|Henry, B. Tyler|| ||New Haven||Connecticut||1860|| |
|30,446||Octoberr 16, 1860|| Improvement in Magazine Fire-Arms, patent is assigned to Oliver F. Winchester
Specification, 2nd page
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Around 1842 Benjamin Tyler Henry was engaged by Kendall & Co.
When becomming Robbins, Kendall and Lawrence he was one of so many men who worked on the improvement of the Jennings rifle. It was there were he met Smith and Wesson and joined them when working at their Norwich plant.
Later he came in contact with Winchester (likely recommended by Smith or by Wesson).
Patent used for the Henry Rifle - see Winchester