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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Decade: 1850-1859
 Collection: Texas Patents
Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Date: March 9, 1858
Creator: Doss, William C.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Seeding-Machines.

Improvement in Seeding-Machines.

Date: August 24, 1858
Creator: Keiper, D. B. & Fox, A. C.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Seeding-Machines.

Improvement in Seeding-Machines.

Date: June 14, 1859
Creator: Veal, Franklin
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Sewing-Machines.

Improvement in Sewing-Machines.

Date: November 15, 1859
Creator: Singer, E. C.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in the Manufacture of Black Bottle-Glass.

Improvement in the Manufacture of Black Bottle-Glass.

Date: September 2, 1856
Creator: McCully, John F.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Machine for Sawing Marble in Obelisk Form.

Machine for Sawing Marble in Obelisk Form.

Date: April 15, 1856
Creator: Haviland, J. E.
Description: Patent for "a new and Improved Machine for Sawing Marble Blocks in Polygonal Taper Form" (lines 4-6), including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Machine for Threshing Grain in the Field.

Machine for Threshing Grain in the Field.

Date: April 14, 1857
Creator: Wilson, J. C. & Wilson, T. G.
Description: Patent for a machine that collects swaths of grain for threshing using hooked teeth arranged in rows, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Method of Repairing Circular-Saw Teeth.

Method of Repairing Circular-Saw Teeth.

Date: June 10, 1856
Creator: Parry, M. L.
Description: Patent for enabling the teeth of circular saws to be drawn out and hammered for repair, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Millstone-Dress.

Millstone-Dress.

Date: July 25, 1854
Creator: Gaines, Edmund P.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Millstone-Dress.

Millstone-Dress.

Date: July 20, 1858
Creator: Loy, George W.
Description: Patent for millstone dress using mill stone.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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