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Tool-Handle.

Description: Patent for tool handles relating to "improvements in handles for hoes, rakes, and similar agricultural or mechanical implements; and it consists in the novel devices hereinafter described and claimed (lines 10-15).
Date: February 7, 1898
Creator: Barry, Jefferson D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring-Gun

Description: Patent for "a cheap and simple device of this nature wherein the projectile will be held in such manner as not to interfere with sighting the catapult and wherein derived will be held in place in such manner as will prevent their accidental displacement and will yet permit of ready removal when desired" (lines 9-17).
Date: June 4, 1901
Creator: Wilkins, Willie A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow

Description: Patent for a plow which may also be used to adjust a cultivator shovel. Illustrations included.
Date: May 19, 1908
Creator: Wigley, William P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Station-Indicator.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in station indicators for moving vehicles, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 20, 1898
Creator: Barry, Jefferson D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Distributer.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton distributers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Ogden, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gin-Saw Cleaner.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in gin saw cleaners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Ogden, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow

Description: Patent for a plow. This invention is a cultivator-plow designed for cultivating cotton, corn, potatoes, etc. into rows while at the same time cutting out grass and weeds. Illustration included.
Date: June 7, 1902
Creator: Griffin, Tom & Howell, Louis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate

Description: Patent for a swinging gate for "general purposes; and consists in the constrcution hereinafter described and shown by which when the gate is shut the hinge-supports are relieved of any strain which would tent to pull them out of perpendicular position, and at the same time the gate itself when in a closed position is so supported that all liability of sagging is avoided, and the gate when in closed position is securely locked against accidental opening.(line 11-20)
Date: October 18, 1902
Creator: Ogden, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Boll-Weevil Exterminator

Description: Patent for a boll weevil exterminator, which rids cotton plants and bolls of insects and exterminates them. Illustrations included.
Date: October 21, 1907
Creator: Watkins, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut-Lock.

Description: Patent for a nut-lock "to be used in connection with a vertical bolt" connecting the axles and wheels of a vehicle or a railroad car with the other parts of the vehicle or railroad car (lines 8-12). It also has "many other purposes" that are not detailed (line 13).
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Bolen, Brantle W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a plow where a stock or standard is pivoted to and adjustably connected with the beam which features improvements in construction, arrangement, and combination of parts.
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Reeves, Beverly Gray
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Trap

Description: Patent for an animal trap with a unique construction. It can be used for many animals but is specially made for salamanders or other burrowing type animals.
Date: September 9, 1902
Creator: Hetherington, Sam
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Whip Handle

Description: Patent for a whip handle. This invention applies to the repair of harness. Illustration included.
Date: December 3, 1903
Creator: Boeselt, Reinhold
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Scrub Brush.

Description: Patent for an invention that combines a mop and a scrub brush into one device. With this device "the mop will travel in the rear of the brush and take up water and scour what may have been passed over by the brush" (lines 10-13) including illustration
Date: September 29, 1905
Creator: Sanders, Ida D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trunk-Corder.

Description: Patent for "Improvement in Trunk-Corders." (line 5-6) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 30, 1906
Creator: Kessee, Walter Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department