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Improvement in Saw-Sets.

Improvement in Saw-Sets.

Date: January 3, 1871
Creator: Harris, Henry A.
Description: Patent for a simply constructed device for setting the teeth of saws. Includes illustrations and descriptions of its parts and usage.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cotton Cultivators, Scrapers, and Choppers.

Improvement in Cotton Cultivators, Scrapers, and Choppers.

Date: December 27, 1870
Creator: Young, John H.W.
Description: Patent for a new cotton cultivator that allows for a worker to adjust the cultivator's angle based on soil depth.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Presses for Hay, Cotton, Etc.

Improvement in Presses for Hay, Cotton, Etc.

Date: December 27, 1870
Creator: Cunningham, Matthew G.
Description: Patent for the improvement of presses for hay and cotton, by means of a screw. It includes an illustration and description.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Inprovement in Sulky-Cultivators.

Inprovement in Sulky-Cultivators.

Date: January 10, 1871
Creator: Jordan, Hugh P
Description: Patent for an improved sulky cultivator which lists description on how to build the cultivator.
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Improvement in Combined Lint-Room and Cotton-Presses.

Improvement in Combined Lint-Room and Cotton-Presses.

Date: December 20, 1870
Creator: Albertson, Ichabod H.
Description: Patent for the improvement of lint-rooms and cotton presses, including a description and illustrations.
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Improvement in Fire-Tongs

Improvement in Fire-Tongs

Date: January 17, 1871
Creator: George, Alfred M.
Description: Patent for a part to prevent the legs of fire-tongs from lapping or crossing each other.
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Improvement in Three-Horse Equalizers.

Improvement in Three-Horse Equalizers.

Date: August 31, 1869
Creator: Sims, Zachariah B.
Description: Patent for improvement in treble-trees by using “two stretcher-loops that are jointed on the double-tree at points on each side of the centre, so that the strain is not at one point, but somewhat distributed.” (Lines 42-44) “The loops can be adjusted so that should there be any material inequality in the strength of the three horses, one can equalized by arranging the loops accordingly nearer to or further away from the centre on either one or both sides.” (Lines 45-49) Illustration is included.
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Improved Head-Rest.

Improved Head-Rest.

Date: May 31, 1870
Creator: Littlepage, Caleb V.
Description: Patent for a new and improved head-rest for railroad-car seats and other seats, that can be applied to or removed from the back of seats without the use of clamp-screws, and are adjustable and adaptable to the convenience and comfort of different persons. It includes a description and illustrations.
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Boiler Washing Machine.

Boiler Washing Machine.

Date: June 28, 1870
Creator: Cottingham, Gideon W.
Description: Patent for "Improved Washing Machine" in combination with a boiler, "and with a furnace on which the boiler rests".
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Ox-Bows.

Improvement in Ox-Bows.

Date: May 24, 1870
Creator: Moore, Alfred L. D.
Description: Patent for improvements to ox-bows so that they "shall not require bending, and which may be made in parts of the country where timber suitable for bending is scarce" (lines 9-12).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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