Flexible Hoe and Cotton-Chopper

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Patent for "provide a means by which the swinging blades are made to cut a uniform depth, and do as shallow hoeing as may be required even in rough ground, and also work very close to small plants; second, to provide such gearing and such connection between the driving-wheel and the oscillating blades that the blades maybe readily shifted from right to left to keep them over the row without having to move or change the course of the driving-wheel at the same time" (lines 14-24).

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4 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Hurd, Judson B. & McLane, Hiram H. December 31, 1889.

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  • Main Title: Flexible Hoe and Cotton-Chopper
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Patent for "provide a means by which the swinging blades are made to cut a uniform depth, and do as shallow hoeing as may be required even in rough ground, and also work very close to small plants; second, to provide such gearing and such connection between the driving-wheel and the oscillating blades that the blades maybe readily shifted from right to left to keep them over the row without having to move or change the course of the driving-wheel at the same time" (lines 14-24).

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4 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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  • December 31, 1889

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  • December 31, 1889

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  • September 6, 1889

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Hurd, Judson B. & McLane, Hiram H. Flexible Hoe and Cotton-Chopper, patent, December 31, 1889; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth172247/: accessed February 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.