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 Decade: 1890-1899
Adjustable Standard for Plows.

Adjustable Standard for Plows.

Date: July 1, 1891
Creator: Teague, Jasper K.
Description: Patent for improvements to foot pieces that allow for easy adjustment of plowing depth. Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Calculating-Machine.

Calculating-Machine.

Date: April 17, 1894
Creator: Stallard, Sherman R.
Description: Patent for an improvement to mechanical calculators by providing the "means for facilitating the addition of successive numbers of the same or different denominations, and also for subtracting and multiplying the same by substantially the means employed in adding" (lines 10-14). It includes a written explanation and illustrations.
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Car-Coupling.

Car-Coupling.

Date: May 13, 1891
Creator: Wallis, Fuller W.
Description: Patent for temporary, easily attachable and detachable coupling devices that rejoin draw-heads that have been broken or disabled in cars. Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Combined Cotton and Corn Planter.

Combined Cotton and Corn Planter.

Date: February 3, 1891
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Description: Patent for a combined cotton and corn planter by having two wheel guards and graduators, one feed-wheel is mounted fixedly on the shaft, the other is removable; so that it can be easily converted from planting corn or cotton-seed, and vice versa, and regulating the planting of either. Illustration is included.
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Convertible Corn and Cotton Planter, Stalk-Cutter, and Roller.

Convertible Corn and Cotton Planter, Stalk-Cutter, and Roller.

Date: April 28, 1896
Creator: Mauldin, Columbus Scott
Description: Patent for a convertible corn and cotton planter, stalk-cutter, and roller. It has a main frame, a supplemental frame that has its front end hinged to the front of the main frame, a roller with circular journaled in the supplemental frame, transverse segment-plates with removable blades attached to the supplemental frame, spaces between the segment-plates, an axle, driving-wheels, a sprocket wheel and chain, feed-boxes, means for feeding the grain, and wheels for laying the ground and the coverers.
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Fence.

Fence.

Date: November 24, 1896
Creator: Tucker, Thomas Neal
Description: Patent for a suspended wood panel fence with "advantages in point of simplicity, inexpensiveness, ease of construction, adaptability, effectiveness, and general efficiency" (lines 11-13). It improves on patents held by J. S. Ferguson, W. A. Tillman, W. T. Manry, and others. The fence panels are suspended between the posts by wires. The wires extend to the bottom of the fence panel's braces at either end of the panel.
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Game-Table.

Game-Table.

Date: August 18, 1891
Creator: Patillo, John P. W.
Description: Patent for improvement in game-table in which it provided with a table similar in construction to the ordinary billiard-table. “A series of spring-pressed levers fulcrumed in the lower end of a casing and each provided at its upper end with a hook and at its lower end with a ball extending over the floor of the table.” (P. 2, lines 67-71) This game is played by using one or more balls to strike a series of balls that are arranged along the bottom of a casing, causing the levers to disengaged the rods, therefore revealing a card through an opening formed in the front of the casing. Illustration is included.
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Stalk-Chopper and Cotton-Thinner.

Stalk-Chopper and Cotton-Thinner.

Date: September 15, 1891
Creator: Mauldin, Columbus Scott
Description: Patent for improvements in stalk-cutters and cotton-thinners by making the cutting-blades and scraper-blades interchangeable, “so as to use the apparatus either as a stalk-chopper or a cotton-thinner; or may be changed to a dropper as may be desired.” (Lines 19-21) Illustration is included.
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Steam-Engine.

Steam-Engine.

Date: February 2, 1897
Creator: Dickson, Henry L.
Description: Patent for a steam engine which is more economical than other steam engines. "Steam is cut off in the earlier or later part of the stroke, according to the conditions of the work" (lines 15-17), according to a governor or engineer.
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Sulky-Plow.

Sulky-Plow.

Date: February 13, 1891
Creator: Jackson, Luther C. & Reiger, John F.
Description: Patent for an adjustable plow, with instructions and illustrations.
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