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Corn-Thinner.

Description: Patent for improvements in corn-thinners for removing excess stalks in the field by constructing the “upper portion’s blade flat to present straight side cutting edges, and having the lower portion curved transversely to present to a lower semicircular cutting edge.” (Lines 53-56.) With this design, the operator would not have to stoop over, making the thinning operation easier. Illustration is included.
Date: February 17, 1903
Creator: Horn, Henry G.
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Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for improvements a cotton chopper that "consists of a two-wheeled carriage having a hoe situated to thin the cotton and is operated by bevel gear-wheels, a ratchet-wheel, and a spring" (lines 12-15).
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Levings, Enoc
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Cultivating-Plow.

Description: Patent for "an improved cultivating-plow adapted for cultivating a number of rows of growing plants at a single operation" with improvements in connecting plow-beams to the axle, to devices for raising the plows from the ground, and in operating the cultivator.
Date: November 27, 1900
Creator: Wells, Charles
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Device for Measuring Logs.

Description: Patent for device for measuring logs consisting "of a pair of calipers, a measuring-segment, an arm, a plate, and a disk" (lines 13-14) in order to measure "the number of lumber feet in a log" lines 16-17), including illustrations.
Date: July 9, 1901
Creator: Cowart, Laurance P.
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Engine.

Description: Patent for a reciprocating steam-engine that both live steam and exhaust-steam may be utilized with a single piston to reciprocate it.
Date: August 27, 1901
Creator: Baker, Joseph Clark
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Fireplace-Fender.

Description: Patent for a Fireplace-Fender used as a protective barrier between burning fireplaces and people. Specifically preventing the sparks from the fire to catch clothing on fire or any other flammable materials, Illustrations included.
Date: July 3, 1900
Creator: Russell, Thomas J.
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Poultry-Coop.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in poultry coops, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 20, 1900
Creator: Fisher, Charles Nicholas
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Truss.

Description: Patent for a truss used to give relief to cases of ruptured hernias. Adjustable to be used by patients of varying sizes, and adaptable to treat both inguinal and umbilical ruptures. Includes illustrations.
Date: April 3, 1900
Creator: Johnson, Irven E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vine-Support,

Description: Patent for a new and useful vine support, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1900
Creator: Henry, Edward A.
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