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Charles Elliott Mitchell


Charles Elliott Mitchell wwas a native of Bristol, Connecticut. In 1889, he was appointed by President Benjamin Harrison as Commissioner of Patents, an office he held until 1891. After holding publish office, he moved to New York City where he practised as a patent attorney.

Portrait of Charles Elliott Mitchell


Charles Elliott Mitchell, Poems (“. . . published for distribution among his friends in loving memory of their author”–p. [3])(1911-1919?)


Charles Elliott Mitchell, Addresses (Hartford, Connecticut: Privately Published, 1915)(vol. published by Mitchell's wife and children)

_________________, 1758-1908: One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary First Church of Christ, New Britain, Connecticut (New Britain, Connecticut: Adkis Print. Co., 1911)

_________________, Remarks by Mr. Charles Elliott Mitchell at a special meeting of the Hartford County Bar held in the Superior Court room, Hartford, Conn. on the twenty-fifth day of June, nineteen hundred and nine, to take appropriate action upon the death of Mr. Frank L. Hungerford, one of the leaders of the Bar of Hartford County (S.I.: s.n., 1909)

Research Resources

History of the United States Patent Office