Improvements In Bale-Ties

Improvements In Bale-Ties

Date: November 24, 1874
Creator: Reese, John L
Description: Patent for improved Bale-Ties which is designed to unite the two ends of a binder placed around a compressed mass of cotton, hay, or moss.
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Improvement in Sheet-Metal Hames

Improvement in Sheet-Metal Hames

Date: November 4, 1879
Creator: Brown, John S.
Description: Patent for improvement in hames by constructing them of sheet metal in order to prevent flatenning and wear on the hame. Explains how sheet metal hames are also flexibile in many attributes and because of this they are beneficial in many ways. Illustrations provided.
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Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses

Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses

Date: August 19, 1879
Creator: Rossell, John
Description: Patent for an improved cotton and hay press that "... provides an economical and powerful press for cotton, hay, rags, &c., that may be worked by hand, horse, or steam power, in field, farm or factory." (lines 12-15) Includes description and illustration.
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Improvement in External Window, Door, and Shutter Sprinklers

Improvement in External Window, Door, and Shutter Sprinklers

Date: August 27, 1878
Creator: Bennison, John
Description: Patent for improvement in external window, door, and shutter sprinklers. The sprinklers would be used to wet the wooden pieces in case of adjacent fire, and are designed to run down the side of the building instead of into the building, reducing water damage inside, with illustration.
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Improvement In Bale-Ties.

Improvement In Bale-Ties.

Date: March 16, 1878
Creator: Davis, Water S.
Description: This patent was crated for an improved way of manufactoring ties to hold packages together that consists of bale, hemp, cotton, rags or substances. It was created to reduce the rising costs or manufacturing products of this caliber.
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Improvement in Spurs.

Improvement in Spurs.

Date: May 20, 1879
Creator: Brown, John S.
Description: Patent for improvements in spurs that permanently attaches the spur to the boot, including illustrations.
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Improvement in Hooks for Suspending Meat.

Improvement in Hooks for Suspending Meat.

Date: April 8, 1879
Creator: Mason, Sanford.
Description: Patent for an improved meat suspending device that will prevent ants and insects from reaching meat, including illustrations.
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Ice-Making Apparatus.

Ice-Making Apparatus.

Date: March 25, 1879
Creator: Lee, Charles B.
Description: Patent for an ice maker that more effectively handles the chemicals used to freeze water. Use of a more strategically placed condenser keeps steam and liquids separate.
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CANNING SHRIMPS AND OTHER FISH.

CANNING SHRIMPS AND OTHER FISH.

Date: April 6, 1880
Creator: Pecor, Emmett C. & Bartlett, F. W.
Description: Patent for a method for "canning shrimps and/other like shellfish and has for its object the better preservation of the fish and greater expedition, and cheapness in canning" (lines 7-10)with illustrations and instructions.
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Circular Railroad or Round About.

Circular Railroad or Round About.

Date: August 22, 1882
Creator: Sturm, William
Description: Patent for novel improvements on circular railroads, and also to means for propelling a turn-table on which the carriages are secured.
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