FRANCIS PETERS AND GEORGE CLEM
Patented May 18, 1869
To whom it may concern:
Be it known that we, Francis Peters and George Clem, both of Cincinnati,
Hamilton County, Ohio, have invented a new and useful Privy-Seat, of which
the following is a full, clear, and exact descripttion, reference being
made to the accompanying drawings, making part of this specification.
This invention relates to a device which renders it impossible for the
user to stand upon the privy-seat; and consists in the provision of
rollers on top of the seat, which, although affording a secure and
convenient seat, yet, in the event of an attempt to stand upon them,
will revolve, and precipitate the user on to the floor.
is a perspective view of a privy-seat embodying our improvement
is a vertical section thereof, from front to rear.
A represents the box, having one or more pairs of standards, B,
which afford journal bearing for a roller, C, over the front
edge of the box, and where necessary, of side rollers C' and C'
and the back roller C''.
These rollers, while circular in traverse section, may have the
represented or any other longitudinal contour, but are preferably
somwhat hollowed toward their mid-length, as shown.
We claim herein as new, and of our invention--
One or more rollers, constituting a privy-seat, substantially
shown and for the purpose designated.
Our testimony of which invention, we hereunto place our hands.