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Evaporator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful evaporating furnace, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 10, 1899
Creator: Kuzel, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Advertising Device.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in advertising device, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Hefley, Jefferson D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clevis.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in clevises, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 14, 1898
Creator: Taylor, George H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in monkey-wrenches to "provide an improved construction of the same whereby the clamping-jaws may be quickly and readily adjusted to the nut or tap which is to be engaged thereby" (line 19-23).
Date: December 28, 1897
Creator: Antony, Edwin Le Roy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bridle.

Description: Patent for "improved means for detachably connecting blinds to bridles, whereby the bridle may be used with or without the blinds," and also "to provide a combined double box-loop and blind." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Mayes, David H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for an improvement on car-couplers, "especially to the class of hook-and-catch couplers in which the sides of the jaws of the coupler securely hold a link between the same by means of a downwardly-extending hook, the sides of the upper jaw carrying the said hook extending down over the sides of the under jaw, thus protecting the jaws from a lateral jar or pressure, the lower jaw being provided with a series of recesses at different angles, which are designed to receive the end of the link when held in different positions" (lines 16-27). The car-coupler also has a gravity member.
Date: September 29, 1896
Creator: Krusinski, Ferdinand
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for improvements in railway-rail joints, including "a means for adjusting the rails whereby a tight joint may be produced at any season of the year when the expansion and contraction of the metal with the varying temperatures cause the joints to become loose and the track uneven;" (lines 16-21) "suitable rail-carrying bed-pieces, made of metal and grooved to receive the rail;" (lines 23-24) and "brackets on its under side which are adapted to brace against the railway-ties, and suitable pins or integral lugs which engage with the tie to hold it firmly in place." (Lines 34-38) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 29, 1896
Creator: Krusinski, Ferdinand
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Door-Bell and Mail-Receiver.

Description: Patent for a door-bell joined with a tray or card-receiver, which is installed in a door. "When pulled out it will bring said tray outside the door to receive a card, letter, or package or any mail-matter, and when released will carry it inside the door again" (lines 11-15). The bell goes off when the tray, which has a toothed edge that engages the bell-hammer, is released.
Date: September 22, 1896
Creator: Key, Joseph H.; Brevard, Horace & Purifoy, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate-Hinge.

Description: Patent for "an adjustable hinge for use in connection with a suitable upper hinge, for supporting gates in such manner as to permit of their being opened in either direction and allowed to close automatically," and which "also allows the gate to be adjusted to suit the inclination of its supporting-post, or to have its outer end elevated to a sufficient degree to permit dogs and other small animals to pass freely under same when closed." (Lines 8-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 11, 1895
Creator: Westmoreland, Hugh S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow Cultivator and Irrigator.

Description: Patent for an underground irrigating plow that consists of a draft bar, crank arms, plow beams that front ends swivel on the crank arms, a ratchet rod with chain spools, a ratchet lever that is attached to the ratchet rod, chains that are attached to the plow beams and the spools, braces that are attached to the crank arms, and a double-tree.
Date: April 25, 1893
Creator: Askew, Joseph W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Scoop.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive cotton scoop and is "adapted to have its tines yield to facilitate its insertion in a mass of cotton" (lines 13-14).
Date: April 18, 1893
Creator: Brown, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Forming Wire Articles.

Description: Patent for an improved machine that makes wire coils, springs, pins, and similar wire formations. "The invention has for its objects to provide a simple, cheap and durable device or machine for the purpose named which can be easily operated and capable of turning out a large number of the articles with the expenditure of the minimum amount of time and labor" (lines 22-28).
Date: February 21, 1893
Creator: Porter, Louis H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horse-Power

Description: Patent for an alternative horse power design without cogs that has the same level of efficiency with an increased speed of output as well.
Date: November 15, 1892
Creator: Walton, Jacob Gipson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a simple and effective car coupling that is partially automatic, "and in case of accident or breakage the said device is adapted to be used after the manner of an ordinary car-coupling" (lines 17-19).
Date: August 9, 1892
Creator: Felton, Tommas Wesley
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill-Tower.

Description: Patent for "skeleton towers of a character more especially adapted to support a wind-wheel" (lines 8-10) and that allow the wheel to be lowered.Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1891
Creator: Walton, Jacob Gipson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for improvements in a device that is "adapted to take up slack in barbed and other wire fences," (lines 11-12) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 12, 1891
Creator: Wilson, Jesse H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Cotton-Plow.

Description: Patent for a combination cotton plow that makes hoeing more efficient and profitable. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 10, 1891
Creator: Williams, Charley Mabry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements on the combination plow that can be converted into a single, double, or three plow, including illustrations.
Date: October 28, 1890
Creator: Walton, Jacob Gipson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Back Band Buckle.

Description: Patent for a new and improved back-band buckle. This design "is to provide a simple and inexpensive back-band buckle adapted to protect the sides of an animal against rubbing, and capable of enabling the tug-chain to be readily secured thereto and removed therefrom and of securely holding the same without liability of the chain becoming accidentally unfastened" (lines 10-17).
Date: September 30, 1890
Creator: McCall, Dugald B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trace Carrier.

Description: Patent for a new and improved trace-carrier. This design "is to provide the trace-carrier with a locking-brace, which is held in a closed position by the chain, which prevents all possibility of the chain from becoming detached from the carrier while in use" (lines 16-20). To this end, it consists, "with the body having a strap-fastener and an outwardly and upwardly extending hook, of a locking-plate, which is hinged at its upper end to the upper portion of the body, and its lower end provided with an inner perforated projection through which the said hook passes, and a shorter projection" (lines 78-85).
Date: September 23, 1890
Creator: Clark, Alexander E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department