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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Decade: 1850-1859
 Collection: Texas Patents
Arrangement for Supplying Air to the Furnaces of Stem-Boilers from the Wheel-Houses of Steamers.
Patent for the "improvement in supplying air to furnaces on steamers" (lines 5-6), including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165091/
Arrangement of Devices for Lowering and Detaching Boats.
Patent for "lowering and detaching life and other small boats from large ships" (lines 5-7), including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165057/
Breakwater.
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165075/
Converting Reciprocating into Rotary Motion.
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165088/
Corn-Husker.
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165056/
Dressing Millstones.
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165032/
Escapement for Timekeepers.
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165062/
Excavating and Grading Machine.
Patent for a cultivating machine that pulverizes colds of soil using a revolving cylinder of blades, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165081/
Improved Cultivating-Plow.
Patent for a cultivating plow with a series of cutting-disks and digging-hoes, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165043/
Improved Method of Feathering the Sails of Vanes of Windmills.
Patent for a new windmill design with different sails and connections, including illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165050/
Improved Mode of Regulating the Velocity and Furling the Sails of Wind-Wheels.
Patent for a new windmill using different parts to help regulate the sails and for folding and unfolding the sails, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165049/
Improved Water-Wheel.
Patent for the improvement of the water-wheel using curved buckets over a spiral water passage to increase power and volume, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165065/
Improvement in Compositions Used as Building Materials.
Patent for making a new kind of building and fencing materials by using farm waste and inorganic settable ingredients such as quick-lime, clay or soil. No illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165063/
Improvement in Corn-Planters.
Patent for a corn-planter that allows the seed to be placed in a hopper and disperses the seed through a cylinder that is connected to a wheel to place and cover the seed, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165074/
Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses.
Patent for the "improvement in Horizontal Cotton - Presses for compressing cotton, hay, and other articles and substances for baling; ..." (lines 3-6), including illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165079/
Improvement in Cotton-Gins.
Patent for the improvement of the cotton-gin by the arrangement of two cylindrical brushes and rollers to reduce damaging the staple of the cotton, illustrations included. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165072/
Improvement in Cotton-Pickers.
Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Hand-Machines for Gathering Cotton in the Field" (lines 3-5), including instructions and illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165047/
Improvement in Cotton-Presses.
Patent for the improvement of the cotton press using screws and nuts in conjunction of a shifting pinion for changing the motion for the revolving wheels and shafts, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165048/
Improvement in Cotton-Presses.
Patent for the improvement of the cotton press using a cam-lever for operating the side of the press-box with two different application of power, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165054/
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.
Patent for the improvement of the hopper, stirrer, and distributor in cotton-planters that dispenses seeds into the soil using two horizontal united disks that discharges the seeds regularly and evenly, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165084/
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.
Patent for the improvement of the cotton-seed planter through the arrangement of a seed dispenser over a reciprocating slide and agitator operated by a pulley system simultaneously when moving forward, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165085/
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.
Patent for covering cotton seeds by using a hoe transversely with cams and slides with the main axle of the planter, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165041/
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.
Patent for the improvement of the cotton-seed planter in the arrangement of the hopper, roller with stirring and feeding teeth attached while distributing seeds accurately, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165092/
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.
Patent for the improvement for planting cotton seeds using a toothed wheel and hopper, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165058/
Improvement in Cultivators.
Patent for the improvement of the rotary cultivator with adjustable thinning-points and rotating cutter, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165039/
Improvement in Cultivators.
Patent for a triangle shaped cultivator with removable mold-boards that can be used as a plow and scraper, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165073/
Improvement in Cultivators.
Patent for "a new and Improved Cultivator" (lines 3-4) including instructions and illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165077/
Improvement in Fastening Iron Bands on Cotton-Bales.
Patent for an iron band to tie and hold cotton bales with convenience and quickly during the first pack and during the compression process, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165071/
Improvement in Fish-Hooks.
Patent for "new and useful improvement in the Sockdolager Fish-Hook" (lines 4-5), including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165035/
Improvement in Gang-Plows.
Patent for the improvement of the gang plow by the plows arrangement and pivoted beams to be adjustable for convenience, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165040/
Improvement in Harvesters.
Patent for cutting grain in gavels at regular intervals along the track of the machine, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165052/
Improvement in Machines for Distributing Fertilizers.
Patent for the improvement of fertilizer-distributer which dispense fertilizers from a hopper with revolving arms that is mounted on top of a plow like machine, which would allow the fertilizers fall into the furrow. Including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165086/
Improvement in Machines for Planting Cotton-Seed.
Patent for a machine to clear top soil and dispense seed into soil when moving forward, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165078/
Improvement in Plows.
Patent for the improvement of the plow using braces and mold-board for a sturdy and very durable plow, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165090/
Improvement in Plows.
Patent for the improvement of the Rotary-Disk Cutters for plows that enable it to swivel and be supported by guides, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165038/
Improvement in Revolving Fire-Arms.
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165069/
Improvement in Securing Iron Bands on Cotton-Bales.
Patent for the improvement of cotton-bale fastenings by using a metal plate and a flange to fasten and unfasten the bale without any other tools and with ease. Including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165087/
Improvement in Seed-Planters.
Patent for a seed-planter that "may be attached to the leg of the attendant and operated by the natural movement of the attendant while walking along behind the machine" (lines 20-23), including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165068/
Improvement in Seed-Planters.
Patent for the improvement of seed planters using a gage-wheel "to regulate the depth of the furrow made by the plow" (lines 16-17), including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165064/
Improvement in Seed-Planters.
Patent for a seed-planter using two vibratory vertical feed-wheels, similar in size to distribute different seeds at the same time, one is designed specifically for cotton seeds, illustration is included. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165083/
Improvement in Seed-Planters.
Patent for a seed feeder using a tube connected to a revolving cylinder at the bottom of the hopper to deposit the seeds into the earth, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165055/
Improvement in Seeding-Machines.
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165060/
Improvement in Seeding-Machines.
Patent for the improvement of the seeding-machine by having a lever that allows the driver to operate the hopper-box, harrow, and smoothing-roller at any time, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165076/
Improvement in Sewing-Machines.
Patent for improvement in sewing-machines by using two cams, one to operate the needle-arm and another to operate the feed and shuttle movements, illustration is included. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165089/
Improvement in the Manufacture of Black Bottle-Glass.
Patent for manufacturing black bottle-glass by using "combination with other ingredients, an earthy slate of a peculiar character, called "clay-slate," for the purpose of furnishing the coloring-matter of the glass,as well as forming one of the bases of the glass itself."(line 10-15) Instruction only, no illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165046/
Machine for Sawing Marble in Obelisk Form.
Patent for "a new and Improved Machine for Sawing Marble Blocks in Polygonal Taper Form" (lines 4-6), including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165044/
Machine for Threshing Grain in the Field.
Patent for a machine that collects swaths of grain for threshing using hooked teeth arranged in rows, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165051/
Method of Repairing Circular-Saw Teeth.
Patent for enabling the teeth of circular saws to be drawn out and hammered for repair, including illustration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165045/
Millstone-Dress.
Patent for "a new and improved mode of dressing millstones for the purpose of grinding wheat and grain into meal flour" (lines 4-7) including instructions and illustrations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165036/
Millstone-Dress.
Patent for millstone dress using mill stone. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165059/
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