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Disk Cultivator.

Description: Patent for an improvement on a previous patent granted to the inventor (no. 526,962)for a disk cultivator. The improvement is that "the disks are supported at any point on the under side of the disk-frame and in means whereby the disk-supporting frame may be elevated from the ground" (lines 16-19).
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Brock, Andrew L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Disk Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a disk cultivator that can be used without supporting wheels, and cuts stalks or tracks while cultivating. It is also adjustable in both height and width.
Date: October 2, 1894
Creator: Brock, Andrew L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Disk Cultivator

Description: Patent for an improved "disk cultivator that will be adapted for the various purposes to which such devices are ordinarily applied. The invention consists in certain details of construction and combination and arrangement of parts" (lines 13-18)
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Brock, Andrew L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Ironing-Table.

Description: Patent for an ironing-table that can be folded compactly while not in use and prevents accidental collapsing. The two legs at the narrower end of the table are a solid piece of wood until halfway, at which point they separate into separate legs and a fastening device is attached with a hinge. A brace can be attached with the fastening device that both sets of table legs in place. Both sets of legs and the brace fold up for storage.
Date: November 24, 1896
Creator: Rylander, James B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fumigator.

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horseshoe-Nail Clincher.

Description: Patent for an improved simple and efficient clincher for horseshoe nails. It consists of a serrated jaw with a beveled extension, a handle, and two plates that act as springs.
Date: January 2, 1894
Creator: Seeliger, Oswald
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and useful hose coupling, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 30, 1899
Creator: Conley, Andrew Jackson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose or Pipe Coupling.

Description: Patent for a hose or pipe coupling meant to "provide a coupling of great simplicity of construction forming a tight and efficient connection by which the hose can be connected without turning it, without the screwing together of the sections and without a loose washer within one of the couplings which is readily lost and quickly gets out of order" (lines 12-19).
Date: April 16, 1895
Creator: Conley, Andrew J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose or Pipe Coupling.

Description: Patent for a hose or pipe coupling that automatically couples cars, and uncouples one or more pipes are automatically uncoupled by steam, air, or fluid pressure. The "invention consists of a pair of twin couplers through each of which one or more tubes are conducted, the apertures of which in the face of one coupler register with those in the face of the opposite coupler, each coupler being provided with guides or other suitable means for bringing it into alignment with the other and with a bolt or latch which automatically engages the opposite coupler when they are brought together and is released by steam or other pressure through one of the connecting pipes, in order to uncouple; and it further consists in a valve connection with said coupler pipes whereby the connecting pipe or pipes are closed in the act of uncoupling" (lines 13-28).
Date: August 15, 1893
Creator: Gebhardt, William Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Brakes for Wagons and Cars.

Description: Patent for "am improved brake for wagons, cars, and other vehicles which shall be simple in construction, convenient in use, and powerful in operation" (lines 19-22) including illustrations.
Date: June 24, 1879
Creator: Franklin, Mathew C. & Landrum, Nathaniel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Neck-Yokes.

Description: Patent for "an improvement in the class of neck-yokes having a swivel-joint connection with a carriage or wagon pole; and it consists in providing the neck-yoke with a central enlargement or boss, and connecting the tube which slips on the end of the carriage-pole with the yoke by means of rings having perforated ears to receive the ends of a pivoted bar, to which the pole ring or tube is swiveled." (Lines 11-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 31, 1876
Creator: Hannig, Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Saddle-Tree Forks.

Description: Patent for an "improved saddle-tree fork, which shall be simple in construction, light, and durable, and which may be readily adjusted as a Texas saddle-tree or a muley saddle-tree"( line 6 )includes instructions and illustration.
Date: May 14, 1878
Creator: Lane, Calvin M. & Franklin, Mathew C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Index.

Description: Patent for "an improved method of indexing books of reference, and more especially city and county records, and the means for carrying over from one line to another where several indexes are to be set opposite one name" (lines 9-14).
Date: April 11, 1893
Creator: Heppenstall, James Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ironing-Table.

Description: Patent for "ironing-tables which are arranged to be capable of folding when not in use and of extending when used." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Mills, Charles Richmond
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor Car Traffic System

Description: Patent for motor car traffic system. "This invention has reference to improvements in motor car traffic systems, and its object is to provide a means whereby motor cars may be constrained to move in a predetermined path without the violation of the chauffeur, so that motor cars may be adapted for use in suburban traffic in place of the ordinary trolley cars." (lines 8-15). Illustration included
Date: May 21, 1907
Creator: Yates, Robert T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department