On the petition of Hezekiah Haynes, of Middletown, Vt., praying tor the extension of a patent granted to him on the 18th of June, 1839, for an improvement in the mode of constructing rake-teeth, for seven years from the expiration of said patent, which takes place on the 18th day of June, 1853. It is ordered that the said petition be heard at the Patent Office on Monday, the 16 th of May, 1853, at 12 oclock M. ; and all persons are notified to appear and show cause, if any they have, why said petition ought not to be granted. Persons opposing the extension are required to file in the Patent Office their objections specifically set forth in writing, at least twenty days before the day of hearing ; all testimony filed by either party to be used at the said hearing must be taken and transmitted in accordance with the rules of the office, which which will be furnished on application. S. H. HODGES, Com. of Pat. Washington, March 2, 1853.
This article was originally published with the title "Extension of a Patent" in Scientific American 8, 27, 214 (March 1853)