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COLT. An animal of the horse species, whether male or female, not more than four years old. Russ. & Ry. 416.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Caption: Samuel Colt's early percussion .44 revolvers start out as behemoths but over a period of 15 years transcended to smaller more graceful models.
Samuel Colt made great revolvers and then resisted all attempts to improve his fundamental characteristics.
Jonas Salk, Eli Whitney, Henry Ford, John Moses Browning, Orville and Wilbur Wright, Robert Fulton, Samuel Colt, Samuel F.B.
Story description: In the Big Sky country of Montana, before the railroad brought civilization to the state, Samuel Colt's "Peacemaker" settled disputes in a less than a peaceful way—enter Sunset Maloney, faster than lighting with a six shooter.
Samuel Colt created the first revolver in 1836 which relied on loose powder loaded into the cylinders with wads and lead balls pushed down on top and fired by percussion caps on the cylinders.
In 1836, inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver.
1814: Samuel Colt, inventor of the sixshot revolver, was born.
This was the claim of Samuel Colt. He was the Bill Gates of his day: a revolutionary in business who created new ways of manufacturing items.
SAMUEL COLT'S FABLED application of a ship's wheel to firearms manufacture (and Rollin White's patent) spawned a 19th century institution.