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MYERS V. GROOM SHOVEL CO., 141 U. S. 674 (1891)
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Myers v. Groom Shovel Co., 141 U.S. 674 (1891)
Myers v. Groom Shovel Company
Argued November 4, 1891
Decided December 7, 1891
141 U.S. 674
Letters patent No. 208,258, granted September 24, 1878, to Henry M. Myers for an "improvement in handle sockets for shovels, spades and scoops" are void for want of novelty in the alleged invention covered by them, that invention having been anticipated by the "Ames California spade."
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