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Saw Setting and Feeding Device.

Description: Patent for a new and "useful Improvements in Saw Setting and Feeding Devices" (lines 5-7) including illustrations.
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Haltom, Samuel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Feed for Saw-Setting Mechanism.

Description: Patent for improvements to Automatic Feed for Saw-Setting Mechanism, "particularly adapted to advance the saw into alinement with a setting-punch by reciprocatory movement of a part of the mechanism" (lines 11-14), including illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Haltom, Samuel & Nadel, Abraham G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lapel-Spring for Coats.

Description: Patent for improvements in lapel-springs for coats and similar articles of clothing by using a loop-shaped spring and a rod or bar pivotally connected with or hinged to both ends of the spring. It will hold the lapels of a coat or similar garment in proper position. Illustration is included.
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Crow, Robert Dlouglas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Truck

Description: Patent for a conventional truck designed to lift heavy freight above the ground.
Date: September 17, 1901
Creator: Haltom, Samuel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fence-Post

Description: Patent for a fence post
Date: December 2, 1901
Creator: Wherry, William B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lubricating Axle

Description: Patent for a lubricating axle.
Date: April 27, 1905
Creator: Birdwell, Joseph A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Reeling Apparatus

Description: Patent for a wheeled spool for commercial construction and telecommunications wire.
Date: May 5, 1903
Creator: Brooks, Jesse Watson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water Motor

Description: Patent for a water motor. This is an invention for a type of motor operated by tidal power.
Date: February 27, 1903
Creator: Brooks, Jesse W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Press

Description: Patent for a cotton press.
Date: September 29, 1903
Creator: Crow, Robert Douglas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Compress

Description: Patent for a cotton compress. This invention "is to produce a compress which will make a condensed bale of the regulation shape and which can be operated faster than the common form of compress" (line 16-20) illustrations included.
Date: August 28, 1902
Creator: Crow, Robert Douglas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Canning Apparatus

Description: Patent for canning apparatus. Illustration included.
Date: June 28, 1906
Creator: Brown, William N.; Brown, Clyde V. & Brown, Lester L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fanning-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in fanning-machines by making the fanning-machine portable, so that it “can be placed upon a table or other support or attached to a bed, chair, lounge, or seat of any kind;” (lines 18-21) it also can keep away flies and insects from people. Illustration is included.
Date: June 2, 1891
Creator: Wallace, James T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Description: Patent for an improvement in cotton-presses adapted for pressing cotton into bales including instructions and illustration.
Date: November 18, 1879
Creator: Langill, Charles H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Saw-Sets

Description: Patent for an improvement in a device which sets the teeth of a saw, with instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 18, 1879
Creator: Holton, Samuel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Blast-Generator.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved automatic blast-generator designed for the use of jewelers, dentists, and other persons, and arranged to produce a steady and uniform blast and to permit of increasing or decreasing the force of the blast as required, according to the nature of the work on hand." (Lines 9-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Sidwell, Aaron M., Jr.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cloth-Measuring Machine.

Description: Patent for for a new cloth-measuring machine design, including illustrations.
Date: August 3, 1880
Creator: Dodson, Orson W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ironing-Table.

Description: Patent for an improved folding ironing-table that has "its top pivoted to the longer of two pairs of legs, the shorter pair designed to hold a cross bar which is adapted to support the table top about midway its length, when the table is opened and set up for use" (lines 18-22).
Date: November 20, 1894
Creator: Coleman, Robert Franklin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cloth-Measuring Machine.

Description: Patent for a cloth cleaning machine to "furnish bagging-reels, so constructed that the bagging can be conveniently unwound from the roll, measured automatically, and again wound into a roll" (lines 13-17).
Date: January 20, 1880
Creator: Dodson, Orson W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Belt-Tightener

Description: Patent for an improvement in belt fasteners, "especially adapted for use in connection with the running belts of planning, sizing, matching, molding and like machines" (lines 10-12) so that belts may be adjusted to tighten or loosen easily.
Date: January 3, 1893
Creator: Noble, John B. & Hensley, Joseph B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Cleaner and Condenser.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton cleaner and condenser. This design "is to produce a cheap and simple machine of this class which is adapted for use in connection with a cotton-gin and which will rapidly separate the dirt from the cotton and will also condense the cotton, so that it may be easily handled and baled" (lines 10-16). It consists in "[t]he combination of the case or frame having an inlet and its lower end and a hinged downward-curved hood at its upper end with the endless carrier mounted in the said case or frame with its higher end within the curved hood" (lines 47-52).
Date: June 7, 1892
Creator: Wherry, William B. & Smith, William F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Elevator for Cotton-Cleaning Machines

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction and design in elevators for machine for cleaning cotton.
Date: May 22, 1888
Creator: Wiggins, Ransome Hundley
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the draw-head provided with a flange upon one of its sides, ways for securing said draw-head in place and allowing it a longitudinal movement, an abutment which is secured to said ways upon one side, a hook which is pivoted in the draw-head on the side opposite to the flange, which hook is provided with a weight for keeping it normally closed, and which has a notch formed upon its pivotal end, and a latch which is pivoted to one side of the draw-head" (lines 64-74).
Date: December 30, 1884
Creator: Haltom, Samuel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and improved spring motor. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a motor with a drum attached to one of its shafts . . . the spring which bears upon the stop and which is rigidly secured to the frame at its outer end, the stop being pivoted . . . [and] a rod provided with a cone bearing laterally against said spring for increasing or decreasing the friction of the spring against the drum" (lines 73-84).
Date: February 11, 1890
Creator: Wallace, James T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Cleaner and Condenser.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton cleaner and condenser. This design "is to provide a machine that will take the cotton as it comes from the gin and clean and condense it at one operation; and to this end the novelty consists . . . in an inclosing-shell having a foraminous drum revolving about an open-ended shell which has a longitudinal opening in its periphery, so as to remove the sand and dirt, and . . . in a foraminous drum revolving within a semicircular wire cage, whereby the cotton will be carried around in rolls on the drum and inside of the cage, so as to remove the leaf and trash" (lines 16-28).
Date: August 9, 1887
Creator: Hess, Daniel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department