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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General Soil Map, Leon County, Texas

General Soil Map, Leon County, Texas

Date: 1989
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, towns, schools, churches, power transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols. Scale 1:253,440.
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Leon County.

Leon County.

Date: 1916
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
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