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 Decade: 1890-1899
 Collection: Texas Patents
Blind-Stop.

Blind-Stop.

Date: August 1, 1893
Creator: Hoskins, William Wharton
Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive blind stop that adjusts and locks "the slats of window blinds in any position desired for the purpose of regulating the light, and to prevent the rattling and wear and tear on the slats, and to lock the slats so that they cannot be opened from the outside at all" (lines 8-13). It is easy to operate and does not use screws.
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Blotter.

Blotter.

Date: July 14, 1891
Creator: Betts, Walter & Herbert, William B.
Description: Patent for "a combined hand-blotter, ruler, paper-cutter, and pen-rack... especially for the use of book-keepers and accountants," (lines 12-15) with instructions and illustrations.
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Body-Armor.

Body-Armor.

Date: October 27, 1896
Creator: Stevenson, Robert Ferguson
Description: Patent for "an armor adapted to be employed without the use of securing-straps and which, while protecting the shoulders of the wearer, will permit of the use of his arms and shoulders, as, for instance, in executing the manual of arms, without such movement being retarded by the weight of one of the body-plates." (Lines 16-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Boiler-Cleaning Compound.

Boiler-Cleaning Compound.

Date: February 19, 1895
Creator: Hill, Martin L.
Description: Patent for a boiler-cleaning compound made up of "an improved compound having sodium hydrate for a base, and having certain subordinate ingredients whereby its efficiency is increased, and whereby the action of the sodium hydrate is so modified that no detriment to the boiler iron will result" (lines 10-16).
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Bolster-Standard.

Bolster-Standard.

Date: July 30, 1895
Creator: Bennett, Thomas H.
Description: Patent for a durable, simple, and easily applied bolster-standard meant to be secured to the bolster and does not allow the bolster to split or crack.
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Bolt and Nut-Lock.

Bolt and Nut-Lock.

Date: January 21, 1896
Creator: Nevill, William B.
Description: Patent for "a nut-lock of such construction that it may be used either as a permanent nut-lock or one in which the locking feature may be thrown out of engagement when it is desired to remove the bolt for any purpose." (Lines 15-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Bolt-Cutter.

Bolt-Cutter.

Date: June 16, 1896
Creator: Hagelstein, Christ
Description: Patent for a bolt cutter made up of "a stationary cutter and two movable cutters operated by levers adapted to come in contact with the edge of the stationary cutter, with plates and bolts for securing the same together in proper position" (lines 12-16). The purpose of the invention is to cut the useless ends off bolts.
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Book-Holder for Reading-Stands.

Book-Holder for Reading-Stands.

Date: August 21, 1894
Creator: Anderson, Francis John & Irick, William Madison
Description: Patent for "a book holder especially designed to receive large books for reference, such as a dictionary for example, and to so construct the mechanism of the holder that a cradle will be provided for the reception of the book, which cradle will be adapted to be carried upward and outward from the holder in a manner which will bring the book in proper position for consultation, and which mechanism will also act to lower the book, without jar or injury to it, within the holder when the book is no longer required." (Lines 14-26) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Book-Support.

Book-Support.

Date: August 23, 1892
Creator: Muir, James Alfred
Description: Patent for improvements in book support: "book are held in an upright position on the shelves" (lines 9-10).
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Book-Support.

Book-Support.

Date: January 19, 1897
Creator: Barnes, William A.
Description: Patent for a book-support made to hold large, heavy books used in commercial and government offices. The platforms can be moved up and down by a crank on the side of the support.
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