Archer County

Archer County

Date: January 1926
Creator: McDonald & Giles
Description: Survey map of Archer County, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing property lines, ownership, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, bodies of water, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:66,667] (2000 varas to the inch).
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Archer County

Archer County

Date: 1926
Creator: McDonald, H. F. & Giles, J. Bascom
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Archer County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
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Map of Dundee. Archer Co. Texas

Map of Dundee. Archer Co. Texas

Date: 1890
Creator: Stakemann, M.
Description: Map shows street names, block and lot numbers, lot dimensions, railroads, and parks. Scale [1:4,800].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Rotary Engine

Rotary Engine

Date: September 3, 1901
Creator: Hestand, Hardy & Matthews, Arthur R.
Description: Patent for "a new and improved rotary engine which is simple and durable in construction, very effective in operation, and arranged to utilize the motive agent to the fullest advantage, and to permit of convenient and quick reversing whenever desired" (lines 9-15).
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Horseshoeing-Rasp

Horseshoeing-Rasp

Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Daggett, John P. & Hestand, Hardy
Description: Patent for improved horseshoeing rasp, both portable and mechanical, which removes extra hoof after shoe is applied to foot. Invention also provides smoother and trimmer hoof with shoe.
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Baling-Press.

Baling-Press.

Date: February 14, 1893
Creator: Kenner, William Housenton
Description: Patent for "a double-acting [screw] baling press...capable of exerting pressure from two directions and operated by two independent mechanisms" (lines 15-18).
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Cotton-Chopper.

Cotton-Chopper.

Date: September 4, 1897
Creator: Latta, William D.
Description: This is a patent for "new and useful improvements in a combined cultivator and chopper" (lines 5-7). The new improvements include a combination chopper and cultivator that will maneuver on both sides of a row of cotton crop.
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Sash-Balance.

Sash-Balance.

Date: April 7, 1891
Creator: Ingalls, Alfred
Description: Patent for improvements in a combined sash balances and fasteners, using two sashes, a rotatable shaft, a ratchet and a friction-wheel; all these parts work together “to simplify the means whereby one sash is made to balance the other and by which either sash may be adjusted without disturbing the other.” (Lines 16-19) Illustration is included.
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Knotter Attachment for Harvester

Knotter Attachment for Harvester

Date: August 17, 1901
Creator: Wolf, D.L
Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Knotter Attachments for Harvester" (lines 5-7), including instructions and illustrations.
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Plow.

Plow.

Date: November 9, 1901
Creator: Sanders, John
Description: Patent for improvements to plows, "designed to loosen and pulverize the upper surface of the ground without turning the same over and without forming furrows, whereby the plowed ground retains its moisture to a greater extent" (lines 7-12) and to also reduce the draft.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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