Improvement in clothes-holders for clothes-lines
US 109382 A
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ttltithi iotr5 rind @frn MTTTON V BULLA, OF SOUTH BEND, INDIANA.
Letters Patent No. $9,382, dated November 22, 1870; antedated November 12, 1870.
.IMPROVEMENT IN CLOTHES-HOLDERS FOR CLQTHES-LINES.
The Schedule referred 'to n these Letters Patent and making part of the nam l'o all wle-om it may concern Be it'known that I, MILTON V. BULnA, of South Bend, in the county of St.' Joseph and State of Indiana, have invented a new and useful Improvement in Clothes-Holder for Clothes-Lines; and l do hereby declare that the following is a. full and exact description thereof, reference being had to the accompanying drawing and to the letters of reference marked thereon.
My invention consists in a clothes-pin ,of either wood or metal, so constructed as to be always retained on'the linc, which is threaded through the pin, and by this meansl the pin cannot be blown from the line, and, being in one piece, connected at both ends, cannot be easily split or broken apart like the ordinary forked pin.
A pin which i`s always retained on the line can he lo enable others to make and use my invention, I up a pin lin the old wa-y'and Witnesses J onlyv F. KIRBY,