Posts Tagged ‘Mathias Koops’

February 17

“A.D. 1801, February 17th—No. 2481. Mathias Koops of James Street, Westminster, gentleman, for a method of manufacturing paper from straw, hay, thistles, waste, and refuse of hemp and flax, and different kinds of wood and bark, fit for printing and other useful purposes.” So stated the Great Seal Patent Office of London, upon the granting […]