[5-Cent Trade Token]

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Pats Place, August O. Schultz Prop., Phone 229, 115 W. Court St., Seguin, Texas."
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Texas (Guadalupe County): Seguin Quadrangle

Texas (Guadalupe County): Seguin Quadrangle

Date: 1946
Creator: Reineck, R. H. & Morrison, Lee
Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Seguin, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads, water bodies, boundaries, railroads, schools, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
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Automatic Alarm for Stem-Boilers.

Automatic Alarm for Stem-Boilers.

Date: July 18, 1899
Creator: Prencel, Anthony M.
Description: Patent for a new and useful automatic alarm for steam boilers, including instructions and illustrations.
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Pyrometer.

Pyrometer.

Date: November 21, 1899
Creator: Koehring, Henry Von
Description: Patent for a new and useful pyrometers "in which the motive power is a column of metallic balls of high expansive quality inclosed in a metallic tube of less expansive power" (line 9 - 12).
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Pyrometer.

Pyrometer.

Date: December 25, 1900
Creator: Von Koehring, Henry
Description: Patent for improvement in pyrometers for more accurate and reliable use in cooking stoves.
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Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Date: December 28, 1858
Creator: Marshall, Frank M.
Description: Patent for the improvement of seed planters using a gage-wheel "to regulate the depth of the furrow made by the plow" (lines 16-17), including illustration.
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Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Date: August 16, 1859
Creator: Murphy, Willis G.
Description: Patent for a seed-planter using two vibratory vertical feed-wheels, similar in size to distribute different seeds at the same time, one is designed specifically for cotton seeds, illustration is included.
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Improvement in Cotton Scrapers and Choppers.

Improvement in Cotton Scrapers and Choppers.

Date: February 23, 1875
Creator: McClaugherty, William H.
Description: Patent for "the invention of a new and useful Improvement in Combined Cotton Scraper and Chopper" (lines 3-5), including illustrations.
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Windmill.

Windmill.

Date: June 13, 1882
Creator: Lowther, Lorenzo Dow.
Description: Patent for a new and improved windmill. This design "consists in the combination of a central vertical shaft a series of supporting-arms projecting horizontally out from this shaft, a number of curved buckets which are pivoted at or near their centers between these supporting-arms, and suitable springs or weights which are attached to the inner edges of these buckets" (lines 13-20).
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Car-Coupling.

Car-Coupling.

Date: October 13, 1891
Creator: McBride, Thomas Anderson
Description: Patent for improvements in car-couplings by using coupler-head, coupling-pin, different shapes of plates, operating-lever and link-lifter to “couple and uncouple cars without necessitating a person passing between the cars.” (Lines 14-15) Illustration is included.
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