SULKY-PLOW

SULKY-PLOW

Date: July 20, 1880
Creator: Powell, Louis W.
Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in Sulky-Plows. The invention utilizes "a novel construction-levers, and arrangement of hangers, braces, and levers, whereby provision is made for the attachment of plow-beams of different sizes, and for adjusting the parts" (lines 7-11)
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Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Date: June 22, 1878
Creator: Anderson, William G.
Description: Patent for new bale-tie formed from a single metal piece where the locking side (B) can be fastened to a rounded eye (C) on the opposite end.
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Improvement in Cotton-Gin-Saw Cleaners.

Improvement in Cotton-Gin-Saw Cleaners.

Date: July 22, 1879
Creator: Munger, Robert S.
Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-gin-saw cleaners used in cotton ginning processes, including illustration.
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Improvement in Combination-Padlocks.

Improvement in Combination-Padlocks.

Date: December 23, 1873
Creator: Hall, William N.
Description: Patent for "a padlock in which the permutation locking device is not permanently connected to the hasp; and said invention consists of a permutation device the fixed ends whereof are provided with sockets to receive the ends of a separate hasp, and be locked therewith by a notched bolt passing through the permutation device and both ends of the hasp, whereby the usual hinged connection of the parts is avoided, and the padlock made more secure and cheaper than when the parts are permanently united." (Lines 6-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Improvement in Key-Hole Guards.

Improvement in Key-Hole Guards.

Date: December 23, 1873
Creator: Hall, William N.
Description: Patent for "a guard for key-holes of locks, to prevent the use of keys by unauthorized persons, the picking of the lock, and as a means for operating the bolt when fitted for that purpose." (Lines 7-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Hitching Device.

Hitching Device.

Date: July 6, 1897
Creator: King, Sandy & Myers, Marshall
Description: Patent for "a hitching device which can be applied to a strap between its ends and which is freely adjustable back and forth upon the strap without wearing or injuring the strap in any manner and to form a hitching device which consists of two entirely separate and distinct pieces, thus doing away with all joints, pivots, or other connections, and the necessity for forming holes or perforations of any kind in the strap." (Lines 22-31) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Hoisting Attachment for Wagon-Beds.

Hoisting Attachment for Wagon-Beds.

Date: May 2, 1893
Creator: Baugh, Edward H. & Selvidge, Charles W.
Description: Patent for a low cost, removable hoisting attachment for wagon beds, including illustrations and instructions.
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Improvement in Combined Adjustable Fire-Fenders, Grates, and Andirons.

Improvement in Combined Adjustable Fire-Fenders, Grates, and Andirons.

Date: May 13, 1873
Creator: Hall, William N.
Description: Patent for improvement in fire-fender and grate with separable andirons that is adjustable to different fireplaces, and which can be adapted for wood or coal.
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Ant-Trap.

Ant-Trap.

Date: November 13, 1894
Creator: Carter, William B.
Description: Patent for an ant-trap with an inflexible bottom with a hole in the middle, a perpendicular section rough on the inside and smooth on the outside, and the perpendicular smooth sides are attached to the edges of the bottom. The trap has a device that prevents the ants from running around the trap.
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Fence-Wire Stretcher.

Fence-Wire Stretcher.

Date: September 17, 1895
Creator: Baugh, Edward Henry
Description: Patent for a simple and practical fence-wire stretcher that stretches "fence-wire in the construction of fences and also taking up the slack in the wire when it sags at any point throughout the line of fence, the device being simple in construction and easily connected and disconnected from the post, as circumstances require" (lines 14-20).
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