Cultivator.

Cultivator.

Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Collard, Job Brown & Hensarling, Hiram Johel
Description: Patent for improving the cultivator-plow by providing "a standard of novel construction comprising a stationary member bolted to the beam and a foot member having a pivotal relation with said stationary member and capable of being adjusted as to its angle, and also capable of yielding backwardly when the shovel meets with an obstruction for the purpose of preventing the fracture or twisting of said standard." (lines 20-28) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Pinless Clothes-Line.

Pinless Clothes-Line.

Date: August 25, 1896
Creator: Cooper, John A.
Description: Patent for "a simple device constructed of connected links and provided with means for engaging articles to be suspended therefrom, such means being so constructed as to prevent displacement when subjected to severe strains." (Lines 9-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Saddle-Jack.

Saddle-Jack.

Date: September 29, 1891
Creator: Bateman, Eugene E.
Description: Patent for improvements in saddle-jack in which it “can be readily adjusted to hold the saddle-tree in any desired position to enable the workman to conveniently finish the saddle.” (Lines 9-12) Illustration is included.
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Wire-Stretcher.

Wire-Stretcher.

Date: April 21, 1891
Creator: Kennedy, Thomas
Description: Patent for improvements in wire stretchers by using a T-shaped lever “to stretch the wire readily to the desired tension, and is capable of maintaining the wire at that tension until after stapling or otherwise fastening the same to a post.” (Lines 61-65) Illustration is included.
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Improvement For Trees In Riding-Saddles.

Improvement For Trees In Riding-Saddles.

Date: August 7, 1878
Creator: Barrow, Benjamin F.
Description: Patent for a stronger, more durable, and light saddle-tree fork.
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Artificial-StoneTomb.

Artificial-StoneTomb.

Date: April 6, 1880
Creator: Wilson, Hence
Description: Patent for the concept of an artificial tomb that serves as a tomb and ornamental piece made as one. "This invention relates to certain improvements in artificial-stone tombs; and it has for its object to produce a tomb with head-stone and foo-piece all in one piece that can be built up or placed immediately over grave, so as to form an ornamental finish, at a comparatively small cost." (lines 15-22) including illustrations and instructions.
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Improvement in Devices for Securing Buckles, &c., to Straps.

Improvement in Devices for Securing Buckles, &c., to Straps.

Date: July 1, 1879
Creator: Barrow, Benjamin F.
Description: Patent relating to "an improved device for securing buckles, rings, and similar articles to straps" (lines 8-10) including instructions and illustration.
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Vehicle-Wheel Scraper.

Vehicle-Wheel Scraper.

Date: May 19, 1896
Creator: Smith, William F.
Description: Patent for "a novel device for removing dirt from the peripheries of vehicle-wheels while the vehicle is in motion, and has for its objects to provide a novel, simple, and very efficient device of the indicated character which is readily attachable to the running-gear of a wagon or other wheeled vehicle, which may be readily adjusted thereon to remove dirt from its wheels, which will afford a reliable guard to prevent mud and slush from being thrown by the wheels on the body of the vehicle, and that may be conveniently removed from the vehicle when the improved scrapers are not needed for service." (Lines 7-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Car Coupling.

Car Coupling.

Date: April 3, 1883
Creator: Coburn, Daniel W.
Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "comprises a draw-head slotted from top to bottom, and having at its forward end an incline, a peculiar latch to engage automatically with the slot in the draw-head, a pivoted weight for holding the latch in position, and a lever pivoted in the draw-head and operated from the outside for throwing up the latch and uncoupling the car" (lines 15-22).
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Plow Attachment.

Plow Attachment.

Date: November 17, 1896
Creator: White, Hedley
Description: Patent for a plow attachment that guides and aids the plow, and regulates "the depth at which the plow or cultivator shovel shall run in the ground" (lines 13-15).
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