Corn Planter.

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Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the frame and the hopper having the closed bottom and the openings in one side, with the driving-wheel, having the tappet-pins, the seed-slides having the openings or cups, the fulcrumed levers actuated by the tappet-pins, and connected to the lower ends of the seed-slides, and the cord or strap passing over the sheave, and secured to the free ends of the levers, whereby the seed-slides are reciprocated alternately in opposite directions" (lines 74-84).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Easley, Levi September 1, 1885.

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Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the frame and the hopper having the closed bottom and the openings in one side, with the driving-wheel, having the tappet-pins, the seed-slides having the openings or cups, the fulcrumed levers actuated by the tappet-pins, and connected to the lower ends of the seed-slides, and the cord or strap passing over the sheave, and secured to the free ends of the levers, whereby the seed-slides are reciprocated alternately in opposite directions" (lines 74-84).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 325,400, dated September 1, 1885. Application filed May 26, 1885. (No model.)"

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  • September 1, 1885

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  • September 1, 1885

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  • May 26, 1885

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Easley, Levi. Corn Planter., patent, September 1, 1885; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171076/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.