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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Decade: 1850-1859
 Year: 1857
 Collection: Texas Patents
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.
Description: Patent for a new windmill design with different sails and connections, including illustrations.
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Improved Mode of Regulating the Velocity and Furling the Sails of Wind-Wheels.

Improved Mode of Regulating the Velocity and Furling the Sails of Wind-Wheels.

Date: March 24, 1857
Creator: Witting, F. W.
Description: Patent for a new windmill using different parts to help regulate the sails and for folding and unfolding the sails, including illustration.
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Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Date: January 27, 1857
Creator: Parry, M. L.
Description: 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.
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Improvement in Harvesters.

Improvement in Harvesters.

Date: April 21, 1857
Creator: Wilson, J. C.
Description: Patent for cutting grain in gavels at regular intervals along the track of the machine, including illustration.
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Machine for Threshing Grain in the Field.

Machine for Threshing Grain in the Field.

Date: April 14, 1857
Creator: Wilson, J. C.
Description: Patent for a machine that collects swaths of grain for threshing using hooked teeth arranged in rows, including illustration.
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Mode of Constructing the Tires of Wagon-Wheels.

Mode of Constructing the Tires of Wagon-Wheels.

Date: October 20, 1857
Creator: Blinn, John L.
Description: Patent for an improved mode of making and constructing tires for all manner of wheeled vehicles, including illustrations.
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