C. Latham Sholes, former editor of the Milwaukee Sentinel, invented the first commercial typewriter in 1873. The bulky machine, which typed only capital letters, was manufactured by gun makers E. Remington & Sons.
C. Latham Sholes Invents First Commercial Typewriter
https://americanprofile.com/articles/c-latham-sholes-invents-first-commercial-typewriter/By American Profile on February 3, 2002
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