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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Resource Type: Patent
 Decade: 1850-1859
Arrangement for Supplying Air to the Furnaces of Stem-Boilers from the Wheel-Houses of Steamers.

Arrangement for Supplying Air to the Furnaces of Stem-Boilers from the Wheel-Houses of Steamers.

Date: December 20, 1859
Creator: Brandy, Louis
Description: Patent for the "improvement in supplying air to furnaces on steamers" (lines 5-6), including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Arrangement of Devices for Lowering and Detaching Boats.

Arrangement of Devices for Lowering and Detaching Boats.

Date: March 16, 1858
Creator: De Veuve, Henry
Description: Patent for "lowering and detaching life and other small boats from large ships" (lines 5-7), including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Breakwater.

Breakwater.

Date: June 7, 1859
Creator: Armour, D. Hillen
Description: Patent for improving seawalls to "preserve channels across the bars at the mouths of rivers, creeks, or canals and between bays and gulfs" (lines 6-8), including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Converting Reciprocating into Rotary Motion.

Converting Reciprocating into Rotary Motion.

Date: 1859-11-1
Creator: Harper, C. A.
Description: Patent for converting reciprocating into rotary motion by using “two vertically moving racks with a cog wheel on a small shaft between them which gears into the teeth of the racks” (lines 16-19), includes illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Corn-Husker.

Corn-Husker.

Date: March 9, 1858
Creator: Fagan, Joseph & Fagan, James L.
Description: Patent for a new and improved machine for husking corn using a rotating wheel with spurs and cutters with combination of a stationary and movable concaves, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Dressing Millstones.

Dressing Millstones.

Date: March 4, 1851
Creator: Gaines, Edmund P.
Description: Patent for "a new and improved mode of dressing millstones for the purpose of grinding every kind of grain into meal flour &c., &c." (lines 4-7) including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Escapement for Timekeepers.

Escapement for Timekeepers.

Date: October 12, 1858
Creator: Bishop, Josiah
Description: Patent for the improvement in the escapement of the watch for a "more regular and less liable to get out of order" through wear (lines 23-24), including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Excavating and Grading Machine.

Excavating and Grading Machine.

Date: July 19, 1859
Creator: Morrel, Z. N.
Description: Patent for a cultivating machine that pulverizes colds of soil using a revolving cylinder of blades, 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
Improved Method of Feathering the Sails of Vanes of Windmills.

Improved Method of Feathering the Sails of Vanes of Windmills.

Date: March 31, 1857
Creator: Wilson, J. C. & Wilson, T. G.
Description: Patent for a new windmill design with different sails and connections, including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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