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Car-Brake.

Description: Patent for a car brake that "automatically absorb[s] the slack in car brake connecting rods which slack is induced by the wear of the brake shoes and fastening and the stretching of the parts by the strain in applying the brake" (lines 7-12). It is adjustable, inexpensive, and adjustable.
Date: March 14, 1893
Creator: Ferguson, George J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for temporary, easily attachable and detachable coupling devices that rejoin draw-heads that have been broken or disabled in cars. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 13, 1891
Creator: Wallis, Fuller W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Continuous Recording-Seal and Door-Fastener.

Description: Patent for a continuous recording-seal and door-fastener. The purpose behind this patent is the continuous recording-seal and door-fastener itself which is intended to "provide a simple means of fastening, sealing, and cleating or closing the crack of a car or other sliding hinge door" (lines 9-12).
Date: March 29, 1887
Creator: Ferguson, George J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper, which has a rotary blade for cutting cotton and blades which can be raised to different levels for different depths of soil.
Date: March 10, 1908
Creator: Williams, John Scott
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cradle.

Description: Patent for a improved cradle with a fan attachment, including instructions.
Date: March 4, 1879
Creator: Reisor, Andrew S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ice-Cream Freezer.

Description: Patent for an ice-cream freezer that has "a novel construction and relative arrangement of the refrigerating box and the cream cups as will be described whereby to secure a more compact and convenient arrangement of cups and also to effect a rapid and thorough freezing of the cream as desired" (lines 9-14).
Date: March 20, 1894
Creator: Stidham, James S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mail-Box-Transmission System

Description: Patent for improvements in mail box transmission systems. The invention aims to facilitate the retrieval of the mail through a cable transmission system in rural communities.
Date: March 12, 1912
Creator: McGee, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Bond.

Description: Patent for a rail bond that allows an electric current to travel through the rails.
Date: March 14, 1911
Creator: Humason, Granville A. & Odell, Edward F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windlass Elevator

Description: Patent for providing "an improved device... which is especially designed for use as a water-elevator for drawing a bucket out of a well and arranged so as to conveniently take up the slack cable and coil it upon the windlass-drum" (lines 8-14) including illustrations.
Date: March 5, 1901
Creator: Higson, Jasper S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department