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Sunday, February 2, 2014

historical firsts trivia: Samuel Hopkins

Samuel Hopkins 1790 --- holder of US Patent #1. Thousands of patents were issued before his, but his was the first when the numbering started. He patented a process for making potash and pearl ashes.

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