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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 County: Galveston County, TX
 Decade: 1850-1859
 Collection: Texas Patents
Method of Repairing Circular-Saw Teeth.

Method of Repairing Circular-Saw Teeth.

Date: June 10, 1856
Creator: Parry, M. L.
Description: Patent for enabling the teeth of circular saws to be drawn out and hammered for repair, including illustration.
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Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Date: January 27, 1857
Creator: Parry, M. L.
Description: Patent for the improvement of the cotton press using screws and nuts in conjunction of a shifting pinion for changing the motion for the revolving wheels and shafts, including illustration.
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Machine for Sawing Marble in Obelisk Form.

Machine for Sawing Marble in Obelisk Form.

Date: April 15, 1856
Creator: Haviland, J. E.
Description: Patent for "a new and Improved Machine for Sawing Marble Blocks in Polygonal Taper Form" (lines 4-6), including illustration.
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Preparation of Portable Soup-Bread.

Preparation of Portable Soup-Bread.

Date: February 5, 1850
Creator: Borden, Gail, Jr.
Description: Patent for "extracting the nutritious part of flesh or animal meat of every description and combining this concentrated extract with flour or vegetable meal, and baking the two substances in an oven, thereby forming a portable desiccated soup-bread....." (lines 8-14), instruction only, no illustration.
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Improvement in Cotton-Gins.

Improvement in Cotton-Gins.

Date: April 19, 1859
Creator: Gottheil, Edward
Description: Patent for the improvement of the cotton-gin by the arrangement of two cylindrical brushes and rollers to reduce damaging the staple of the cotton, illustrations included.
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Improvement in Fastening Iron Bands on Cotton-Bales.

Improvement in Fastening Iron Bands on Cotton-Bales.

Date: April 5, 1859
Creator: Wells, Clinton G.
Description: Patent for an iron band to tie and hold cotton bales with convenience and quickly during the first pack and during the compression process, including illustration.
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Arrangement of Devices for Lowering and Detaching Boats.

Arrangement of Devices for Lowering and Detaching Boats.

Date: March 16, 1858
Creator: De Veuve, Henry
Description: Patent for "lowering and detaching life and other small boats from large ships" (lines 5-7), including illustration.
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