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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.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Wire Stretcher

Wire Stretcher

Date: March 24, 1903
Creator: Cox, Caine Lafayette
Description: Patent for a device that stretches wire, specifically for fence construction.
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
Stew-Pan.

Stew-Pan.

Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Dowell, George W.
Description: Patent for improvement in stew-pan by using a large size of stew-pan which having three separate compartments with different dimensions, to allow for large quantities of cooking materials to cook at one time without using separate cooking utensils. The heater designed to have fire-box in the front and at the rear, and the top portion of the heater being almost completely open. The elongated stew-pan placed on top of the open fire acted as a closure for the open top of the heater when food is being cooked. Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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
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