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Boring and Mortising Machine.

Description: Patent for a machine to bore square holes in substitute for a chisel and reduce labor, including illustration. The inventor calls it a "Mortise and Tenon Machine."
Date: July 11, 1848
Creator: Swingle, Alfred
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Preparation of Portable Soup-Bread.

Description: Patent for "extracting the nutritious part of flesh or animal meat of every description and combining this concentrated extract with flour or vegetable meal, and baking the two substances in an oven, thereby forming a portable desiccated soup-bread....." (lines 8-14), instruction only, no illustration.
Date: February 5, 1850
Creator: Borden, Gail, Jr.
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Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Description: Patent for the improvement of the cotton press using screws and nuts in conjunction of a shifting pinion for changing the motion for the revolving wheels and shafts, including illustration.
Date: January 27, 1857
Creator: Parry, M. L.
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Improvement in Cotton-Gins.

Description: Patent for the improvement of the cotton-gin by the arrangement of two cylindrical brushes and rollers to reduce damaging the staple of the cotton, illustrations included.
Date: April 19, 1859
Creator: Gottheil, Edward
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Improvement in Cotton Picker and Cleaner.

Description: Patent for an invention that "relates to certain novel improvements on machinery which is designed for rapidly and thoroughly cleaning and picking the interior grades of cotton, and the badly picked and ginned cottons, and for effecting this result without cutting or in any manner damaging the cotton fiber"(lines 19-25). The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: September 1, 1868
Creator: Gilman, Samuel H.
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Improvement in Syringe for Destroying Cotton-Plant Worms.

Description: Patent for improved instrument to be used to destroy cotton-worms, this instrument “provided with a nozzle, having a fine discharge-passages, through which the liquid is forced slowly, in the form of spray, and that the same nozzle is provided with an inlet-tube, through which liquid can be rapidly drawn into the barrel for filling it, but which will be automatically shut at the commencement of discharging the liquid through the nozzle, and kept shut during such discharge.” (Lines 55-62) Illustration is included.
Date: June 15, 1869
Creator: Robira, Antonio
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Improvement in Refining and Ageing Liquors.

Description: Patent for improvement in refining and ageing liquors, including an illustration. The process includes expelling air from distilled liquors, heating them to a boiling point and then cooling them in a waterbath, through the use of a closed, air-tight vessel surrounded by an open water-vessel.
Date: May 10, 1870
Creator: Gilman, Samuel H.
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Improvement in Cane-Seats for Chairs.

Description: Patent for improvement in cane-seats for chairs by simplifying the process of dispensing the drawing of the cane through the chair-frame; thereby reduce materials used to produce the chairs. Illustration is included.
Date: September 3, 1872
Creator: Howe, Will F.
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Improvement in Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for an improved Cotton Chopper. The device is horse drawn with adjustable wheels, plows and drivers seat (pg 2). Illustration Included.
Date: October 8, 1872
Creator: Matthews, Ebenezer T.
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