Improvement in Cotton-Worm Destroyers.

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Patent for "a new machine for removing the destructive cotton-worms from the cotton-plants without injury to the plants, and for destroying the worms," which "consists in the arrangement of a movable frame, which is by animals drawn over the fields to straddle the rows of cotton, and which is provided with brushes for sweeping the worms from the plants, and with jointed bottom pieces or slides, which crush them on the ground." (Lines 15-25) Includes instructions and illustrations.

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[2], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Helm, Jackson May 20, 1873.

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  • Helm, Jackson Jack. Helm, of Hochheim, Texas, Assignor to Himself and Charles Tim, of Same Place.

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  • Main Title: Improvement in Cotton-Worm Destroyers.
  • Added Title: Cotton Worm Destroyers.

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Patent for "a new machine for removing the destructive cotton-worms from the cotton-plants without injury to the plants, and for destroying the worms," which "consists in the arrangement of a movable frame, which is by animals drawn over the fields to straddle the rows of cotton, and which is provided with brushes for sweeping the worms from the plants, and with jointed bottom pieces or slides, which crush them on the ground." (Lines 15-25) Includes instructions and illustrations.

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[2], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 139,062, dated May 20, 1873; application filed November 16, 1872.

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  • May 20, 1873

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  • May 20, 1873

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  • November 16, 1872

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Helm, Jackson. Improvement in Cotton-Worm Destroyers., patent, May 20, 1873; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth166862/: accessed August 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.