Animal-Trap.

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Patent for improvements in animal-traps that would be capable of catching two animals; to set the trap, bait is placed upon the hooked ends of the bait-hooks, the jaws are elevated and retained in a position by the link-catches, which have the lower hooked ends engaging the trigger, which has its free end engaging the eye at the inner end of the bait hooks, thus setting the trap, (lines 66-73) ready to catch animals. Illustration is included.

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

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Anderson, Henry Clay May 5, 1891.

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  • Anderson, Henry Clay Henry Clay Anderson, of Whitesborough, Texas, Assignor of One-Half to W. P. Garvin, of Same Place.

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  • Main Title: Animal-Trap.
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Patent for improvements in animal-traps that would be capable of catching two animals; to set the trap, bait is placed upon the hooked ends of the bait-hooks, the jaws are elevated and retained in a position by the link-catches, which have the lower hooked ends engaging the trigger, which has its free end engaging the eye at the inner end of the bait hooks, thus setting the trap, (lines 66-73) ready to catch animals. Illustration is included.

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

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  • May 5, 1891

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Anderson, Henry Clay. Animal-Trap., patent, May 5, 1891; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth172686/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.