[10-Cent Merchandise Token]

[10-Cent Merchandise Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is gold-colored, and says, "Good for 10 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "R. L. Shivers, Crockett, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[50-Cent Merchandise Token]

[50-Cent Merchandise Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 50 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "R. L. Shivers, Crockett, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[5-Cent Merchandise Token]

[5-Cent Merchandise Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "R. L. Shivers, Crockett, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[25-Cent Merchandise Token]

[25-Cent Merchandise Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 25 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "R. L. Shivers, Crockett, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[$1.00 Merchandise Token]

[$1.00 Merchandise Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for $1.00 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "R. L. Shivers, Crockett, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Propelling Attachment for Garden or Like Implements.

Propelling Attachment for Garden or Like Implements.

Date: March 12, 1895
Creator: Wilson, Hampden
Description: Patent for "a harness so constructed that it may be comfortably worn by the operator, male or female, and further to provide an adjustable attachment between the harness and the implement or machine, being so made that all the force or weight that the operator is capable of exerting may be brought to bear upon the implement to propel it, without unduly fatiguing the operator or rending the work disagreeable, and whereby further the work of propelling the implement or machine will be beneficial to the operator, inasmuch as the harness will compel the operator to assume an upright position and expand the lungs." (Lines 10-26) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Churns.

Improvement in Churns.

Date: January 1, 1878
Creator: McConnell, John A. & McConnell, William V.
Description: Patent for a better churn which makes butter faster, releases butter from the churn more easily, and is simple to create and use. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Seed Planters

Improvement in Seed Planters

Date: February 25, 1873
Creator: Friday, Reuben
Description: Patent for "improvement in Seed Planters as herein described and pointed out in the claim..."(paragraph 4 contains instructions and references to the illustration Fig 1 and Fig 2 as well as these illustrations labeled parts)
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Ditching and Excavating Machines.

Improvement in Ditching and Excavating Machines.

Date: September 18, 1877
Creator: De Force, Samuel A.
Description: Patent for "an improved machine for making ditches and other excavations, which shall be so constructed as to separate the slice from the soil, raise it, and deposit it at the side of the cut, which will feed itself forward automatically." (Lines 14-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Hand Fertilizer-Distributer.

Hand Fertilizer-Distributer.

Date: June 30, 1891
Creator: Barbee, Napoleon B.
Description: Patent for "improvements in hand fertilizer-distributers and seed-drills," (lines 19-20) with instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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