Improvement in Cotton-Worm-Poison Distributers.

Improvement in Cotton-Worm-Poison Distributers.

Date: December 29, 1874
Creator: Willie, William T.
Description: Patent for new and valuable improvement in cotton-worm-poison distributer (distributor) to secure to a saddle upon a horse.
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Improvement in Fences.

Improvement in Fences.

Date: August 20, 1872
Creator: Willie, William T.
Description: Patent for improvement in rail-fence by using “triangular-shaped posted or couplings; it consists in arranging posts of a triangular form and a certain construction diagonally with the rails forming the body of each panel, so that long and short rails may be utilized.” (Lines 14-19) Illustration is included.
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Improvement in Convertible Cotton-Planter.

Improvement in Convertible Cotton-Planter.

Date: December 20, 1877
Creator: Willie, William T.
Description: Patent for improvement in convertible cotton-planters. The mechanism has a seed-dropping mechanism and a rear or side plow covers the dropped seed.
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Dish-Cleaner.

Dish-Cleaner.

Date: March 17, 1896
Creator: WIllie, William Thomas
Description: Patent for a dish cleaner that consists of an oscillating vessel where dishes are placed, which goes inside another vessel. The inner vessel has openings so the water can go in and out while cleaning dishes, and the vessel is hand-turned by a crank on the top of the machine.
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Wire-Stretcher.

Wire-Stretcher.

Date: May 26, 1896
Creator: Willie, William T.
Description: Patent for a wire-stretcher that has "a body portion bifurcated at one end with the rigid integral forks of the bifurcation oppositely notched with said notches arranged in line substantially transverse of the body portion, whereby the device is adapted to operate in holding the wire for stretching" (lines 75-81).
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[Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from Jonathan Ray Baylor,  September 9, 1872]

[Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from Jonathan Ray Baylor, September 9, 1872]

Date: September 9, 1872
Creator: Baylor, Jonathan Ray
Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers. Letter to Judge R.E.B. Baylor from Jonathan Ray Baylor regarding Law Department, family matters, and personal acquaintances
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[Letter to nephew from Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor, October 2, 1866]

[Letter to nephew from Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor, October 2, 1866]

Date: October 1866
Creator: Baylor, R. E. B. (Robert Emmett Bledsoe), 1793-1873
Description: Letter to nephew from R.E.B. Baylor regarding coming to Texas, bringing negro employees, condition of negroes in Independence, and family matters. Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers.
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[Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from Rufus C. Burleson]

[Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from Rufus C. Burleson]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers. Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from Rufus C. Burleson, president of Baylor University, regarding Mr. Shephard and Judge Wheeler
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[Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from N.W. Battle]

[Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from N.W. Battle]

Date: unknown
Creator: Battle, N. W.
Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers, Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from N.W. Battle regarding election of Lincoln and secession
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[Letter to Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor from J.E. Baylor, September 19, 1869]

[Letter to Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor from J.E. Baylor, September 19, 1869]

Date: September 19, 1869
Creator: unknown
Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers. Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from J.E.B. regarding military pensions and literary matters
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