ca. 1859 - Quaker Sewing Machine; Used in Lafayette, Alabama

ca. 1859 - Quaker Sewing Machine; Used in Lafayette, Alabama

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Quaker Sewing Machine, in a walnut cabinet. Inside the cabinet, on the lid, is marked "Patent on this casing dated Dec. 28, 1858. Wm. P. Uhlinger, Phialadelphia, Pennsylvania. The sewing machine was purchased for $150.00 by Benjamin F. Meadows of Lafayette, Alabama before the Civil War.
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Sewing Machine
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Sewing Machines
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National Museum of American History
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