You limited your search to:

  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 County: McLennan County, TX
 Month: May
 Collection: Texas Patents
Automatic Vehicle - Brake.

Automatic Vehicle - Brake.

Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: Elliott, Joseph Samuel
Description: Patent for a new and improved automatic vehicle brake.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Box for Matches, &c.

Box for Matches, &c.

Date: May 21, 1889
Creator: Marshall, John F.
Description: Patent for a new and improved matchbox. This design "relates to boxes or cases of the class having folding securing flaps or covers . . . To this end [the] invention comprises . . . a box or case open at one extremity for insertion and removal of its contents, and provided with a slot or opening extending from its open extremity to or nearly to its opposite extremity to permit access to and removal of its contents, and having a folding flap or cover adapted to close its openings and be detachably secured so as to effectually confine and protect the contents of the box" (lines 8-27).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Clothes Pounder.

Clothes Pounder.

Date: May 3, 1892
Creator: Davis, Jordan G.
Description: Patent for a new and improved clothes pounder. This design "consist[s] of an outer cone with openings and socket near its upper end, a plurality of smaller cones with open bottoms within the outer cone and having their upper ends secured to the bottom of the said socket of the larger cone, and a conical guard around the upper end of the outer cone and extended below said openings independent of the outer cone and terminating in a vertical depending flange at a distance from the said outer cone" (lines 77-87).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Coat-Adjuster.

Coat-Adjuster.

Date: May 11, 1897
Creator: Spoon, William L.
Description: Patent for a machine that holds a coat for a person and puts it on that person, thus avoiding the need to personally put on a coat. Pivoted arms hold on to the coat and clamps are connected to the arms which hold on to the coat.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Combination Railroad Cross Tie.

Combination Railroad Cross Tie.

Date: May 21, 1889
Creator: Bagby, William Henry
Description: Patent for a new and improved railroad-ties. This design "pertains to certain new and useful improvements in railroad-ties, having for its object the production of a metallic tie extremely simple in construction, and by means of which a rail can be readily removed or secured in place and a firm elastic bearing is secured for said rail" (lines 14-20).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cotton-Chopping Machine.

Cotton-Chopping Machine.

Date: May 26, 1891
Creator: Guyton, James W.
Description: Patent for improvement in stalk-choppers particularly adapted for chopping cotton. When the chopper is started the sprocket upon one of the traveling wheels will impart motion to the sprocket through the medium of the sprocket-chain, which will rotate the gear-wheel and in turn the pinion and the crank will impart a reciprocatory motion to the pitman and the horizontal bar, this will give the cutter-blade a reciprocatory motion. The speed of the reciprocatory chopping blade can be regulated. (Lines 45-55) Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Door Check.

Door Check.

Date: May 25, 1886
Creator: Cevor, Charles
Description: Patent for a new and improved door-check. This design "relates to improvements in devices for checking the movements of a door to prevent its forcible contact with a wall or other object, and for automatically fastening it in an open position, so that it will not be accidentally closed. The invention consists of a check or catch plate adapted to be secured to the floor or wall and provided with an inclined track for the passage of a spring-bolt on the door, a transverse projection being arranged vertically at the rear end of said inclined track and formed into a seat for the spring-bolt" (lines 8-20).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Folding Bed.

Folding Bed.

Date: May 10, 1892
Creator: Yeager, James Ernst
Description: Patent for a new and improved folding bed. This design consists "of the base having side standards and an intermediate screen, two beds pivotally connected together and to the said standards at their inner corners and adapted to fold on each other and against the said screen, two drop-doors to close the open sides of the base and adapted to extend beneath the outer corners of the beds and support and hold them in a closed position, and two twin springs, one for each side of the bed, each spring being approximately U-shaped, the parallel members having coils at their upper ends" (lines 81-93).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Fruit-Gatherer and Pruning Implement.

Fruit-Gatherer and Pruning Implement.

Date: May 30, 1893
Creator: Chambers, Silas
Description: Patent for a combination orchard tool that gathers fruit, holds it in a bag, and can sever fruit stems in order to pick them. After severing, the fruit falls into the bag. The operator pulls a string that falls along the long handle, and the knife springs up from the bag so that it can sever the stems.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improved Horse-Power.

Improved Horse-Power.

Date: May 18, 1869
Creator: Dillaha, J. G.
Description: Patent for an improvement in horse-powers (tread-powers) by changing the construction and arrangement of the driving wheels.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
FIRST PREV 1 2 NEXT LAST