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 County: Hopkins County, TX
 Collection: Texas Patents
Wire-Tightener.

Wire-Tightener.

Date: July 5, 1898
Creator: Brown, William
Description: Patent for a new and useful wire tightener, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Roller Attachment For Cotton Or Corn Planters.

Roller Attachment For Cotton Or Corn Planters.

Date: January 30, 1900
Creator: Beck, Emerziah B.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in roller attachments for cotton or corn planters, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Umbrella-Case.

Umbrella-Case.

Date: November 7, 1899
Creator: Ferry, Thomas Cate
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in umbrella cases, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Bonnet.

Bonnet.

Date: January 9, 1900
Creator: Thornton, Frances E.
Description: Patent for new and useful improvement sin bonnets, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Car-Coupling.

Car-Coupling.

Date: May 29, 1900
Creator: Rhodes, Asa Alonzo
Description: Patent for "a new and useful car-couplers to enhance the operation of coupling." (line 5-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Plotter.

Plotter.

Date: March 24, 1891
Creator: Smith, Valentine Hartgroves
Description: Patent for an improvement in "surveying-instruments, and has for its object to produce a simple device whereby certain information can be obtained without the necessity of auxiliary calculations,” (lines 12-15) includes illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Car-Coupling.

Car-Coupling.

Date: July 29, 1891
Creator: Taylor, Debos & Taylor, William M.
Description: Patent for an automatic coupling that can be used in any car and without replacing the existing draw-head. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Kitchen-Cabinet.

Kitchen-Cabinet.

Date: May 28, 1895
Creator: Brooks, John M.
Description: Patent for "a more complete and convenient kitchen cabinet... with an effective and desirable sink attachment, whereby dirty water may be easily disposed of." (Lines 9-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Stove.

Stove.

Date: May 28, 1895
Creator: Brooks, John M.
Description: Patent for "a stove in which the heat may be shifted to various parts thereof to the exclusion of other parts," and "wherein the radiation of the heat from the bottom of the heat-passage is made to heat a secondary or supplemental oven, thereby making use of heat which is otherwise lost." (Lines 19-30) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Railroad Gate.

Railroad Gate.

Date: June 1, 1886
Creator: Jacobs, William Ramsey & Houston, Samuel Callahan
Description: Patent for a new and improved railroad gate. This design "has relation to railroad-gates of the class that is designed to be erected at the lines of fences for the purpose of preventing cattle and stock from passing from one field to another, and further designed to be opened by the wheels of a passing train, and automatically closed after the train has passed; and the invention consists in the construction and novel combination of parts" (lines 20-28).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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