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Luke Hebert

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Luke Hebert (c1782- )

1813 Married at Great Linford, Bucks., to Mary Andrews

1832 Provided the Appendix for "History and progress of the steam engine: with a practical investigation of its structure and application" by Elijah Galloway.

1837 Practical Treatise on Rail-Roads and Locomotive Engines

1839 Listed as civil engineer and solicitor of patents[1]

1841 Patent. '...give and grant unto Luke Hebert, of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, civil engineer and patent agent, his executors, administrators, and assigns, the sole privilege and authority of making, using, exercising, and vending the invention of "improvements in the manufacture of cofered spades and shovels, soughing and grafting tools, and other implements of a like nature" .... assign the said letters patent, and all his interest therein, to Sarah Maria Lyndon, of the parish of Handsworth,...assign the said, letters patent, and all her interest therein, unto Walter Adams Lyndon, of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, edge tool manufacturer, ...'[2]

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