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Advertising Device.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in advertising device, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Hefley, Jefferson D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Cooling Milk.

Description: Patent for a new and useful apparatus for regulating the temperature of milk.
Date: April 26, 1898
Creator: Porter, Louis H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Harrows

Description: Patent for attachment of harrows that facilitate the use of harrows in pilling cotton stalks. This device allows the harrows to be in continuous motion creating efficiency in cotton pilling.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Taylor, David T. & Barker, Felix
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle Skein.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle skein. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the axle-spindle having a collar at its inner end and provided with a longitudinal groove at its outer end, and the bushing having a rib which engages the groove and a projection which engages the notch in the collar" (lines 29-35).
Date: September 20, 1887
Creator: Nott, Henry William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Back Band Buckle.

Description: Patent for a new and improved back-band buckle. This design "is to provide a simple and inexpensive back-band buckle adapted to protect the sides of an animal against rubbing, and capable of enabling the tug-chain to be readily secured thereto and removed therefrom and of securely holding the same without liability of the chain becoming accidentally unfastened" (lines 10-17).
Date: September 30, 1890
Creator: McCall, Dugald B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for a baling press.
Date: November 5, 1901
Creator: Hamilton, John W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bed-Slat Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and useful bed slat fastener, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 16, 1898
Creator: Sonntag, Edwin C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bird-Cage

Description: Patent for "bird-cages of the circular kind, wherein the main-frame wires have a band at their lower ends and a single tie-wire arranged diametrically across the band. . .to utilize the single diametrical tie-wire as a support for an inverted interiorly screw-threaded connecting-cap, and to combine with such a device a pan" (lines 10-12 and 17-23).
Date: September 3, 1889
Creator: Coffield, Charles Hunter
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Brace.

Description: Patent for a new and improved brace. This design consists in "[t]he combination . . . of the cistern or its equivalent having internal circumferential seats and the brace-sections having edge flanges fitted to said seats and having such flanges cut away at one end, whereby the section may fit at one end in the end of the adjacent section" (lines 30-36).
Date: September 2, 1890
Creator: Henderson, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bridle.

Description: Patent for "improved means for detachably connecting blinds to bridles, whereby the bridle may be used with or without the blinds," and also "to provide a combined double box-loop and blind." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Mayes, David H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for an improvement on car-couplers, "especially to the class of hook-and-catch couplers in which the sides of the jaws of the coupler securely hold a link between the same by means of a downwardly-extending hook, the sides of the upper jaw carrying the said hook extending down over the sides of the under jaw, thus protecting the jaws from a lateral jar or pressure, the lower jaw being provided with a series of recesses at different angles, which are designed to receive the end of the link when held in different positions" (lines 16-27). The car-coupler also has a gravity member.
Date: September 29, 1896
Creator: Krusinski, Ferdinand
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a simple and effective car coupling that is partially automatic, "and in case of accident or breakage the said device is adapted to be used after the manner of an ordinary car-coupling" (lines 17-19).
Date: August 9, 1892
Creator: Felton, Tommas Wesley
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for an improved cattle-guard by using a guard that has a plurality of spurs, should an animal step thereon its foot will be directed against one or more of these spurs, thus causing the animal to withdraw its foot and not attempt to pass over the rail. This will prevent the animal from crossing railway-tracks, but the spurs will not interfere with the free passage of trains. (Lines 10-20) Illustration is included.
Date: April 2, 1901
Creator: Steinmann, Herman Werner
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for a new and improved churn. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the body, or receptacle and its cover, of the dasher having a frame provided with inner apertured or perforated corner blocks and journaled in the body or receptacle, and a second apertured or perforated cross-shaped dasher journaled within the other dasher, the tripod-frame comprising the arched meeting side bars, and a third connecting-bar having an aperture, through which the upper end of the inner dasher-staff passes, the three-armed brace having a gudgeon or shaft" (lines 41-52).
Date: June 15, 1886
Creator: Lines, Daniel & Long, Charles T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clasp.

Description: Patent for a new and improved clasp. This design "is to make a fastener for pieces of leather by which bridles and other parts of harness may be made with less stitching and riveting, thereby lessening the labor and cost of manufacture" (lines 15-20). To this end, it consists in "two plates, [one] having key-hole slots with beveled side walls, and the [other] carrying studs undercut . . . and provided with top pin, in combination with the spring-plate perforated . . . to receive [the] pin to form the leather clasp or fastening described" (lines 77-83).
Date: December 3, 1889
Creator: Waters, Richard H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clevis.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in clevises, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 14, 1898
Creator: Taylor, George H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Cotton-Plow.

Description: Patent for a combination cotton plow that makes hoeing more efficient and profitable. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 10, 1891
Creator: Williams, Charley Mabry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements on the combination plow that can be converted into a single, double, or three plow, including illustrations.
Date: October 28, 1890
Creator: Walton, Jacob Gipson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Cultivator and Cotton and Corn Planter.

Description: Patent for a new implement "for planting cotton-seed, cultivating the soil, and covering the soil" (lines 14-15) and corn (line 61) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 5, 1883
Creator: McCall, Duncan Jefferson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Door-Bell and Mail-Receiver.

Description: Patent for a door-bell joined with a tray or card-receiver, which is installed in a door. "When pulled out it will bring said tray outside the door to receive a card, letter, or package or any mail-matter, and when released will carry it inside the door again" (lines 11-15). The bell goes off when the tray, which has a toothed edge that engages the bell-hammer, is released.
Date: September 22, 1896
Creator: Key, Joseph H.; Brevard, Horace & Purifoy, William R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Shaft Holder and Wrench.

Description: Patent for a new and improved shaft-holder and wrench. This design "consist[s] of the arms having their lower ends tapered to form screw-drivers of different sizes, the heads on the upper ends of the arms, the jaws on the heads, and the threaded shaft attached to one of the arms and engaging a tapped aperture in the other arm" (lines 92-98).
Date: January 8, 1889
Creator: Nott, Henry W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn and Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the main frame . . . provided with the hopper, covers, and transporting-wheel, of the vibrating-lever pivoted at its lower end to the side of the frame, and pivoted at its middle to the lateral arm, secured to the feed-slide and operated by means of the pitman, which is connected at its lower end to the crank-axle, the upper end thereof being pivoted to the upper end of the lever" (lines 17-26).
Date: September 8, 1885
Creator: Williams, George W. & Hook, Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Chopper

Description: Patent for a new and improved stalk chopper. This design "consists in the combination of a suitable carrying-frame, which is to be attached to the plow, a shaft on which the chopping-wheel is placed, and which is operated by the revolving axle, and the chopping-wheel having adjustable cutting blades" (lines 13-18).
Date: July 28, 1885
Creator: Miller, Julian Tolbert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton planter. This design is for "a cotton-planter, the vibrating agitator having radial flanges and lateral flanges upon its bow, and clamped to the under side of [a] rocking shaft by means of cuffs and [a] clamp-screw, in combination with [a] hopper having [a] removable adjustable bottom" (lines 62-67).
Date: May 10, 1881
Creator: Walton, Jacob Gipson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department