Improvement in Cotton-Scrapers.

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Patent for improvement in cotton-scrapers by using the combination of horizontal bars, cams, and a beam which consist of ploughs to construct the cotton-scraper; when the “cams revolve and give a lateral and forward motion to the horizontal bars, the beam and the ploughs. As it works backward and forward, the ploughs each describe a zigzag line which cross and leave a hill in diamond-shape undisturbed.” (Lines 21-24) Illustration is included.

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[1], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Kidd, I. J. April 28, 1868.

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  • Kidd, I. J. I. J. Kidd, of Young's Settlement, Texas.

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  • Main Title: Improvement in Cotton-Scrapers.
  • Alternate Title: Rotary Cultivator.

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Patent for improvement in cotton-scrapers by using the combination of horizontal bars, cams, and a beam which consist of ploughs to construct the cotton-scraper; when the “cams revolve and give a lateral and forward motion to the horizontal bars, the beam and the ploughs. As it works backward and forward, the ploughs each describe a zigzag line which cross and leave a hill in diamond-shape undisturbed.” (Lines 21-24) Illustration is included.

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[1], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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  • April 28, 1868

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  • April 28, 1868

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Kidd, I. J. Improvement in Cotton-Scrapers., patent, April 28, 1868; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165149/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.