Punch,  14 (1848), 38.

New Patent: Interesting to Silk Gowns



News-Commentary, Drollery


Invention, Psychology, Government

    Reports on the Admiralty's patenting of a device for obliterating from memory all the facts that have been stored up over the past three years, and, consequently, absorbing 'facts of a contrary tendency, to be used against the forgotten memoranda'. Believes the success of the invention will be demonstrated in the trial of 'Buron v. Denman'.

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