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 County: Tarrant County, TX
 Collection: Texas Patents
Bracket.

Bracket.

Date: March 31, 1891
Creator: Porter, Charles
Description: Patent for improvements in brackets that used to support shelf or for other purposes by using a combination of hinged brackets, a longitudinal wire formed with bends to receive the inclined portions of the brackets, and with hooks at its outer ends; this improved brackets “can be folded in close contact with the shelf, so as to occupy little space for shipment or storage.” (Lines 17-19) Illustration is included.
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Spark-Arrester for Smoke-Pipes.

Spark-Arrester for Smoke-Pipes.

Date: March 24, 1891
Creator: Hale, William B.
Description: Patent for improvements in spark-arresters for smoke-pipes by using a “combination of a bent smoke-pipe having one complete turn downward, a cinder-piper opening into the lowest portion of said turn, and a coarse wire screen titled backward and overhanging said turn, a receptacle having a slanting bottom hinged at the upper end and secured at the lower end by means of a chin passing over a suitable roller and leading to the rear of the boiler,” (p. 2, lines 20-28) illustration is included.
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Wagon-Brake.

Wagon-Brake.

Date: February 17, 1891
Creator: Baker, Owen, T.
Description: Patent for an improvement in a wagon-brake using an operating-lever that is mounted in a bracket near the front axle, and consist of diverging arms; and a segmental rack-plate with teeth that is arranged to be engaged by a sliding pawl. When the operating-lever and the sliding pawl are connected; when the brake-bars are in motion, clamping the wheels of a vehicle thus making it stop.
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Seed-Planter and Fertilizer-Distributer.

Seed-Planter and Fertilizer-Distributer.

Date: April 25, 1893
Creator: Kemp, Amos John
Description: Patent for improvements in seed planter and fertilizer distributers: "can be readily and easily adapted to planting seed in drills or check rows, or to distributing fertilizer and in which the operator can always tell where the last hill was planted so that he will know where to commence his next row" (lines 18-23).
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Rotary Engine.

Rotary Engine.

Date: September 29, 1891
Creator: Bretherton, Montague James
Description: Patent for improvements in rotary engines by proving “a reversible rotary steam-engine in which friction shall be reduced to as small an extent as consistent with suitable packing of the joints, the pressure on the piston-wings be practically balanced, and compensation made for wear” (lines 11-16). Illustration is included.
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Medical Compound.

Medical Compound.

Date: October 6, 1891
Creator: White, George W.
Description: Patent for an improvement in medicinal preparations by combining Mexican sarsaparilla, broom-sage, alcohol and sugar to treat yellow fever, chills and fever, diphtheria, and other diseases; exact amount of the ingredients and instructions on how to mix them are detailed in the patent. No illustration.
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Water-Closet Cistern.

Water-Closet Cistern.

Date: September 7, 1897
Creator: Ackley, George D.
Description: Patent for improvements in water closet cisterns: "which are normally empty to prevent freezing and which are only filled just before the flush is desired" (lines 14-16).
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Wire-Looping Tool.

Wire-Looping Tool.

Date: October 6, 1891
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Description: Patent for improvements in wires tightening tool by using a frame in the shape of a lyre and a hollow screw-shaft mounted on the frame. A twister-rod arranged within the shaft which having a hook at one end and a polygonal head at the other. A hand-lever is adapted to operate the shaft and rod in order to twist a wire. Illustration is included.
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Sash-Fastener.

Sash-Fastener.

Date: October 13, 1891
Creator: James, Will S.
Description: Patent for improvement in sash-fasteners by using a ratchet-lock combined with a ratchet-bar. It “can be readily adapted to any ordinary sash and window-frame and it will securely support the sash at any desired elevation and prevent either the upward or downward movement until the lock is released.” (Lines 10-14) Illustration is included.
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Car-Coupling.

Car-Coupling.

Date: October 13, 1891
Creator: Yates, Junius E. M.
Description: Patent for improvements in car-couplings in which it can be adapted “to the draw-heads of car-couplings that is already in used and that there need not be two similar couplings of this character in order to permit the device to operate successfully.” (Lines 74-78) Illustration is included.
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