Improvement in Machines for Planting Cotton-Seed.

Improvement in Machines for Planting Cotton-Seed.

Date: July 5, 1859
Creator: Morrel, Z. N.
Description: Patent for a machine to clear top soil and dispense seed into soil when moving forward, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Excavating and Grading Machine.

Excavating and Grading Machine.

Date: July 19, 1859
Creator: Morrel, Z. N.
Description: Patent for a cultivating machine that pulverizes colds of soil using a revolving cylinder of blades, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Portable Oven.

Portable Oven.

Date: July 12, 1859
Creator: Morrel, Z. N.
Description: Patent for outdoor use of the Dutch oven and skillet converting the cover of the Dutch oven as a way to suspend frying pan or gridiron over coals to heat, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Machines for Distributing Fertilizers.

Improvement in Machines for Distributing Fertilizers.

Date: September 27, 1859
Creator: Morrel, Z. N.
Description: Patent for the improvement of fertilizer-distributer which dispense fertilizers from a hopper with revolving arms that is mounted on top of a plow like machine, which would allow the fertilizers fall into the furrow. Including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[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 silver-colored and says, "Good for 10 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "J. B. Newton & Sons, General Merchants, Milano, 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 is a silver-colored, octagonal coin that says, "Good For 5 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "J. B. Newton & Sons, General Merchants, Milano, Texas."
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[$1.00 Merchandise Token]

[$1.00 Merchandise Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This is a silver-colored octagonal coin that says, "Good for $1.00 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "J. B. Newton & Sons, General Merchants, Milano, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Portrait of Martha Ann Woolfolk Turnham

Portrait of Martha Ann Woolfolk Turnham

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A portrait of Martha Ann Woolfolk Turnham, she is wearing a lace bonnet and collar with a dark gown.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Portrait of Josiah Turnham

Portrait of Josiah Turnham

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of Josiah Joplin Turnham.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Windmill-Tower.

Windmill-Tower.

Date: August 22, 1891
Creator: Walton, Jacob Gipson
Description: Patent for "skeleton towers of a character more especially adapted to support a wind-wheel" (lines 8-10) and that allow the wheel to be lowered.Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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