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 County: Washington County, TX
 Decade: 1860-1869
Improved Baling-Press.

Improved Baling-Press.

Date: January 12, 1869
Creator: Berkeley, J.
Description: Patent for improvements in portable press by dividing the pressing-chamber into two parts, one of which is fixed to the wagon-frame, the other part is movable. “The movable part contains the follower, adapted to be titled with it, and operated by the winding-drum, cords, wheel and the wings, working in the horizontal slots in the sides of these parts.” (Lines 81-85) Illustration is included.
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Improved Steering and Turning Apparatus for Vessels.

Improved Steering and Turning Apparatus for Vessels.

Date: May 29, 1866
Creator: Forshey, Caleb G.
Description: Patent for improvements in steering vessels: "by means of rotary paddle wheels the blades of which are arranged parallel to keel" (lines 21-23).
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Improvement in Hay and Cotton-Presses.

Improvement in Hay and Cotton-Presses.

Date: October 5, 1869
Creator: Berkeley, John
Description: Patent for improvements in presses for hay, cotton and similar substances, by making the machine portable and the box that holds hay or cotton is adjustable vertically and horizontally. Illustration is included.
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