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Whitney, Eli

Name Street Town State From To
Whitney, Eli   New Haven Connecticut 1850s 1860s


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44,991 November 8, 1864 Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms
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51,985 January 9, 18664 Patent drawing
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59,110 October 23, 1866 Improvement in Double-Barreled Fire-Arms
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71,349 November 26, 1867 Patent drawing
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93,149 July 27, 1869 Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms, patent of Whitney, Gerner and Tiesing
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112,997 March 21, 1871 Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms
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113,470 April 4, 1871 Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms. Patent of Tiesing and Gerner assigned to Eli Whitney
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114,230 April 25, 1871 Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms. Patent of Tiesing and Gerner assigned to Eli Whitney
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115,258 May 23, 1871 Improvement in Revolving Fire-Arms
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115,997 June 13, 1871 Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms
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124,994 March 26, 1872 Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms
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RE 4,957 June 25, 1872 Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms, Stillman's patent assigned to Eli Whitney
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129,637 July 16, 1872 Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms
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147,457 July 16, 1873 Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms
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151,458 May 26, 1874 Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms
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156,614 November 3, 1874 Improvement in Swivel-Loops for Fire-Arms
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160,734 March 9, 1875 Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms
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160,880 March 16, 1875 Improvement in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms, David Conner's patent assigned to Eli Whitney
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215,227 May 13, 1879 Improvement in Magazine Fire-Arms, Kennedy's patent assigned to Eli Whitney
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218,462 August 12, 1879 Improvement in Magazine-Guns, Tiesing's and Kennedy's patent assigned to Eli Whitney
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243,334 June 21, 1881 Cartridge
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247,452 September 20, 1881 Magazine Fire-Arm
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273,654 March 6, 1883 Magazine Fire-Arm
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354,757 December 21, 1886 Magazine Fire-Arms
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389,036 September 3, 1888 Breech-Loading Fire-Arms
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Contract for
U.S. Contract, dated 1852 U.S. Model 1841


Product
.28 caliber percussion, 6 shot revolver (hand revolving and released by a button on the butt-strap, partially hooded cylinder pocket revolver, up to 7 1/2" octagonal barrel. Production was about 200 revolvers and very few with the long barrel.

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.28 caliber percussion, 6 shot revolver "New Model", 3 1/2" octagonal barrel, spur trigger, marked E. WHITNEY/N.HAVEN, about 2000 produced from 1860 to 1867

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.32 caliber percussion, 5 shot single action revolver, plain cylinder, hand-revolved (loosen by the front trigger, solid frame, 6" octagonal barrel

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.54 caliber percussion, U.S. Model 1841 Mississippi Rifle

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