Broadside: "Farmers of the United States. Drill your Wheat, and save in one year $27,000,000!" The rectangular sheet with image of a horse-drawn harrow inscribed Gatlings Patent 1844, above a description of the merits of R.J. Gatling's patent design. Gatling, Dr. Richard Jordan Gatling.

Broadside: "Farmers of the United States. Drill your Wheat, and save in one year $27,000,000!" The rectangular sheet with image of a horse-drawn harrow inscribed Gatlings Patent 1844, above a description of the merits of R.J. Gatling's patent design.

Zanesville, [Ohio]: Courier, 1844.

24 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (sheet). With a central longitudional stain. Framed and glazed. Item #256478

Gatling is most famous for the Gatling Gun, but an inventor of a rice sowing machine as well as this wheat drill. In 1850 he also received an M.D. from Ohio Medical College, but never practised. In 1861 just in time for the Civil War he invent his Gatling Gun.

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