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Flue-Cleaner.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in flue cleaners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 8, 1898
Creator: Cathriner, Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Compound For Treating Seeds.

Description: Patent for a new and useful composition of matter to be used for killing weevils in corn, beans, or peas, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Thiele, Gustav
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in gates, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 9, 1898
Creator: Teague, Robert M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Desk.

Description: Patent for a new and useful desk "with depressible leaves or writing bed sections" (line 10)
Date: November 30, 1897
Creator: Welch, James N.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Slate-Operating Means For Shutters.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in slate operating means for shutters, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 26, 1899
Creator: Cordray, Henry A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bung-Extractor

Description: Patent for "an improved extractor for the bungs of casks and barrels of all kinds, so that the same can be quickly and conveniently removed from the bung-hole" (lines 8-11).
Date: May 14, 1901
Creator: Cathriner, Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pedal Attachment.

Description: Patent for an "improved attachment for pianos, organs, or other instruments provided with pedals" (lines 9-10) to protect the openings underneath the pedals from mice, dust, or other unwanted items entering the instrument through such openings.
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Gross, Rudolph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Press

Description: Patent for cotton press for bailing cotton employed in forming cylindrical bales from bat or sheet of cotton received from the condenser. (lines 10-13)
Date: January 27, 1903
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil-Burning Attachment For Stoves or Furnaces

Description: Patent for "an attachment for wood and coal stoves and furnaces by which hydrocarbon oils can be burned in connection with a wood or coal fire in a very effective and economical manner, the attachment being also capable of being used alone for heating and cooking..."
Date: November 4, 1902
Creator: Cordray, Henry A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spindle-Nut Attachment.

Description: Patent for improvement in spindle-nut by providing “an extension to the spindle-nut, not being a washer in any sense of the word, but to all intents and purposes an integral part of said nut adapted to extend toward the outer end of the axle-box and to hold the same to its seat upon the spindle as efficiently as when the parts were new.” (Lines 35-41) Illustration is included.
Date: February 3, 1903
Creator: Carlton, Edward
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle-Box for Vehicles

Description: Patent for axle box for vehicles "in which after the axle and axle-boxes have been worm by use the lost motion can be taken up by interposing a tightening-washer and spring between the axle-box and nut, so the the axle-box of the wheel is restored to the same condition.(10-15)
Date: October 22, 1902
Creator: McFarland, Julian
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Boiler Scraper and Cleaner

Description: Patent for a boiler scraper and cleaner. This invention is designed to remove incrustation and sediment that collects on the bottom of boilers. Illustration included.
Date: December 4, 1902
Creator: Miller, Hugh C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Condenser

Description: Patent for a cotton condenser. This invention applies multiple cylinders for seperating bats. Illustration included.
Date: February 28, 1901
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roller Compress

Description: Patent for roller compress. This is an "improved roller-compress,especially adapted for forming cylindrical bales from cotton-bat by winding the same in successive layers upon itself" (p. 1, lines 8-11), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 30, 1900
Creator: Carter, E. D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Barreling Soap-Stock.

Description: Patent for "an apparatus for filling barrels with soap-stock or other thick liquid of similar consistency, the object being to provide a machine whereby the barrels may be filled quickly through the bung-hole." (Lines 12-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 9, 1897
Creator: Ahrenbeck, William C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sweep.

Description: Patent for sweep that is improved with the addition of a middle-break so that it "will be adapted to do its work thoroughly with the least possible draft and which will not be liable to get out of kilter." (Lines 16-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 12, 1896
Creator: Schoenfelder, August
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for "car-couplers of the link-and-pin type which couple automatically and are provided with unlocking-levers operated from the top and side of a car, and designed to avoid the necessity of passing between the cars to couple or uncouple the same." (Lines 11-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 28, 1896
Creator: Boyd, James S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cloth-Registers

Description: Patent for an improvement to a cloth-register that indicates the measurement in yards of particular goods. Includes illustration and description.
Date: September 2, 1879
Creator: Harrison, Abraham
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ventilating-Flue.

Description: Patent for ventilating-flue made from sheet-metal tubes, and "can be placed in any building without necessitating making the same in one length, the sections being constructed so as to be readily adjusted on each other" (lines 12-15).
Date: December 4, 1894
Creator: Lange, Fritz
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cartridge Loading Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cartridge loader. This design "consists of a filling attachment to cartridge-loading blocks, which is composed of a hopper part having discharge-tubes in the bottom and a perforated and spring-actuated slide-piece having perforations registering with said tubes, and of a lower part having upwardly-extending tubes sliding on the bottom tubes of the hopper and downwardly-extending tubes of conical shape . . . and are opened or closed by a second spring-actuated slide-piece" (lines 16-26).
Date: July 15, 1884
Creator: Lockett, William A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design consists "[i]n a plow, the combination, with the beam, mold-board, point, and landside-plate, of a standard consisting of a longitudinal bar, to which the beam is attached, and provided with a transverse elongated slot, two downwardly-extending arms connected together by a cross-brace and having serrations and elongated slots on their extremities, and bolts, nuts, and serrated washers for adjustably connecting the landside-plate thereto, the forward one of said arms having a seat for the plow-point" (lines 69-80).
Date: March 23, 1886
Creator: Wilhelm, Albert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Convertible Cotton-Planter.

Description: Patent for improvement in convertible cotton-planters. The mechanism has a seed-dropping mechanism and a rear or side plow covers the dropped seed.
Date: December 20, 1877
Creator: Willie, William T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feed-Water Heater.

Description: Patent for a feed-water heater for steam-boilers. It provides "such a heater having an arrangement of distributing-troughs located in such a manner as to evenly distribute the water over tubes in thin streams or a thin sheet, whereby it may be quickly heated, and, furthermore, in so constructing the parts that the interior portions comprising the circulating tubes and troughs may be easily removed for the purpose of cleaning" (lines 10-18).
Date: August 25, 1896
Creator: Muday, George T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut Lock.

Description: Patent for a new and improved nut lock. This design "consists in a friction roller held loosely between two nuts, or between a nut and any object to be held by a bolt, which roller, when the nut or lock-nut is screwed down upon it, binds the nut or nuts upon the bolt and locks them securely thereon" (lines 11-16).
Date: January 20, 1885
Creator: Campbell, James A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department