"The Harris pan has the same general form and construction as the foregoing, except that the partitions are made of metal and riveted to the bottom, with openings at short intervals for the under flow of juice fro one division or compartment to another. The furnace and the fire are so regulated that the juice boils through the entire length of the pan, and the sirup is brought off in a finished state, entering in a continuous stream as green juice, and being discharged continuously from the opposite end as sirup. The partitions being riveted to the bottom, serve to hold the thin metal of which the bottoms are usually composed even and level." -Commission, 1865

Harris pan

"The Harris pan has the same general form and construction as the foregoing, except that the partitions…

William Torrey Harris (9/10/1835 - 11/5/1909) was born in North Killingly, Connecticut. After attending Andover Academy and two at Yale Harris moved to St. Louis, MO where he taught from 1857 to 1880. There he was superintendent of schools from 1868 to 1880 and established, with Susan E. Blow, America's first permanent public kindergarten in 1873.

William T. Harris

William Torrey Harris (9/10/1835 - 11/5/1909) was born in North Killingly, Connecticut. After attending…