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Well-Strainer.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in well strainers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 24, 1898
Creator: Booth, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a clamp that is used in fence construction. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 24, 1897
Creator: Howard, Zenas F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bicycle Alarm

Description: Patent for a "simple and cheap as well as ornamental bicycle-whistle...of novel and peculiar construction, adapted for attachment to the bicycle and made to sound at pleasure" (lines 14-18). Illustrations and instructions are included.
Date: July 13, 1897
Creator: Crump, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hook for Spoon-Handles.

Description: Patent for a detachable hook, made of wire, for spoon-handles and the like, and is used to prevent a spoon or similar article from slipping into the vessel in which it is placed. It can be easily removed from the spoon-handle.
Date: December 29, 1896
Creator: Gannon, Robert M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Means for Making Bats for Mattresses.

Description: Patent for a simple means for making bats for mattresses, and is an improvement on a previous patent (No. 399,041). "I gin into a room or place having the width or the length of the average width or length of a mattress, but extending the necessary length-say twenty or twenty-five feet, more or less to allow the cotton or material used to settle uniformly across it, the top at the extreme end preferably covered with wire-gauze to assist the draft from the gin. The floor and sides of this box or room or other receptacle into which the material for the mattress-bats is falling from the gin is provided with a means to carry the ginned material along from the gin as fast as it is worked. The bats may be formed in one long continuous web,from which the desired length may be cut" (lines 19-34)
Date: April 7, 1896
Creator: Haynes, Daniel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Gin.

Description: Patent for a cotton-gin that "has for its object to provide means for operating upon or permitting lint cotton, wool and other fibrous material to be ginned from a roll by means of saws as is commonly done in working seed cotton without injury to the mechanism" (lines 12-17).
Date: August 7, 1894
Creator: Haynes, Daniel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sad-Iron Heater.

Description: Patent for sad iron heaters: "a device for heating sad irons, and it has for its object to provide a heater adapted to receive a plurality of irons" (lines 8-11).
Date: April 17, 1894
Creator: Lee, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clothes-Pin.

Description: Patent for a simple, metallic, and inexpensive clothes pin that can be used with a rope or wire line. It can be attached easily but will not blow off. It does not rust or tear the clothes.
Date: March 28, 1893
Creator: Crump, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow

Description: Patent for invention of certain new and useful improvements in plows with accompanying drawings. An improved plow in which revolving mold board is driven without the intervention of a universal joint [5-30]
Date: January 3, 1893
Creator: Kirk, John, P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design is "to provide a plow adapted to be used in connection with either single or double sweeps and to facilitate the application and removal of either thereof, and, furthermore, to provide means for steadying the plow during operation" (lines 8-14). It consists, "with the beam and standard, of the triangular brace having a series of adjusting holes at its upper end and at its lower front end curved upwardly, forwardly, and downwardly and at its extremity slotted, the adjusting-bolts . . . passed through the adjusting-holes and slot, [and] the steel shoe" (lines 6-13).
Date: June 14, 1892
Creator: Lee, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department