Railway Cattle-Guard.

Railway Cattle-Guard.

Date: November 22, 1898
Creator: Sivley, John J.
Description: Patent for a new and useful railway cattle guard, including instructions and illustrations.
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Red River Co.

Red River Co.

Date: 1917
Creator: Walker, Addison & Morris, G. G.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Red River County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
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Fencing - Machine

Fencing - Machine

Date: October 26, 1897
Creator: Anderson, Henry C.
Description: Patent for a new and useful Wire-Fence Machine, including illustrations and instructions.
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Buggy-Top Support.

Buggy-Top Support.

Date: June 4, 1901
Creator: Mason, Everett H.
Description: Patent for buggy-top support by providing a device that can “secure the folding top of any vehicle and will protect the bows from strain and breakage, when in lowered position and will also prevent all rattling of and shocks of the folding top.” (Lines 11-15) Illustration is included.
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Facing-Slip and Label Holder.

Facing-Slip and Label Holder.

Date: June 16, 1891
Creator: Gaines, Thomas W., Jr.
Description: Patent for improvements “in facing-slip and label holders to be used by mailing and postal clerks” (lines 13-14) “by providing a convenient and readily-accessible means in applying the facing-slips to packages of mail-matter and to adapt such holders for placement with respect to a case of letter-box as to always have such slips and labels with the receptacle containing the letters to receive a slip corresponding with such mail-matter.” (Lines 16-23) Illustration is included.
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Trap.

Trap.

Date: January 19, 1897
Creator: Williams, Lloyd Franklin
Description: Patent for "a trap of the character mentioned simple and efficient means for closing the entrance thereof, whereby an animal or fowl passing therethrough shall be prevented returning, and thus be held in the trap, and, further, to so construct such means as to permit the door of the trap remaining in an open position except when the animal or fowl attempts to pass out through the same, thereby affording a free passage to the interior of the trap and presenting and inducement for other animals or fowls to enter." (Lines 13-24) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Improvement in Hay and Cotton Presses.

Improvement in Hay and Cotton Presses.

Date: November 21, 1871
Creator: Sivley, John J.
Description: Patent for an improvement in cotton and hay presses with elevated levers. It includes a description and illustrations.
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Well-Drilling Apparatus.

Well-Drilling Apparatus.

Date: April 9, 1895
Creator: Horton, Stephen A.
Description: Patent for a well-drilling apparatus that easily attaches drill-bits to the ends of drill-tubes without removing the tubes from the well. It is meant for Artesian well-boring machines.
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Improvement in Cotton-Cultivator.

Improvement in Cotton-Cultivator.

Date: August 13, 1867
Creator: Adams, Jesse
Description: Patent for improvements in cotton cultivators.
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Baling-Press.

Baling-Press.

Date: January 5, 1897
Creator: Anderson, Alva E.
Description: Patent for a baling-press meant to bale cotton. In this machine, "the power as applied to the plunger is increased in proportion to the resistance offered by the material being baled and whereby the forward movement of the plunger is automatically checked at the limit of its path and is returned to its initial positioin without effort upon the part of the operator" (lines 10-17).
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