[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 22, 1989]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, August 22, 1989]

Date: August 22, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore details his trip to Colorado for Mary Ann Moore and Laura Jernigan. He notes the town they are staying in at present, Manitou, and mentions their living quarters. He details the activities they have been experiencing such as hiking, searching for caves, and riding electric trolley's up to Pike's peak. He discusses that once on top of the peak, Linnet decided it would be great to stay in one of the little cottages that line the valley. During their stay in one of these cottages, Linnet, Charles, and their fellow travelers meet an interesting Texan. Charles states to Mary that his only regret is that she and the rest of the family are not able to experience the wonders he is seeing in Colorado. He mentions their plans for that day and describes the landscape for Mary. He discusses the railroad tunnels and the people he sees traveling up and down Pike's Peak on mules. He closes the letter stating he is sending a card that their traveling companion has collected and ...
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[Photograph of Miller's Spring]

[Photograph of Miller's Spring]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of Miller's Spring to Denison, Texas. The spring can be partially seen in the right of the picture with a decorative rock wall along the edge of the spring. Trees and houses can be seen in the background.
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Treadle-Spring.

Treadle-Spring.

Date: March 6, 1894
Creator: Frank, Gustav, Jr.
Description: Patent for an improved treadle spring to be used in treadles that are used in sewing machines, scroll-saws, and similar machines. It is simple, inexpensive, efficient, and requires less effort to operate the treadle. The spring does not move while in use.
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Harrow.

Harrow.

Date: May 15, 1894
Creator: Johnson, John C.
Description: Patent for an improved harrow made up of a yielding frame, an extensible truss-bar, slotted braces, an angle iron, a lever connected to the frame and the truss-bar, a hook that holds the open end of the lever, and a plate on the lever that straddles a bail.
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Door-Spring.

Door-Spring.

Date: May 22, 1894
Creator: Wilson, James L.
Description: Patent for simple, inexpensive, and durable door springs meant to hold a door in place, and can be easily used.
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Improvement in Spectacle-Frames.

Improvement in Spectacle-Frames.

Date: November 30, 1875
Creator: Stewart, John W.
Description: Patent for "spectacle-frames in which the bows are turned into a coil near the points where they are connected to the lens-hoops for the purpose of forming spring-joints, instead of the ordinary pivot-joints." (Lines 6-10) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Improvement in Running-Gears.

Improvement in Running-Gears.

Date: February 1, 1876
Creator: Gilmore, George W.
Description: Patent for running-gear on carriages that "consists mainly in improvements in the connections of the axles with the springs, perch, and other parts" (para. 5), with illustrations.
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Animal-Trap.

Animal-Trap.

Date: March 17, 1891
Creator: Bassinger, Stephen
Description: Patent for an improved animal trap for “catching small animals in a trap which will be ever set and in operative position for catching an animal and which will be automatically reset” (lines 10-13), illustration is included.
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Rein-Holder.

Rein-Holder.

Date: March 10, 1891
Creator: Shurmon, James D.
Description: Patent for a rein-holder that is made with one piece of metal which can be attached to the dash-board of a vehicle, includes illustration.
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Car-Coupling.

Car-Coupling.

Date: April 14, 1891
Creator: Chandler, Richard
Description: Patent for improvements in automatic car-couplers by providing "the means for automatically coupling cars without exposing the operator to the risk and danger of going between the cars when coupling,” (lines 12-15) includes illustration.
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