Seed-Planter.

Seed-Planter.

Date: August 25, 1891
Creator: Thompson, John W.
Description: Patent for improvements in seed-planter by using different sizes of disks to construct a hopper that can be revolved, in which it can be adapted to plant cotton, corn or other seeds. Illustration is included.
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Wagon-Top.

Wagon-Top.

Date: April 14, 1891
Creator: James, John
Description: Patent for improvements in wagon-bodies by providing "a simple and effective means for tightening the canvas covering over the bows of wagon or other vehicle-bodies” (lines 17-19), includes illustration.
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Calculator.

Calculator.

Date: October 13, 1896
Creator: Copeland, Wesley Albert & Roberts, Cyrus
Description: Patent for a calculator "in which a bar having a series of numbers thereon slides in a frame or base also provided with a series of numbers" (lines 10-12). It is meant for quickly adding numbers.
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Drag-Saw.

Drag-Saw.

Date: March 3, 1896
Creator: Reeves, Newell Antony
Description: Patent for a simple and efficient drag-saw that can be easily transported and adjusted. The saw can also be lifted during operation if necessary. It has a frame, a longitudinally-grooved guiding-bracket attached to the frame, a reciprocating pitman-head that slides into the frame, a crank-shaft that operates the pitman-head, an arm that carries the saw with a pivotal connection to the pitman-head, a saw-frame secured to the pitman-head's outer end, an adjustable strap between the saw-carrying arm and the saw-frame for adjusting the saw-frame, a spring between the arm and the pitman-head, a saw-lifting lever fulcrumed on the machine-frame, a pendent stirrup carried by the lifting-lever and slotted to control the saw-carrying arm, and a guiding-bracket with a slot where the stirrup slides and another slot where the arm moves.
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tax roll

tax roll

Date: 1920 - 1921
Creator: City of Alvord
Description: Tax roll for Alvord, Texas 1920-1921.
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[Miscellaneous loose law enforcement documents]

[Miscellaneous loose law enforcement documents]

Date: unknown
Creator: City of Alvord
Description: Search warrants, arrest warrants, complaint forms, tax receipts and other legal documents.
Contributing Partner: Alvord Public Library
[City of Alvord Ordinances]

[City of Alvord Ordinances]

Date: unknown
Creator: City of Alvord
Description: Record of town ordinances for Alvord, Texas
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J.R. Rhyne Hardware Receipts

J.R. Rhyne Hardware Receipts

Date: unknown
Creator: J.R. Rhyne Hardware Co.
Description: J.R. Rhyne Hardware store receipts
Contributing Partner: Alvord Public Library
[Texas Power & Light Company documents]

[Texas Power & Light Company documents]

Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Power
Description: Contract, rate schedules, lists of expenses and accounts.
Contributing Partner: Alvord Public Library
Incorporation Papers of Alvord, Texas

Incorporation Papers of Alvord, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: Alvord (Tex.)
Description: Documents pertaining to the incorporation of the City of Alvord, Texas, including meeting notices, resolutions, propositions, and related documentation.
Contributing Partner: Alvord Public Library
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