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Martha. J. Coston.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Patents

Martha. J. Coston.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Patents

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Patents

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    Other titlesAuthorizing Martha J. Coston to apply for extension of patent
    SeriesH.rp.1064
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination10 p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15965653M

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Martha. J. Coston by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Patents Download PDF EPUB FB2

Martha J. Coston Pyrotechnic signaling system Widowed at the age of 21, Martha Coston () of Philadelphia met the challenge of providing for her four children by inventing a system of maritime signal flares that would later help the North win the Civil War.

By the time he arrived, they had Martha. J. Coston. book to supply over ships with Coston Night Signals, and the factory was kept busy throughout the war.

With everything squared away in the U.S., Martha Coston headed back to Europe to work on getting the various governments there to purchase her patent as well. Inventor. Born Martha Jane Hunt, when she was a young child her father died, and her mother moved the family to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania because of its reputation for good schools.

At age 14 she met a scientist/inventor named Benjamin Franklin Coston, whom she soon married. The newlyweds moved Martha. J. Coston.

book Washington, D.C. A Signal Success; The Work and Travels of Mrs. Martha J. Coston. an Autobiography Paperback – Septem by Martha Jay Scott Coston (Author) See all 16 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Author: Martha Jay Scott Coston. Martha J. Coston (), was an inventor and successful businesswoman during the second half of the 19th century. She made her mark with one invention, which she wrote about in her one book, an autobiography, A Signal Success.

I am a direct decendent of Martha and Benjamin Franklin Coston. I have the Coston book "Signal Success" by Martha and a patent or patents of some inventions. In the Coston book, P chapter 1,the first real submarine having eight hours under water and no communications with the out side world.

Which is my main intrest. Martha J. Coston (), was an inventor and successful businesswoman during the second half of the 19th made her mark with one invention, which she wrote about in her one book, an autobiography, A Signal gh obscured in traditional history, her singular invention is not invisible, but marks maritime history in significance, widespread application, and longevity.

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Coston. Martha Coston developed the signal flares that are still used by the US Navy today. Martha Jane Coston was born in Baltimore, MD on Decem When she was 15 or 16, she eloped with a promising young inventor named Benjamin Franklin Coston.

They had four children over the next 5 years. "NIGHT SIGNALS" [Coston Flares] ~ BY ~ MADAME MARTHA J. COSTON. Martha Coston was born in Baltimore, in She was widowed at age twenty one and was left with four children to take care of.

Even though her husband had died, she was determined to work and earn money. Martha J. Coston was an inventor and businesswoman best known for her invention of the Coston flare, a device for signaling at sea.

She was born Martha Jane Hunt in Baltimore, MD, and moved to Philadelphia in the s. At age 14 or 16, she eloped with a Benjamin Franklin Coston, who had already acquired a reputation as a promising : Judi Heit. I have not only the book "Signal Success" by Martha J.

Coston, I'm a direct decendent and may have emulated him since birth and never realy knew who I realy am because I have spent my life alone and had many homes, schools, churches and jobs.

– Martha J. Coston, A Signal Success. The Life and Travels of Mrs. Martha J. Coston (Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Company, ) On April 5,Martha was granted U.S. Patent num for a pyrotechnic night signal and code system. Martha J. Coston View all quotes from this author: We hear much of chivalry of men towards women; but it vanishes like dew before the summer sun when one of us comes into competition with the manly sex.

Martha J. Coston (. –) was an inventor and businesswoman best known for her invention of the Coston flare, a device for signaling at sea. She was born Martha Jane Hunt in Baltimore, Maryland, and moved to Philadelphia in the s. Essay Sample: Martha Coston was born in Baltimore in the year of She was left with four children to take care of after the death of her husband.

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This happened when she was only Even though her husband was now gone she was determined to make money so she could raise her precious children. Martha Coston developed signal flares that are still used by the U.S.

Navy today. At the age of 21, Martha J. Coston found herself widowed and with four children to support. When her husband, a former naval scientist died, Martha found plans for a pyrotechnic (signal) flare in his notebook and decided that she could design a signal flare that.

As Coston said in her autobiography, A Signal Success, The Work and Travels of Mrs. Martha J. Coston (Facsimile reprint, Kessinger Publishing, LLC, ), “My children, lovely and good, were growing fast, and had other needs than those of clothes and food, and my determination to succeed grew with the obstacles that arose.”.

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coston Books at Shop amongst our popular books, including 7, A Signal Success, A Signal Success and more from martha j. coston. Free .At a time when women seemed to do little more than keep house and raise families, Martha Coston was busy saving lives by perfecting the night signal flare.

Coston's signal flare was an important tool for the Union army during the Civil War. Compelling text, photos, and patent drawings show readers how this young woman went from widower to.