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The History of an Invention single work   correspondence  
  • Author:agent Louisa Lawson
Issue Details: First known date: 1903... 1903 The History of an Invention
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Series of letters between Louisa Lawson and NSW Minister for Justice, Deputy Postmaster General and others with editorial commentary by Lawson. Lawson invented and patented a buckle and fastener used particularly on mail bags. Her patent was subsequently breached and legal proceedings entered into from which she emerged with sole patent, ill health and small recompense.


  • The issue of Mrs Lawson's invention is also addressed in the editorials of February 1903 and July 1905 and in "News and Notes" July 1905.

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    y separately published work icon The Dawn vol. 15 no. 9 1 January 1903 Z657144 1903 periodical issue 1903 pg. 5-8, 14-15
Last amended 8 Feb 2006 14:10:20
  • Sydney City, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,
  • 1896-1902
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