| A number of pieces of apparatus manufactured by Daniel
Davis were designed by Charles Grafton Page (1812-1868) or developed from
his suggestions. Page graduated from Harvard College and later from the
Harvard Medical School, and was, at various times in his career a physician,
a patent examiner and a patent agent. He spent the years from 1836 to 1839
as an electrical scientist and inventor, publishing about forty papers
on his work.
Page was one of the inventors of the induction coil, and developed early versions of reciprocating and rotary electric motors.
REFERENCE: . Robert C. Post, Physics, Patents and Politics (Science History Publications, New York, 1976)
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