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Broom or Mop Holder.

Description: Patent for a wire folded so that it firmly clamps "broom-corn, corn-shucks, mops, and feathers, or other material for brushes" (lines 10-11).
Date: September 1, 1896
Creator: McIlhany, Joseph W.
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Description: Patent for a new and improved fumigator. This design "compris[es] the closed vessel mounted on legs and provided with the removable cover, the fire-box having legs resting upon the bottom of the vessel, the inlet near the bottom and the outlet near the top, and the bellow connected to the inlet" (lines 77-83).
Date: September 2, 1890
Creator: Russell, Lee
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Improvement in Lever-Powers.

Description: Patent for a lever-power which applies "the power and resistance to the lever, so that they will change positions with relation to the fulcrum as the power end of the lever descends" (para. 2). The relation of the lever with the fulcrum is flexible, and allows for increased leverage.
Date: September 23, 1879
Creator: Franklin, Mathew Calhoun
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Joiner's Floor-Clamp.

Description: Patent for "an improved device for use by joiners in setting tongue-and-groove floor and ceiling boards, whereby the boards are forced in close joining and held while being nailed to the joists." (Lines 8-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 7, 1897
Creator: White, Able M.
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Description: Patent for an automatic device that paints large surfaces that has a reservoir for the paint, a brush that sweeps similarly to an expert painter, a mechanism that dips the brush in the paint, and an air pump that is connected to the reservoir to bring the paint to the brush. Multiple brushes and reservoirs can be used with this machine. The pump may be operated by hand or by machine.
Date: September 12, 1893
Creator: Gebhardt, William Charles
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