|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Title:||James Finigan patent|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
No biographical information is available on James Finigan.
The James Finigan patent was issued on October 8, 1818 to James Finigan for an improved method of varnishing and japanning leather. The patent is signed by James Monroe, President of the United States, John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State, and William Wirt, Attorney General. The patent is printed on parchment and bears the Great Seal of the United States of America. Attached to the patent is a detailed description of the patented process.
[item identification] James Finigan patent, MS 254, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Colonel C.H. Olmstead, 1888.
Collection is open for research.
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