ld device--of practical reapers down to the time, at least, when 'harvesters,' so-called, came into the field."
[Illustration: (From An Old Print)]
[Sidenote: The First Machine]
The following is also copied from "Memorial of Robert McCormick," published by Leander J. McCormick in 1885:
TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES
"Of the Citizens of New York against the renewal of Letters Patent granted to Cyrus H. McCormick, June 21, 1834, for improvements in the Reaping Machine.
"Among the early reaper inventors of this country, Mr. Obed Hussey, now of Baltimore, stood for many years deservedly the most prominent, and he has doubtless by his genius and indefatigable exertions (although in a modest way) contributed more to the advancement of this invention than any other man. He first tested his machine in 1833, and took out a patent for it the 31st of December of that year.
"He first constructed his machine with a reel to gather the gra
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