The Federal Cases; Comprising Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit and District Courts of the United States from the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Federal Reporter, Arranged Alphabetically by the Titles of the Volume 3

The Federal Cases; Comprising Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit and District Courts of the United States from the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Federal Reporter, Arranged Alphabetically by the Titles of the Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ... bearings In the statement of the case, it was remarked, that the present suit seeks to recover damage for the manufacture and sale of Biake's caster with the bearings. The proof before the jury was that the defendant had manufactured and sold a quantity of Blake's casters with the bearings. It may be proper, in this aspect of the question, to define more particularly what may be called "Biake's casters and bearings." It is the old wheel and pintle so adapted to, and arranged with, the leg of the bedstead, by inserting it in its center, that the top of the pintle may be received in the conical cavity of the upper metallic bearing driven to the top of the hole, while the lower metallic bearing constitutes a bush to the lower end of the hole. The top point. of the pintle sustains the weight, while the lower bearing secures the pintle against the lateral motion. The peculiar device or invention secured by these letters patent seems to consist in a new adaptation and arrangement of a part of an old caster with the f111'lltlll'8, in a manner heretofore unknown. This device dispenses with the old plate and screws by which the plate caster was attached; it dispenses with the iron frame belonging to, and a part of, the French caster; it dispenses with the wood frame and braces used with. and a part of, the invalid caster; it dispenses with the clasps and staples used with, and a part of, the safe caster; it dispenses with the sheath which was a part of the socket caster. This new arrangement is quite visible when in operation. By it the furniture is moved with ease and facility. The modus operandi is peculiar to itself. Itsslmplicity and cheapness render the invention useful. That part of the invention which is new appears...show more

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  • Paperback | 1028 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 51mm | 1,796g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236756126
  • 9781236756121