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Envelop.

Description: Patent for an envelop adapted "as a cover or wrapper for valuable papers, money, and the like." (Lines 10-13) Illustrations included.
Date: May 8, 1900
Creator: Dennis, Millard Jefferson & Davis, William Clarence
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washboard

Description: Patent for an improved washboard, that will be "simple, inexpensive, and efficient" while allowing water to fully drain from it after washing is finished, including illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Bailey, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wagon-Bed-Hoisting Apparatus

Description: Patent for Wagon-Bed-Hoisting Apparatus which "consists in the provision of a rack adapted to be connected to the bed of the wagon" (lines 17-19); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Southern, W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in cultivators, relating to an attachment which may be applied to use upon any variety of cultivator with carrying-wheels, which provides efficient means for cutting cotton-stalks or weeds after cotton harvest.
Date: January 22, 1901
Creator: Kerr, Robert Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine

Description: Patent for "a new and improved washing-machine arranged for use on any kind of tub and adapted to insure a perfect uniform washing of all the clothes in the tub by the use of yieldingly-mounted pounders, which intermittently change their position relatively to the clothes under treatment" (lines 9-16).
Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Staggs, Henry F. & Staggs, Robert H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shaving-Cup

Description: Patent for a shaving cup with two compartments for soap and water and a drain. Illustrations included.
Date: December 28, 1908
Creator: Cook, Howard Price
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grinding Attachment

Description: Patent for a grinding attachment. This attachment is a grindstone that is turned via the hand-car. Illustrations included.
Date: May 16, 1903
Creator: Brown, Mik
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow

Description: Patent for a harrow. Illustrations included.
Date: August 19, 1903
Creator: Stanley, Simon K.; Maynard, Willie C. & Maynard, William T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate Latch

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in gate latches.
Date: December 7, 1897
Creator: Turley, John Breckinridge
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn-Planter.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in corn planters, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 25, 1898
Creator: Webb, Richard Haywood
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Calculating - Machine

Description: Patent for an improvements in calculating machines. This invention "relates to machines for making rapid and accurate calculations" (line 8-9).
Date: November 16, 1897
Creator: Minnis, Henry M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cutting-Nippers.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cutting nippers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 27, 1900
Creator: Love, Robert Hamilton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cultivator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Otenhouse, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk-Rake.

Description: Patent for new stalk rake design, “especially applicable as a rake for gathering corn or cotton stalks from the ground preparatory to plowing the same or otherwise fitting it for use”, (lines 13-17) including illustrations.
Date: July 15, 1902
Creator: Clark, Joesph Lauson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk-Chopper

Description: Patent for a stalk chopper that chops weeds, vines, and stalks into smaller pieces or kills them in order for the ground beneath to be readily cultivated.
Date: September 30, 1902
Creator: Adamson, William Levi
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Grinding Disks.

Description: Patent for improvements in grinding-machines in which it can “hold the disk rigidly at a desired angle and can be adjusted from or toward a grinding device;” (lines 13-15) by using a “combination of an adjustable gear, a grinding-wheel and means for imparting motion from the grinding-wheel to the gear; of a spring-pressed roller above the gear and adapted to hold a disk thereon in contact with the wheel.” (Page 2, lines 65-70) Illustration is included.
Date: March 17, 1903
Creator: Shipp, Abijah T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire-Engine.

Description: Patent for improvements to fire engines, designed for rural use and places where water may be scarce by the inclusion of storage tank and a pump.
Date: November 15, 1910
Creator: Minnis, Henry M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department