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Planter.

Description: Patent for a planter which distributes seeds from the top of the seed hopper rather than from the bottom, allowing the operator to see that it is distributing seeds properly.
Date: March 10, 1914
Creator: Maddux, Jesse D.
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Lever Mechanism for Baling-Presses.

Description: Patent for new and improved lever mechanisms specifically for hand baling presses to increase the amount of pressure exerted on the material being baled in a short stroke.
Date: December 23, 1913
Creator: Swan, George B.
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Osteopathic Table

Description: Patent for improvements in Osteopathic Tables by adding mechanical parts to facilitate ease of movement and manipulation of the human body for "correcting and curing physical irregularities of the spine and ribs" (lines 19-20), includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 20, 1913
Creator: Sherwood, L. Walker
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Cotton Spray

Description: Patent for Cotton Spray. "The present invention relates to spraying devices for destroying insect life which infests plants. The device is primarily intended for spraying cotton plants, and is so constructed and arranged as to travel over the plants, and to spray the said plants from opposite sides" (lines 8-15).
Date: September 27, 1912
Creator: Walker, Walter
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Wire Tightener

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in wire tighteners. This design "consists in features of construction and novel combinations of parts in a wire tightening device for repairing wire fences and attaching wires to fence-posts" (line 13-16).
Date: December 7, 1897
Creator: Short, William A.
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Seeder.

Description: Patent for a new and useful seeder attachment for plows, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 25, 1899
Creator: Dodds, Edward J. & Jackson, Tomas A.
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Agricultural Implement.

Description: Patent for "the production of simple and inexpensive means whereby the ordinary farming implements--such as plows, cultivators, and the like--may be readily convert to the sulky or wheeled type." (line 11-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1906
Creator: Cornelison, Jesse U.
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Wire Fence Tool

Description: Patent for tool "which may be used for various purposes in connnection with wire fences" (lines 16-17) including an illustration.
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Neeb, William
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Osteopathic Table.

Description: Patent for an osteopathic table for patients to lie on during treatment by osteopathic doctors.
Date: May 11, 1909
Creator: McManis, John V.; Reed, Jesse R. & Bounds, Robert E.
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Harvesting Apparatus

Description: Patent for a harvesting apparatus.This invention is to "provide an effective apparatus of this character which may be operated with the minimum amount of power" (line 9-13). Illustrations included.
Date: February 26, 1907
Creator: Russell, George D.
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Trap

Description: Patent for a trap. Illustration included.
Date: February 11, 1908
Creator: McEachern, John Walter
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Wire Tightener

Description: Patent for new and improved construction of wire tightener allows for post in place while wire is being fastened.
Date: July 28, 1900
Creator: Short, William Andrew
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Combined Cotton-Seed and Corn Planter

Description: Patent for a new and improved combined cotton seed and corn planter. The invention has "relation to improved means for adjusting the wheels laterally to provide for increasing or diminishing the width of the rows" (lines 13-16).
Date: August 16, 1898
Creator: Kile, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Yoke for Connecting Animals.

Description: Patent for a new improvements in animal yoking. Patent for "a new and improved yoking or coupling for connecting two animals together when grazing which allows automatic disconnection in case either of the animals gets a foreleg over the coupling" (lines 8-12) including instructions and illustrations. Patent for a new animal yoking design, including illustrations.
Date: April 17, 1888
Creator: Carmichael, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tug.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hame tug. This design consists in "the carrier . . . adapted for connection with the belly and back bands, constructed with a recess for the spring and provided with guides or ways for the tug-bar, such guides or ways leading forward and back from the spring-recess, whereby the tug-bar may extend entirely through and beyond the opposite ends of the spring-receiving recess, combined with the tug-bar and the spring" (lines 68-77).
Date: July 10, 1888
Creator: French, Stephen H. & Maltby, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut Lock.

Description: Patent for a new and improved nut lock. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the loop-formed nut-locking device and the plate to which it is hinged, of the supplementary locking device, consisting of a wire or rod having one end bent at right angles and embracing the hinge of the main device and its other end provided with a hook to receive the side bar of the main device" (lines 37-44).
Date: April 23, 1889
Creator: Leiby, Isaac F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department