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Whitney, Eli Jr.

Name Street Town State From To
Whitney, Eli Jr.   New Haven Connecticut 1842 1865

Patent Date Remarks
137,989 April 15, 1873 Improvement in Swivel-Loops for Fire-Arms, assigned to the Whitney Arms COmpany
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Contract for


Whitney Short Enfields, made by Eli Whitney Co., most probably from parts left by Robbins & Lawrence. Some of these were apparently utilized by the Georgia Regualr Infantry during the Civil War.