sold for $12,000 to Densmore and Yost who later licensed the typewriter design to Remington, whose typewriter was produced in New York in 1873. Underwood also famous for creating typewriters and famous too for early steroviews. Typewriters, Typists and Typewriter Facts "A typewriter is a mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic device
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In 1829 the 'typographer' was patented by William Burt and is sometimes called 'The First Typewriter', although more accurate perhaps is London's Science Museum's description of Burt's work as 'the first writing mechanism whose invention was documented'.