Improvement in Cotton-Pickers.

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Patent for a cotton-picking machine that "consists in a set of saws mounted on a truck, and geared with the driving-wheels, to run in the tops of the plants...and detach the cotton and convey it to a brushing-roller above, which detaches the cotton from the saws and delivers it into a receptacle behind." (Lines 10-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.

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

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McRae, Daniel M. August 23, 1870.

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  • Main Title: Improvement in Cotton-Pickers.
  • Added Title: Cotton Picker.

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Patent for a cotton-picking machine that "consists in a set of saws mounted on a truck, and geared with the driving-wheels, to run in the tops of the plants...and detach the cotton and convey it to a brushing-roller above, which detaches the cotton from the saws and delivers it into a receptacle behind." (Lines 10-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.

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

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Letters Patent No. 106,601, dated August 23, 1870.

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McRae, Daniel M. Improvement in Cotton-Pickers., patent, August 23, 1870; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165244/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.