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Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for washing machines with "roller-supporting frame for supporting the same either upon a horizontal surface or upon the top of a tub or receptacle in connection with which the machine is used" (lines 10-14) including illustrations.
Date: March 15, 1898
Creator: Smith, Henry E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements to wrenches for removing nuts from vehicle-axles.
Date: August 23, 1898
Creator: Haines, Samuel Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Check - Book

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in check-book for " customer's use, such as are employed by banks for free distribution" (line 11 - 13).
Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Exline, Marcus P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire Alarm

Description: Patent for a new and useful automatic fire-alarm to "provide an improved alarm of this character especially designed for use in hotels and other large buildings having a large number of rooms" (line 8 -13).
Date: October 26, 1897
Creator: Staples, John & Spake, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame-Hook.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful invention of hame-hook that can be easily and quickly applied to harness-hame." (line 5-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 5, 1900
Creator: Plumhoff, Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bucksaw.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful improvements in bucksaws to provide a simple construction to secure the saw-blade detachably in position and to tighten the same to any degree of operation." (lines 5-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 12, 1900
Creator: Henry, Hugh
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for invention relating "to improvements in automatic car-couplings" (lines 9-10) for railroad cars.
Date: April 16, 1901
Creator: Priddy, Miles C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Percolator.

Description: Patent for a percolating tea- or coffeepot that segregates the tea or coffee within the body of the pot so that the material doesn't float freely in the liquid.
Date: February 25, 1902
Creator: Seney, Joshua C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draft-Equalizer.

Description: Patent for improvement in draft-equalizer “to drive a plurality of animals abreast, and is arranged so that neither of the animals need travel upon ploughed ground. It is also designed to obviate the usual unnecessary looseness of the draft connections and to provide for an adjustable tension upon the connection between the opposite equalizing-bars.” (Lines 12-19) Illustration is included.
Date: June 18, 1901
Creator: Shipman, Samuel H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and useful plow to "provide a plow which by slight alterations, shifting, and leaving off of some of the parts can be made to break ground, bed the land, list, or perform any required work" (line 7 - 11).
Date: February 15, 1898
Creator: Ingram, John R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow-Carriage.

Description: Patent for a new and useful plow carriage, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 1, 1898
Creator: Shipman, Samuel H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horse-Detacher.

Description: Patent for a new and useful horse detacher, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 1, 1899
Creator: Haines, Samuel Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department