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Improvement in Apparatus for Separating the Seed from Fruit-Pulp

Improvement in Apparatus for Separating the Seed from Fruit-Pulp

Date: March 29, 1870
Creator: Mayo, Robert H.
Description: Patent for a simple machine "for separating the seed from the pulp of the Bois-de-Arc or Osage orange and other apples where the seed is required to be separated uninjured for planing and other purposes" (line 26-29).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Fire-Escapes and Extension-Ladders.

Improvement in Fire-Escapes and Extension-Ladders.

Date: August 7, 1877
Creator: Hoyt, William A.
Description: Patent for a truck-mounted "portable extension-ladder that may be used by firemen in gaining access to buildings, and may also be used as a fire escape" (lines 15-17) including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Combined Awning and Shutter.

Improvement in Combined Awning and Shutter.

Date: September 18, 1877
Creator: Hoyt, William A.
Description: Patent for a "combined fire and burglar proof shutter and awning" (line 5-6).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Plow-Couplings.

Improvement in Plow-Couplings.

Date: August 19, 1873
Creator: Thrasher, Thomas L.
Description: Patent for a new and useful Improvement in Plow-Coupling including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Plow.

Plow.

Date: August 27, 1891
Creator: Payne, Hiram Ezkiel
Description: Patent for improvements to double plows, so that they are pivotally connected and can move independently of the other. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Devices for Use in Reciprocating Churns.

Improvement in Devices for Use in Reciprocating Churns.

Date: February 12, 1878
Creator: Forsyth, John
Description: Patent for a churn that has "the cylinder with angular perforations, in contradistinction to round perforations and long slots" (lines 18-20) including a detailed explanation and description of the illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Date: February 26, 1878
Creator: Nix, Manning L.; Stone, James M. & Anderson, Levi
Description: Patent for a cotton-seed planter with improvements in "the construction and arrangement of the parts" (lines 18-19) including a detailed explanation and description of the illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Detergent Compound.

Detergent Compound.

Date: June 11, 1895
Creator: Fair, William Brownlow
Description: Patent for an all-purpose detergent composed of water, lye, ammonia, borax, indigo, and mountain balm. Includes instructions.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Fire-Escape Ladders.

Improvement in Fire-Escape Ladders.

Date: April 17, 1878
Creator: Morris, James P.
Description: This patent was created for the improvent of fire escape ladders. The inventor gives a comprehensive look at his invention via his image.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Corn-Poppers.

Improvement in Corn-Poppers.

Date: June 18, 1878
Creator: Forsyth, John
Description: Patent for a corn-popper with design specifications and a description for usage, including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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