Map of Henderson County

Map of Henderson County

Date: 1877
Creator: Schlueter, C.
Description: Blueline format of survey map of Henderson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. No scale information given.
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Henderson County

Henderson County

Date: 1922
Creator: Giles, J. Bascom & Atlee, Tom
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Henderson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:266,666] (6000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
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Quilting Frame.

Quilting Frame.

Date: October 10, 1882
Creator: Murphree, John B.
Description: Patent for a new and improved quilting frame. This design consists in "an improvement in quilting-frames, the combination, with the foot-pieces, of the hinged arms, braces, clamping screws, rollers, and set-screws" (lines 66-69).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Joseph Redding, cause no. 1883, 1883

Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Joseph Redding, cause no. 1883, 1883

Date: 1883
Creator: Deen, J. T.
Description: Document relating to the case of The State of Texas vs. Joseph Redding, accused theft, filed September 1, 1883. Document is a bill of indictment signed by the presiding judge.
Contributing Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office
Trace-Carrier.

Trace-Carrier.

Date: June 8, 1897
Creator: Brown, Lewis E.
Description: Patent for "a simple, inexpensive, and efficient trace-carrier" (line 12) "capable of readily receiving and of securely holding the chain of a trace close to the back-band and of preventing the inner trace-chains form becoming hooked into each other when two horses are employed at a plow or the like" (lines 13-18).
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Wire-Stretcher.

Wire-Stretcher.

Date: December 1, 1896
Creator: Morrow, William I.
Description: Patent for a wire stretcher designed "to provide simple and efficient means for twisting the terminals of a broken fence-wire together for connecting them, and also to enable a wire to be readily severed when desired." (Lines 17-21) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Planter.

Planter.

Date: November 16, 1886
Creator: Pulley, David F.
Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "the beam, of a hopper having the front hole, the elastic standards, beam bows or braces, and the eye-rod . . . [as well as] the handles of a planter, secured detachably in a clip on the end of the beam and just within the front of the hopper" (lines 71-77).
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Churn.

Churn.

Date: April 11, 1893
Creator: Robert, Cumberland M.
Description: Patent for a churn with an improved "construction of working body churns, to effect a rapid production of butter, and to enable the temperature of the contents of the churn to be readily controlled and regulated to facilitate churning" (lines 11-15).
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Trunk.

Trunk.

Date: December 12, 1893
Creator: Warren, James L.
Description: Patent for a trunk meant for traveling that holds clothes and small articles. The trunk has "novel adjunctive features, which will render it more convenient, and better adapted for the stowage and removal of various articles of wear and use" (lines 11-14).
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Spout-Connection for Cans and the Like.

Spout-Connection for Cans and the Like.

Date: 1888/09/11
Creator: Vacher, E.W.
Description: Patent for a device that connects a spout to any vessel.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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