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UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
ROBERT H. FOAT, OF WEATHERFORD, TEXAS.
WELL-BU K ET.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 300,240, dated June 10, 1884.
Application filed December 31, 1883. (No model.)
o ' all w!ho it Innce concern: The cup G is provided on its bottom with an 3
Be it known that I, ROBERT H. FOAT, of aperture, F, in the edge of which a rabbet, h,
Weatherford, in the county of Parker and is formed for receiving the edge of the valve
State of Texas, have invented a new and Im- I, held by nuts on the lower end of the valve-
5 proved Well-Bucket, of which the following rod C. The cup G is provided at its top with
is a full, clear, and exact description. a cross-bar, J, having an aperture, k, through 4
The object of my invention is to provide a which the valve-rod can pass. The ring A,
new and improved well-bucket, which is sim- the cup G, and the valve 1H are made of malle-
pie in construction, strong, and durable. able iron, and the casing is made of sheet-
3o The invention consists in the peculiar con- iron.
strunction and arrangement of parts, as here- I am aware that a well-bucket composed of 4
inafter fully described, and pointed out in the a sheet-metal body seamed to cast-iron rings
claim. is old: and I am also aware that a well-bucket
Reference is to be had to the accompanying has been provided with a valve in its bottom,
15 drawings, forming part ofthisspecification, in the said valve being on the end of a rod ex-
which similar letters of reference indicate cor- tending through the bucket and held open by n
responding parts in all the figures. a spring; and I therefore do not claim such
Figure 1 is a longitudinal sectional eleva- inventions.
tion of my improved well-bucket. Fig. 2 is 1Having thus described my invention, what
20 a plan view of the top ring of the same. Fig. I claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters
3 is a plan view of the bottom cup. Fig. 4is Patent, is-
a plan view of the under side of the valve. The combination, with the well-bucket AE
The top ring, A, of the bucket is provided G, having the rabbeted opening F in its bot-
with a cross-bar, , , having a central aperture, tom, and provided with the apertured cross-
25 a, through which the valve-rod C can pass, bars B J, of the valve-rod C, passing through
which rod is provided with an eye, D, at its the apertures in said cross-bars and the open- f
upper end, for fastening the rope I. At its ing in the bottom of the bucket, and the valve
lower edge the said ring A is provided with H, secured to the lower end of said rod, sub-
an annular rabbet, b, for receiving the up- stantially as herein shown and described.
30 per edge of the cylindrical casing E, made ROBERT HI. FOAT.
of sheet-iron. The lower edge of the said cas-
ing E rests in an annular rabbet, g, formed in Witnesses:
the outer surface and at the upper edge of a N. C. 3B DFOIZD,
cup, G. forming the bottom of the bucket. IRra B. TAvLLOR.
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Foat, Robert H. Well Bucket., patent, June 10, 1884; [Washington D.C.]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170760/m1/2/: accessed March 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.