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Colter Attachment for Plows.

Colter Attachment for Plows.

Date: July 19, 1898
Creator: Haynes, Thomas
Description: Patent for a new and useful colter attachment for plows, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Filling-Box For Cotton-Presses.

Filling-Box For Cotton-Presses.

Date: October 10, 1899
Creator: Thorsen, Ole Andrias
Description: Patent for a new and improved filling box for cotton presses, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Washing-Machines.

Improvement in Washing-Machines.

Date: January 5, 1875
Creator: Starr, Henry D.
Description: Patent for an improvement to washing machines, in which "the novelty consists in allowing both cylinder and blades to be rotated or oscillated independently of each other." (Lines 17-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Pessary.

Pessary.

Date: February 22, 1859
Creator: Wells, Francis, F.
Description: Patent for a ring pessary used as a female birth control device, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Seeding-Machines.

Improvement in Seeding-Machines.

Date: August 24, 1858
Creator: Keiper, D. B. & Fox, A. C.
Description: Patent for the improvement of the seed-box so the seeds are properly distributed into the soil while preventing the seed from clogging the machine, including illustration.
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Wire Stretcher.

Wire Stretcher.

Date: October 31, 1882
Creator: Milby, Robert
Description: Patent for a new and improved wire stretcher. This design utilizes a roller shaft, hand crank, ratchet wheel, and pawl to stretch wires to any desired tautness.
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Bale Tie Buckle.

Bale Tie Buckle.

Date: January 25, 1881
Creator: Starr, Henry Daniel
Description: Patent for a new and improved bale tie buckle. This design is for "bale-tie buckles so constructed that the bale can be easily and quickly tied, that will hold the tie securely, and at the same time can be made lighter and neater than ordinary buckles, while having the necessary strength" (lines 11-16).
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Wire Stretcher.

Wire Stretcher.

Date: June 29, 1886
Creator: Menefee, Stephen Austin & Mullinax, Eli Stephens
Description: Patent for a new and improved wire-stretcher. This design "has relation to that class of wire-stretchers in which a drum is journaled in a frame and is provided with a ratchet-wheel at one end, and in which a lever is pivoted in the frame, which engages the ratchet-wheel, serving to revolve it, and a pawl engages the ratchet-wheel, so as to prevent it from revolving backward, the frame being provided with a wire-clamp, and a rope or chain upon the drum being also provided with a wire-clamp, so that by revolving the drum one end of the wire may be drawn toward the end of another wire" (lines 25-37).
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Wire-Stretcher.

Wire-Stretcher.

Date: December 1, 1885
Creator: Mullinax, Eli Stephens
Description: Patent for an improved wire-stretcher that tightens fence wire.
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Snap-Hook.

Snap-Hook.

Date: February 14, 1893
Creator: McDowell, Anthony B.
Description: Patent for a snap-hook for general use that can be used for attaching whips, ropes, and similar things to saddles and harnesses. It is composed of a flat metal plate with screw holes, a hook that is secured to the edge of the plate, and a screw.
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