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Symmes, J.C.

Name Street Town State From To
Symmes, J.C.   Worcester Massachusetts 1857  

Patent Date Remarks
? November 1858  

Contract for
Ordnance Department, April 21, 1856 200 Symmes carbines at $ 40 each. Only 20 were delivered in 1857

Inventor was Lt. John C. Symmes, Ordnance Department Symmes and stationed at Watertown Arsenal, Watertown, MA.

.54 caliber percussion, single shot carbine, backaction lock, 22" round barrel with pentagonal rifling, Maynard tape primer, marked LT.SYMMES PLAN, 20 of 200 ordered were delivered. The carbines were made by Bruce & Davis, Worcester in 1857.