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J. & E. Stevens Co. Professor Pug Frog Frogs Great Bicycle Feat Bank
                                       or Mother Goose Circus

Agreement with Charles A. Bailey   April 9, 1886

 
April 10, 1886
CHAS. A. BAILEY.
DESIGNER AND SCULPTOR
Dies - Moulds - Patterns - to - Order
Portraits and Busts in Bronze and Plaster a Specialty
Middletown, Conn., April 9th 1886
 
For and in consideration of the sum of two hundred & fifty dollars received of the J. & E. Stevens Co. Cromwell Conn. I hereby agree to sell & assign all my right title & interest in a certain new toy money bank composed of two side pieces with a figure of a clown holding a hoop at one end and at the other end the character of an old woman with a swinging tongue said figures all cast and forming part of the side pieces also a comical character of a frog on bicycle which is made to revolve and in making the revolution the coin is thrown into the bank there is also a reproduction of a book hung between the side walls of the bank so that when the frog makes the revolution he raises the book which salutes the old woman on the tongue and sets it in motion sample of said bank was left with J. & E. Stevens Co. April 8th 1886. I also agree to sign and execute all papers at any time the above named firm wish to apply for a patent on said bank.
    Chas. A. Bailey
       Middletown, Ct.
            April 9th 1886
PS - I send this AM by Ex - the white metal king patterns of the above specific bank which I call Prof. Pug Frogs Great Bicycle Feat or Mother Goose Circus.        Chas. A. Bailey


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