South Carolina Institute

1851 Scientific American  
I, 5titnfifit amerit1\u. ' " a. to. fi f1 .! says a communication of rejection is to all themselves, and we may thus express it-" An From what we have heard about the vessels ;;::;!J eleU X Xt �mtrleAU I men a disappointment, others it irritates, &c. inventor makes application for a patent, he does of this latter line, we anticipate very success-NEW-YORK, OCTOBER 11,1851. He is savage upon those who are dissatisfi ed not claim the exact new points; Examiner ful results: the "S. S. Lewis," the
more » ... oneer of with his rejections, but their reasons for being Renwick sees them, and knows a true inven-it, will soon make her fi rst Atlantic voyage ; dissatisfi ed, at lea8t many of them-are no tor, but it is none of his business to tell him she was built in Philadelphia, and is a splendid Mechanical Fairs. doubt just and honest: Mr. Renwick cannot what the new points are; he refers the ap-vessel. Her hull was built by Messrs. Birely Periodical exhibitions for the display and have fo rgotten one case this , very year, upon plicant to this work and that work (but we & Sons, and is most substantially constructed. laudable rivalry in works of much an ism, agri-which, in the fi rst decision, he did not exhibit beg to state here, that such works are ref erred Her frame is almost entirely of white oak,and culture, and art, are now very common in our the right spirit, or a full understanding of the to only in cases of rejection, not for the pur-the planking and ceiling principally ofthe same country. We are glad of this, they have been subject. A gentleman, modest, intelligent, pose stated by Mr. Renwick) until the appli-material. The frame is bound together with the means of doing much good in ever y coun-ingenious, and long publicly known through-cant makes a new discovery-the new points diagonal iron braces, each GO feet long, 5 inch try where they have been established, from out all the south and west of this State, as a -when Mr. Renwick at once orders a patent es wide, and 1 inch thick. These braces cross the days of Grecian glory to the present era. thorough-bred practical architect, made appli-to issue." If Mr. Renwick sees the new points one another, and let into the timbers, being A very few years ago, such exhibitions were cation for a valuable improvement in the con-at once (and he does so, or he contradicts him-bolted through them and rivetted on the out few and ,Ullcommon in our country, now the struction of bridges. It was rejected, the in-self) why does he not point them out immedi-side, and at every intersection are bolted to States, counties, and cities, have periodical ex-ventor went to Washington, saw the Commis-ately, and thus save himself and the inventor gether. The hull was planned and superin hibitions where our mechanics meet in the sioner, was referred to Mr. Renwisk. His re-further troubl e 1 Why does the Patent Office tended by the ingenious Capt. Loper, and she honest rivalry of ingenuity and skill. In an-presentations were met with a spirit akin to ref er to books, 'which f e w inventors have the is driven by one of his propellers-the wheel cient days the Grecian Fairs were the resort ridicule, and the principles alleged to be emmeans of examining'! The object, evidently, being 18 feet 4 inches, with four fans. Her of all nations, and the Olympian G, ames were braced in the invention were denied. But is more to mislead than assist. engines were designed, we believe, by Capt. wisely instituted to attract the ingenious and quiet though our friend is, he is a determined The object of organizing the Patent Office Loper, and for compactness, beauty, and power, enterprising of all nations. Almost every man in the right, and he stated that he was upon its present basis was ior Examiners to are said to be superior to those of any other year some famous fair was held on the Corin-prepared, as we know he was, with the tes-give applicants the very information refused, propeller steamship af l oat. This line will be thian Isthmus; at Delphi and Thermopylre, a timony of the very first engineers in this State and referred to above. We have not set down compo!ed of four fi ne vessels. Next year we fair was held in Spring and Autumn,and in va-to back him up against the decision of the aught in malice, bot presented the two salient will have fo ur screw steamers for freight and rious other parts of the old world, the same Patent Office. The patent was granted with points of this Report in respect to rejected appassengers belonging to Messrs. Burns & Co., kinds of fairs were not uncommon. There a very slight modiiication of his claim. plications fairly before our readers. By the of the Cunard Line; these, with the four of the can be no doubt but the principal object of We are inclined to attribute such hasty de-Reports of Examiners Fitzgerald and Ren-Philadelphia Line, and the Glasgow Line of two, these fairs was barter, but if that is not the cisions to the too great amount of labor re-wick, we see that it gives them a great deal of together with the .: Great Britain" and" Sarah
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