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Mode of Constructing the Tires of Wagon-Wheels.

Mode of Constructing the Tires of Wagon-Wheels.

Date: October 20, 1857
Creator: Blinn, John L.
Description: Patent for an improved mode of making and constructing tires for all manner of wheeled vehicles, including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Window-Fastener.

Window-Fastener.

Date: August 31, 1858
Creator: Root, Irving
Description: Patent for a spring lever for fastening sliding windows, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Escapement for Timekeepers.

Escapement for Timekeepers.

Date: October 12, 1858
Creator: Bishop, Josiah
Description: Patent for the improvement in the escapement of the watch for a "more regular and less liable to get out of order" through wear (lines 23-24), including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Compositions Used as Building Materials.

Improvement in Compositions Used as Building Materials.

Date: October 12, 1858
Creator: Raymond, N. C.
Description: Patent for making a new kind of building and fencing materials by using farm waste and inorganic settable ingredients such as quick-lime, clay or soil. No illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improved Water-Wheel.

Improved Water-Wheel.

Date: February 8, 1859
Creator: Littlepage, C. V.
Description: Patent for the improvement of the water-wheel using curved buckets over a spiral water passage to increase power and volume, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Millstone-Dress.

Millstone-Dress.

Date: March 20, 1860
Creator: Littlepage, C. V.
Description: Patent for an improved millstone-dress that produce less heat while grinding by employing a greater number of furrows, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Apparatus for Boring Artesian Wells.

Improvement in Apparatus for Boring Artesian Wells.

Date: April 17, 1860
Creator: Taney, John
Description: Patent for improvement in pump-drills for boring artesian wells by “combining pump-valves and pistons with a drill for boring artesian or other wells” (lines 21-23), including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Plows.

Improvement in Plows.

Date: May 15, 1860
Creator: Pitts, William C.
Description: Patent for an improved plow to turn and reverse the mold-board by using a single bolt to secure the reversible mold-board onto the stock of a plow.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Date: May 15, 1860
Creator: Pitts, W. C.
Description: Patent for the improvement of planting seeds using a single seed-slide and double tubes from seed box to distribute seeds to planting point in a more direct route than other seed-planters, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Chain-Link.

Chain-Link.

Date: November 13, 1860
Creator: Kirk, John P.
Description: Patent for a harness ring for connecting and disconnecting from other fastening hooks, chains, or rings, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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