Adelaide F. Ware

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Claim.-—1. The ladder above described, made up of two sets of telescoping ladder-sections, each section having at each end a stop, one stop within the hollow of the section near one end of the section, and the other stop upon its exterior surface near the opposite end of the section, the said sections being in mutual engagement, each with one or two other sections, by means of the stops, and each section carrying one end of a rung; those rungs; a catch between each section and the other section with which it is in engagement, to keep the sections in their extended position; all organized and arranged substantially as shown, so that the two sets of telescoping sections, each set forming one side of a ladder, may be connected to and separated from the other set by the rungs and retained in an extended position, when drawn out, by means of the stops and catches.

2. The ladder above described, made up of two sets of telescoping , each set having at each end a stop, one stop within the hollow of the section near one end of the section, and the other stop upon its exterior surface near the opposite end of the section, the said sections being in mutual engagement etch with one or two other sections, by means of the stops, and each section carrying one end of a rung; those rungs; all organized and arranged, substantially as shown, so that the two sets of telescoping sections, each set forming one side of a ladder, may be connected to and separated from the other set by the rungs, and the hollow sections retained in connection with each other by means of the stops.

3. The ladder above described, made up of two sets of telescoping ladder-sections, each section having at each end a stop, one stop within the hollow section near one end of the section, and the other upon the exterior surface near the opposite end of the section, said sections being in mutual engagement each with one or two other sections, by means of the stops, and each section carrying one end of a rung; those rungs, and means at one end of the ladder to suspend the ladder; all organized and arranged, substantially as shown, so that the two sets of telescoping section, each set forming one side of a ladder, may be connected to and separated from the other set by the rungs, and the hollow sections retained in connection with each other by means of the stops.”

Reference Data:

Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office, by US Patent Office, 1901, page 1292


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