British  Patent

GB 2.769/1804                                              John Duncan

A grant unto John Duncan, manufacturer in Glasgow, for his 30th May 1804. improved method or means of tambouring or raising of flowers, figures, or other ornaments upon muslins, lawns, and other cottons, cloths, or stuffs, or upon silk, linen, or woollen cloths or stuffs, or upon cloths or stuffs composed partly of silk, flax, cotton, or woollen ; to hold to him, his exors, admors, and assigns, within England and Wales and the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed for the term of fourteen years pursuant to the statute ; with a clause to inroll the same within one calendar month from the date thereof.

May 30, 1804