographic pictures on glass

Aug. 12, 1856; Chester Van Horn; Planing metal

Oct. 7, 1856; L.M. Ferry (Chicopee); Hose coupling

Oct. 14, 1856; Philos B. Tyler; Finishing of caster-wheels for furniture

Oct. 28, 1856; James M. Thompson; Oil cans

Dec. 23, 1856; Theodore Cook; Stoves and furnaces

Jan. 13, 1857; Rodolphus Kinsley; Presses (not printing press)

Jan. 13, 1857; D.W. Whittemore (Chicopee); Machines for paring and quartering apples

Mar. 3, 1857; Richard Collins; Washing machine

Mar. 17, 1857; James M. Ross; Cast-iron car wheels for railroads

May 19, 1857; Edward N. Smith; Machines for paper folding

May 19, 1857; Erastus Stebbins; basin faucet

June 9, 1857; E.G. Burnham; valvular arrangement for cocks, basin, etc.

June 23, 1857; Charles Wilson; Machines for excavating tunnels

July 28, 1857; Charles C. Plaisted (Chicopee); Bit, brace for boring obliquely to the axis of the stock

July 28, 1857; James Warner; fire-arms

Sept. 15, 1857; George Mattoon (Chicopee); harness for horses

Oct. 13, 1857; Jonathan Smith (Agawam); saw-filer

Oct 13, 1857; Nathaniel E. Baker; Sash-supporter

Nov. 3, 1857; John W. Currier & James M. Thompson (Chicopee); Curtain fixtures

Jan. 12, 1858; Albert Gernunder (Gemunder?); gun spring

Feb. 16, 1858; Albert D. Briggs; Harvester

Feb. 23, 1858; Stephen Morse; Railroad car springs

Mar. 30, 1858; John W. Rice; Railroad car coupling

Mar. 30, 1858; H.C. Bulkley; Railroad car wheels

April 6, 1858; Charles Burnham (Spfd) & Wm. W. Wade (Longmeadow); Lamp attachment

April 6, 1858; Edmund Bigelow; Syrup casters

April 6, 1858; Rodolphus Kinsley; Machine for crimping tobacco

June 1, 1858; B. J. Greely; Shoulder-brace suspender

June 15, 1858; F.H. Harrington, assignor to Horace Smith & D.B. Wesson; Revolving fire-arm

June 22, 1858; Alonzo M. Mace; Vapor lamp-burner

June 28, 1858; Philos B. Tyler & W. Jones; Riveting machine

June 29, 1858; Wm. W. Wade (Longmeadow); Method of fastening the wick-tube in lamp caps

June 29, 1858; B.J. Greely; pantaloons

July 6, 1858; William Hall; Chairs for railways

July 27, 1858; Albert D. Briggs; Bearing blocks of bridge truss

Aug. 3, 1858; John W. Rice; Brakes for railroad cars

Oct. 26, 1858; A.M. Mace; Hydro-carbon vapor burners

Dec. 14, 1858; G.W. Fairfield (Holyoke); Railroad car seats and couches

Jan.25, 1859; Edmund Bigelow; Soda water apparatus

Jan. 25, 1859; Silas C. Durgin (Holyoke); Drawing frames for Fibrous materials

Feb. 1, 1859; William W. Wade (Longmeadow); Sewing machine

Feb. 22, 1859; Edmund Bigelow; Measuring faucet

Mar. 29, 1859; James W. Carrier; Railroad car coupling

April 19, 1859; William H. Hovey; Corn sheller

April 26, 1859; Albert D. Briggs; Wrench screw

April 26, 1859; Willard C. Ellis & John N. White; Revolving fire-arm

May 31, 1859; E.P. Clark (Holyoke); Composition for pencils

June 14, 1859; Daniel Leavitt [William D. Leavitt?] (Chicopee); breech-loading firearms

June 14, 1859; John M. Spooner; Construction of sled-runners

June 14, 1859; John N. Sawtell (Chicopee); Speeder and stretcher flyers

July 5, 1859; Horace Smith & D.B. Wesson; Revolving fire-arms

Oct. 11, 1859; William H. Johnson; Telegraphic cable

Dec. 13, 1859; Jonathan Cutler; Machine for making clasps

Dec. 20, 1859; Joseph P. Buckland (Chicopee); Coal-sifter

Jan. 10, 1860; D. DeForest Douglass; Artificial legs

Jan. 17, 1860; Charles W. Kimball; Steam Gauge

Jan. 24, 1860; E. Wolcott Daniels; Machines for picking millstones

Feb. 14, 1860; Henrietta G. Batty; Egg cup, spring

April 17, 1860; Horace Smith & D.B. Wesson; Filling metallic cartridges

July 31, 1860; E. Curtis Jenkins, Jr.; Skates

Aug. 21, 1860; Henry A. Chapin; Stop cock

Oct. 23, 1860; J.D. Tracy; Attachment for bridle bits

Oct. 30, 1860; William Heppenstall; Skirts

Dec. 18, 1860; Horace Smith & D.B. Wesson; Revolver

Dec. 18, 1860; Charles A. Gale (Chicopee); Machines for cutting straw, etc.