Letter Copying Presses

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Duplicating Machines - Mechanical Duplicators - Letter Copying Presses
... In 1780 James Watt obtained a patent for letter copying presses, which James Watt Co ... Letter copying presses were used by the early 1780s by the likes of Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson. 1785, Jefferson was using both stationary and portable presses made by James Watt Co ...

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