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Projectile.

Projectile.

Date: September 9, 1884
Creator: Hopson, Lucien
Description: Patent for a new and improved projectile. This design consists "[i]n combination with the ellipsoidal projectile having a truncated base, a plano-concave sabot or driver whose plane face is contiguous to the base of the projectile, and whose periphery is grooved for the attachment of the charge-container" (lines 75-80).
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Propeller for Boats.

Propeller for Boats.

Date: May 5, 1891
Creator: Gillespie, Lewis
Description: Patent for improvements in propellers for boats by “having a pair of hinged propeller-blades adapted to swing toward and away from each other, combined with fixed prongs; which are engaged with the propeller blades and hold them from displacement.” (Lines 60-65) Illustration is included.
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Propeller for Churns

Propeller for Churns

Date: October 5, 1897
Creator: Bolding, James P.
Description: Patent for propellers for churns, including instructions and illustrations.
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Propeller of Machinery to be used in Currents.

Propeller of Machinery to be used in Currents.

Date: November 18, 1851
Creator: Hardie, James
Description: Patent for a propelled water wheel that is attached to the back of a vessel that uses a current of water and stream power, including illustrations.
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Propeller-Wheel.

Propeller-Wheel.

Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Parker, Elisha J.
Description: Patent for "a construction of propeller-wheel that will permit a large reduction in the wheel-diameter without impairing its effectiveness, and which will thereby bring the resistance nearer to the crank-range of the motive power, and also to increase the bucket or blade surface of the wheel and at the same time afford such clearance at the center of the wheel as will relieve resistance to easy operation of the engine or motive power." (Lines 18-27) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Propeller-Wheel.

Propeller-Wheel.

Date: December 17, 1895
Creator: Parker, Elisha J.
Description: Patent for a propeller-wheel for steam and other vessels. This invention is meant "to provide a propeller by which a maximum speed may be obtained without a proportionate increase in toe motive power employed" (lines 15-18). It doesn't have a lateral resistance of water and does not diffuse water in all directions.
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Propelling Attachment for Garden or Like Implements.

Propelling Attachment for Garden or Like Implements.

Date: March 12, 1895
Creator: Wilson, Hampden
Description: Patent for "a harness so constructed that it may be comfortably worn by the operator, male or female, and further to provide an adjustable attachment between the harness and the implement or machine, being so made that all the force or weight that the operator is capable of exerting may be brought to bear upon the implement to propel it, without unduly fatiguing the operator or rending the work disagreeable, and whereby further the work of propelling the implement or machine will be beneficial to the operator, inasmuch as the harness will compel the operator to assume an upright position and expand the lungs." (Lines 10-26) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Protecting Alarm-Circuit.

Protecting Alarm-Circuit.

Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Barriclow, Irvin E.
Description: Patent for a circuit to be connected to a security alarm so that when the circuit is broken, the alarm will sound. Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Protector for Trunks or Shipping-Cases.

Protector for Trunks or Shipping-Cases.

Date: October 29, 1891
Creator: Jennings, Joseph Joshua
Description: Patent for trunk protectors "which can be readily attached and detached from the receptacle, and when attached will protect each corner." (lines 20-22) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Provision-Safe.

Provision-Safe.

Date: June 15, 1891
Creator: Jones, Walter Adolphus
Description: Patent for "a pantry and kitchen safe combined and designed to be built apart from the house and constituting a distinct and removable piece of furniture," (lines 11-14) including instructions and illustrations.
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