Folio. Item #019931
U.S. Patent Signed by James Buchanan (1791-1868) as Secretary of State, and Edmund Burke as Commissioner of Patents) as Commissioner of Patents; Washington, D.C. November 8, 1845. A beautiful one page document on vellum issuing a patent to John B. Chellar, Eber Jones and Peter Low of Troy, New York for a new and useful improvement in Cooking Stoves. Together with 13 1/2" x 10" (ends folded) hand drawn pen-and-ink rendering of the stove, and another 11 3/4" x 15 3/4" manuscript leaf written on both sides, on vellum describing the stove and its mechanisms, signed by the inventors and two witnesses. Some marginal soiling and fold marks. A very nice document bound with re ribbon.