Cotton-Chopper.

Cotton-Chopper.

Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Rusk, William Thomas.
Description: Patent for a cotton chopping wheel which can be attached to any style of plow or cultivator. Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Wire-Stretcher.

Wire-Stretcher.

Date: October 5, 1897
Creator: Gardner, Robert J.
Description: Patent for a tool that can be used for fence construction by stretching the wires to the desired tension, or for repairing fences by crimping the slack in the wires. Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Rivet-Set.

Rivet-Set.

Date: February 10, 1891
Creator: Wilson, William A.
Description: Patent for an improvement in rivet-sets which having various sizes of holes and cavities for cutting and setting; it can be riveted by hand or machine. Illustration is included.
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Improvement in Rotary Cultivators and Choppers

Improvement in Rotary Cultivators and Choppers

Date: May 11, 1875
Creator: Fenley, George W.
Description: Patent for an improvement to the design of a rotary cultivator and chopper, including illustrations.
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Cotton-Chopper

Cotton-Chopper

Date: April 19, 1892
Creator: Balshaw, David
Description: Patent for "a cheap and simple machine adapted to chop or hoe cotton and simultaneously plow or hill the same; furthermore, to adapt the chopper to form stands composed of any number of plants and at any distance apart, and, finally, to provide means for raising and lowering the plows out of and into operative position and throwing the chopping mechanism into and out of gear, which means are controlled in a convenient manner by the driver or operator" (lines 10-20).
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Churn Power.

Churn Power.

Date: January 4, 1881
Creator: Clark, William
Description: Patent for a new and improved motorized butter churn. This design is of "a simple and efficient device for converting a rotary into a reciprocating motion, which may be either vertical or horizontal, and is especially adapted to the various kinds of churns, washing-machines, and the like now in the market" (lines 13-18).
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Cotton-Buncher.

Cotton-Buncher.

Date: April 28, 1885
Creator: Tynes, Samuel
Description: Patent for an implement to thin and bunch young cotton plants, including illustrations.
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Improvement in Hay and Cotton Presses.

Improvement in Hay and Cotton Presses.

Date: July 5, 1873
Creator: Müller, Joseph
Description: Patent for an improvement of a baling press where the upright framing timbers allows any quantity of cotton to be placed in the bale and creates a uniformity of weight.
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Mill-Stone Dress.

Mill-Stone Dress.

Date: March 8, 1870
Creator: Loy, G. W.
Description: Patent for Mill Stone Dressing- the pattern on a mill stone for the better grinding of grains into flour. The furrows and grooves of the new design allow grain to be "milled... at greater speed (and)even distribution."
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Portable Pump, &c.

Portable Pump, &c.

Date: September 15, 1885
Creator: Phillips, Richard
Description: Patent for improvement to a pump "adapted for attachment to small vessels containing oil, water or any other liquid" (lines 10-12) that includes a better means of securing the pump.
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