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Improvement in Cultivators.

Improvement in Cultivators.

Date: September 7, 1869
Creator: Baker, Job McNamee
Description: Patent for improvement in cultivators by making all the beams that had blades attached to them adjustable by a lever. A roller is designed for covering the seed and smoothing over the ground after the seeds are discharged by a slider which is operated by a crank-shaft near the end of the machine. A detachable revolving stalk-cutter can be used for cutting stalks on the ground by means of a suitable connector at the rear end of the machine. Illustration is included.
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Cotton-Picking Shade.

Cotton-Picking Shade.

Date: July 22, 1879
Creator: Benthall, John C.
Description: Patent for a cotton-picking shade that will furnish a portable shade or shield for the use of cotton-pickers to protect them from the direct rays of the sun while at work.
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Topical Remedy

Topical Remedy

Date: September 9, 1890
Creator: Blume, John H. & Loving, Christopher
Description: Patent for a topical remedy for the local treatment of rheumatism, neuralgia, paralysis and gout.
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Cotton-Chopper.

Cotton-Chopper.

Date: May 25, 1880
Creator: Busch, William
Description: Patent for an improved design for a cotton chopper. The patent includes two sets of blades with opposite rotation and the ability to be stopped by the control of the operator. The design also includes improvements on cultivation and chopping for a more efficient process. Included are instructions and illustrations.
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Improvement in Painter's Scaffold-chairs.

Improvement in Painter's Scaffold-chairs.

Date: May 16, 1876
Creator: Crockett, John R.
Description: Patent for use of house-painters and others an improved scaffold-chair that may be elevated and lowered at pleasure by the person sitting on the scaffold.
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Improvement in Scaffold-Clamps.

Improvement in Scaffold-Clamps.

Date: April 24, 1874
Creator: Crockett, John R.
Description: Patent for a reusable scaffold clamp for assembling builders' scaffolds, eliminating the need for nails or bolts.
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Bird-Cage.

Bird-Cage.

Date: February 3, 1880
Creator: Flato, Fridrich W.
Description: Patent for improvements in bird cages by "having a woven-wire casing the meshes of which cannot be penetrated by ordinary insects, such as flies,&c., will be lured into the cage to be devoured by the bird" (lines 16-21).
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Improvement in Insect-Destroyers.

Improvement in Insect-Destroyers.

Date: October 16, 1877
Creator: Fordtran, Eugene H.
Description: Patent for improvements on insect destroyers to be used in cotton fields, including illustrations.
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Motor.

Motor.

Date: February 24, 1885
Creator: Forister, John Hardin
Description: Patent for a new and improved motor. This design "relates to a mechanical power adapted to operate a churn, saw, and for other light work, and it has for its object to provide a device of this character which shall be cheap and simple in its construction effective in its operation, and one that will be strong and durable" (lines 9-15).
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Ammannsville Quadrangle

Ammannsville Quadrangle

Date: 1981
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
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