Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1899 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Page 284 - No person otherwise entitled thereto shall be debarred from receiving a patent for his invention or discovery, nor shall any patent be declared invalid by reason of its having been first patented or caused to be patented by the inventor or his legal representatives. or assigns in a foreign country...
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