United States Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court Volume 87

United States Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court Volume 87

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...flues outside of the potto conduct the products of combustion downwards to the base of the stove and thence to a main draft-flue leading thereout. 4. A direct draft for such stoves as are constructed with revertible flues, the direct draft being obtained by a flue passing out above the fire-pot, and provided with a damper to be closed after the fuel has been ignited. 6. Holes or openings in the iron case of the stove in which to put plates of mica so as to let the fire in the stove be seen Opinion of the court. through it, and to give light to the room in which the stove is. In the defendant's stove, however, there was no such peculiar structure of the lower extremity of the supply reservoir, nor such a closed expansion-chamber as in the complainant's stove; the reservoir did not rest on the fire-pot; nor had it a connection either with it or with the sides of the stove; nor was there anything interposed to the passage of the products of combustion up and around the reservoir when the flue for direct draft was open; and when that flue was closed the flame was not detained over the burning coal, but the products of combustion passed directly across the edge of the fire-pot and descended along its sides to the interior draft-passage. So, in the defendant's stove, the entire space around the magazine and the fire-pot was completely inclosed. There was but a single chamber around the reservoir over the surface of the burning coal and around the fire-pot. Through this chamber the products of combustion passed, either through the direct draft-flue, when that was in use, or to the base of the stove and thence outward. The court below dismissed the bill and the complainant brought the case here. Mr. E. H. Bennett, for the appellant; Mr. C. M....show more

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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 445g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236928814
  • 9781236928818