Improvement in Bridle Attachments.

Improvement in Bridle Attachments.

Date: April 10, 1877
Creator: Cummings, Seton S.
Description: Patent for "a bridle of novel construction for training and taming horses; and it consists in the combination of brace and guide-reins, neck and crupper straps, sureingle, and collar." (Lines 12-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Machine for Cutting Basket Splints.

Machine for Cutting Basket Splints.

Date: March 29, 1881
Creator: Crow, Thomas
Description: Patent for a new machine for cutting basket splints. This design is for a large ring with grooves of varying depths to receive pieces of timber, whereupon a horse pulls a knife-tipped sweep along the perimeter of the ring, gradually turning the timber into splints for baskets. The machine can be conveniently disassembled and stored when not in use, and it is simple and easy enough for a unskilled laborer to assemble.
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Document-File.

Document-File.

Date: August 20, 1889
Creator: Rich, Robert S.
Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive self-adjusting file mounted on a revoluble base allowing the operator to successively access the several sub-divisions including illustrations.
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Pedal Attachment for Velocipedes.

Pedal Attachment for Velocipedes.

Date: September 1, 1891
Creator: Wheeler, William
Description: Patent for a new and useful safety attachment “for the pedals of bicycles, tricycles, and other wheeled vehicles operated by the feet through the medium of pedals.” (Lines 9-11) This attachment will form a long bearing for the foot of the rider, thus avoiding dead-centers in the revolutions of the cranks, and to provide means for preventing any slipping of the pedals.” (Lines 12-16) Illustration is included.
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Churn-Motor.

Churn-Motor.

Date: March 16, 1880
Creator: Rogers, James P.
Description: Patent for a butter churn with a "vertical rotary dasher" (line 19), including instructions and illustrations.
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Cotton-Sack Carrier.

Cotton-Sack Carrier.

Date: March 23, 1891
Creator: Warren, John & Johnson, William Oscar
Description: Patent for a device that carries the sacks used in cotton cultivation, with instructions and illustrations.
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Cotton-Sack Carrier.

Cotton-Sack Carrier.

Date: September 25, 1894
Creator: Johns, Calvin L.
Description: Patent for cotton-sack carriers "which will offer no impediment to the free movements of the picker," and constructed "such that the ends of the carrier will not engage and 'hang' upon the stalks of cotton, and will pass readily over irregularities in the surface of the field." (Lines 22-38) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Plow.

Plow.

Date: September 18, 1894
Creator: Kelley, Thomas Jefferson
Description: Patent for "an improvement in plows, and it has for its object to provide a plow in which the share is removable therefrom in a convenient and expeditious manner, and is connected with the shank of the beam and with the wing or other support, by a locking connection not involving the use of bolts." (Lines 7-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Cotton Cleaner and Feeder.

Cotton Cleaner and Feeder.

Date: January 14, 1896
Creator: Moore, Martin L.
Description: Patent for "a machine especially adapted for cleaning cotton and distributing the same to one or more gins; and it has for its object to so construct the machine that it will receive the cotton from the usual suction-pipe or equivalent supply, will clean the cotton, shred or separate the same and deliver it to a carrier, which in its turn will distribute the cotton to the hoppers of one or more gins, the distribution being evenly and expeditiously accomplished; and a further object of the invention is to provide for a steady feed of the cotton at the delivery end of the carrier, said device effectually preventing choking at that point." (Lines 7-21) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Improvement in Plows.

Improvement in Plows.

Date: December 22, 1874
Creator: Canty, Thomas
Description: Patent for new and useful improvement in Skeleton Tillage-Plow.
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