Car Ventilation.

Car Ventilation.

Date: February 18, 1879
Creator: Knipscheer, John
Description: Patent for an apparatus to improve car ventilation, including illustrations.
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Improvement In Bale-Ties.

Improvement In Bale-Ties.

Date: April 16, 1878
Creator: Knipscheer, John
Description: This patent was created for free ends of wire to be united and form a circular shape. The wire is then interconnected with a loop that has been doubled by the device.
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Improvement in Windlass Water-Elevators

Improvement in Windlass Water-Elevators

Date: July 27, 1878
Creator: Knipscheer, John
Description: Patent for an improvement in Chain-Wheels consisting "in the construction and arrangement of a device for drawing water from wells, which shall be cheap, convenient, and free from danger, as will be hereinafter more fully set forth."
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Improvement in Bale-Ties

Improvement in Bale-Ties

Date: August 13, 1878
Creator: Roeber, Alexander
Description: Patent for improvement in cotton bale-ties, with illustration.
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Barrel

Barrel

Date: February 28, 1882
Creator: McCormick, Willis B.
Description: Patent for ventilated barrels for shipment of fruits, vegetables, meat, and other articles in order to remain fresh
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Post Hole Digger.

Post Hole Digger.

Date: November 21, 1882
Creator: Armstrong, John J.
Description: Patent for a new and improved post-hole digger. This design "has for its object to provide a simple, durable, inexpensive, and efficient device, the levers of which can be readily separated, so that either of them can be used as a spade or shovel to fill in the earth around the post after it is placed in the hole" (lines 14-19).
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Corn and Cotton Planter.

Corn and Cotton Planter.

Date: December 28, 1886
Creator: Armstrong, John J. & Lowrey, Andrew S.
Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design, when used "as a corn-planter the slotted plate upon the inclined portion of the bottom is adjusted to cover the entire slot, and the pitman is attached to the pin projecting from the bar operating the seed slide, and when the machine is to be used as a cotton-planter the pitman is attached to the crank at the side of the seed-box, and the plate in the bottom of the box is adjusted so as to give the slot sufficient width to allow the cotton-seed to be forced through it" (lines 84-94).
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Combined Corn and Cotton Planter.

Combined Corn and Cotton Planter.

Date: November 30, 1886
Creator: Walker, William
Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "relates to the construction of a planter so arranged that by simply shifting the connection between the corn-slide and the crank-arm of an agitator the device may be adjusted to act as a planter of corn or cotton, but a single connecting-rod being employed in connection with a single driving crank-shaft to operate the planter both as a cotton and a corn planter" (lines 8-16).
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Plow

Plow

Date: November 25, 1884
Creator: Schindler, Anton
Description: Patent for a new type of plow granted to Anton Schindler.
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Combined Cotton and Corn Planter and Cultivator

Combined Cotton and Corn Planter and Cultivator

Date: April 11, 1883
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Description: Patent for...
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