Copying Ink

Some articles on copying:

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 ... Using letter copying presses, copies could be made up to twenty-four hours after a letter was written, though copies made within a few hours were best ...

Famous quotes containing the words ink and/or copying:

    The self-styled intellectual who is impotent with pen and ink hungers to write history with sword and blood.
    Eric Hoffer (1902–1983)

    In the course of writing one historical book or another, it has happened that I could hardly restrain myself from simply copying entire documents. Indeed, I sometimes sank down among the documents and said to myself, I can’t improve on these.
    Alfred Döblin (1878–1957)