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Sheaf-Carrier for Binders

Description: Patent for sheaf carrier for binders which allows sheaves to be gathered without danger of them being dumped or dislodged and allow for automation of sheaf carrier arms.
Date: July 13, 1909
Creator: Pillow, James Gid
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Planters

Description: Patent for attachment for planters, provides a simple, inexpensive, easily-applied, and effectively operating attachmentc for cotton, corn, or other seed-planting machines in which is included a truck or a carriage whereby a sweep-plow can be connected with the planter truck or carriage for laying out a furrow and covering the seed (Johnson, 1902).
Date: June 14, 1909
Creator: Johnson, Major
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dressmaker's Skirt-Measuring Device.

Description: Patent for a measuring device and stand to locate the proper placement of tucks, ruffles, and trimmings on a woman's skirt.
Date: January 19, 1909
Creator: Putney, Maggie
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clinometer

Description: Patent for a clinometer. This invention is designed to measure the grades and angles of inclination of structures and objects of various descriptions. Illustration included.
Date: August 14, 1907
Creator: Keith, John David & Faulkner, Walter Edgar
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fred Regulator for Cotton Gins

Description: Patent for a feed regulator for cotton gins. This invention is arranged for distributing and guiding cotton into the feeder. Illustration included.
Date: June 25, 1907
Creator: McCreary, Lorenzo A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Box

Description: Patent for paper box formed from a single blank which can be folded into compact form.
Date: May 8, 1906
Creator: Hale, Lawrence F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Portable Water-Heater and Steam-Cooker

Description: Patent for: "This invention relates to a portable water-heater and steam-cooker, and has for its object to provide an apparatus of this class which will be adapted for heating water for a variety of domestic purposes." Staton, John W. (1902). Portable Water - Heater and Steam - Cooker. United States Patent Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508484/view/#page/2/mode/1up.
Date: 1904/04/12
Creator: Staton, John William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tying Attachment For Baling Presses

Description: Patent for tying attachment for baling presses for hay. Illustrations included.
Date: June 30, 1903
Creator: Johnson, Robert S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill

Description: Patent for a new windmill design with improvement to the "mechanism for transmitting the motion of the wheel shaft to the pump rods."
Date: November 25, 1902
Creator: Morrisson, Andrew
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Planter

Description: Patent for a cotton planter. Illustrations included.
Date: August 16, 1902
Creator: Guton, Isaac
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

TYPE-WRITER.

Description: Patent for a new device for typewriters which allows for shifting from lower case to upper case by means of "the one set of keys ordinarily employed, but of modified construction" (lines 14-15) including descriptions of the device, operation, and illustrations
Date: May 6, 1902
Creator: Austin, Thomas R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Heater

Description: Patent for "a heater of the above-described character which may be used in connection with a stove or furnace or a fire built on the ground in the open air and be more effective and economic in its heating and more convenient in operation than the usual methods heretofore pursued in such instances where an inexpensive and portable device of this kind could be used to great advantage" (lines 13-22).
Date: June 4, 1901
Creator: Harrison, John B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator Attachment.

Description: Patent for " agricultural implements, more especially harrows or cultivators ; and it has for its objects a device which can be conveniently attached to the standards or footpieces of any cultivator and which may hold or carry different numbers of small plows or harrow-teeth for the cultivation of any crops or at any place where a small harrow is needed;" (lines 7-15) including illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Crosby, Henry T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rein-Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and useful rein holder, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Sewell, John S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Branding-Chute.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in branding-chutes for "securely holding live stock during the process of branding the same" (line 12 - 14).
Date: April 19, 1898
Creator: Bennett, Joe
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lubricated Bullet.

Description: Patent for lubricated lead bullets to prevent the deterioration and rusting of the inner barrel of rifled firearms, so as to maintain their accuracy. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 3, 1897
Creator: Stewardson, Samuel Clinton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Copy-Holder for Record-Books, &c.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient copy-holder meant for recording things. The invention feeds paper line by line, so the records are straight. The copy-holder also holds the pages of a book in place.
Date: July 30, 1895
Creator: Powell, Phanor P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for an automatic gate at railroad crossings, adaptable for use in "farm gates and automatic gates for carriage roads" (page 1, lines 11-12) using "an inclined cam disk, of a spring actuated lever" (page 4, lines 27-28), trip devices, and a bell or other signal, with illustrations.
Date: January 24, 1893
Creator: Neeb, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rotary Plow

Description: Patent for a gang-plow to be used when gangs of disks are used to turn over the soil so that it generates minimal friction and thus increasing efficiency.
Date: November 15, 1892
Creator: Cleveland, George P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gang-Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in gang-plows in which the “disks” would contain a flared annulus and, it is formed by the truncation of a conical shell of large base and small altitude. This disk-plow “will penetrate the soil to the desired depth by its own natural draft with the minimum degree of friction and outlay of force.” (Lines 21-23) Illustration is included.
Date: June 30, 1891
Creator: Cleveland, George P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rotary Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in rotary plows which can be used as a subsoil-plow or it can be converted into a cultivator. The “purpose is to provide a novel gang-plow capable of cutting the soil at different depths, as circumstances may require, and in which the angle at which the plows enter the soil may be varied.” (Lines 18-23) Illustration is included.
Date: June 30, 1891
Creator: Cleveland, George P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horse Detacher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved horse detacher. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the whiffletree-support, the whiffletree, the hinge connecting such parts having its upper and lower plates secured, respectively, to the whiffletree and its support and jointed at their rear edges, and the arm or lever extended forward from the upper plate, whereby upward draft on said arm or lever will turn the whiffletree backward from its normal position to release the traces" (lines 91-100).
Date: June 10, 1890
Creator: Harrison, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved washing machine. This design consists in "a boiler, a cylinder journaled therein and having closed ends, its outer periphery composed of a series of open troughs arranged in pairs, the troughs in each pair opening toward each other, a series of open-ended funnel-shaped tubes arranged in a line drawn centrally around the periphery of the cylinder, [and] the said tubes extending inwardly from the outer face of the cylinder and having their contracted discharge ends near the center of the cylinder" (lines 22-32).
Date: February 25, 1890
Creator: Rose, Horatio
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bedstead Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bedstead attachment. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the side rails and head and foot boards, of the plates having angular projections provided with wedge-shaped grooves and small inclined recesses at their upper parts, and the plates having the tapering wedge-shaped projections provided with the lugs integrally formed with their upper portions and adapted to engage the recesses, whereby when the projecting engaging portions of the plates . . . wear and become loose they are prevented from disjointure by the engagement of the lugs" (lines 83-94).
Date: December 27, 1887
Creator: McCormick, Henry Jasper
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department