Mary Randolph included a sketch of a refrigerator in the 1825 2d edition of The Virginia Housewife. It was a wooden box within another wooden box with crushed charcoal in-between. It was described in 1815, but not the first refrigerator...
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A patent for a refrigerator (ice box) was granted to Thomas Moore and signed by President Thomas Jefferson. In 1802 Jefferson went to the Moore home in Montgomery County, Md to see the new Refrigeratory, and later bought one.