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Cotton-Chopper.

Cotton-Chopper.

Date: September 25, 1891
Creator: Cansler, Hurnon K. & Cansler, Thomas G.
Description: Patent for "a cotton-chopper attachment for cultivators... to be applied to the ordinary sulky-cultivator frame... and when so applied to constitute and efficient machine for chopping and thinning cotton." (Lines 9-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Cotton Chopper and Cultivator.

Cotton Chopper and Cultivator.

Date: October 5, 1897
Creator: Hargrove, Byron Lafayette
Description: Patent for a machine that allows the user to simultaneously cut down and plow cotton, or perform either task separately. Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Cotton Chopper and Cultivator.

Cotton Chopper and Cultivator.

Date: June 2, 1891
Creator: Ferriott, Charles L.
Description: Patent for improvements in cotton choppers and cultivators by using “the shearing action between a rotary hoe and a cutter-bar traveling along beside the row” (lines 20-22) to cut off the cotton. Illustration is included.
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Cotton-Chopping Machine.

Cotton-Chopping Machine.

Date: May 26, 1891
Creator: Guyton, James W.
Description: Patent for improvement in stalk-choppers particularly adapted for chopping cotton. When the chopper is started the sprocket upon one of the traveling wheels will impart motion to the sprocket through the medium of the sprocket-chain, which will rotate the gear-wheel and in turn the pinion and the crank will impart a reciprocatory motion to the pitman and the horizontal bar, this will give the cutter-blade a reciprocatory motion. The speed of the reciprocatory chopping blade can be regulated. (Lines 45-55) Illustration is included.
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Cotton-Cleaner.

Cotton-Cleaner.

Date: September 11, 1860
Creator: Smith, Charles
Description: Patent for a machine that cleans cotton by placing the seed into a rotating cylinder it is carried and removed using air presser through spiral fan blades and pins to rid impurities, including illustrations.
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Cotton-Cleaner.

Cotton-Cleaner.

Date: March 12, 1861
Creator: Eastham, A. S.
Description: Patent for a machine that uses revolving brush cylinders, stationary brushes, and stripping boards to prepare cotton for ginning, including illustration.
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Cotton-Cleaner.

Cotton-Cleaner.

Date: November 17, 1891
Creator: Cunningham, James F., Sr.
Description: Patent for improvements for machines that separate seeds and other material from cotton. Includes illustrations.
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Cotton Cleaner and Feeder.

Cotton Cleaner and Feeder.

Date: January 14, 1896
Creator: Moore, Martin L.
Description: Patent for "a machine especially adapted for cleaning cotton and distributing the same to one or more gins; and it has for its object to so construct the machine that it will receive the cotton from the usual suction-pipe or equivalent supply, will clean the cotton, shred or separate the same and deliver it to a carrier, which in its turn will distribute the cotton to the hoppers of one or more gins, the distribution being evenly and expeditiously accomplished; and a further object of the invention is to provide for a steady feed of the cotton at the delivery end of the carrier, said device effectually preventing choking at that point." (Lines 7-21) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Cotton Conveying and Cleaning Apparatus.

Cotton Conveying and Cleaning Apparatus.

Date: May 5, 1891
Creator: Elam, William E.
Description: Patent for improvements in cotton conveying and cleaning apparatus by using the combination of “a rearwardly-open feeder and a conveyer in position to receive cotton discharge at the rear of the feeder” (lines 103-105), as a result when a conveyer bring “cotton to the feeder, it would provide a branch in position to take up the cotton delivered by the conveyer” (lines 106-108) thus preventing undue accumulation of excess cotton and continuous movement of the cotton in all the parts. Illustration is included.
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Cotton Elevator and Distributer.

Cotton Elevator and Distributer.

Date: January 12, 1897
Creator: Griffin, Thomas J.
Description: Patent for cotton elevators and distributors "whereby the cotton and air shall be separated in a simple and efficient manner and the air discharged from the suction-fan with the least possible degree of friction and back pressure." (Lines 11-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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