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Bell, William H.

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Bell, William H.   Washington DC 1850s  


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22,618 January 18, 1859 primer for fire-arms
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27,518 March 20, 1860 Uses of the cylinder pin as container for pellet primers
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228,859 June 15, 1880 Patent drawing
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revolving fire-arm
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Major William H. Bell worked in the Ordnance Department and was assigned to conduct the trials on Butterfield's priming system, which was applied to muskets in 1858.