Improvement in Measuring Packaged Fabrics

Improvement in Measuring Packaged Fabrics

Date: March 13, 1877
Creator: Bond, Virgil A.
Description: Patent for an improved device to measure textiles and other similar fabrics, including instructions and illustrations.
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Gregg Co., Texas

Gregg Co., Texas

Date: 1890
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Gregg County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map to denote the addition of Cherokee Crossing and to highlight Cherokee Trail. Scale [1:118,518] (4000 varas to 1 1/8 of an inch).
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Valve Gear.

Valve Gear.

Date: August 18, 1885
Creator: Pinkham, Delmar D.
Description: Patent for a new and improved valve-gear. This design "relates to improvements in mechanical movements adapted especially to the valve-gear of steam-engines, and is designed to produce a device having a reciprocatory movement having intermediate impulses" (lines 9-14).
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Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses

Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses

Date: September 1, 1877
Creator: Methvin, Boling J.
Description: Patent for new cotton and hay presses with new bailing designs, including illustrations.
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Improvement in Devices for Teaching Musical Transposition.

Improvement in Devices for Teaching Musical Transposition.

Date: April 25, 1876
Creator: Allison, Thomas J.
Description: Patent for an improvement in devices for teaching musical transposition. The invention in question is composed of a keyboard "with sliding instruments and scales" (1).
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Dry-Kiln Furnace.

Dry-Kiln Furnace.

Date: September 22, 1891
Creator: Ketcham, William
Description: Patent for improvements in dry-kiln furnaces by using “a series of furnaces alternating with a series of heating or radiating drums parallel to and on a plane above the furnace,” (Lines 116-119, p. 2) and valved connected flues. This arrangement allowed the “heat being regulated and so distributed through the kiln as to produce a varying temperature, highest at the end where the lumber is introduced and gradually diminishing toward the opposite end, where it is taken out.” (Lines 21-26) Illustration is included.
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Improvement in Game-Tables.

Improvement in Game-Tables.

Date: August 5, 1879
Creator: Macy, Edwin M.
Description: Patent for a "new and improved Gaming-Table..." [line 5] including illustrations and instructions.
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Improvement In Machines For Filing Saws.

Improvement In Machines For Filing Saws.

Date: August 19, 1879
Creator: Basom, Ransford W.
Description: Patent for improvements in the construction of machines for filing saws. Description of the construction and illustrations are attached.
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Attachment for Harness.

Attachment for Harness.

Date: June 28, 1881
Creator: Baton, Durham D.
Description: Patent for a new and improved harness attachment. This design utilizes two disks, "one being notched in its thick or heavy edge and the other being notched in its thin or less weighty portion . . . thus effectively closing the space that would otherwise be left at the point of the hook, and preventing the ring . . . from becoming detached" (lines 55-63).
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Cotton Gin.

Cotton Gin.

Date: August 22, 1882
Creator: Basom, Ransford W.
Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton gin. This design calls for the circular saw blades of the gin to pass through two metal ribs, one of which aligns with the tip of the saw teeth, while the other aligns with the root of the saw teeth.
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