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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
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harness-Buckle.

Description: Patent for a new and useful harness buckle, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 6, 1899
Creator: Comer, Little Berry
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Moldboard

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in moldboards.
Date: December 21, 1897
Creator: Smith, Samuel A.
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grain-Door For Freight-Cars.

Description: Patent for a new and improved grain door for freight cars, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 19, 1899
Creator: Morten, Edward W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draft Equalizer.

Description: Patent for improvement to draft-equalizers.
Date: April 17, 1900
Creator: Billington, Wesley E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Binder For Books

Description: " I invented new and useful improvements that relate to binders for books; and its object is to provide a simple, durable, and attractive device of this character adapted to detachably secure the leaves of a book so that any one or more of them can be readily removed." Crowder, Joseph. (1905). Binder for Books. United States Patents Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508756/.
Date: 1905/12/12
Creator: Crowder, Joseph Wade & Simmons, W. W.
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grain-Car Door

Description: Patent for a grain-car door.
Date: April 9, 1902
Creator: Church, Josiah W. & O'Gorman, M.J.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Compress.

Description: Patent for "surgical instruments which are used for stopping the flow of blood during an amputation or other similar operation." (Lines 12-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 12, 1897
Creator: Burton, Edwin L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Wheel-Plows.

Description: Patent for "invention has relation to improvements in attachments to sulky and other horse-plows" (para. 3). Combines a circle-plate, transverse clamp-ridge, clamps, a bearing plate, a king-bolt, a transverse sleeve, an axle, adjusting collars, and transporting-wheels on said axle.
Date: December 21, 1878
Creator: Cummins, John Randolph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hand-Car.

Description: Patent for "a hand-car with an auxiliary spring-actuated mechanism which can be used with or without the lever mechanism to propel at a rapid rate of speed." (Lines 12-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 15, 1897
Creator: Rousey, William N.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department