Improvement in Seed Planters.

Improvement in Seed Planters.

Date: April 22, 1873
Creator: Suggs, Isaac T.
Description: Patent for new improvement in seed planting that describes parts of the construction including instructions and illustrations.
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Spark-Arrester.

Spark-Arrester.

Date: October 12, 1880
Creator: Swan, Robert F.
Description: Patent for Spark-Arrester. The author claims his invention catches sparks and throws them to the bottom of the chamber to the discharge pipe. Used in locomotive smoke stacks.
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Method of Marking the Keys of Key-Boards for Musical Instruments

Method of Marking the Keys of Key-Boards for Musical Instruments

Date: June 29, 1880
Creator: Black, Jane B. D.
Description: Patent for "a system of musical notation in which the several notes or note-symbols are shaped so as to approximate in appearance the shape of the letters from which they derive their appellations" (lines 37-41) especially in relation to piano-fortes, organs, and keyed instruments and in teaching music, including instructions and illustrations.
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Screen for Vehicles

Screen for Vehicles

Date: May 19, 1896
Creator: Fleming, John M.
Description: Patent for an improvement in screens meant to prevent passengers from having to look at horses' hind ends in carriages. It is a rectangle of cloth laced in a frame, which is attached to the thills.
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Attachment for Plows.

Attachment for Plows.

Date: August 14, 1888
Creator: Tennison, James B.
Description: Patent for a new and improved attachment for plows. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the rear of the land-side of a turning plow, of an attachment for dirting the plants, consisting of a shank having a rearwardly and upwardly extending blade diagonally attached thereto, having a sharp curved lower edge and a curved upper edge, said edges forming a point on the outer end of the blade, said blade having a concaved upper face" (lines 7-15).
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[Peach tree in 60 year old orchard, Titus county. Lee Rhea and County Agent]

[Peach tree in 60 year old orchard, Titus county. Lee Rhea and County Agent]

Date: c. 1920
Creator: Browder, H. F.
Description: Black and white (faded) of peach tree in 60 year old orchard, Titus county. Lee Rhea and County Agent. Taken and collected by H.F.Browder, former county agent, Denton County.
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Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-7331

Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-7331

Date: August 12, 1946
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Grover Sellers, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Whether the shares and properties of the Mt. Pleasant Building & Loan Association are subject to taxation.
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Soil survey of Titus County, Texas

Soil survey of Titus County, Texas

Date: July 27, 1910
Creator: Rice, Thomas D. (Thomas Donnelly) & Watson, E. B. (Ebenezer Bliss)
Description: Text describes the area, climate, agriculture, and soils of Titus County, Texas.
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Soil map, Texas, Titus County sheet

Soil map, Texas, Titus County sheet

Date: July 27, 1910
Creator: United States. Bureau of Soils.
Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, rivers, towns, churches, schools, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and soil profiles.
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Titus County : 450.

Titus County : 450.

Date: [between 1900 and 1920]
Creator: Morris Texas Map Co.
Description: Map shows plat boundaries and ownership, railroads, and towns for Titus County, Texas; some plats are numbered. Scale not given.
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