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De Witt Co.

De Witt Co.

Date: 1920
Creator: Matzow, Fr & Giles, J. Bascom
Description: Blue line print of survey map of De Witt County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. A handwritten note has been made on the published map in red ink to denote the name of La Bahia Road. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Map of DeWitt County]

[Map of DeWitt County]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of DeWitt County, Texas, showing towns, rivers, creeks, and blocks of land. Map includes a legend corresponding to the owners of the blocks of land in the lower-right corner.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Improvement in Wheels for Vehicles.

Improvement in Wheels for Vehicles.

Date: December 23, 1873
Creator: Brown, David
Description: Patent for "an improved hub for buggy and other vehicle wheels, which shall be simple in construction, strong, and durable, and which will run with little friction." (Lines 10-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Refrigerator.

Refrigerator.

Date: October 1, 1895
Creator: Elder, Philip T.
Description: Patent for a refrigerator especially designed to cool meat, dairy, and other farm products. It uses little ice and cools using vaporization.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Grinding-Machine.

Grinding-Machine.

Date: May 2, 1899
Creator: Post, Bernhard
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in grinding machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Horse - Releaser.

Horse - Releaser.

Date: March 8, 1898
Creator: Grossman, Amanda I.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in "devices for releasing fractious animals from vehicles" (line 15 -16).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Washing-Machine.

Washing-Machine.

Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Schumacher, Hermann G.
Description: Patent for a new and useful washing machine, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Tongue-Support.

Tongue-Support.

Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Wright, George Washington
Description: Patent for a new and useful tongue support, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Vechicle-Top Support.

Vechicle-Top Support.

Date: May 15, 1900
Creator: Buchanan, Sanford McElroy
Description: Patent for "supports for the bows of folding vehicle-tops, and has for its object to provide an improved device of this character for application to one end of the shifting rail of the top, so as to receive the bows and cushion them against injury in folding and when the vehicle is passing over a rough roadway." (Lines 8-15) Illustration included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Fertilizer-Distributing Attachment

Fertilizer-Distributing Attachment

Date: October 2, 1900
Creator: Schlabach, William
Description: Patent for an inexpensive attachment for "drilling compost, manure, or other fertilizing material &c., &c" (lines 9-10). It is designed to be attached to any farm-wagon including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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