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Cotton-chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper. The text describes the construction of the machine and explains how it is different from current cotton choppers.
Date: April 22, 1913
Creator: Forrest, Bedford W.
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Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in animal traps, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 29, 1899
Creator: Griffin, Walter R.
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Water-Elevator.

Description: Patent for an improvement in water elevators to raise and lower a pair of buckets, meant to be simple, inexpensive, and more efficient than other designs. In particular, it is meant "to move the buckets in either direction without necessitating the operator's changing his position with relation to the apparatus" (lines 19-22).
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Griffin, Walter R.; Thomas, Joseph E. & Griffin, Samuel D.
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Pot-Rack.

Description: Patent for a pot-rack which can hold a scalding-crate, cooking-pan, or canning-machine in a boiler at any depth of one's choice, including illustrations. The pot-rack is simple in design, durable, and inexpensively manufactured.
Date: February 13, 1906
Creator: Cloninger, Ellie B.
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Fish-Trap.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and effective fish trap formed of wire fabric and fabric strips.
Date: October 9, 1906
Creator: Crowson, Jonas H.
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Shingle-Machine

Description: Patent for a shingle machine that has a block for adjusting the angle of the log being cut.
Date: August 20, 1912
Creator: Nelson, John Bryan
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Clothes-Pin.

Description: Patent for a wire clothes pin that is attached to the clothesline and is easily opened or closed to attach or remove clothes.
Date: March 19, 1907
Creator: Burleson, Pleasant Wright
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Compound Rail.

Description: Patent for a compound rail that's joints are as strong as the rest of the rail and prevent jolting when a train passes over the joint.
Date: October 27, 1908
Creator: Cromer, Thomas S.
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Fish-Trap.

Description: Patent for a fish trap with a closure, which leads fish coming from any direction into the body of the trap.
Date: September 17, 1907
Creator: Law, Tomas W.
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Support for Carriage Tops

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in supports for carriage tops. This invention "consists in the features of construction hereinafter more particularly set forth and specifically claimed" (line 19-21).
Date: December 7, 1897
Creator: Gallaway, Edgar
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Animal Trap

Description: Patent for an animal trap, particularly desgned for rodents and birds, which is able to trap animals without having to be manually reset each time. Illustrations included.
Date: January 19, 1909
Creator: Barron, Nathan J.
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Fish-Trap

Description: Patent for a fish trap that may also be used to capture birds or various smaller animals. Illustrations included.
Date: May 12, 1908
Creator: Crowson, Jonas Henry
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Lock

Description: Patent for a lock. Illustrations included.
Date: December 15, 1908
Creator: Greene, George W.
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Clothes-Pin

Description: Patent for a clothes pin. Illustrations included.
Date: September 20, 1910
Creator: Wiley, Alvin Herbert & Banger, John Edward Armenious
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Means for Utilizing Electrical Energy

Description: Patent for a means of using electricity more efficiently, which entails "utilizing the extra current generated by the break in the circuit of an electromagnetic apparatus" (lines 16-18). Illustrations included.
Date: July 13, 1909
Creator: Perkins, Thomas F.
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Well-Cleaning Machine.

Description: Patent for a well cleaning machine with spring activated jaws for scoops that pick up mud and leaves from the bottom of wells.
Date: September 24, 1907
Creator: Crowson, Jonas Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mail-Holder.

Description: Patent for a mail holder which has slots for different types of mail organized by letter, which can be carried in the mail delivery vehicle thus letting the mail only be sorted once.
Date: March 31, 1908
Creator: Hill, Thomas A.
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