Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Nelson Barbour

One occasionally sees his name printed as Nelson Homer Barbour. This is wrong. The British patent for his steam generating machine gives his middle name as "Horatio."

See: Bennet Woodcroft: Alphabetical Index of Patentees and Applicants of Patents for Invention for the Year 1870, London, 1871, page 12.

Orion Green

Orion Green was one of the delegates to the Worchester Prophetic Conference in 1872. The conference examined confilicting chronological views including Barbour's speculations. Orion Green produced this booklet in 1871.