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Ditching-Machine.

Description: Patent for a certain new, useful, and valuable improvement in ditching machines for cutting ditches.
Date: May 3, 1898
Creator: Dillahay, John G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Match-Safe.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient match safe device to "deliver the matches singly to suitable aperture through which they may be withdrawn and ignited during the withdrawal" (line 10 -13).
Date: May 3, 1898
Creator: Villard, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive and efficient wrench device, which is "capable of extracting nails and of being used as a screw-driver without interchanging any of the parts or substituting one part for another" (line 14 - 17).
Date: May 3, 1898
Creator: Weiss, Martin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in machines for baling cotton.
Date: March 3, 1898
Creator: Bessonette, Charles L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Car-Step.

Description: Patent for "a supplemental folding step which may be lowered into position for use when passengers are boarding or leaving a [railway] car and which may be folded back out of the way when the train is about to leave the station." (Lines 12-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 3, 1897
Creator: Hamilton, Samuel R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Crate.

Description: Patent for a crate that is "readily folded into a small compass when not in use and easily unfolded and adjusted, so as to serve the purpose of an ordinary crate, and when so adjusted it will be as rigid as though of ordinary construction." (Lines 11-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 3, 1897
Creator: Hausmann, Otto
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lubricated Bullet.

Description: Patent for lubricated lead bullets to prevent the deterioration and rusting of the inner barrel of rifled firearms, so as to maintain their accuracy. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 3, 1897
Creator: Stewardson, Samuel Clinton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for an improved turning plow. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 3, 1897
Creator: Sevier, Samuel G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Cultivators.

Description: Patent for a wheel-cultivator that attaches to planters or plows. It provides "means whereby a planter or a plow-beam carrying any desired cultivating implement can be attached to the frame of a riding or wheel cultivator frame, and thus enable the cultivator-frame to be applied to uses other than that for which it was intended" (lines 25-30).
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Morris, Thomas R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Autographic Register.

Description: Patent for a device to register fares in situations where passengers pay to be transported from one location to another, specifically by train. The fare-collector needs a way to have accurate receipts as fares are collected. The invention is a "small portable ticket-holder and registering device (lines 38-39), that issues valid tickets "which will enable a conductor to keep a correct current amount of fares as received as well as a record of tickets sold and mileage traveled on same" (lines 41-45), and prevents dishonesty in fare-collectors.
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Bond, George D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Picking Machine.

Description: Patent for a sack laborers drag around the fields with them to store cotton in. It has a shoulder-strap that fits around the sack's mouth. There are two wheels, and a platform is attached to the axle. The sack is strapped to the platform.
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Armstrong, Henry T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for improving the cultivator-plow by providing "a standard of novel construction comprising a stationary member bolted to the beam and a foot member having a pivotal relation with said stationary member and capable of being adjusted as to its angle, and also capable of yielding backwardly when the shovel meets with an obstruction for the purpose of preventing the fracture or twisting of said standard." (lines 20-28) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Collard, Job Brown & Hensarling, Hiram Johel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Disk Cultivator.

Description: Patent for an improvement on a previous patent granted to the inventor (no. 526,962)for a disk cultivator. The improvement is that "the disks are supported at any point on the under side of the disk-frame and in means whereby the disk-supporting frame may be elevated from the ground" (lines 16-19).
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Brock, Andrew L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a plow that has a revolving moldboard and the driving-wheel can be adjusted "relative to both the plowshare and moldboard" (lines 21-22). The moldboard is unique in how it is supported and operated. This patent is similar to a previous patent (no. 549,827) which was also granted to the inventor.
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Sevier, Samuel Gillington
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department