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 County: Presidio County, TX
Device for Raising Water.

Device for Raising Water.

Date: February 22, 1898
Creator: Lempert, William S.
Description: Patent for a new and improved device for raising water "by use of a compressed fluid. such as air" (line 9).
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Improvement in Faucets.

Improvement in Faucets.

Date: September 18, 1877
Creator: Lempert, William S.
Description: Patent for "an improved faucet, which shall be so constructed that it will not be liable to be injured by being screwed into and out of the cask, which will not be liable to leak, which will have the button of the valve-stem protected from accidental injury, and shall be simple in construction and easily operated." (Lines 8-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Nut-Lock.

Nut-Lock.

Date: February 16, 1897
Creator: Reilly, George
Description: Patent for nut-locks specifically adapted for use on railroads. Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Puzzle.

Puzzle.

Date: January 5, 1897
Creator: Collis, Michael Francis
Description: Patent for a simply constructed puzzle with a difficult solution, "but may be accomplished by the exercise of care, skill, and ingenuity in the manipulation of the device" (lines 15-18). It is a rectangular box with eight balls, four of which fit into holes in the corners of the box. There are segmented walls surrounding the holes.
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Sack-Tie.

Sack-Tie.

Date: April 27, 1897
Creator: Driffill, Frederick
Description: Patent for sack-ties that consist of a brace with a wire that folds in with the upper edges of the mouth of the sack and hold it into position, by hooking around the ends of the brace.
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