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 County: Hays County, TX
 Collection: Texas Patents
Self Cleaning Plow.

Self Cleaning Plow.

Date: August 18, 1885
Creator: Jones, Allen
Description: Patent for a new and improved self-cleaning plow. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a mold-board having a plane face on the larger portion of its area, a blade having an axle journaled near the center of the said plane, a wheel journaled in the plow, with its rim parallel to and extending below the landside of the plow, a beveled gear-wheel upon the said wheel-axle, and another beveled wheel upon the blade-axle, engaging each other" (lines 79-87).
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Improvement in Wagon-Brakes.

Improvement in Wagon-Brakes.

Date: December 4, 1877
Creator: Hart, Alfred
Description: Patent for "wagons which have brakes applied to them, so constructed that in descending a grade the brakes will be automatically applied, and, in moving on a level or ascending a hill, the brakes will be relieved from the wheels." (Lines 6-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Improvement in Medical Compounds.

Improvement in Medical Compounds.

Date: July 14, 1874
Creator: Dixon, Shadrach
Description: Patent for a medical compound of alcohol (or "good brandy"), asafetida, camphor, laudanum, yellow jessamine, sassafras, and water.
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Improvement in Washing-Machines.

Improvement in Washing-Machines.

Date: July 21, 1874
Creator: Mitchell, Daniel Chasteen
Description: Patent for a new improvement to washing machines.
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Improvement in Chairs.

Improvement in Chairs.

Date: November 5, 1872
Creator: Haupt, William W.
Description: Patent for improvement in chairs consisting of self-adjusting chair-backs.
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Tire-Tightener.

Tire-Tightener.

Date: March 31, 1891
Creator: Reeves, Alexander Marion
Description: Patent for improvements in tire tighteners by using wedges with longitudinal ridges, longitudinal tapering ridges or webs, together “with a wheel-rim, clamps arranged in pairs upon each side of the felly-joint, the clamps consisting of plates have a fluted or corrugated inner surface …., the extension of the registering plates being connected by transverse bolts.” (lines 37-45) Illustration is included.
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Meat-Cutter.

Meat-Cutter.

Date: November 17, 1891
Creator: Ricks, Tillmon Perry
Description: Patent for a meat-cutter designed for making meat tender by "running it back and forth under the knives and cutting the meat both ways," (lines 30-31) including illustrations.
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Snap-Hook.

Snap-Hook.

Date: April 28, 1891
Creator: Stukes, John Marion
Description: Patent for improvements in snap-hooks by using just one “single piece of wire, having a stationary arm that bent to form an inwardly-extending shank with its extremity bent in a reverse direction upon itself to form a bearing; the spring-arm and the spring-loop formed by coiling the wire upon itself and crossing, and extending outward at an angle to form shoulders to strengthen the hook immediately in front of the spring-loop.” (Lines 61-70) Illustration is included.
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Quilting-Frame for Sewing-Machines.

Quilting-Frame for Sewing-Machines.

Date: July 14, 1891
Creator: Stukes, John Marion
Description: Patent for improvement in quilting-frames by providing “screw-eyes on the end pieces of the frame for the purpose of holding the frame together and at the same time serving to run in the rollers to carry the frame along,” (Lines 25-31) and an interchangeable roller-gages would enable either straight or curved or fancy quilting to be done. Illustration is included.
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Fumigator.

Fumigator.

Date: December 1, 1891
Creator: Bozarth, Stephen P.
Description: Patent for an improved fumigator that's primary purpose is to kill insects within corn storage units without damaging either the corn or the building. Illustration included.
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