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1. Argument in behalf of the extension of the patent of B. Frank Palmer for an improvement in artificial legs, dated November 4th. 1846 before the Hon. Philip F. Thomas, Commissioner of Patents: hearing, 22d October, 1860

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25. Mechanical surgery

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27. Monroe & Gardiner's imperishable raw hide artificial limbs: patented March 15 and October 11, 1864, and July 25, 1865 : the lightest, strongest, and most durable of anything of the kind ever invented, the body of the leg, the joints and tendons, in fact the whole structure is something entirely new and simple

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30. The Palmer arm & leg: correspondence with the Surgeon-General U.S.A. and the Chief of Bureau of Medicine & Surgery U.S.N. with letters from eminent surgeons, and a communication from B. Frank. Palmer to the Board of Surgeons convened to decide on the best patent artificial limbs to be adopted for use by the Army and Navy of the U.S

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31. The Palmer arm and leg: adopted for the U.S. Army and Navy by the Surgeon-General, U.S.A., and by the Chief of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery : manufactured only under the direction of the inventor and patentee

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40. Steps

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44. A treatise on artificial limbs with rubber hands and feet: containing a brief history of prothesis, descriptions of rubber feet and artificial legs, rubber hands and artificial arms, apparatus for deformities, etc. : an argument on the advisibility of applying artificial legs to growing children and to the aged, the longevity of the maimed, amputations prothetically considered, and the relation of prothesis to surgery, etc., etc., etc. : together with awards from industrial expositions, testimonials from physicians and patrons

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47. Vulcanite rubber artificial limbs, arms and legs, moulded from life in form: adjustable sockets, lock-knee joint, slight lateral motion in ankle, corrugated side-knee joint, frictionless toe joint, velvet finish, and warranted of one-third less weight and twice as durable as the best wooden legs in use : without a string or ligament in arm or leg, all levers perfectly water proof

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