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 County: Lamar County, TX
 Collection: Texas Patents
Combined Chair, Cot and Bed

Combined Chair, Cot and Bed

Date: July 8, 1882
Creator: McClelland, Stephen
Description: Patent for a combination of a chair, cot and bed and improvements made unto it. Illustrations and instructions included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Piano

Piano

Date: January 6, 1903
Creator: Norcross, Levi Watson
Description: Patent for an improved upright piano that eliminates the need to cut away a portion of the treble soundboard bridge, with illustrations.
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Nursing-Bottle

Nursing-Bottle

Date: November 25, 1902
Creator: Anderson, Lee
Description: Patent for nursing bottle with a removable side wall so the it can be easily cleaned.
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Bag-Holder

Bag-Holder

Date: November 11, 1902
Creator: Nosker, Orren G.
Description: Patent for bag holder that is adapted to receive and hold bags of any size in a way that is convenient for removal as needed.
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Eccentric.

Eccentric.

Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: Hollender, Charles W.
Description: Patent for eccentrics, a component of machinery carrying oil or lubricants to allow parts to move easily.
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Bale-Tie.

Bale-Tie.

Date: July 8, 1902
Creator: Johnson, William T.
Description: Patent for improvements in bale-ties is to produce a “buckle-plate having a middle portion with an opening therein, arms at each end separated from the middle portion by spaces open at one side, a longitudinal entering-passage connecting the opening with one of said spaces, and a hoop the free ends of which are looped down through said opening and up through the spaces, resting upon the arms under the standing part of the hoop.” (Lines 74-83) Illustration is included.
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Receptacle or Tank.

Receptacle or Tank.

Date: April 15, 1902
Creator: Stewart, Robert P.
Description: Patent for receptacle or tank for underground storage purpose is to use metal to construct a tank for strength to resist the pressure upon its walls. To protect the tank from the corrosive action of the earth by lining the surface of a tank “with a protective coating composed of alternate layers of asphaltum and tarred-felt paper, a fabric layer imposed upon the outer layer of asphaltum, and a final layer of asphaltum covering the fabric.” (Page 2, lines 109-113.) Illustration is included.
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Suspended Rotary Fan

Suspended Rotary Fan

Date: December 17, 1901
Creator: Lamb, Reece
Description: Patent for "certain new and useful improvements in Suspended Rotary Fans." (Lines 6-7) including instructions.
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Ligthtning-Arrester.

Ligthtning-Arrester.

Date: June 15, 1901
Creator: Wood, William D.; Roach, Henry B. & Pots, William M.
Description: Patent for improving lightning arresters, an invention used to distribute electrical current over a large area and ground it at a different points should a building be struck by lightning.
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Bottle-Vent

Bottle-Vent

Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Anderson, Lee
Description: Patent for "an open-sided vent-passage at the neck of the bottle, thus permitting the formation thereof at the time the bottle is blown and rendering the construction more simple and economically produced" (lines 16-20).
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