[50-Cent Trade Token]

[50-Cent Trade Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 50 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "City Cash & Carry Co., Georgetown, Texas."
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[$1.00 Trade Token]

[$1.00 Trade Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens"One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for $1.00 in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "City Cash & Carry Co., Georgetown, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[5-Cent Trade Token]

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "City Cash & Carry Co., Georgetown, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[25-Cent Trade Token]

[25-Cent Trade Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 25 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "City Cash & Cary Co., Georgetown, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Hasp.

Hasp.

Date: February 5, 1895
Creator: Hutton, Milton Calhoun
Description: Patent for a hasp that "may be adjusted longitudinally to compensate for expansion or contraction of the parts to which it is applied, or which it is designed to connect, the means for adjustment being such that they may be manipulated without displacing or altering the relative positions of any of the parts of the device, and furthermore, to provide means whereby the hasp is capable of universal movement, whereby it is operative irrespective of the planes in which the surfaces of the connected parts are arranged" (lines 10-21).
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Gate.

Gate.

Date: February 12, 1895
Creator: Whittenberg, William B. & Hawkins, Augustus L.
Description: Patent for a gate "used to guard thoroughfares on farms, passages into fields and for like purposes, and belongs to a class wherein two similar gates are together employed, and are pivoted to rock on a frame, so as to open a passage through said fame, or close the gate opening as occasion may require" (lines 10-16). The invention is easily opened and closed, has newly designed latches, and has counterbalances.
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Improvement in Gang and Sulky Plows.

Improvement in Gang and Sulky Plows.

Date: January 8, 1878
Creator: McCormick, John Robert
Description: Patent for improvements in gang and sulky plows which "consists in an axle having the double crank of the transporting-wheel journaled upon the outer bend of said crank, working between the side beams of the plow-frame, and the connecting-rods pivoted, respectively, to the said bars and to the end and inner bend of said crank" (lines 17-23). Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Improvement in Gang-Plows.

Improvement in Gang-Plows.

Date: December 21, 1875
Creator: McCormick, John R.
Description: Patent for "a novel means of hanging the gang of plows beneath the draft-frame, in combination with levers and link-connections, whereby the plows can be adjusted to run at any desired depth, and firmly held after the adjustment." (Lines 18-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Improvement in Cotton-Choppers.

Improvement in Cotton-Choppers.

Date: November 14, 1876
Creator: McCormick, John R.
Description: Patent for "an improved machine for scraping, chopping, and cultivating corn and cotton" (lines 10-12) with illustrations and instructions.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Saddle-Blankets

Improvement in Saddle-Blankets

Date: December 5, 1876
Creator: McCormick, John Robert
Description: Patent for improvement of saddle blankets through use of a layering of canvas and rubber. Illustrations of blanket in multiple profiles included.
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