Cotton Seed Planter.

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Patent for a new and improved cotton-seed planter. This design "consists in the combination of a front pair of scraping-wings attached to a central furrow-opener, a revolving biconical wheel for pressing open the furrow and operating a toothed or spiked seed stirring and distributing shaft, and a rear covering-roller having a concave periphery" (lines 18-24).

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

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Crow, John Alexander April 5, 1881.

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Patent for a new and improved cotton-seed planter. This design "consists in the combination of a front pair of scraping-wings attached to a central furrow-opener, a revolving biconical wheel for pressing open the furrow and operating a toothed or spiked seed stirring and distributing shaft, and a rear covering-roller having a concave periphery" (lines 18-24).

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

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 239,651, dated April 5, 1881. Application filed January 7, 1881. (No model.)"

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  • April 5, 1881

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  • April 5, 1881

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  • January 7, 1881

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Crow, John Alexander. Cotton Seed Planter., patent, April 5, 1881; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170140/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.