Letters Patent

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 WCC/2/1
  • Dates of Creation
      2 Feb 1864
  • Physical Description
      1 patent and 2 membranes Condition: seal is crumbling within its' case

Scope and Content

The patent certifies Joseph Clegg (cotton spinner), John Smith (manager), and William Carnelley (warehouse man) as the creators of a method ofimprovement in the weaving of certain descriptions of fabrics termed diagonalsand Twills The document grants 14 years of Royal letters Patent to these individuals so that they can vend their invention.The letters patent was registered on 13 of January 1867.