Date: September 14, 1886
Creator: Basham, Wesley Houston
Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton chopper and scraper. This design consists of "the frame, the arms or standards pivoted to the said frame and carrying the chopping hoes or plows, the rock-shafts having the arms connected to the standards or [other] arms, and the [third] arms, and the rotating crank-shaft connected to the [third] arms, whereby the standards or arms will be caused to alternately approach and recede from each other as the machine advances" (lines 52-61).
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