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Arrangement for Supplying Air to the Furnaces of Stem-Boilers from the Wheel-Houses of Steamers.
Patent for the "improvement in supplying air to furnaces on steamers" (lines 5-6), including illustration.
Boll Weevil Exterminator
Patent for a boll weevil exterminator. This invention is designed to remove boll weevils from cotton plants and crushing them between rollers. Illustration included.
Patent for a gate that is "a structure hanging and sliding by means of rollers on an inclined cross-bar, and so connected by ropes and pulleys to stationary posts that a person approaching it on horseback or in a vehicle may easily open the gate (without dismounting) by pulling the rope, and on releasing the rope the gate will close automatically" (lines 12-19), illustration is included.
Improvement in Cultivators.
Patent for a triangle shaped cultivator with removable mold-boards that can be used as a plow and scraper, including illustration.
Improvement in Piano-Forte Actions.
Patent for a new piano-forte action made of sheet-metal, including illustrations.
Improvement in Piano-Forte Actions.
Patent for a new piano forte design which "consists in certain novel details of construction, arrangement, and combination of the key-lever and its fulcrum and rest, a receiving-lever, a transmitting-eccentric, a secondary hammer, a principal hammer and its rest, and a damper-action and its connections, whereby greater simplicity and efficiency are obtained" (lines 10-17) including illustrations.
Improvement in Sewing-Machines.
Patent for improvement in sewing-machines by using two cams, one to operate the needle-arm and another to operate the feed and shuttle movements, illustration is included.
Patent for a new and improved lock which includes "certain novel constructions, combinations, and arrangement of parts" (lines 11-13) as well as illustrations and instructions.
Patent for new and improved shipping case to store and transport oysters so that they may be surrounded by ice in travel and not be subjected to a great amount of pressure or damaged during transit.