I. E. Palmer Co. historical information

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A. I. E. Palmer Co. in exhibitions


1860s

1865 - American Institute Fair, New York

12 - 19 October 1865. American Institute Fair, New York.

> Exhibited by Isaac E. Palmer, Middletown, "for mosquito net fixtures—diploma".

  • For documentation, see historical section below.


1890s

1895 - Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta

18 September - 31 December 1895. Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia.

> Unspecified designs exhibited by Isaac E. Palmer ("Diploma of Honor or Silver Medals... Isaac E. Palmer, [Middletown], Conn.— Hammocks, etc.")

  • For documentation, see historical section below.


1900s

1901 - Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo

1 May - 2 November 1901. Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York.

> Unspecified designs (hammocks, nets, trapeze bars) exhibited by I. E. Palmer Co. (Middletown).

  • For documentation, see historical section below.


1920s

1926 - American Institute Fair, New York

19 October - 30 October 1926. American Institute Fair, New York, New York.

> Unspecified designs exhibited by I. E. Palmer Co., Middletown.

  • For documentation, see historical section below.


1940s

1940 - G. Fox & Co., Hartford

10 - 17 February 1940. Connecticut-made week at G. Fox & Co., Hartford.

> Unspecified designs exhibited and / or displayed by I. E. Palmer Co. (Middletown)

  • For documentation, see historical section below.



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B. I. E. Palmer Co. historical information (by year)


1860s

Various newspapers, magazines and other sources

(c. 1860-). Various newspapers, magazines and other sources - search engines. (Updated 18 October 2017.)

1863 - feature article

(26 December 1863). Palmer’s pulley block. Scientific American, p. 406. (Viewed 26 December 2018. L00926).

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"... This invention was patented on Nov. 1, 1859, by Isaac E. Palmer, of Montville, Conn. Patent reissued through the Scientific American Patent Agency, on Sept. 8, 1963. The patent is for sale on very favorable terms, as it is out of the patentee’s usual business..." (Excerpt from above.)


1865 - spotlighted news mention - I. E. Palmer & Co. in American Institute fair

(24 October 1865). Connecticut wares at the American Institute [with mention: Isaac E. Palmer, Middletown, "for mosquito net fixtures—diploma"; dates of exhibition: 12 - 19 October 1865]. Hartford Courant, p. 2. (Viewed 18 December 2018. D00520-21.)

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  • For announcement of dates of exhibition, see: Offline - (26 July 1865). American Institute. Hartford Courant, p. 2. (See worldcat.org for locations.)


1870s

1875 - patent - improvement in machines for tentering and straightening fabrics

Isaac E. Palmer. (13 April 1875; filed 15 August 1874). Letters patent no. 161,896: Improvement in machines for tentering and straightening fabrics. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00934).


1880s

1880 - patent - horse blanket and cover

Isaac E. Palmer. (10 February 1880; filed 31 October 1879). Letters patent no. 224,468: Horse blanket and cover. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00938).

1883 - patent - hammock or bed-bottom

Isaac E. Palmer. (30 January 1883; filed 23 September 1882). Letters patent no. 271,510: Hammock or bed-bottom. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00935).

1885 - patent - hitching device

Isaac E. Palmer. (27 October 1885; filed 29 June 1883). Letters patent no. 329,071; serial no. 99,540: Hitching device. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00936).


1889 patents

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1889 - patent - apparatus for delivering material in ropy form

Isaac E. Palmer. (30 April 1889; filed 2 July 1887). Letters patent no. 402,274; serial no. 243,204: Apparatus for delivering material in ropy form. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00940).

1889 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (21 May 1889; filed 6 November 1888). Design no. 19,110; serial no. 290,167: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00942).

1889 - patent - machine for tentering, straightening, and finishing woven fabrics

Isaac E. Palmer. (3 December 1889; filed 30 June 1884). Letters patent no. 416,343; serial no. 136,340: Machine for tentering, straightening, and finishing woven fabrics. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00941).



1890s

1892 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (29 March 1892; filed 29 February 1892). Design no. 21,434; serial no. 423,287: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00939).

1893 - patent - method of securing suspension-loops to the ends of hammock-bodies

Isaac E. Palmer. (5 December 1893; filed 19 September 1893). Letters patent no. 510,087; serial no. 485,745: Method of securing suspension-loops to the ends of hammock-bodies. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00943).


1894 patents

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1894 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (22 May 1894; filed 13 April 1894). Design no. 23,302; serial no. 507,481: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00950).

1894 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (22 May 1894; filed 13 April 1894). Design no. 23,303; serial no. 507,482: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00951).

1894 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (22 May 1894; filed 13 April 1894). Design no. 23,304; serial no. 507,483: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00952).

1894 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (22 May 1894; filed 13 April 1894). Design no. 23,305; serial no. 507,484: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00953).

1894 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (22 May 1894; filed 13 April 1894). Design no. 23,306; serial no. 507,485: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00954).

1894 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (22 May 1894; filed 13 April 1894). Design no. 23,307; serial no. 507,486: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00955).

1894 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (22 May 1894; filed 13 April 1894). Design no. 23,308; serial no. 507,487: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00956).

1894 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (22 May 1894; filed 13 April 1894). Design no. 23,309; serial no. 507,488: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00957).

1894 - patent - design for a hammock-hook

Isaac E. Palmer. (12 June 1894; filed 18 May 1894). Design no. 23,350; serial no. 511,726: Design for a hammock-hook. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00958).



1895 - spotlighted news mention - Isaac E. Palmer in Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta

(22 November 1895). Medal winners named: Complete text of the finding of the jury of awards (Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta, 18 September - 31 December 1895; with mention: "Diploma of Honor or Silver Medals... Isaac E. Palmer, [Middletown], Conn.— Hammocks, etc."). The Constitution (Atlanta), p. 4. (Viewed 27 December 2018. D00353; L00927).


1896 patents

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1896 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (28 January 1896; filed 21 December 1895). Design no. 25,111; serial no. 572,928: Design for a hammock. (22 December 2018. L00959).

1896 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (14 April 1896; filed 12 March 1894). Design no. 25,377; serial no. 503,361: Design for a hammock. (22 December 2018. L00960).

1896 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (9 June 1896; filed 28 April 1896). Design no. 25,625; serial no. 589,463: Design for a hammock. (22 December 2018. L00961).

1896 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (8 September 1896; filed 1 February 1896). Design no. 26,011; serial no. 577,749: Design for a hammock. (22 December 2018. L00962).

1896 - patent - design for a hammock-support

Isaac E. Palmer. (10 November 1896; filed 16 September 1893). Design no. 26,258; serial no. 485,725: Design for a hammock-support. (22 December 2018. L00963).



1897 - news mention

(22 September 1897). Patent of a skirt protector [with mention of Isaac E. Palmer and patent infringement case, Palmer as the co-plaintiff]. The Sun (Baltimore), p. 10. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00928).

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1897 - patent - design for a hammock

Issac E. Palmer. (1 June 1897; filed 14 April 1897). Design no. 27,159; serial no. 632,183: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00937).


1898 patents

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1898 - patent - means for forming wide sheds of warp from narrow or short supply-beams

Isaac E. Palmer. (3 May 1898; filed 31 December 1896). Letters patent no. 603,407; serial no. 617,584: Means for forming wide sheds of warp from narrow or short supply-beams. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00947).

1898 - patent - design for a hammock-support

Isaac E. Palmer. (27 September 1898; filed 31 August 1898). Design no. 29,422; serail no. 689,956: Design for a hammock-support. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00946).

1898 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (4 October 1898; filed 2 September 1898). Design no. 29,455; serial no. 690,137: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. C00303).



1899 patents

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1899 - patent - design for fabric

Isaac E. Palmer. (27 June 1899; filed 22 May 1899). Design no. 31,110; serial no. 717,853: Design for fabric. (Viewed 21 December 2018. C00306).

1899 - patent - design for fabric

Isaac E. Palmer. (27 June 1899; filed 22 May 1899). Design no. 31,111; serial no. 717,854: Design for fabric. (Viewed 21 December 2018. C00305).

1899 - patent - design for fabric

Isaac E. Palmer. (27 June 1899; filed 22 May 1899). Design no. 31,112; serial no. 717,855: Design for fabric. (Viewed 21 December 2018. C00304).



1900s

1900 patents

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1900 - patent - hammock-support

Isaac E. Palmer. (9 January 1900; filed 26 June 1899). Letters patent no. 641,033; serial no. 721,911: Hammock-support. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00434).

1900 - patent - canopy

Isaac E. Palmer. (23 January 1900; filed 26 June 1899). Letters patent no. 641,883; serial no. 721,910: Canopy. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00435).

1900 - patent - loom for cross-weaving

Isaac E. Palmer. (30 January 1900; filed 25 May 1899). Letters patent no. 642,359; serial no. 718,221: Loom for cross-weaving. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00448).

1900 - patent - loom for cross-weaving

Isaac E. Palmer. (30 January 1900; filed 31 May 1899). Letters patent no. 642,360; serial no. 718,926: Loom for cross-weaving. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00449).

1900 - patent - loom for cross-weaving

Isaac E. Palmer. (30 January 1900; filed 24 August 1899). Letters patent no. 642,361; serial no. 728,329: Loom for cross-weaving. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00450).

1900 - patent - suspension device

Isaac E. Palmer. (24 April 1900; filed 20 February 1900). Letters patent no. 648,113; serial no. 5,893: Suspension device. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00451).

1900 - patent - apparatus for dyeing

Isaac E. Palmer. (10 July 1900; filed 12 July 1896). Letters patent no. 653,485; serial no. 595,376: Apparatus for dyeing. (Viewed 21 December 2018. C00313).

1900 - patent - hammock-support

Isaac E. Palmer. (25 December 1900; filed 25 August 1898). Letters patent no. 664,672; serial no. 689,467: Hammock-support. (Viewed 21 December 2018. C00312).

1900 - patent - hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (25 December 1900; filed 18 January 1898). Letters patent no. 664,774; serial no. 667,032: Hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. C00311).



1901 - official catalogue - I. E. Palmer Co. in Pan-American Exposition

(1901). Official catalogue and guide book to the Pan-American Exposition. (190 pp.) Buffalo, NY: Charles Ahrhart. [Exhibitors include Isaac E. Palmer (p. 83)]. (Viewed 21 December 2018. A01052-54; L00933.)

1901 - spotlighted news mention - I. E. Palmer Co. in Pan-American Exposition

(1 June 1901). Hardware at the Pan-American [with paragraph on I. E. Palmer Co.] Hardware Dealers’ Magazine, pages numbers unclear. (Viewed 21 December 2018. D00455).

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"... I. E. Palmer, Middletown, Conn., Manufacturers’ and Liberal Arts. The main feature of this exhibit is a loom in operation weaving hammocks, also a complete exhibition of his entire line of products, including Hammocks, Mosquito Nettings, Mosquito Bed Canopies, Crinoline Dress Linings, Horse Fly Nettings and Minnow Nettings, Window Screen Cloth, Self-adjusting Shade Pulleys and sundry Hammocks accessories, such as Supports, Awnings, etc. ..." (Excerpt from above.)


1901 patents

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1901 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (1 January 1901; filed 8 December 1900). Design no. 33,840; serial no. 39,228: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00967).

1901 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (1 January 1901; filed 8 December 1900). Design no. 33,841; serial no. 39,229: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00968).

1901 - patent - design for a pillow

Isaac E. Palmer. (1 January 1901; filed 8 December 1900). Design no. 33,842; serial no. 39,230: Design for a pillow. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00969).

1901 - patent - hammock-support

Isaac E. Palmer. (1 January 1901; filed 29 April 1898). Letters patent no. 665,125; serial no. 679,179: Hammock-support. (Viewed 21 December 2018. C00309).

1901 - patent - bedstead canopy-frame

Isaac E. Palmer. (1 January 1901; filed 24 October 1899). Letters patent no. 665,126; serial no. 734,616: Bedstead canopy-frame. (Viewed 21 December 2018. C00308).

1901 - patent - design for a hammock-spreader

Isaac E. Palmer. (22 January 1901; filed 28 December 1900). Design no. 33,965; serial no. 41,426: Design for a hammock-spreader. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00970).

1901 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (5 February 1901; filed 10 January 1901). Design no. 34,043; serial no. 42,813: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00971).

1901 - patent - design for a fabric

Isaac E. Palmer. (2 April 1901; filed 8 March 1901). Design no. 34,332; serial no. 50,396: Design for a fabric. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00981).

1901 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (2 April 1901; filed 8 March 1901). Design no. 34,333; serial no. 50,397: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00982).

1901 - patent - woven fabric

Isaac E. Palmer. (14 May 1901; filed 8 March 1901). Letters patent no. 674,138; serial no. 50,302: Woven fabric. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00964).

1901 - patent - pillow attachment for hammocks

Isaac E. Palmer. (14 May 1901; filed 16 February 1901). Letters patent no. 674,139; serial no. 47,536: Pillow attachment for hammocks. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00965).

1901 - patent - design for a hammock-body

Isaac E. Palmer. (3 September 1901; filed 10 August 1901). Design no. 35,046; serial no. 71,658: Design for a hammock-body. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00983).

1901 - patent - design for a hammock fabric

Isaac E. Palmer. (5 November 1901; filed 4 October 1901). Design no. 35,277; serial no. 77,607: Design for a hammock fabric. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00984).

1901 - patent - heddle

Isaac E. Palmer. (26 November 1901; filed 2 July 1901). Letters patent no. 687,541; serial no. 66,829: Heddle. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00966).

1901 - patent - hammock-canopy

Isaac E. Palmer. (3 December 1901; filed 25 August 1898). Letters patent no. 688,029; serial no. 689,468: Hammock-canopy. (Viewed 21 December 2018. C00307).



1902 patents

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1902 - patent - hammock-support

Isaac E. Palmer. (14 January 1902; filed 18 August 1898). Letters patent no. 691,070; serial no. 688,871: Hammock-support. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00944).

1902 - patent - spreader-clip for hammocks

Isaac E. Palmer. (18 February 1902; filed 25 July 1901). Letters patent no. 693,563; serial no. 69,661: Spreader-clip for hammocks. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00948).

1902 - patent - hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (18 February 1902; filed 10 August 1901). Letters patent no. 693,564; serial no. 71,598: Hammock. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00964).

1902 - patent - pillow attachment for hammocks

Isaac E. Palmer. (25 February 1902; filed 13 January 1900). Letters patent no. 694,070; serial no. 1,280: Pillow attachment for hammocks. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00945).

1902 - patent - hammock-spreader

Isaac E. Palmer. (25 February 1902; filed 24 January 1901). Letters patent no. 694,071; serial no. 44,502: Hammock-spreader. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00949).

1902 - patent - hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (6 May 1902; filed 4 May 1901). Letters patent no. 699,410; serial no. 58,737: Hammock. (Viewed 26 December 2018. D00329).

1902 - patent - hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (27 May 1902; filed 20 February 1902). Letters patent no. 700,978; serial no 94,921: Hammock. (Viewed 26 December 2018. L00929).

1902 - patent - design for a fabric for hammocks

Isaac E. Palmer. (21 October 1902; filed 30 August 1902). Design no. 36,119; serial no. 121,700: Design for a fabric for hammocks. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00455).

1902 - patent - design for a fabric for hammocks

Isaac E. Palmer. (21 October 1902; filed 30 August 1902). Design no. 36,120; serial no. 121,701: Design for a fabric for hammocks. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00456).

1902 - patent - hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (28 October 1902; filed 23 August 1902). Letters patent no. 712,202; serial no. 120,801: Hammock. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00452).



1903 patents

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1903 - patent - fish-trap

Issac E. Palmer. (3 March 1903; filed 16 March 1901). Letters patent no. 721,913; serial no. 51,418: Fish-trap. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00972).

1903 - patent - fish-net

Isaac E. Palmer. (3 March 1903; filed 16 March 1901). Letters patent no. 721,914; serial no. 51,420: Fish-net. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00973).

1903 - patent - turnback bedstead-canopy support

Isaac E. Palmer. (17 March 1903; filed 3 January 1902). Letters patent no. 722,882; serial no. 88,261: Turnback bedstead-canopy support. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00436).

1903 - patent - turnback bedstead-canopy support

Isaac E. Palmer. (17 March 1903; filed 29 August 1902). Letters patent no. 722,883; serial no. 121,438: Turnback bedstead-canopy support. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00437).

1903 - patent - combined canopy and supporting-frame

Isaac E. Palmer. (7 April 1903; filed 10 January 1902). Letters patent no. 724,733; serial no. 89,118: Combined canopy and supporting-frame. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00438).

1903 - patent - hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (14 April 1903; filed 25 April 1902). Letters patent no. 725,475; serial no. 104,594: Hammock. (Viewed 26 December 2018. H00420).

1903 - patent - seine

Isaac E. Palmer. (21 April 1903; filed 16 March 1901). Letters patent no. 725,988; serial no. 51,419: Seine. (Viewed 26 December 2018. H00421).

1903 - patent - turnback bedstead-canopy support

Isaac E. Palmer. (28 April 1903; filed 8 January 1902). Letters patent no. 726,563; serial no. 88,262: Turnback bedstead-canopy support. (Viewed 26 December 2018. H00422).

1903 - patent - design for a hammock-body

Isaac E. Palmer. (28 July 1903; filed 3 July 1903). Design no. 36,468; serial no. 164,246: Design for a hammock-body. (Viewed 26 December 2018. H00426).

1903 - patent - loom for cross-weaving

Isaac E. Palmer. (1 September 1903; filed 1 December 1902). Letters patent no. 737,865; serial no. 133,447: Loom for cross-weaving. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00453).

1903 - patent - canopy-supporting frame

Isaac E. Palmer. (15 September 1903; filed 12 May 1903). Letters patent no. 739,024; serial no. 156,742: Canopy-supporting frame. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00454).

1903 - patent - design for a hammock-body

Isaac E. Palmer. (3 November 1903; filed 21 June 1902). Design no. 36,616; serial no. 112,726: Design for a hammock-body. (Viewed 26 December 2018. H00423).

1903 - patent - design for fabric for hammocks

Isaac E. Palmer. (3 November 1903; filed 9 October 1903). Design no. 36,617; serial no. 176,446: Design for fabric for hammocks. (Viewed 26 December 2018. H00424).

1903 - patent - design for fabric for hammocks

Isaac E. Palmer. (3 November 1903; filed 9 October 1903). Letters patent no. 36,618; serial no. 176,447: Design for fabric for hammocks. (Viewed 26 December 2018. H00425).



1904 patents

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1904 - patent - hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (5 April 1904; filed 28 January 1904). Letters patent no. 756,520; serial no. 190,945: Hammock. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00440).

1904 - patent - design for a hammock-body

Isaac E. Palmer. (19 April 1904; filed 16 March 1904). Design no. 36,885; serial no. 198,515: Design for a hammock-body. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00458).

1904 - patent - design for a hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (21 June 1904; filed 18 May 1904). Design no. 36,998; serial no. 208,613: Design for a hammock. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00459).

1904 - patent - apparatus for mercerizing

Isaac E. Palmer. (19 July 1904; filed 19 April 1904). Letters patent no. 765,398; serial no. 203,857: Apparatus for mercerizing. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00439).

1904 - patent - rinsing-machine

Isaac E. Palmer. (2 August 1904; filed 2 December 1903). Letters patent no. 766,464; serial no. 183,443: Rinsing-machine. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00441).

1904 - patent - machine for extracting liquid from fabric

Isaac E. Palmer. (2 August 1904; filed 12 January 1904). Letters patent no. 766,517; serial no. 188,709: Machine for extracting liquid from fabric. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00457).

1904 - patent - bedstead-canopy support

Isaac E. Palmer. (30 August 1904; filed 21 October 1903). Letters patent no. 768,819; serial no. 177,974: Bedstead-canopy support. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00460).



1905 patents

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1905 - patent - netting fabric

Isaac E. Palmer. (24 January 1905; filed 17 February 1904). Letters patent no. 780,726; serial no. 194,001: Netting fabric. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00443).

1905 - patent - bedstead-canopy support

Isaac E. Palmer. (21 February 1905; filed 3 May 1904). Letters patent no. 783,069; serial no. 206,148: Bedstead-canopy support. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00444).

1905 - patent - stretcher or spreader

Isaac E. Palmer. (18 April 1905; filed 15 September 1904). Letters patent no. 787,632; serial no. 224,611: Stretcher or spreader. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00445).

1905 - patent - hammock

Isaac E. Palmer. (18 April 1905; filed 22 September 1904). Letters patent no. 787,633; serial no. 225,513: Hammock. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00446).

1905 - patent - warp creel

Isaac E. Palmer. (6 June 1905; filed 28 January 1904). Letters patent no. 791,722; serial no. 190,944: Warp creel. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00442).

1905 - patent - netting-canopy

Isaac E. Palmer. (28 November 1905; filed 5 August 1904). Letters patent no. 805,814; serial no. 219,616: Netting-canopy. (Viewed 26 December 2018. E00447).



1907 patents

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1907 - patent - canopy-frame

Isaac E. Palmer. (9 April 1907; filed 6 March 1903). Letters patent no. 849,808; serial no. 146,496: Canopy-frame. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00980).

1907 - patent - hull of vessels

Isaac E. Palmer. (17 December 1907; filed 12 January 1904). Letters patent no. 874,031; serial no. 188,708: Hull of vessels. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00979).



1908 - patent - fluid-circulating roll

Isaac E. Palmer. (25 August 1908; filed 26 June 1907). Letters patent no. 897,133; serial no. 380,874: Fluid-circulating roll. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00428).


1909 patents

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1909 - patent - spindle appurtenance

Isaac E. Palmer. (23 February 1909; filed 9 December 1907). Letters patent no. 913,044; serial no. 405,646: Spindle appurtenance. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00985).

1909 - patent - couch-hammock

Isaac E. Palmer, assignor to I. E. Palmer Co. (6 April 1909; original application filed 28 March 1908; divided and this application filed 14 January 1909). Letters patent no. 917,650; original application serial no. 423,915; this application serial no. 472,193: Couch-hammock. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00986).

1909 - patent - animal-covering

Isaac E. Palmer, assignor to I. E. Palmer Co. (11 May 1909; filed 5 September 1908). Letters patent no. 921,622; serial no. 451,826: Animal-covering. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00429).

1909 - patent - design for a couch-hammock

Isaac E. Palmer, assignor to the I. E. Palmer Co. (6 July 1909; filed 16 March 1909). Design no. 40,132; serial no. 483,861: Design for a couch-hammock. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00431).

1909 - patent - guide for textile material

Isaac E. Palmer. (24 August 1909; filed 26 December 1908). Letters patent no. 932,315; serial no. 469,188: Guide for textile material. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00430).



1910s

1910 patents

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1910 - patent - thread guide

Isaac E. Palmer. (22 March 1910; filed 20 February 1909). Letters patent no. 952,756; serial no. 479,048: Thread-guide. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00974).

1910 - patent - process of producing yarn or thread

Isaac E. Palmer. (22 March 1910; filed 25 August 1909). Letters patent no. 952,757; serial no. 514,841: Process of producing yarn or thread. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00975).

1910 - patent - resilient bottom for couch-hammocks, etc.

Isaac E. Palmer, assignor to I. E. Palmer Co. (19 April 1910; filed 18 September 1909). Letters patent no. 955,352; serial no. 518,380: Resilient bottom for couch-hammocks, etc. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00432).

1910 - patent - framed or couch hammock

Isaac E. Palmer, assignor to I. E. Palmer Co. (19 April 1910; filed 2 June 1909). Letters patent no. 955,826; serial no. 499,681: Framed or couch hammock. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00433).



1911 patents

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1911 - patent - hammock

Isaac E. Palmer, assignor to I. E. Palmer Co. (21 February 1911; filed 16 June 1910). Letters patent no. 985,055; serial no. 567,121: Hammock. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00976).

1911 - patent - thread-guide

Isaac E. Palmer. (28 March 1911; filed 21 April 1908). Letters patent no. 988,283; serial no. 428,332: Thread-guide. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00977).



1912 - patent - process of conditioning textile material

Isaac E. Palmer. (30 July 1912; filed 17 July 1909). Letters patent no. 1,033,926; serial no. 508,165: Process of conditioning textile material. (Viewed 22 December 2018. L00978).


1914 patents

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1914 - patent - couch-hammock

Isaac E. Palmer, assignor to. I. E. Palmer Co. (28 April 1914; filed 12 September 1910). Letters patent no. 1,094,921; serial no. 581,623: Couch-hammock. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00425).

1914 - patent - textile-storage apparatus

Isaac E. Palmer; Townsend Palmer and Nathalie T. Palmer, administrators of said Isaac E. Palmer, deceased. (29 December 1914; original application filed 9 June 1913; divided and this application filed 31 March 1914). Letters patent no. 1,123,138; original application serial no. 772,596; divided and this application serial no. 828,639: Textile-storage apparatus. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00426).

1914 - patent - textile conditioning and storage apparatus

Isaac E. Palmer; Townsend Palmer and Nathalie T. Palmer, administrators of said Isaac E. Palmer, deceased. (29 December 1914; filed 16 January 1914). Letters patent no. 1,123,139; serial no. 812,559: Textile conditioning and storage apparatus. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00427).



1915 patents

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1915 - patent - combined commercial catalogue and portfolio and art of compiling issuable catalogues therefrom

Isaac E. Palmer; Townsend Palmer and Nathalie T. Palmer, administrators of said Isaac E. Palmer, deceased. (2 February 1915; filed 15 March 1911). Letters patent no. 1,127,370; serial no. 614,516: Combined commercial catalogue and portfolio and art of compiling issuable catalogues therefrom. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00423).

1915 - patent - couch-hammock

Isaac E. Palmer, assignor to I. E. Palmer Co. (2 March 1915; original application filed 28 March 1908; divided and this application filed 13 October 1908). Letters patent no. 1,130,193; original application serial no. 423,914; divided and this application serial no. 457,466: Couch-hammock. (Viewed 22 December 2018. E00424).



1920s

1923 - news mention

(1 August 1923). I. E. Palmer Co. increase stock. Hartford Courant, 10. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00931).

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1926 - spotlighted news mention - I. E. Palmer Co. in American Institute Fair

(17 October 1926). Middletown industries are honored: Three factories recognized by American Institute as among leading ones in country [fair mention: 19 October - 30 October 1926]. Hartford Courant, p. A3. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00930).

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"The recognition by the institute at this time is for two things, long continuance in manufacturing as a working concern and by producing articles which gained diplomas fifty or more years ago for general excellence. The three industries of this section which brought this distinction to Middletown are... I. E. Palmer Co. ..." (Excerpt from article above.)


1929 - news mention

Langer, William M. (30 June 1929). I. E. Palmer Co. [article - quotation by Langer, the company’s Vice President]. Hartford Courant, p. F12. (Viewed 21 December 2018. L00932).

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"William M. Langer, vice-president, [I. E. Palmer Co.] Although not able to give figures which would show the increase, our business is increasingly better for the year, and during the past six months, longer hours have been the rule at the plant, with the result that more employees have been added to the working force. The prospects for the business are very good, and the present rate of production is expected to be continued during the remainder of the year. All departments are showing an equal amount of production for the period." (Excerpt in full from above.)


1940s

1940 - spotlighted advertisement - display / exhibit at G. Fox & Co., Hartford

G. Fox & Co., Hartford, CT. (February 1940). Advertisement: "... Feb. 10 to 17, Fox’s Fourth Annual Connecticut-Made Week... expected to have displays or exhibits... I. E. Palmer Co. ... " Hartford Courant. (Viewed 24 October 2018. C00314; C00317).

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According to the obituary of Townsend Palmer (below, 23 February 1953), I. E. Palmer Co. shut down operations in 1941.



1950s

1953 - obituary

(23 February 1953). Former mill head dies in Middletown: Townsend Palmer was president of I. E. Palmer firm. Hartford Courant, p. 3. (Viewed 26 December 2018. L00933).

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"... Mr. Palmer was associated with the Palmer Company, makers of hammocks, netting and fabrics for women’s hats, for many years. His father, the late I. E. Palmer, founded the firm, which shut down operations in 1941 and dispossed of the factory building on Factory St. After his father’s death, he became president of the firm, and later was its treasurer, serving in that position at the time the company was dissolved... " (Excerpt from article above.)