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Henry, B. Tyler

Name Street Town State From To
Henry, B. Tyler   New Haven Connecticut 1860  

Patent Date Remarks
30,446 Octoberr 16, 1860 Improvement in Magazine Fire-Arms, patent is assigned to Oliver F. Winchester
Patent drawing
Specification, 2nd page

Contract for

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