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 Collection: Texas Patents
Adding-Machine

Adding-Machine

Date: June 25, 1889
Creator: Stinson, James C.
Description: Patent for "an adding-machine which, while being constructed of but comparatively few parts, will be so adjusted as arranged as to allow an operator to make rapid and correct calculations; furthermore, to produce an adding-machine in which the operator will be enabled to detect immediately any mistake which he may have made, and, finally, to produce a simple, efficient, and effective adding-machine" (lines 13-22).
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Arm for Telegraph - Poles.

Arm for Telegraph - Poles.

Date: March 8, 1898
Creator: Anderson, Lee
Description: Patent for a new and useful arm for telegraph poles.
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Attachment for Ginning-Machines.

Attachment for Ginning-Machines.

Date: August 31, 1897
Creator: Coursey, Netter R.
Description: Patent for improvements in attachment for ginning machines: "provide mechanical means for conveying the cotton and seed that is delivered from the gins through pneumatic tubes to the baling room and see house" (lines 15-19).
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Attachment for Locomotives.

Attachment for Locomotives.

Date: August 29, 1894
Creator: Rutherford, James Rice
Description: Patent for a safety attachment for locomotives that is simple and prevents unwelcome people from getting into a position to take control of the train. It consists of steam pipes with open jets connected with the boiler that go around the entrances of the cab, and the train engineer can turn a valve and make hot steam project across the entrances.
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Back or Lining for Fireplaces.

Back or Lining for Fireplaces.

Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Dickson, John Albert
Description: Patent for improvement linings of fireplaces including the cost for creation, the adaption to fireplaces of different sizes, the expansion and contraction of parts under the influence of heat.
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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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Bale-Box Attachment.

Bale-Box Attachment.

Date: May 12, 1891
Creator: Sanders, William
Description: Patent for improvements in cotton-presses, in which “it comprises two presser-rollers between which the cotton as it comes from the gin, is compressed, yielding bearings for one of the said presser-rollers, two guard-bars, one for each presser-roller, to prevent the cotton being carried out by the rollers, the ends of the guard–bars being threaded to receive nuts by means of which the attachment is clamped to the baling-box, and a conveyer to transfer the cotton from the gin to the said rollers.” (Lines 22-32) Illustration is included.
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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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Baling-Press.

Baling-Press.

Date: February 19, 1889
Creator: Bywaters, Joseph K.
Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Baling-Presses" (lines 5-6) including instructions and illustrations.
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Bed Bottom.

Bed Bottom.

Date: April 21, 1885
Creator: Bentley, Travis C.
Description: Patent for a new and improved bed bottom. This design "consists in a spring-bed formed of two U-shaped spring-rods or frames formed by the rods, which frames have their end pieces crossed and secured at their free ends in the opposite ends of slates. To the longitudinal pieces of the spring-frames the side edges of a piece of canvas are secured, and spiral springs are secured on the slats below the canvas" (lines 11-19).
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