Improvement in tobacco-bags
US 182173 A
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)tl y Patented Sept. 12, 1876.
.fulllrvlllllt I .7V VEN TOR WI TJV ESSES 1 ./.Zttorneys lN-IFETRS.,PHOTO-UTNOGMNEH, WASHINGTON. D C.
NI'IED STA-'Ins WILLIAM J. CUSSEN, OF RICHMOND,
HIS RIGHT TO MOSES MILLHISER, GUSTAVUS MILLHISER, ANI) SAMUEL HIRSH, OF SAME PLACE.
VIRGINIA, ASSIGNOR OF ONEJEIALF *IMPROVEMENT IN TOBACCO-BAGS.
Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 182,173, dated September 12, 1876 application filed August *2, 1876.
To all whom it may concern Be it known that I, WILLIAM J. GUssEN, of Richmond, in the county of Henrico, and in the State of Virginia, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in- Smoking-Tobacco Bags; and do hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and exact description thereof, reference being had to the aecompanying drawings, and to the letters of reference marked thereon, making a part of this specication.
My invention `relates to tobaccofbags'; and it consists in providingthe bottom of a tobacco-bag Withan elastic string, or its equivalent, whereby the bottom is rendered self-adjust-ing to any form of tins used in filling the bags, as will be hereinafter more fully set forth. i v In order to enable others skilled in the art to which my invention appertains to make and use the same,I will now proceed to describe its construction and operation, referring to the annexed drawing, in Which- Fignre l is a perspective View of my tobacco-bag, showing` the same in position on the tin., Fig. 42 is a view of the bag turned wrong side out. Fig. 3 is a section of the lower end of Fig'. 1.
A represents a cloth tobacco-bag, made of one piece folded and sewed together on two sides, in the usual manner. The bottom of 'strin g a stretching or contracting, as required,
Having thus fully described my invention, what I claim therein as new, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is-
A cloth tobacco-bag, A, having its bottom folded to form the triangular pieces B B, and the points thereof connected by an elastic string, @substantially as and for the purposes herein set forth. g
In testimony that I claim Ythe foregoing I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 27th day of May, 1876. y
WILLIAM J. GUSSEN. [1.. s l
R. G. W. BILLARD, JN0. C. GIBSON, SAMUEL P. WADDILL.