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Forgotten Genius: North Carolina Inventors of the Nineteenth Century


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From 1790 to 1900, hundreds of the state's residents from across the state patented approximately 2,000 inventions. The first patent granted to a Tar Heel was in 1801 to G. F. Saltonstall of Fayetteville for his work with grain processing.
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