Punch,  61 (1871), 160.

A Wonderful Invention

Omnis Meus Ego


Letter, Spoof


Patents, Invention

    Discusses an item of news claiming that under the Patent Law Amendment Act of 1852, 'provisional protection has been allowed to the inventor of an improved construction of the Governor'. Taking governors to mean employers, agrees that they have improved 'since the old days'.

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