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>Sketch of Rufus Maxwell Improvement in Churns
Sketch of Rufus Maxwell Improvement in Churns (Maxwell-Bonnifield Collection)


On August 24, 1852, Rufus Maxwell of Lewis County was issued a patent for his improvement in churns.

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Rufus Maxwell to the Commissioner of Patents regarding his improvement in churns (Maxwell-Bonnifield Collection, Ms79-11)
Sketch of Rufus Maxwell Improvement in Churns (Maxwell-Bonnifield Collection, Ms79-11)
United States Patent Office receipt for model of Maxwell improvement in churns (Maxwell-Bonnifield Collection, Ms79- 11)
Form for Selling Interest in Maxwell Churn Patent (Maxwell-Bonnifield Collection, Ms79-11)


On This Day in West Virginia History: August