|Robertson, William H.|| ||Hartford||Connecticut||1856|| |
|14,253||February 12, 1856|| Robertson and Simpson's patent for Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms
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Nippes sold not used parts of the Model 1849 Sharps to the Sharps Rifle Manufacturing
Company in 1851. These parts were sold to William H. Robertson and his nephew George Simpson
who assembled about a dozen rifles between 1852 and 1856.