Lost Documents for Wright Brothers’ “Flying Machine” Found after 36 years

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The documents for patent No. 821,393 with the famous names Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright, and a description that read, “Invention: Flying Machine” had been missing for 36 years.

One document in the file begins: “Be it known that we Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright, both citizens of the United States, residing in the city of Dayton and state of Ohio, have jointly invented a new and useful machine for navigating the air.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/lost-plans-for-wright-brothers-flying-machine-found-after-36-years/2016/04/02/e526fd56-f6b2-11e5-9804-537defcc3cf6_story.html

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Long-Lost-Plans-of-Wright-Brothers-Plan-Found-in-US-Patent-Office/2016/04/03/id/722025/

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