A Guide to the John S. Nichols Patent Ledger, 1921-1922
Born in Tennessee, John S. Nichols (b. ca. 1868) was the son of James B. and Sarah J. Nichols. Raised in Sharp County, Arkansas, Nichols eventually relocated to Bellevue, Texas, where he engaged in real estate business.
Saville, Margaret. "Ancestors and Descendants."Rootsweb. Accessed January 11, 2011. http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=ancientage&id=I034167.
The John S. Nichols Patent Ledger Book, 1921-1922, documents a trademark issued by the Commissioner of Patents on February 8, 1916 to Nichols for a remedy for sciatic and rheumatic illnesses. Dating from May 14, 1921 through December 31, 1922, the ledger also contains entries for deposits, sales, and other expenses.
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John S. Nichols Patent Ledger, 1921-1922, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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