Freestone County

Freestone County

Date: 1918
Creator: Hawkins, Lee & Atlee, Tom
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Freestone County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
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Portable Dairy.

Portable Dairy.

Date: May 1, 1894
Creator: McIlveen, James H.
Description: Patent for a portable dairy that consists of a frame with legs, a pan at the top of the frame, a tube that goes from the bottom of the pan and through the middle of the frame, a perforated bottom for the dairy, a cloth that surrounds the dairy while still allowing for air circulation, and the cloth goes into the pan.
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Fumigator.

Fumigator.

Date: October 16, 1894
Creator: Manahan, Thaddeus A.
Description: Patent for a fumigator meant to exterminate prairie dogs, mice, rats, Texas red ants, and other pests. It burns fumes, and the container has a hose on the top that forces fumes into the pests' homes. There is an inlet pipe in the base of the container.
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Combination Tool.

Combination Tool.

Date: August 11, 1885
Creator: Miller, Walker C.
Description: Patent for a new and improved multi-tool. This design "relates to improvements in combination tools, and is designed to produce a tool in which the wrench, hammer, and screwdriver are combined in a compact and useful form. The improvement consists, essentially, in the manner of combining the parts and in the particular construction thereof" (lines 10-17).
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Attachment for Plows.

Attachment for Plows.

Date: May 26, 1891
Creator: Miller, Amanuel M.
Description: Patent for "a device whereby the land-bar, which is connected pivotally with the plow stock or standard, may be adjusted vertically at its rear end," (lines 9-12) including instructions and illustrations.
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Fumigator for Grain-Bins.

Fumigator for Grain-Bins.

Date: August 11, 1891
Creator: Manahan, Thaddeus Atheburt
Description: Patent for an improvement in fumigators for grain-bins by producing “an apparatus by means of which sulphur or other life-destroying fumes can be forced into the bottom of the bin, so as to drive out insects or animal life, and thus protects the grain from their depredations.” (Lines 22-26) Illustration is included.
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Improvement in Horse Hoes and Cultivators.

Improvement in Horse Hoes and Cultivators.

Date: March 26, 1878
Creator: Brown, Thomas J.
Description: Patent for new horse hoe for cultivating crops. Hoe includes circular frame, plows, rollers, caster-wheels, etc.
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Wire-Stretcher.

Wire-Stretcher.

Date: September 11, 1894
Creator: Myers, John M.
Description: Patent for a simple and effective wire-stretcher that stretches wire and attaches it to the same post to which it is applied. It has a frame, a claw, a spool, a crank, a ratchet wheel, a pawl, and and a chain that secures the claw to the frame. The parts fit inside the body portion of the frame, and wire wraps around the spool.
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Fence.

Fence.

Date: April 11, 1882
Creator: Daviss, Horatio P.
Description: Patent for a new and improved fence. This design calls for two spring-bars to be driven into the ground alongside two crossbars and laced between the latter. This lacing of spring-bars allows for "much additional bracing strength" for the crossbars and enables barbed wire to be stretched along where the spring-bars intersect (line 33).
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Boot or Shoe Brace.

Boot or Shoe Brace.

Date: May 5, 1885
Creator: Awalt, Jessee C.
Description: Patent for a new and improved brace for shoes and boots. This design "relates to a brace adapted to be applied to boots and shoes, and is designed as a brace for the counter, heel, and instep; and it has for its object to provide a brace . . . which shall be simple in its construction, one that may be readily and easily applied, and manufactured and supplied at a slight cost" (lines 9-16).
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