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Rail Bond.

Description: Patent for improved track circuit rail joints designed to withstand heavy usage and convey electrical currents between rails, including illustrations.
Date: August 30, 1898
Creator: Talley, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Elevator.

Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-elevators by providing means for the air-conduit and the cotton-conduit to communicate with the body of the elevator; and means for the air-conduit to communicate directly to the cotton conduit in order to effectively and uniformly distribute the cotton when fed to the gins. Thus preventing the cotton from being fed unevenly, which would clog and otherwise retard the action of the gins. (Lines 11-15) Illustration is included.
Date: January 9, 1900
Creator: Williams, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stenographer's Note - Book

Description: Patent for a new and useful Stenographer's Blank Book to "provide a connection for the covers whereby they may be automatically secured at the desired relative inclination without fastening the tape, cord, or ribbon forming the connection" (line 20 -24).
Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Stuart, Benjamin F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pneumatic Propulsion Means.

Description: Patent for a new and improved pneumatic propulsion means, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 8, 1899
Creator: Walker, James C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton pressing and baling, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 29, 1899
Creator: White, Charles W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Cleaner and Feeder

Description: Patent for improvements to cotton cleaners and feeders, including illustrations
Date: June 19, 1900
Creator: Seifert, John W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

PROCESS OF MOUNTING PICTURES.

Description: Patent for the process of producing and mounting pictures at the highest quality and the lowest cost to provide "the appearance of the highest art" (lines 16-17).
Date: October 30, 1900
Creator: Cowan, Mark L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motion-Transmitter

Description: Patent for a motion transmitter for wave motors, "the primary object of the invention being to produce motion-transmitting mechanism which will effect the conversion or translation of reciprocity motion into continuous rotary motion in the same direction."
Date: November 27, 1900
Creator: Walker, James Constant
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fence-Post Extractor.

Description: Patent for a fence-post extractor that is used by placing the extractor alongside the fence-post and extracting it in a vertical line including illustrations.
Date: August 28, 1900
Creator: Morgenthaler, Frank
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Valve.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton-valve by providing a valve which may be used in connection with an elevator that carrying the cotton to the gins; to have two batteries or divisions, so that one division may be cut out while the other is in operation. (Lines 10-15) Illustration is included.
Date: October 2, 1900
Creator: Williams, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wagon-Body

Description: Patent for wagon body which fits on many different types of running bodies, including illustrations.
Date: October 1, 1901
Creator: Winans, Myron L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Projectile

Description: Patent for "an improved projectile for guns and ordnance of various classes and bores" (lines 7-9).
Date: April 9, 1901
Creator: Cole, William Franklin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Press for Cotton, Wool, Hay, &c.

Description: Patent for "a press which will compress the cotton or other material into bales of hexagon, cylindrical, or other shapes, the shape of the bale corresponding with the shape of the bale-receptacle used" (lines 11-15).
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: King, John Morris
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mattress-Making Machine

Description: Patent for a machine designed to improve the creation of mattresses, with the intent of making them of uniform length, width, depth, and amount of stuffing.
Date: March 11, 1901
Creator: White, Charles W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Cleaner and Distributer.

Description: Patent for improvements on cotton cleaners and distributors, specifically means for pneumatically raising cotton, cleaning the dirt from said cotton, and releasing quantities of cotton collected in the distributor.
Date: September 17, 1901
Creator: Seifert, John W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Medicating and Massaging Appliance

Description: Patent for a medicating and massaging appliance. This invention is intended for use in application with the eyes, ears, etc. Illustration included.
Date: January 4, 1908
Creator: Robison, Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Vehicle - Brake.

Description: Patent for a new and improved automatic vehicle brake.
Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: Elliott, Joseph Samuel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pneumatic Propulsion Means.

Description: Patent for a new and improved pneumatic propulsion means, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 2, 1899
Creator: Walker, James C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Portable Folding Mirror-Stand.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements portable folding mirror stands, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 27, 1898
Creator: Lane, Sophie A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate Operating Device

Description: Patent for gate operating device. Illustration included.
Date: October 27, 1903
Creator: Lyle, John Newton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame Attachment

Description: Patent for a hame attachment. Illustration included.
Date: May 2, 1904
Creator: Herbelin, Alfred
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Marker

Description: Patent for a marker. This invention is for marking lines for planters, plows, and other farm implements. Illustration included.
Date: May 16, 1903
Creator: Kocks, John Barney
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Cleaning and Mattress - Stuffing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in cotton-cleaning and mattress-stuffing machines. This design "relates to improved machinery for cleaning cotton, forming it into bats, and discharging the bats into mattress-sticks" (line 8 to 10).
Date: February 15, 1898
Creator: White, Charles W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hand-Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and useful hand planter, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 11, 1898
Creator: Perry, Timothy B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department