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Ferris Quadrangle

Ferris Quadrangle

Date: 1969
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24000
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Fifth District Court of Appeals Requests for Legislative Appropriations For Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015

Fifth District Court of Appeals Requests for Legislative Appropriations For Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015

Date: August 1, 2012
Creator: Texas. Court of Appeals (5th)
Description: Report submitted by the Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals at Dallas, Texas containing summaries of requests for appropriations and expenditures for the fiscal years 2014 and 2015 with supporting documentation.
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Figure Toy.

Figure Toy.

Date: August 19, 1890
Creator: Herron, James & Swaden, John
Description: Patent for a new and improved toy. This design consists in "a pedestal or support and mount[ed] on the upper end thereof a vertically disposed rod having its upper end tapered or reduced, so as to afford the least possible friction to the whirling figure mounted thereon" (lines 16-21). In practice, "the toy is placed in a position to be struck by wind, and as the same comes in contact with the blades the object will simultaneously be whirled upon the rod and its arms move rapidly around its shoulders, thereby affording amusement" (lines 54-59).
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Filter.

Filter.

Date: November 15, 1887
Creator: Waespi, Jacob; Fretz, Emil; Spellman, John & Frey, John
Description: Patent for a new and improved filter. This design "consist[s] of the receptacle having the receiving, settling, and filtering chambers, in the bottom of which filtering chamber are formed transverse wedge-shaped ridges, and at the bottoms of the settling, receiving, and filtering chambers and of the basin are arranged outlet pipes, which receiving, settling, and filtering chambers are separated from one another by walls or partitions of successively varying or lesser heights, and which basin is arranged lower than the filtering chamber, together with a branched supply pipe" (lines 16-27).
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Filter

Filter

Date: November 6, 1889
Creator: Fretz, Emil & Waespi, Jacob
Description: Patent for "a new and improved filter which is simple and durable in construction and easily and conveniently cleaned without disturbing the gravel" (lines 13-17).
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Fire-Extinguishing Apparatus

Fire-Extinguishing Apparatus

Date: July 29, 1890
Creator: Stamps, William Oscar
Description: Patent for "a more simple, efficient, and convenient arrangement than has hitherto been known" for fire extinguishers (lines 16-17).
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Fire Kindler.

Fire Kindler.

Date: August 12, 1890
Creator: Denton, Winfield Scott
Description: Patent for a new and improved fire-kindler. This design "consist[s] of a tapered tube having lap-jointed edges, a retaining or clamping collar to hold said edges in position, perforations near the larger end, and the overbent flexible strips, said tube being packed with asbestus or other absorbent" (lines 77-82).
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Fire-Kindling Cartridge.

Fire-Kindling Cartridge.

Date: October 8, 1895
Creator: Flatau, Louis Spencer
Description: Patent for an improved fire-kindling cartridge which "consists, essentially, in a cartridge made in two sections, each composed of coiled wire, with their outer end tapering or contracted, forming a conical point, a sleeve of coiled wire with which the inner ends of said sections engage, and a filling of asbestos or other material." (Lines 25-31) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Fish-Harvester.

Fish-Harvester.

Date: April 14, 1891
Creator: Yoakum, Robert
Description: Patent for a fish-harvester by providing “a floating device adapted to be anchored in a stream or other body of water and carrying the mechanism for taking fish from the water and delivering them to a suitable point on the shore, the whole operating either by steam, by wind, or by the current of the water.” (Lines 10-15) Illustration is included.
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Flour and Meal Bin.

Flour and Meal Bin.

Date: June 16, 1885
Creator: Clarke, Robert
Description: Patent for a new and improved flour and meal bin. This design "is to provide a flour and meal bin for family purposes, especially where it is found desirable to economize space and have the bin conveniently at hand ready to have the desired quantity of flour or meal taken from it in a sifted condition" (lines 9-15).
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