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 What Black American patented a machine in 1884 that made paper bags?

Answer William Purvis invented 10 paper-bag making machines between 1884 and 1894, later licensing them to the Union Paper Bag Company.SourceToday's Paper Bags Have Evolved, Street Directory.com
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