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August 2, 1791

On August 2, 1791, Americans Samuel Briggs and his son, Samuel Briggs, Jr., received a joint patent for their nail-making machine. They were the first father-son pair to receive an American patent. They really nailed it for the father-son contribution in 1791, didn’t they? Naaaaiiiiilllllled it. Naaaaiiiillllleeeeeddddd it. I’m going to keep hammering this pun … Continue reading

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