Abraham Lincoln Issued an Invention Patent

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  1. Christian

    Christian Knight Moderator

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    On this day in history, May 22, 1849...

    Future U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was issued a patent for an invention designed to lift boats over shoals and other obstructions in a river. It remains the only United States patent ever registered to a President of the United States.