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The Vulcanized Rubber Patents

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Parent Issue
Day
30
Month
June
Year
1865
Copyright
Public Domain
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The Goodyear Patent for the use of vulcanized rubber in manufactorios, which has had twenty-one yoars existence in the United States, expired on Thursday last, and this great branch of industry haa now eoased to be a monopoly. The profita on this patent in this country, during the last twenty-ono. yetas, are to, be estimated at forty niillions of dollars, . of whioh onc-fourth was recoived by Charles Goodyear, the original patentoe, and his heirs. During the last √ľongresa, cxertions were made to obtain the passage of a special act, roncwing the patent, but it was dofeatcrl by the exortions of the railroad oompanies, who aro largely interested in vtleanizod rubber mnnufacturea.

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Old News
Michigan Argus