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Animal-Trap.

Animal-Trap.

Date: October 15, 1907
Creator: Jones, Isaac W.
Description: Patent for an improved animal trap, primarily intended for catching wolves, that is adjustable and economical to construct.
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Ant-Trap.

Ant-Trap.

Date: December 8, 1891
Creator: Walker, Stephen A.
Description: Patent for a new type of ant trap that captures ants by having them crawl up a wooden central chamber and then fall into a sheer metal pit. Includes illustrations.
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Balanced Pump.

Balanced Pump.

Date: July 1, 1884
Creator: Ramsey, Haley S.
Description: Patent for a new and improved balanced pump. This design "relates to improvements in balanced pumps having a horizontal cylinder provided with a horizontally-reciprocating plunger, and a curved cylinder placed directly under it, provided with a curved plunger, both having suitable valves operating automatically in conjunction therewith" (lines 8-14).
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Balanced Pump.

Balanced Pump.

Date: April 20, 1886
Creator: Ramsey, Haley S.
Description: Patent for a new and improved balanced pump. This design "relates to improvements in balanced pumps having two vertical receiving-cylinders provided with vertically-reciprocating plungers, and two vertical delivery-cylinders provided with plunging-barrels, all being provided with suitable valves operating automatically in conjunction therewith; and the objects of [the] invention are, first, to provide a pump by means of which water or other fluids may be conducted or raised with but little propelling power, and . . . to afford facilities for readily attaching it to be driven by any steam-engine" (lines 15-27).
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Churn.

Churn.

Date: October 27, 1891
Creator: Henderson, Henry Thomas
Description: Patent for improvements on a churn design, in particular for churns with a vertical dasher that have reciprocating motion.
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Churn-Cover.

Churn-Cover.

Date: May 27, 1902
Creator: Van Hoozer, Thomas H. B.
Description: Patent for an improvement in churn covers "which will embody a closed dead-air space above the body of the churn, a guide-tube for the dasher-rod, and the special construction at the outer edge of the base of the cover by which to provide a channel to fit upon the upper edge of the churn-body" (lines 10-15).
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Cloth Bucket or Vessel.

Cloth Bucket or Vessel.

Date: January 14, 1896
Creator: Slack, Robert A.
Description: Patent for a cloth bucket or vessel to place milk or water in to keep it cool when ice is not available. One places the bucket in the shade and the air circulates freely through the bucket. The bucket is thick enough that it will not drip, but is breathable to allow aeration and evaporation.
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Coffee Mill Attachment.

Coffee Mill Attachment.

Date: September 14, 1886
Creator: Wiesendanger, Emil Ulrich
Description: Patent for a new and improved coffee-mill attachment. This design "is to provide an attachment for coffee-mills whereby a cup or other receptacle can be suspended beneath the discharge-spout of the mill to receive the ground coffee therefrom, and which vessel can also be easily and readily fitted or adjusted beneath or removed from the discharge-spout, and to provide means which can be applied very easily and readily to hand coffee-mills of any class, and which shall be simple in construction and inexpensive" (lines 16-26).
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Combined Barrel Truck and Support.

Combined Barrel Truck and Support.

Date: February 9, 1897
Creator: Hoff, John P.
Description: Patent for "a combination of devices for hoisting and hauling and supporting barrels and other receptacles for use in stores and other places" (lines 8-11).
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Cultivator-Shovel

Cultivator-Shovel

Date: December 19, 1902
Creator: Johnson, Alvis
Description: Patent for a shovel that is designed for scrapping and opening furrows. The angle of the shovel blade can be easily adjusted to the correct angle as to make the correct size furrow row in the field.
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