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 Decade: 1850-1859
 Collection: Texas Patents
Improvement in Gang-Plows.

Improvement in Gang-Plows.

Date: May 1, 1855
Creator: Hall, Thomas J.
Description: Patent for the improvement of the gang plow by the plows arrangement and pivoted beams to be adjustable for convenience, including illustration.
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Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Date: May 15, 1855
Creator: Morrel, A. H.
Description: Patent for covering cotton seeds by using a hoe transversely with cams and slides with the main axle of the planter, including illustration.
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Mode of Straining Saws by Atmospheric Pressure.

Mode of Straining Saws by Atmospheric Pressure.

Date: August 14, 1855
Creator: Brown, A.
Description: Patent for the improvement of the reciprocating saw by simplifying the arrangement of cylinders, pipes, and exhaust pumps to produce the necessary vacuum, including illustration.
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Improved Cultivating-Plow.

Improved Cultivating-Plow.

Date: March 25, 1856
Creator: Crenshaw, Micajah
Description: Patent for a cultivating plow with a series of cutting-disks and digging-hoes, 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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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 the Manufacture of Black Bottle-Glass.

Improvement in the Manufacture of Black Bottle-Glass.

Date: September 2, 1856
Creator: McCully, John F.
Description: Patent for manufacturing black bottle-glass by using "combination with other ingredients, an earthy slate of a peculiar character, called "clay-slate," for the purpose of furnishing the coloring-matter of the glass,as well as forming one of the bases of the glass itself."(line 10-15) Instruction only, no illustration.
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Improvement in Cotton-Pickers.

Improvement in Cotton-Pickers.

Date: September 16, 1856
Creator: Shields, B. G.
Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Hand-Machines for Gathering Cotton in the Field" (lines 3-5), including instructions and illustrations.
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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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Improved Mode of Regulating the Velocity and Furling the Sails of Wind-Wheels.

Improved Mode of Regulating the Velocity and Furling the Sails of Wind-Wheels.

Date: March 24, 1857
Creator: Witting, F. W.
Description: Patent for a new windmill using different parts to help regulate the sails and for folding and unfolding the sails, including illustration.
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