In 1836, Andrew Jackson was president, artist Winslow Homer was born, and 190 Americans stood off Mexican troops for 12 days before going down in defeat at the Alamo.

And on July 13 of that year, nine days after the enactment of the Patent Act, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued its first numbered patent to the Maine lawmaker who had been a driving force behind the new law.

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