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Combined Computing Device and Weighing-Scale.

Combined Computing Device and Weighing-Scale.

Date: July 11, 1899
Creator: Stephens, John H.
Description: Patent for "a simple, economical, and portable combined computing and weighing scale for ordinary use so simple in its operation that an illiterate person can manipulate it with as much facility as one trained to the practical use of more complicated devices" (lines 20-25).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Combined Multiple Weight And Pendulum Scale.

Combined Multiple Weight And Pendulum Scale.

Date: July 11, 1899
Creator: Stephens, John H.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in a combined multiple weight and pendulum scale and appliance, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Horse-Detacher.

Horse-Detacher.

Date: March 8, 1898
Creator: Napier, John S.
Description: Patent for improvements in horse-detachers by engaging “straps or chains spring-actuated bolts to the free ends of the pivoted levers; and on the opposite ends of said levers hooks are attached for securing trace or tug straps.” (Lines 21-25) Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Machine For Keeping Count Of Games Of Dominoes.

Machine For Keeping Count Of Games Of Dominoes.

Date: February 13, 1900
Creator: Marler, Jack W.
Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in machines for keeping count of games of dominoes, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Churn-Dash.

Churn-Dash.

Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: Renfro, John R., Jr.
Description: Patent for new improvements to a churn dash, including two concentric rings joined by inclined wings with accompanying illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Stirrup.

Stirrup.

Date: April 6, 1897
Creator: Stephens, John H.
Description: Patent for a stirrup that "will normally lie alongside the horse, so as to at all time be ready to receive the foot." (Lines 21-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Weighing-Scale.

Weighing-Scale.

Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Stephens, John H.
Description: Patent for a weighing-scale that is "of simple and improved construction which will instantly determine and indicate the weight of the article placed thereon" (lines 13-16). The scale uses revolving disks that have a chain around them which moves a lever to indicate the weight of the object being weighed. The object being weighed sits on a pan that is suspended by the same chains that hold the revolving disks in place.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Motor.

Motor.

Date: January 9, 1894
Creator: Thrasher, Benton C.
Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and durable motor for driving pumps, sewing machines, and other small machinery. The motor is reliable and does not break easily, and the weight cord can be easily wound on its drum.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Combined Measure and Funnel.

Combined Measure and Funnel.

Date: June 8, 1897
Creator: Sevier, Moses Nimrod
Description: Patent for "a combined measure and funnel, the same being especially designed for dealing out molasses" (lines 13-15), including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Hame-Hook.

Hame-Hook.

Date: June 6, 1893
Creator: Rosson, Alpine B.
Description: Patent for a strong, simple, and durable hame and trace attachment that can be easily detached and reattached without tools.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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