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Canadian Patents, 1869-1919


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  • Default operator "AND" used between fields.
  • Only patents issued to Canadian citizens and residents are available in this collection (Canadian patents issued to non-Canadians and non-residents are not included).
  • Keyword searching on the title of the patent must be done carefully. Patent titles do not always precisely indicate the nature of the invention. For example, a mouse trap may be listed under the title "animal trap," "vermin trap," or just "trap."

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