Definition of Sibley tent
1. Noun. A light conical canvas tent erected on a tripod with ventilation at the top.
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Literary usage of Sibley tent
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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... agent for the Sibley tent, by Assistant Quartermaster General Thomas, to pay $5.00 royalty for every such tent mode by the United States, ..."
2. Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by John William Wallace, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"... as the Sibley tent. The facts found by the Court below were thus: 1st. On the 22d of April, 1856, letters-patent were issued to Major HH Sibley for an ..."
3. At Home in the Wilderness: Being Full Instructions how to Get Along, and to by John Keast Lord (1867)
"The United States Commission, working jointly with us on the Boundary-line, used to a great extent the Sibley. tent, which is most commodious and ..."
4. Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the United States by Stephen Keyes Williams, Edwin Burritt Smith, Ernest Hitchcock (1884)
"Upon this communication Secretary Cameron indorsed as follows: ' No further payments will be made to Major WW Burns on account of royalty on the Sibley tent ..."
5. A Treatise on Hygiene: With Special Reference to the Military Service by William Alexander Hammond (1863)
"The principal objection to be urged against the Sibley tent is that as there is no ... If the Sibley tent was furnished with a wall three or four feet high, ..."
6. History of the One Hundredth Regiment of New York State Volunteers: Being a by George H. Stowits (1870)
"THE Sibley tent. CHAPLAIN LINN ARRIVED WITH FLAG FROM BOARD OF TRADE. RAID TO GLOUCESTER COURT HOUSE UNDER COMMAND OF GEN. NAGLEE. The proximity of the York ..."
7. Camping and Camp Outfits: A Manual of Instruction for Young and Old Sportsmen by George O. Shields (1889)
"For a larger party, of course a larger tent is necessary, and when it is possible to carry it, a Sibley tent, such as is now used by the United States army, ..."