Improvement in Harvesters.

Improvement in Harvesters.

Date: April 21, 1857
Creator: Wilson, J. C.
Description: Patent for cutting grain in gavels at regular intervals along the track of the machine, including illustration.
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Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Date: April 3, 1860
Creator: Sweeny, Samuel P.
Description: Patent for an improvement in cotton-seed planters using a combination of an adjustable agitator and a movable self-adjusting stirrer, including illustration.
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Wire Fence.

Wire Fence.

Date: November 8, 1853
Creator: Meriwether, William H.
Description: Patent for wire fencing using wooden and iron posts to be more readily seen by cattle, including illustration.
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Machine for Threshing Grain in the Field.

Machine for Threshing Grain in the Field.

Date: April 14, 1857
Creator: Wilson, J. C.
Description: Patent for a machine that collects swaths of grain for threshing using hooked teeth arranged in rows, including illustration.
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Improved Method of Feathering the Sails of Vanes of Windmills.

Improved Method of Feathering the Sails of Vanes of Windmills.

Date: March 31, 1857
Creator: Wilson, J. C.
Description: Patent for a new windmill design with different sails and connections, including illustrations.
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Portable Oven.

Portable Oven.

Date: July 12, 1859
Creator: Morrel, Z. N.
Description: Patent for outdoor use of the Dutch oven and skillet converting the cover of the Dutch oven as a way to suspend frying pan or gridiron over coals to heat, including illustration.
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Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Date: April 27, 1858
Creator: Donovan, I. T.
Description: Patent for the improvement for planting cotton seeds using a toothed wheel and hopper, including illustration.
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