Good News in History, January 7

Good News in History, January 7

131 years ago today, the African American inventor William B. Purvis received a U.S. patent for his fountain pen. The businessman received multiple patents in the late 1800s, including a close-conduit electric railway system, later installed in New Jersey, and an improvement to the hand ink stamp, that allowed its own ink to be replenished. […]

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