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Improvement In Locks

Description: Patent for an improvement for slide door fasteners and locks. Description and illustrations are attached.
Date: August 19, 1879
Creator: Garlock, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses

Description: Patent for an improved cotton and hay press that "... provides an economical and powerful press for cotton, hay, rags, &c., that may be worked by hand, horse, or steam power, in field, farm or factory." (lines 12-15) Includes description and illustration.
Date: August 19, 1879
Creator: Rossell, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Iron Saddle-Tree Forks

Description: Patent for an improvement in iron saddle-tree forks that are cheaper to construct as well as light and durable. Includes illustration and description.
Date: August 26, 1879
Creator: Wood, John McLane & Bellah, William Newton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Washing-Machines

Description: Patent for "... an improved washing-machine which shall be simple in construction, convenient in use, easily operated, and effective in operation." (lines 12-15)
Date: September 2, 1879
Creator: Fuchs, Benjamin F.
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvment in Spray-Nozzles

Description: Patent for an improvement on spray nozzles for use with force pumps. These force pumps are used for spraying insecticide on cotton to protect the crop from cotton-worms and other insects.
Date: September 2, 1879
Creator: Yeager, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Solar-Time Instrument.

Description: Patent for a new and improved solar-time instrument with "the telescopic tube provided at one end with a lens, and at the other end with a removable diaphragm having horizontal and vertical lines marked thereon" (page 2).
Date: September 9, 1879
Creator: Hayford, Samuel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Speed and Time Recorders.

Description: Patent for improvements in recording instruments to "document of all the movements of a locomotive while in charge of the engineer, to record any stoppages that may be made; the duration of such stoppages, and any backward motion of the locomotive at any point during the trip." (Lines 7-13) Illustration is included.
Date: September 9, 1879
Creator: Richardson, John D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Medical Compounds.

Description: Patent for a medical compound consisting of magnesia, soda, potassium oxide, manganese, sodium chloride, acid phosphate of iron, sulfuric acid, and phosphoric acid. The compound is said to treat a wide variety of ailments.
Date: September 16, 1879
Creator: Coleman, George S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Description: Patent for a bale-tie designed to "provide a simple, strong, durable, and easily adjustable tie for bales of cotton, hay, etc." (para. 4), using a hook, a band, and a beveled eye. The hook has a barb attached to the end, and is described as a double hook.
Date: September 16, 1879
Creator: Hill, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Double-Acting Force-Pumps.

Description: Patent for a double-acting force pump that has "single cylinder and hollow piston-rod operate in connection with the upper and lower cylinder-valves, and with a valved piston adapted to have a reciprocal motion independent of and upon the hollow piston-rod, to discharge the water from both sides of the piston with a double action and in a continuous stream through said hollow piston-rod" (para. 2).
Date: September 16, 1879
Creator: Newman, Charles Elijah
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Tape-Worm Medicines.

Description: Patent for a compound called “Tape-Worm Medicine” that is used to “remove tape-worms from the human body speedily and effectually; and it consists in a composition formed from the fibrils of the roots of the pomegranate mixed with water” (lines 9-13).
Date: September 23, 1879
Creator: Nette, August
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Lever-Powers.

Description: Patent for a lever-power which applies "the power and resistance to the lever, so that they will change positions with relation to the fulcrum as the power end of the lever descends" (para. 2). The relation of the lever with the fulcrum is flexible, and allows for increased leverage.
Date: September 23, 1879
Creator: Franklin, Mathew Calhoun
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Shackles.

Description: Patent for a shackle for the hands and feet that is designed to prevent the use of objects in order to escape.
Date: September 30, 1870
Creator: Belcher, Melvin Anderson & Perrenot, George Francis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Churning-Machines

Description: Patent for improvement in mechanisms in operating churns. Includes a crank wheel and spindles for churning, as well as a better balanced upright position.
Date: October 14, 1879
Creator: Haile, James T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department