Mowing-Machine.

Mowing-Machine.

Date: September 8, 1891
Creator: Rich, Benjaman F.
Description: Patent for improvements in mowing-machines by “providing a simplified means of applying the power direct to the cutter-bar by means of levers and connections,” (lines 16-18) in which will result in an easily run and quieter machine. Illustration is included.
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Improvement in Iron Saddle-Tree Forks

Improvement in Iron Saddle-Tree Forks

Date: August 26, 1879
Creator: Wood, John McLane & Bellah, William Newton
Description: Patent for an improvement in iron saddle-tree forks that are cheaper to construct as well as light and durable. Includes illustration and description.
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Apparatus for Elevating and Cleaning Seed-Cotton.

Apparatus for Elevating and Cleaning Seed-Cotton.

Date: October 10, 1891
Creator: Robinson, Albert S.
Description: Patent for a steam-powered device for cleaning seed-cotton. Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Car-coupling.

Car-coupling.

Date: September 21, 1897
Creator: Smith, Thomas Henry.
Description: Patent for a new and improved car coupling of the Janney type that increases "efficiency in service and enable[s] an operator at the side of the train to readily and with safety set the improved car-coupling to disconnect it from another of the same style" (lines 11-14), including instructions and illustrations.
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Reaping-Machine.

Reaping-Machine.

Date: April 7, 1896
Creator: Rich, Benjamin F.
Description: Patent for a reaping-machine that has grooved rollers spread throughout a recess in the base, slides where the rollers are mounted, horizontal movable shafts with pinions, racks on the slides that engage the pinions, a ring-driver wheel that surrounds the rollers and fits in the rollers with interior flanges, cutters, a belt extending from the rollers to the mechanism that operates the cutters, and a belt that connects the rolls. The cutter is a series of knives on a bar and springs that prevents the cutter from moving independently.
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Machine for Sharpening and Gumming Saws.

Machine for Sharpening and Gumming Saws.

Date: July 14, 1896
Creator: Hulme, William A. & Hulme, Thomas B.
Description: Patent for a machine that sharpens and gums saws for cotton-gins. It does so quickly and does not fatigue the operator. It automatically feeds "the saws so as to bring the teeth successively into position to be operated upon, and which will cut the teeth uniformly, thereby preserving the circular outline of the saws and preserving the teeth of a uniform length and appearance" (lines 15-20).
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Hopple for Horses.

Hopple for Horses.

Date: February 12, 1884
Creator: Cottle, Julius O. & Ivie, Rufus
Description: Patent for a new and improved hopple for horses. This design "consists in the combination of two curved or bent pieces which are to go around the horses ankles . . . [each with] three links and a ring . . . allow[ing] the horse to walk slowly about, permitting [it] to graze at leisure, and enabling [it] to be easily caught when desired" (lines 14-34).
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[Redemption Deed, May 2, 1882]

[Redemption Deed, May 2, 1882]

Date: May 2, 1882
Creator: Bellows, W. R.
Description: Redemption Deed from Robert Bean to Levi Perryman on May 2, 1882, for land that was sold in a tax sale to satisfy delinquent taxes owed. The property is described in the document.
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[Envelope from W. G. Bralley to Levi Perryman, October 24, 1904]

[Envelope from W. G. Bralley to Levi Perryman, October 24, 1904]

Date: October 24, 1904
Creator: Bralley, W. G.
Description: Envelope from W.G. Bralley, who was the Montague County Tax Collector, to Levi Perryman. Levi Perryman was located in Forestburg, Texas. Tax receipts is written in pencil on the front.
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[Envelope for letter from G.L. Arledge to Levi Perryman]

[Envelope for letter from G.L. Arledge to Levi Perryman]

Date: unknown
Creator: Arledge, G. L.
Description: Envelope for letter from G.L. Arledge to Levi Perryman for tax receipts.
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