[$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
[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
[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
[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
Game-Board

Game-Board

Date: June 22, 1880
Creator: Thompson, James Whiteford.
Description: Patent for "a game-board having a trough at its head and squared apertures near said head, and numbered cubical blocks adapted to be revolved in said apertures" (lines 18-21) and "has relation to games to be played on bowling-alleys or boards with balls" (lines 16-17) including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Fruit-Pickers.

Improvement in Fruit-Pickers.

Date: June 11, 1878
Creator: McConnell, William V. & Dickerson, Charles M.
Description: Patent for an improved fruit-picking tool explaining the construction and usage of the tool, including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cotton Scrapers, Choppers, and Dirters.

Improvement in Cotton Scrapers, Choppers, and Dirters.

Date: December 2, 1879
Creator: De Force, Samuel A. & McConnell, William V.
Description: Patent for "an improved machine for cultivating cotton" (lines 15-16)including illustrations. The machine is used to "bar off, scrape, chop, and dirt the cotton upon both sides of a row at one passage." (lines 17-19)
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 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
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