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Sewing-Machine Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and useful sewing marching attachment, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Girardeau, St. Julian
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Retaining Wall, Bulkhead, &c.

Description: Patent for certain new and improved invention for protecting the banker or face of the ground from erosion.
Date: October 26, 1897
Creator: Judson, William V.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bicycle-Tire.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in tires for "use with bicycles" (line 10).
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Lewis, George Harris
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shoe-Lace Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved shoe lace fastener, including illustrations.
Date: March 17, 1908
Creator: Nicholls, George Habberton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pruning-Shears.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvement to pruning shears, including illustrations.
Date: October 25, 1910
Creator: Taylor, Samuel C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam and Water Separator.

Description: Patent for improvements in steam and water separator to “eliminate water, entrained moisture, grease, or other impurities from steam at any pressure and automatically discharge the water of condensation and other impurities from the trap and permit the steam to pass in a thoroughly-dry condition to the point of use.” (Lines 13-19) Illustration is included.
Date: December 4, 1900
Creator: Reynolds, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam-Separating Trap

Description: Patent for a steam eliminator for engines or other machinery to deliver steam with as little moisture as possible including illustrations.
Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Cox, John R.; Wright, George H. & Reynolds, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Friction-Clutch

Description: Patent for "a clutch wherein the members composing the clutch are adapted to transmit motion from one to the other by frictional engagement thereof " (lines 12-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 19, 1900
Creator: Ford, James Thomas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Index

Description: Patent for "a simple and compact index in which the available space will be utilized as perfectly as possible". (lines 10-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Hausinger, Henry August
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway-Frog.

Description: Patent for "a frog for crossing rails at switches or railway-crossings" (lines 8-9).
Date: December 25, 1900
Creator: Barry, James
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lighting Apparatus for Vehicles.

Description: Patent for a useful lighting apparatus for vehicles in general by using a power-transmitting belt properly mounted on to the car-wheels to “which energy may be drawn from the wheels of the car and supplied to a lighting-dynamo.” (Lines 12-14) Illustration is included.
Date: May 21, 1901
Creator: Brady, Alford
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Compress.

Description: Patent for cotton compress that can continuously form cylindrical bales.
Date: December 19, 1899
Creator: Griffin, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Separating Fiber from Stalks.

Description: Patent for a machine that separates fibers from the stalks and leaves of a variety of plants, including ramie, flax, pineapple, and sisal.
Date: January 7, 1902
Creator: Allison, S. B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Indicator

Description: Patent for indicator "for vessels by which to show accurately and readily the draft of the vessel, as well as any list and pitch that may exist" (lines 8-11) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 26, 1901
Creator: Bennison, Samuel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Enlarging Negatives.

Description: Patent for a new or improved device to enlarge negatives; that is simple, portable, and ready to use, including illustrations.
Date: February 18, 1902
Creator: Hutchings, George B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

TANK.

Description: Patent for improvements in the support structure wooden or metal tanks (portable or permanent) though sets of internal support composed of uprights, diagonal brace-rods, transversely curved plates, and tension rods, with descriptions of the structure and illustrations included.
Date: June 9, 1903
Creator: Clayton, Nicholas J., Sr.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cash-Box

Description: Patent for "a device adapted for persons making a great number of small collections, such as railway conductors" (lines 8-10).
Date: March 4, 1902
Creator: Peetz, John J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Comb Cleaner.

Description: Patent for a new and useful comb-cleaner. "This invention is an improved construction of comb-cleaner, the object being to provide an exceedingly cheap, simple, and efficient device by means of which a comb can be quickly and effectively cleaned" (line 10).
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Hess, Hugo
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Paper-Holder for Enlarging-Cameras.

Description: Patent for an improvement in holders attached to enlarging-cameras to hold the paper being exposed: "The object of the invention is to provide a simple and convenient form of paper-holder in which the paper may be readily inserted and removed and from which the light will be effectually excluded" (lines 15-19).
Date: February 18, 1902
Creator: Hutchings, George B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Paddle-Wheel.

Description: Patent for improvements in paddle-wheels by transferring the combined power of the outer paddle-wheel and the inner drum to the shaft thus increased the driving power of the wheel. Illustration is included.
Date: April 15, 1902
Creator: Glardon, Henri
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adjustable Hame Fastner

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Adjustable Hame-Fastner" (lines 6-6), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 14, 1901
Creator: Boyle, F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Compress

Description: Patent for improvements to the cutting mechanism in cotton compresses to "provide positive and reliable means for severing the full-grown or completed bale from the remaining column of compressed material and yieldingly supporting the said remaining column of compressed material under pressure to permit the baling operation to continue" (lines 21-27).
Date: March 26, 1900
Creator: Griffin, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydrocarbon-Burner

Description: Patent for a burner that uses crude petroleum as well as kerosene, or gasoline. This device works in a way to prevent the jets from clogging and produces a steady flame.
Date: May 14, 1902
Creator: Wadkins, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department