Horse-Power.

Horse-Power.

Date: January 29, 1878
Creator: Randall, John C.
Description: Patent for a new and improved "horse-power" (motor). This design utilizes a central pinion and a counter-wheel to accelerate the rest of the motor with minimal friction and minimal complicating of design.
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Improvement in Horse-Powers

Improvement in Horse-Powers

Date: September 2, 1879
Creator: Smith, William W. & Randall, John C.
Description: Patent for an improvement in Horse Powers and in it's construction.
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Improvement in Churn-Motors

Improvement in Churn-Motors

Date: July 30, 1878
Creator: Alexander, Julius A.
Description: Patent for an improvement in churn-motors, which would allow for the motor to run faster or slower as needed, with illustration.
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Sulky Plow.

Sulky Plow.

Date: October 9, 1883
Creator: Henderson, William Chancy
Description: Patent for a new and improved sulky plow. This design "consists in a sulky-plow constructed with the sliding block carrying the adjustable wheel locked in place by a sliding spring-pressed bolt and withdrawn by means of an elbow-lever. The sliding wheel-carrying block is provided with rack-teeth engaging with the teeth of a double-gear wheel placed loosely upon the journal of the plow-crank, and connected with the plow-crank lever by a pawl, whereby the machine can be leveled and the plow adjusted by means of the same lever (lines 20-31).
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Faucet.

Faucet.

Date: January 18, 1897
Creator: Murphy, George S.
Description: Patent for an improvement on a previous faucet, patent no. 539,633. This faucet is "a valve-seat consisting of a cylinder having an internal shoulder, a tubular valve operating within said cylinder and below said shoulder, a packing-ring carried by said valve and engaging said shoulder, a piston-road attached to said valve for operating the same, and a drop-valve in the lower end of said tubular valve, substantially as specified" (lines 60-69)
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Stove.

Stove.

Date: May 28, 1895
Creator: Brooks, John M.
Description: Patent for "a stove in which the heat may be shifted to various parts thereof to the exclusion of other parts," and "wherein the radiation of the heat from the bottom of the heat-passage is made to heat a secondary or supplemental oven, thereby making use of heat which is otherwise lost." (Lines 19-30) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Kitchen-Cabinet.

Kitchen-Cabinet.

Date: May 28, 1895
Creator: Brooks, John M.
Description: Patent for "a more complete and convenient kitchen cabinet... with an effective and desirable sink attachment, whereby dirty water may be easily disposed of." (Lines 9-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Medical Compound.

Medical Compound.

Date: June 26, 1860
Creator: Reeves, J. J.
Description: Patent for a cough syrup formula made from various plant extracts, to treat inflammatory diseases. No illustration.
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Roller Attachment For Cotton Or Corn Planters.

Roller Attachment For Cotton Or Corn Planters.

Date: January 30, 1900
Creator: Beck, Emerziah B.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in roller attachments for cotton or corn planters, including instructions and illustrations.
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Gate for Railway Tracks.

Gate for Railway Tracks.

Date: December 25, 1888
Creator: Jacobs, William Ramsey & Houston, Samuel Callahan
Description: Patent for a new and improved gate. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a shaft crossing a railway-track and provided with weighted depending ends, with rollers connected eccentrically to said ends, a gate connected to said shaft, and lever and bar apparatus for operating said weighted ends from the vicinity of the rails" (lines 41-47).
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