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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Decade: 1850-1859
 Collection: Texas Patents
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Date: December 27, 1859
Creator: Kesler, Charles & Reinhard, Fred
Description: Patent for the improvement of the cotton-seed planter in the arrangement of the hopper, roller with stirring and feeding teeth attached while distributing seeds accurately, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Peach-Parer.

Peach-Parer.

Date: December 27, 1859
Creator: Hermans, Alva & Hermans, Mary E.
Description: Patent for a paring device for peaches using prongs to hold and rotate the fruit while a blade pares the peach. Includes illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Arrangement for Supplying Air to the Furnaces of Stem-Boilers from the Wheel-Houses of Steamers.

Arrangement for Supplying Air to the Furnaces of Stem-Boilers from the Wheel-Houses of Steamers.

Date: December 20, 1859
Creator: Brandy, Louis
Description: Patent for the "improvement in supplying air to furnaces on steamers" (lines 5-6), including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Plows.

Improvement in Plows.

Date: November 15, 1859
Creator: Townsend, John T.
Description: Patent for the improvement of the plow using braces and mold-board for a sturdy and very durable plow, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Sewing-Machines.

Improvement in Sewing-Machines.

Date: November 15, 1859
Creator: Singer, E. C.
Description: Patent for improvement in sewing-machines by using two cams, one to operate the needle-arm and another to operate the feed and shuttle movements, illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Converting Reciprocating into Rotary Motion.

Converting Reciprocating into Rotary Motion.

Date: 1859-11-1
Creator: Harper, C. A.
Description: Patent for converting reciprocating into rotary motion by using “two vertically moving racks with a cog wheel on a small shaft between them which gears into the teeth of the racks” (lines 16-19), includes illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Machines for Distributing Fertilizers.

Improvement in Machines for Distributing Fertilizers.

Date: September 27, 1859
Creator: Morrel, Z. N.
Description: Patent for the improvement of fertilizer-distributer which dispense fertilizers from a hopper with revolving arms that is mounted on top of a plow like machine, which would allow the fertilizers fall into the furrow. Including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Securing Iron Bands on Cotton-Bales.

Improvement in Securing Iron Bands on Cotton-Bales.

Date: September 27, 1859
Creator: Pyle, C. W.
Description: Patent for the improvement of cotton-bale fastenings by using a metal plate and a flange to fasten and unfasten the bale without any other tools and with ease. Including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Date: September 13, 1859
Creator: Collier, T. T.
Description: Patent for the improvement of the hopper, stirrer, and distributor in cotton-planters that dispenses seeds into the soil using two horizontal united disks that discharges the seeds regularly and evenly, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Date: September 13, 1859
Creator: Smith, P. M. & Collier, T. T.
Description: Patent for the improvement of the cotton-seed planter through the arrangement of a seed dispenser over a reciprocating slide and agitator operated by a pulley system simultaneously when moving forward, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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