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DISCLAIMER: The twenty-eight patents below consist of drawings and text. Drawings are presented in PDF format for all but Patent X2301 which has no drawing. Text is provided in HTML format for all except two patents in Appendix F that could only be presented in PDF because of embedded equations. The text of patents granted from 1972 onward was extracted from the USPTO databases . The text of patents prior to 1972 was generated by OCR (optical character recognition) processing and may contain spelling errors and shifts of superscripted and subscripted characters.

Appendix A

Patent Text
X2301
Bank Note Printing
[NOTE: This is a restored Patent taken from Court Records]
Kneas
April 28, 1815 Jump to top of page

PDF Drawings
Patent Text
871
Bank Note

Watson
August 3, 1838 Jump to top of page

PDF Drawings
Patent Text
63889
Hotel-Register

Hawes
April 16, 1857 Jump to top of page

PDF Drawings
Patent Text
138,891
Revenue Stamps

Hunter
May 13, 1873 Jump to top of page

PDF Drawings
Patent Text
575,731
Insurable Property Chart

Powers et al.
January 26, 1897 Jump to top of page

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Patent Text
853,852
Insurance System

Adams
May 14, 1922 Jump to top of page

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Patent Text
1,406,561
Business Form

Howard
February 14, 1922 Jump to top of page

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Patent Text
3,556,563
Booklet and Cards for Use In A Limited Credit System

Scheinberg et al.
July 9, 1969 Jump to top of page

Appendix B

PDFDrawings
Patent Text
395,781
Art of Compiling Statistics

Hollerith
January 8, 1889 Jump to top of page

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Patent Text
395,782
Art of Compiling Statistics

Hollerith
January 8, 1889 Jump to top of page

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Patent Text
395,783
Art of Compiling Statistics

Hollerith
January 8, 1889 Jump to top of page

Appendix C

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Patent Text
209827
Ticket Printing and Recording-Machine

Moss et al .
November 8, 1904 Jump to top of page

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Patent Text
774322
Profit Sharing Sales Counter

Hepfer
November 8, 1904 Jump to top of page

Appendix D

PDF Drawings set 1
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Patent Text
915090
Cash Register

Fuller
March 16, 1909 Jump to top of page

PDF Drawings set 1
PDF Drawings set 2
Patent Text
920110
Cash Register

Cleal et al.
May 4, 1909 Jump to top of page

Appendix E

PDF Drawings set 1
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Patent Text
1710691
Combined Sorter and Tabulator

Carroll
April 30, 1929 Jump to top of page

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Patent Text
2052444
Bookkeeping Machine

Breitling
August 25, 1936 Jump to top of page

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Patent Text
2126615
Accounting Machine

Campbell
August 9, 1938 Jump to top of page

Appendix F

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Patent Text
2594865
System for Making Reservations

Bumstead
April 29, 1952 Jump to top of page

PDF Drawings
PDF Patent Text - Set 1
PDF Patent Text -set 2
PDF Patent Text -set 3

2916212
Electro-Analog Model Equipment of National Economic System

Yoshiharu Mita
December 8, 1959 Jump to top of page

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Patent Text
3017103
Service Charge Calculation System

Goldberg et al.
January 16, 1962 Jump to top of page

PDF Drawings
PDF Patent Text - Set 1
PDF Patent Text -set 2
PDF Patent Text -set 3

3018050
Economic Data Computer

Barrell
January 23, 1962 Jump to top of page

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Patent Text
3638003
Credit-Accumulating Arrangement

Meixner
January 25, 1972 Jump to top of page

PDF Drawings set 1
PDF Drawings set 2
Patent Text
4365314
Electronic Accounting Machine With Split Display

Badagnani et al.
December 21, 1982 Jump to top of page

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Patent Text
5058009
Financial Calculator for Calculating, Graphically Displaying and Confirming Results of Loan Amortization Calculation

Yoshino et al.
October 15, 1991 Jump to top of page

Appendix G

PDF Drawings set 1
PDF Drawings set 2
Patent Text
6070147
Customer Identification and Marketing Analysis Systems

Harms et al.
May 30, 2000 Jump to top of page

PDF Drawings set 1
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Patent Text
6070148
Electronic Commerce System and Method for Providing Commercial Information in Electronic Commerce System

Mori et al.
May 30, 2000 Jump to top of page

PDF Drawings - Set 1
PDF Drawings - Set 2
PDF Drawings - Set 3
PDF Drawings - Set 4
Patent Text
6070149
Virtual Sales Personnel

Tavor et al.
May 30, 2000 Jump to top of page
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