Coleman Co.

Coleman Co.

Date: 1897
Creator: Terrell, O. O. & Schutze, E.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Coleman County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
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Coleman County

Coleman County

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Coleman County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The center of Coleman County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Branding-Chute.

Branding-Chute.

Date: April 19, 1898
Creator: Bennett, Joe
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in branding-chutes for "securely holding live stock during the process of branding the same" (line 12 - 14).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Rein-Holder.

Rein-Holder.

Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Sewell, John S.
Description: Patent for a new and useful rein holder, including instructions and illustrations.
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Cultivator Attachment.

Cultivator Attachment.

Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Crosby, Henry T.
Description: Patent for " agricultural implements, more especially harrows or cultivators ; and it has for its objects a device which can be conveniently attached to the standards or footpieces of any cultivator and which may hold or carry different numbers of small plows or harrow-teeth for the cultivation of any crops or at any place where a small harrow is needed;" (lines 7-15) including illustrations.
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Windmill

Windmill

Date: November 25, 1902
Creator: Morrisson, Andrew
Description: Patent for a new windmill design with improvement to the "mechanism for transmitting the motion of the wheel shaft to the pump rods."
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Portable Water-Heater and Steam-Cooker

Portable Water-Heater and Steam-Cooker

Date: 1904/04/12
Creator: Staton, John William
Description: Patent for: "This invention relates to a portable water-heater and steam-cooker, and has for its object to provide an apparatus of this class which will be adapted for heating water for a variety of domestic purposes." Staton, John W. (1902). Portable Water - Heater and Steam - Cooker. United States Patent Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508484/view/#page/2/mode/1up.
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Heater

Heater

Date: June 4, 1901
Creator: Harrison, John B.
Description: Patent for "a heater of the above-described character which may be used in connection with a stove or furnace or a fire built on the ground in the open air and be more effective and economic in its heating and more convenient in operation than the usual methods heretofore pursued in such instances where an inexpensive and portable device of this kind could be used to great advantage" (lines 13-22).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Dressmaker's Skirt-Measuring Device.

Dressmaker's Skirt-Measuring Device.

Date: January 19, 1909
Creator: Putney, Maggie
Description: Patent for a measuring device and stand to locate the proper placement of tucks, ruffles, and trimmings on a woman's skirt.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cultivator.

Cultivator.

Date: May 10, 1881
Creator: Brenner, August William & Fraser, James
Description: Patent for a new and improved cultivator. This design is "for cultivating stubble, sugar-cane, cotton, corn, and other plants planted in rows or drills, which will remove the soil from the sides of the rows without injuring the roots, and will throw soil around the plants, and which shall be simple in construction and convenient in use" (lines 15-21).
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