Planter.

Planter.

Date: March 10, 1891
Creator: Cayton, James Calvin
Description: Patent for an improved planting machine by securing a seed-plate with a central longitudinal slot, in the bottom of the hopper, a circular seed disk is placed into the slot; two pairs of gage-plates arranged at the front and rear end of said slot. These gage-plates can be adjusted to regulate the quantity of seeds being discharged when planting cotton. When planting corn, the rear pair of gage-plates can be brought closely together to prevent the escape of seeds. Illustration is included.
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Planter.

Planter.

Date: June 16, 1891
Creator: Patterson, Thomas C.
Description: Patent for improvements in planters by having two hoppers C and D attached on each side of the concave wheel. A third and smaller hopper E can be interchanged with hopper C when planting seeds or grains. Hopper D is mainly for planting fertilizer. The bottom of hoppers C and D are provided with slides for the purpose of keeping the fertilizer, grain or seeds from banking up. Illustration is included.
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Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Date: December 21, 1869
Creator: Woods, David C.
Description: Patent for an improved seed-planter "which will deposit the seeds in the requisite quantities and proper distances apart, and which will cover and mark the bills, so that a plowman will not be at a loss where to start at the commencement of a new row, and after having passed around tree-stumps or other obstructions, as he can always see the marks on the preceding rows" (lines 16-23) with illustrations.
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Improvement in Machines for Distributing Fertilizers.

Improvement in Machines for Distributing Fertilizers.

Date: September 27, 1859
Creator: Morrel, Z. N.
Description: Patent for the improvement of fertilizer-distributer which dispense fertilizers from a hopper with revolving arms that is mounted on top of a plow like machine, which would allow the fertilizers fall into the furrow. Including illustration.
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Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Date: April 27, 1869
Creator: Haupt, W. W.
Description: Patent for improvement in seed-planters that is able to plant different kinds of seed by simply adjust the position of the lower ends of the end-plates in the seed-box. Illustration is included.
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