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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Decade: 1850-1859
 Year: 1859
 Collection: Texas Patents
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
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
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 Water-Wheel.

Improved Water-Wheel.

Date: February 8, 1859
Creator: Littlepage, C. V.
Description: Patent for the improvement of the water-wheel using curved buckets over a spiral water passage to increase power and volume, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Corn-Planters.

Improvement in Corn-Planters.

Date: May 10, 1859
Creator: Gilbert, R. B.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses.

Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses.

Date: July 5, 1859
Creator: Stockbridge, Elam
Description: Patent for the "improvement in Horizontal Cotton - Presses for compressing cotton, hay, and other articles and substances for baling; ..." (lines 3-6), including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cotton-Gins.

Improvement in Cotton-Gins.

Date: April 19, 1859
Creator: Gottheil, Edward
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Date: September 13, 1859
Creator: Collier, T. T.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Date: September 13, 1859
Creator: Smith, P. M. & Collier, T. T.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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