McCormick Harvesting Machine Company Legal and Patent Records, 1830-1896

Container Title
Series: Patent Drawings and Specifications
Subseries: McCormick Family Patents
Note: Including Cyrus, Robert, Robert H., Leander, William S., and Henrietta.
Box   1
Folder   1
Corn Planter (No. 92,200), July 6, 1869
Grain Binder
Box   1
Folder   2
(No. 173,130), February 8, 1876
Box   1
Folder   3
(Reissue No. 8,143), March 26, 1878
Box   1
Folder   4
(No. 22,416), December 9, 1878
Harvester
Box   1
Folder   5
(No. 104,618), June 21, 1870
Box   1
Folder   6
(No. 108,922), November 1, 1870
Box   1
Folder   7
(No. 119,712), October 10, 1871
Box   1
Folder   8
(No. 119,937), October 17, 1871
Box   1
Folder   9
(No. 168,271), September 28, 1875
Box   1
Folder   10
Harvester-British, October 23, 1876
Harvester-Improvement
Box   1
Folder   11
(No. 83,520), October 27, 1868
Box   1
Folder   12
(Reissue No. 3,447), May 18, 1869
Box   1
Folder   13
(Reissue No. 3,538), July 6, 1869
Box   1
Folder   14
(No. 98,394), December 28, 1869
Box   1
Folder   15
(No. 170,388), November 23, 1875
Box   1
Folder   16
(No. 73,485), February 15, 1876
Box   1
Folder   17
(No. 193,770), July 31, 1877
Box   1
Folder   18
Harvester Cutter (No. 976), June 5, 1860
Box   1
Folder   19
Harvester Dropper (No. 82,141), September 15, 1868
Box   1
Folder   20
Harvester Rake-Improvement (No. 82,141), September 15, 1868
Box   1
Folder   21
Harvester Reel (No. 200,796), February 26, 1878
Box   1
Folder   22
Hemp Brake, October 1, 1830
Box   1
Folder   23
Hydraulic Machine Improvement, October 1, 1830
Box   1
Folder   24
Mill Self Stopper Improvement, April 20, 1831
Mower
Box   1
Folder   25
(No. 20,212), May 11, 1858
Box   1
Folder   26
(No. 637), December 21, 1858
Box   1
Folder   27
(No. 975), June 5, 1860
Box   1
Folder   28
(No. 61,228), January 15, 1867
Box   1
Folder   29
(No. 89,324), April 27, 1869
Box   1
Folder   30
(No. 104,618), June 21, 1870
Box   1
Folder   31
Reaper Cutting Apparatus-Change of Height (No. 1,255), January 7, 1862
Box   1
Folder   32
Reaping Machine, June 21, 1834
Reaping Machines-Improvements
Box   1
Folder   33
(No. 3,895), January 31, 1845
Box   1
Folder   34
(No. 5,335), October 23, 1847
Box   1
Folder   35
(Reissue No. 825), September 20, 1859
Box   1
Folder   36
Self Raker (Reissue No. 3,979), May 17, 1870
Box   1
Folder   37
Self-Sharpening Plow, November 19, 1833
Box   1
Folder   38
Side Hill Plow, June 13, 1831
Box   1
Folder   39
Violin Teaching Improvement, April 21, 1831
Box   1
Folder   40
File Papers of McCormick Patents, 1845, 1847
Box   1
Folder   41
Interference Against the Self Rake, after 1862
Box   1
Folder   42
Model of the First Successful Reaper (placard), undated
Box   1
Folder   43
Patent Agreement with Walter A. Wood Co., 1875
Box   1
Folder   44
Patent Drawings, 1883
Box   1
Folder   45
Patent Suit (Obed Hussey), 1848
Box   1
Folder   46
Patent Suit, July 12, 1876
Box   1
Folder   47
Petition Regarding Plow Patent, 1844
Subseries: McCormick Company and Historical Patents
Physical Description: Bound volumes 
Drawings
Volume   1
, 1851-1880 (originally Vol. 1 of 17)
Note: Note on wrapper: “May be Patent Ledger-contains no drawings HM 7/22/1893”
Volume   2
, 1852-1859 (originally Vol. 2 of 17)
Volume   3
, 1855-1859 (originally Vol. 3 of 17)
Volume   4
, 1861-1863 (originally Vol. 5 of 17)
Volume   5
, 1864-1866 (originally Vol. 6 of 17)
Volume   6-8
, 1867-1868 (originally Vol. 7-9 of 17)
Volume   9
, 1867 (originally Vol. 10 of 17)
Volume   10
Specifications, 1868 (originally Vol. 11 of 17)
Volume   11
Specifications and Claims, 1869 (originally Vol. 12 of 17)
Volume   12
Specifications, 1869 (originally Vol. 13 of 17)
Drawings
Volume   13
, 1866-1871 (originally Vol. 14 of 17)
Volume   14
, 1869 (originally Vol. 15 of 17)
Volume   15
, 1869-1870 (originally Vol. 16 of 17)
Volume   16
, 1870 (originally Vol. 17)
Volume   17
Miscellaneous, undated (originally Vol. 18)
Volume   115
Assignor /Assignee Ledgers, circa 1860-1880
Volume   18
Proceedings Before U.S. Patent Office-Butler Extension Case, 1860 (originally Vol. 13)
Volume   19
Harvester Drawings, 1859-1860
Volume   20
Harvester Specifications and Claims
Note: Detached label also reads: “In Part, See book of drawings for all, 1871”
Volume   21
List of Patents (U.S.), 1790-1847
British Patents
Volume   22
Specifications and Drawings, Reaping Machines, 1799-1864
Abridgment of Specifications-Agriculture
Volume   23
, 1618-1876
Volume   24
, 1867-1870
Volume   25
American Harvester Patents, 1825-1851
Note: Attached note reads: “Certified Copy of Letter Patent Cyrus Hall McCormick, 1834 patent is in book, American Patents, [U]G 83.”