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Improvement in Steam-Engines.

Description: Patent related to "improvements in steam-engines. The object...is to devise means whereby the valves may be actuated automatically without the employment of exterior mechanisms by the use of exhaust-steam" (lines 17-22). Includes instructions and illustration.
Date: July 1, 1879
Creator: Garlock, William H. & Cooke, Richard
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed-planter.

Description: Patent for a machine that can plant any kind or size of seed or grain at any desired distance apart.
Date: December 3, 1878
Creator: Hoshall, David W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bee Hive.

Description: Patent for improvements to "that class of bee-hives or bee-houses having a series of compartments..." (lines 15-17) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 21, 1878
Creator: Walton, George Slaughter
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Corn-Cob Splitters.

Description: Patent for an improved corn-cob splitter for feeding stock using a tapering pin operated by a rack and pinion to split corn whether shuck is on or off. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 2, 1878
Creator: Smith, Joseph F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Molds for Sewer-Building.

Description: Patent for a collapsible mold on wheels, allowing a sewer to "be built in sections around the mold and the mold moved along the trench as sections are completed" (lines 13-16) including illustrations.
Date: December 23, 1879
Creator: Burns, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Wheel-Plows.

Description: Patent for "invention has relation to improvements in attachments to sulky and other horse-plows" (para. 3). Combines a circle-plate, transverse clamp-ridge, clamps, a bearing plate, a king-bolt, a transverse sleeve, an axle, adjusting collars, and transporting-wheels on said axle.
Date: December 21, 1878
Creator: Cummins, John Randolph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements applicable to a gang of plows. Ability to adjust depth, security of plow arms, and can plow three rows at once.
Date: March 18, 1879
Creator: Gifford, George Lewis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Car-Couplings.

Description: Patent for an improvement to car couplings which would "obviate the necessity and its attendant danger of going between the cars" (lines 17-18) including an illustration.
Date: July 22, 1879
Creator: Ahrenbeck, C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in External Window, Door, and Shutter Sprinklers

Description: Patent for improvement in external window, door, and shutter sprinklers. The sprinklers would be used to wet the wooden pieces in case of adjacent fire, and are designed to run down the side of the building instead of into the building, reducing water damage inside, with illustration.
Date: August 27, 1878
Creator: Bennison, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cradle.

Description: Patent for a improved cradle with a fan attachment, including instructions.
Date: March 4, 1879
Creator: Reisor, Andrew S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in the plow with a heated mold-board to prevent sticking, including illustrations.
Date: March 11, 1879
Creator: Tucker, Argyle W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department