Delta County, States of Texas.

Delta County, States of Texas.

Date: 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Delta County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and drilling locations. A legend indicating locations of wells, rigs ups or drilling sites, oil wells, gas wells, and dry holes is included in the lower-right corner. A handwritten note has been made on the published map in pencil to denote the addition of Dowdle Crossing. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (2000 varas to 1/2 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Hen's Nest.

Hen's Nest.

Date: September 9, 1890
Creator: Manlove, John H.
Description: Patent for a new and improved hen's nest. This design "relates to that type of hen-nest wherein a tilting platform is employed to protect the setting hen from intrusion while permitting her to freely pass to and from the nest. The objects of [the] invention are to improve the prior construction and to provide novel means whereby the hen setting or hatching chamber is separated from the passage containing the tilting platform by a division-wall having a rear doorway, in such manner that the eggs are isolated and in a measure hid and protected while the hen is seeking food" (lines 8-20).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Hay Press.

Hay Press.

Date: February 4, 1890
Creator: Hill, Abraham J.
Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design consists "[i]n a double-acting baling-press, the combination, with the two followers having the apertured end lugs, of the sliding casting having the curved shoulders, the central aperture, and the apertured end lugs, the top plate having the apertured end lugs and central opening, the drive-wheel having the handle-socket and formed with the tapering opening and the central opening, the central pivot, and the king-bolt" (lines 13-22).
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Cotton Stalk Puller

Cotton Stalk Puller

Date: December 14, 1897
Creator: Harwood, Benjamin F.
Description: Patent for a new and useful cotton stalk puller.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Adjustable Table.

Adjustable Table.

Date: September 12, 1899
Creator: Congour, Presley Alpheus
Description: Patent for a new and useful adjustable table, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Animal Trap.

Animal Trap.

Date: April 5, 1892
Creator: McLeod, Charlie Mike
Description: Patent for a new and improved animal-trap. This design consists "[i]n a trap comprising a well having ingress-openings in diametrically-opposite sides, the combination, with a cage constructed to move vertically in the said well, of plates mounted in ways and constructed to slide past and cover the said openings and having connection with the cage to counterbalance the same" (lines 86-93).
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Delta County. State of Texas.

Delta County. State of Texas.

Date: 1927
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Delta County

Delta County

Date: November 1870
Creator: Klappenbach, L. & Lungkwitz, Herman
Description: Cadastral map of Delta County, Texas in the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Delta County

Delta County

Date: November 1870
Creator: Klappenbach, L.
Description: Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Delta County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Delta County

Delta County

Date: August 1889
Creator: Blain, J. L.
Description: Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Delta County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:66,667 (2000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
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