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Wire-Fence Tool.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in wire fence tools, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 5, 1899
Creator: Boynton, John Blijah
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shaft-Iron.

Description: Patent for a new and useful shaft iron, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 1, 1899
Creator: Boynton, Willie Amos
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oliver.

Description: Patent for an improved "oliver," a blacksmith's hammer operated by foot power or another mechanism. It provides improved means for mounting the hammer, adjusting the blow of the hammer or cushioning it, and arranging the hammer at different positions when not in use.
Date: December 27, 1898
Creator: Raiza, William J. & Souther, Alsom
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Tightener.

Description: Patent for a new and useful wire tightener, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 8, 1898
Creator: Boynton, Willie Amos
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cook-Stove.

Description: Patent for "improvements in cook stoves or ranges; and the object of the invention is to provide a simple construction in which two oven-chambers are employed, arranged one above the other in the same vertical plane, and in which the draft and products of combustion are caused to circulate beneath, around one end, and above each of the oven-chambers to thoroughly heat the same." (lines 7-16).
Date: August 2, 1898
Creator: Turbeville, John B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Dumping Cage

Description: Patent for a new and improved automatic dumping cage. This invention is to "use in the shafts of coal and other mines"(line 9-10).
Date: November 30, 1897
Creator: Gordon, William K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Vehicle-Brakes.

Description: Patent for "an extension-handle for the manipulating-levers of vehicle-brakes" (lines 9-10). This invention was designed especially for vehicles with extra side-boards, so the brakes can be employed as conveniently as possible while the driver would normally have a hard time reaching the brake-lever.
Date: February 2, 1897
Creator: Edwards, Joshua H. & Edwards, Willie W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Overcoat.

Description: Patent for an overcoat that is "so constructed as to keep dry the legs of the wearer; which is adapted to shed water from horsemen; and which is of the usual external appearance and will not impede or interfere with the locomotion of the wearer" (lines 9-24).
Date: May 8, 1894
Creator: Gassaway, Benjamin F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for an improved, simple, and inexpensive wire stretcher "which may readily be employed for stretching wires to a post for stapling, for stretching or drawing the ends of wires together for tying and for drawing out or removing staples from a post" (lines 12-16).
Date: August 1, 1893
Creator: Palmer, Joshua C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Twin Cultivating-Harrow.

Description: Patent for a twin cultivating harrow with an especially designed coupling that connects the harrow frames. It is adjustable and is meant to cultivate corn, cotton, and similar crops.
Date: July 18, 1893
Creator: Waldrip, Thomas A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam-Pressure and Water-Level Recorder for Boilers.

Description: Patent for a division on the inventor's previous patent application (No. 404,658). This patent is for a device that records steam pressure and water levels in boilers, and is meant "to provide a new and improved steam pressure recorder for boilers, which is simple and durable in construction, very effective in operation, and arranged to automatically record the pressure of the steam in the boiler for a given period" (lines 14-19).
Date: April 18, 1893
Creator: Lewis, William Morgan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Break

Description: Patent for an automatic break that can be applied automatically when going down any kind of hill and would dissengage whenever the vehicle drives on a flat road or up a hill.
Date: November 29, 1892
Creator: McKee, James A. & Hatchett, Pink C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Earth-Auger.

Description: Patent for an invention that "relates to an implement designed for boring earth, and may be used for well-boring and also for boring post-holes," (lines 11-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 27, 1891
Creator: Franks, Madison S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Siphon.

Description: Patent for a new siphon used to convey and distribute water for any purposes where it may necessary to convey water over elevations from a higher plane to a lower one, including illustrations.
Date: November 3, 1891
Creator: Damron, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Process of Tanning.

Description: Patent for improvements in tanning by steaming the broom-weed (Amphiachyris dracunculoides) to extract liquor and gradually condense the liquor into a strong solution as tanning ingredient for treatment of hides or skins. No illustration.
Date: October 13, 1891
Creator: Turner, Robert W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in car-couplings by using a draw-head having a chamber and a recess from its upper face into the chamber, of a coupling-dog pivoted in the recess and having a notch in its under faces and a hook at its forward end...... and the chain and levers connected with the said eyes.” (Lines 32-41) Illustration is included.
Date: September 8, 1891
Creator: Lewis, Thomas E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tobacco Substitute.

Description: Patent for an improvement in tobacco substitutes, by using a combination of ingredients that “will completely destroy all desire for tobacco and thus enables them to discontinue its use without any of the inconvenience or suffering,” (lines 18-21) ingredients of the compound are included. No illustration.
Date: March 24, 1891
Creator: Miller, Levi, H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tobacco Substitute.

Description: Patent for a tobacco substitute "compounded of gentian, licorice, prickly-ash bark, and sassafras (lines 37-38).
Date: November 11, 1890
Creator: Miller, Robert A.; McCain, Richard H.; Chilton, George A. & Neil, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Platform for Harvesters.

Description: Patent for a new and improved platform for harvesters. This design "has particular reference to the platform thereof or that portion designed to receive the grain as it is cut by the reaping mechanism; and among the main objects in view is to provide a platform located in rear of the reaping mechanism that is capable of being contracted and extended, and also to provide other parts that may be withdrawn inward, whereby the machine, as a whole, is decreased in width, and its passage through farm-gates from field to field and over unbroken ground is facilitated" (lines 11-22).
Date: May 27, 1890
Creator: Lewis, Thomas E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department