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 Collection: Texas Patents
Millstone-Dress.

Millstone-Dress.

Date: July 25, 1854
Creator: Gaines, Edmund P.
Description: Patent for "a new and improved mode of dressing millstones for the purpose of grinding wheat and grain into meal flour" (lines 4-7) including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Spring Bed-Bottom.

Spring Bed-Bottom.

Date: August 8, 1854
Creator: Meriwether, William Hunter
Description: Patent for the improvement of bedsteads using a spring bottom-construction with zig-zag wire, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Plows.

Improvement in Plows.

Date: April 3, 1855
Creator: Hall, Thomas J.
Description: Patent for the improvement of the Rotary-Disk Cutters for plows that enable it to swivel and be supported by guides, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cultivators.

Improvement in Cultivators.

Date: April 10, 1855
Creator: Morrel, A. H.
Description: Patent for the improvement of the rotary cultivator with adjustable thinning-points and rotating cutter, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Gang-Plows.

Improvement in Gang-Plows.

Date: May 1, 1855
Creator: Hall, Thomas J.
Description: Patent for the improvement of the gang plow by the plows arrangement and pivoted beams to be adjustable for convenience, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Date: May 15, 1855
Creator: Morrel, A. H.
Description: Patent for covering cotton seeds by using a hoe transversely with cams and slides with the main axle of the planter, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Mode of Straining Saws by Atmospheric Pressure.

Mode of Straining Saws by Atmospheric Pressure.

Date: August 14, 1855
Creator: Brown, A. & Coffin, Abel, Jr.
Description: Patent for the improvement of the reciprocating saw by simplifying the arrangement of cylinders, pipes, and exhaust pumps to produce the necessary vacuum, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improved Cultivating-Plow.

Improved Cultivating-Plow.

Date: March 25, 1856
Creator: Crenshaw, Micajah
Description: Patent for a cultivating plow with a series of cutting-disks and digging-hoes, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Machine for Sawing Marble in Obelisk Form.

Machine for Sawing Marble in Obelisk Form.

Date: April 15, 1856
Creator: Haviland, J. E.
Description: Patent for "a new and Improved Machine for Sawing Marble Blocks in Polygonal Taper Form" (lines 4-6), including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Method of Repairing Circular-Saw Teeth.

Method of Repairing Circular-Saw Teeth.

Date: June 10, 1856
Creator: Parry, M. L.
Description: Patent for enabling the teeth of circular saws to be drawn out and hammered for repair, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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