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

Check Book.

Description: Patent for an improvement to check books and covers.
Date: April 10, 1900
Creator: Exline, Marcus P.
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine

Description: Patent for a new and improved design and construction for washing machines.
Date: April 9, 1901
Creator: Davis, John Lafayette
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fly-Trap

Description: Patent for a fly trap. Illustrations included.
Date: September 17, 1907
Creator: Ramsey, Robert L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Killing Boll-Weevils

Description: Patent for a "means for destroying weevils, vermin, and the like that thrive in cotton fields" (lines 10-11). Illustrations included.
Date: December 16, 1907
Creator: Rosson, William L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow

Description: Patent for a harrow. Illustration included.
Date: April 24, 1907
Creator: Young, William D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coop

Description: Patent for a coop. Illustration included.,
Date: April 15, 1909
Creator: Mann, John P.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Life-Insurance Table or Chart.

Description: Patent for a new and useful life-insurance table of chart.
Date: April 5, 1898
Creator: Neal, Nathan P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Disk-Plow Attachment.

Description: Patent for
Date: August 8, 1899
Creator: Lovett, John I.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stem Winding and Setting Watch.

Description: Patent for a new and useful winding and setting mechanism for watches, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 1, 1898
Creator: Donnelly, Leo E. & Looney, John H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Single-Delivery Match-Safe.

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

Cotton, Berry, or Vegetable Picking or Dairy Stool

Description: Patent for a stool strapped to the user so as to facilitate an ease in picking cotton, berry, or vegetables. Illustration included.
Date: July 20, 1903
Creator: Farley, John C. & Prince, Hyman
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department