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  • Main Title Trap.


  • Inventor: Williams, Lloyd Franklin
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Lloyd Franklin Williams, of Clarksville, Texas.


  • Witness: Banks, T. E.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Witness: Caton, W. R.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Printer: Norris Peters Co.
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Name: United States. Patent Office.
    Place of Publication: [Washington D.C.]


  • Creation: 1897-01-19
  • Submission Date: 1897-01-19
  • Submission Date: 1896-06-26


  • English


  • Content Description: Patent for "a trap of the character mentioned simple and efficient means for closing the entrance thereof, whereby an animal or fowl passing therethrough shall be prevented returning, and thus be held in the trap, and, further, to so construct such means as to permit the door of the trap remaining in an open position except when the animal or fowl attempts to pass out through the same, thereby affording a free passage to the interior of the trap and presenting and inducement for other animals or fowls to enter." (Lines 13-24) Includes instructions and illustrations.
  • Physical Description: [1], 3 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Patents -- Texas.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Science and Technology
  • Keyword: hunting

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Red River County - Clarksville


  • Name: Texas Patents
    Code: TXPT


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Patent


  • Text


  • Patent Number: 575450
  • Government Documents No.: 02/597043
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth174499


  • Display Note: Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 575,450, dated January 19, 1897. Application filed June 26, 1896. Serial No. 597,043. (No model.)