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Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Description: Patent for "improvements in cotton-presses, it's object being to produce a compact and efficient apparatus, adapted to be secure in the floor between the first and second stories of a building, in such a manner that the press-box can be filled and the cotton made up into bales in the upper story, while the pressing operation is effected from below." (Lines 7-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 1, 1878
Creator: Thompson, Robert C. & Thompson, Joseph N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Ditching-Machines.

Description: Patent for an improved ditching machine design that will "easily and rapidly cut or excavate, on the surface of the ground, soil, clay, or soft stone, a ditch or trench of any reasonable width or depth suitable" (lines 33-37) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 1, 1878
Creator: Austin, Matthew J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Motors.

Description: Patent for power-operated motors used "for operating churns" (lines 13-14), with the option of using spring-power, including a detailed explanation and description of the illustration.
Date: February 19, 1878
Creator: Cummings, James K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department