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John Benjamin Root

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of New York, USA

Developed a design of a water tube boiler which was patented in the UK 1867-9 and taken up by several British firms[1]

1865 Patent. '2453. To William Edward Newton, of the Office for Patents, 66, Chancery-lane, in the county of Middlesex, Civil Engineer, for the invention of "an improved construction of engine, which can be used either as a motor or for pumping." — A communication to him from abroad by John Benjamin Root and William Benjamin, both of the city of New York, in the United States of America.'[2]

1869 Patent. '1061. And William Edward Newton, of the Office for Patents, 66, Chancery-lane, in the county of Middlesex, Civil Engineer, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in steam generators." — A communication to him from, abroad by John Benjamin Root, of the city and State of New York, United States of America'[3]

1876 Patent. '4238. To William Robert Lake, of the firm of Haseltine, Lake, & Co., Patent Agents, Southampton-buildings, London, for the invention of "improvements in the manufacture of metal pipes or tubes, and in apparatus therefor." — A communication to him from abroad by John Benjamin Root, of the city and State of New York, United States of America.[4]


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