John Quincy Adams Certifying True Copy of 1808 Distilling Patent
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Certifying that the following documents are a true copy of a patent granted to Osborn Parsons on June 25, 1808 regarding his improvement in the rectification of spirits. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS.
Document Signed as Secretary of State, Washington, November 16, 1819.
The 1808 original patent is in the Rothschild Patent Museum, in Cazenovia, NY.