US 66849 A
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@uitrit tetten strnt @ffies fastened to the lower end ofthe spiral spring E. The tops or tables A are connected and fasteneditogcthcr by JAMES JOHNSON, NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. Letters Patent No. 66,849, dated July 16, 1867.
IMPRVBD SPRING FOR BED-BOTTOMS.
TO ALL WHOM ITMAY CONGERN:
Beit known that I, JAMES JOHNSON, of Northampton county, State of North `Carolina, have invented new and useful improvement in Springs for Bedsteads, Mattresses, Sofas, &c., of which the following is a full,. clear, and exact description, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, making part of this specification, in which*v v Figure 1 represents a top view of the bed-spring and slats.
Figures 2 and 3 are sectional views. i
Figure 4, a perspective view as` attached to slats.
additional strength and steadiness to the supporting-rod, and the manner of attachinfr the rods to the circular tops. Also the tube with its cap and spiral spring to bruce and secure the vertical action of the rod when weight is suddenly placed upon the top; the tube being fastened to the slats or bed-strips. l
Y The following isa description of the invention, viz A circular board or small table, A, with two curved braces B B underneath and crossing each other at right angles, two of the braces B are united atthe top by a straight cross-piece, C, uniting the two ends, and on which the circular top A rests, the whole being fastened near the circumfcrericeof the top on its lower side by screws. In the centre ofthe connection of the two curved braces B a hole is made, through which the suppbrting-rod D, attached to the lower end of the spring E, passes and screws into the centre ofthe straight cross-support C on the bottom of the circular top A. A tube, F, with a circular cap, G, and extension-rim, contains the spiral spring E. In the centre ofthe cap G is a pipe, J, that is a guide and support for the vertical rod D, as it operates bathe spiral spring E, the rod D being attached and It willbe observed that the spring, as above described, is adapted to bedsteads and ys .piing-n'iattressos, sofas, chairs, railroadseats, railroad sleepin -cars','indeed to any scat or bed where a spring is desired, and so strengthcned and Vsupported as to be with dilicultydisarranged or put out of order.
Whatl claim as my invention, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is-
The arrangement and combination of the circular top A, links K, braces B and C, with the vertical rod D, andspringV E, operating in the tube F, as herein described and for the purpose set forth.
JAS. JOHNSON. Witnesses:
J. FRANKLIN REIGART, 'JOHN S. HOLLINGSHEAD.