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Sash Holder And Fastener.

Sash Holder And Fastener.

Date: July 25, 1899
Creator: Guynes, Allen Perry
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in sash holders and fasteners, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cotton-Chopper.

Cotton-Chopper.

Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Rusk, William Thomas.
Description: Patent for a cotton chopping wheel which can be attached to any style of plow or cultivator. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Wire-Stretcher.

Wire-Stretcher.

Date: October 5, 1897
Creator: Gardner, Robert J.
Description: Patent for a tool that can be used for fence construction by stretching the wires to the desired tension, or for repairing fences by crimping the slack in the wires. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cultivators.

Improvement in Cultivators.

Date: February 18, 1873
Creator: Hinckley, Jacob B.
Description: Patent for improvements to a cultivator "which, for convenience of operation, may be attached to the wheels or frame of any ordinary wagon or cart, or it may be operated independently of either of the above by attaching the draft animals directly to the main or principal beam to which the plow-points are connected." (Lines 10-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Rivet-Set.

Rivet-Set.

Date: February 10, 1891
Creator: Wilson, William A.
Description: Patent for an improvement in rivet-sets which having various sizes of holes and cavities for cutting and setting; it can be riveted by hand or machine. Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Revolving Fire-Arms.

Improvement in Revolving Fire-Arms.

Date: March 1, 1859
Creator: Haynes, William C.
Description: Patent for discharging buckshot without reloading and with the precision of firing "a single bullet fired from a barrel of proper bore to fit it" (lines 17-18), including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Rotary Cultivators and Choppers

Improvement in Rotary Cultivators and Choppers

Date: May 11, 1875
Creator: Fenley, George W.
Description: Patent for an improvement to the design of a rotary cultivator and chopper, including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Screw-cutting Die.

Screw-cutting Die.

Date: February 6, 1883
Creator: Müller, Joseph
Description: Patent for a screw-cutting die, including illustrations. The invention includes "a die-plate of special construction, adapted to cut either right or left hand threads" (lines 12-13).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Horse-Powers.

Improvement in Horse-Powers.

Date: February 4, 1873
Creator: Müller, Joseph
Description: Patent for improvements made to motors that power machinery, called "horse-powers." The specific improvements made are in the arrangement of mechanical pulleys from which the motor derives power, arranged in such a way that will not significantly increase the size or cost of the machine.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cotton-Chopper

Cotton-Chopper

Date: April 19, 1892
Creator: Balshaw, David
Description: Patent for "a cheap and simple machine adapted to chop or hoe cotton and simultaneously plow or hill the same; furthermore, to adapt the chopper to form stands composed of any number of plants and at any distance apart, and, finally, to provide means for raising and lowering the plows out of and into operative position and throwing the chopping mechanism into and out of gear, which means are controlled in a convenient manner by the driver or operator" (lines 10-20).
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