GB 14.256/1852 Edward Joseph Hughes
Machinery for stitching, either plain or ornamentally.
A grant unto Edward Joseph Hughes, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, patent agent, for improvements in machinery or apparatus for spinning and weaving cotton, wool, and other fibrous substances and also in machinery or apparatus for stitching either plain or ornamentally ; 6 months.
August 10, 1852
Three legs, two needles, two threads, double loop or double chain stitch or Grover&Baker stitch, vertical or up and down motion feeding
Needle & shuttle, two threads, lock stitch sewing machine
1854 (January) this patent is now property of the Lancashire Sewing Machine Company and Judkins as Agent at 35 Corporation Street, Manchester.
In April 1, 1859, a Disclaimer was signed, sealed and delivered by Alexander Stewart Jordan. The Disclaimer and Memorandum of Alteration of certain parts of the Specification and Title, was enrolled in February 9, 1859.
And whereas by divers assignments and finally by an indenture bearing date on or about the January 20. 1858 made between William Emerson Baker of one part and me Alexander Stewart Jordan, of the other part, the said letters patent and Invention and all and singular the rights and privileges thereby granted, became and are now absolutely vested in me.
And whereas the machinery or apparatus for stitching or sewing described in the Specification and shown in the Drawings, Figures 5 to 8 and 20 to 28 inclusive, have not come advantageously into use, I the said Alexander Stewart Jordan, for this reason wish to disclaim and I do hereby disclaim all parts of this Invention.