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Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and useful animal trap, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 14, 1899
Creator: Johnson, Joshua J.
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Pop-Valve For Kilns.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in pop valves for kilns, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 24, 1899
Creator: Moore, La Fayette
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ballast-Scraper.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in ballast scrapers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: McElvaney, Charles T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Rail.

Description: Patent for a new and useful railroad rail, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 16, 1898
Creator: Hariman, George V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk - Chopper.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in stalk choppers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 26, 1898
Creator: Upshaw, Foy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in apparatus for generating acetylene gas. This design is to "provide with few applicances a simple and compact apparatus requiring little attention for generating acetylene gas for light, heat, and power purposes" (line 11 - 14).
Date: February 15, 1898
Creator: Dederick, Zadoc P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting - Frame for Sewing - Machines

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in quilting frames for sewing machines. This invention is to " provide a simple, cheap, and efficient quilting frame adapted to be suspended from an overhead support and to be used in connection with an ordinary sewing machine" (line 13-17).
Date: November 9, 1897
Creator: Heacker, Edwin W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Composition of Matter for Manufacturing Calcium Carbid.

Description: Patent for a "new and useful Composition of Matter for Manufacturing Calcium Carbid" (lines 5-7) that will aid in the commercially successful production. Patent includes specifications for the composition of matter.
Date: September 7, 1897
Creator: Blum, Sylvain.; Eldridge, Hillary.; Clark, Daniel J. & Lazarus, Sam.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway-Car.

Description: Patent for a railway car that runs close to the railroad tracks, to prevent damage should it become derailed or in another accident. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 24, 1897
Creator: Finley, Jefferson L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretching and Staple-Pulling Device.

Description: Patent for a tool "which is adapted for stretching wire for fencing purposed and which may also be used for drawing the staples from the posts and splicing between posts when such action is necessary." (Lines 9-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 20, 1897
Creator: McElroy, Jesse Roberts
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Releasing Device For Brakes Of Drive-Wheels.

Description: Patent for "releasing devices for the brakes of drive-wheels of locomotives, whereby the brakes are instantaneously released at the time the train is in motion and before the braked drive-wheels are on the point of sliding on the rails, also before the triple valve acts to release the brakes." (Lines 15-21) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 13, 1897
Creator: Pelham, Walter O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for raising water.

Description: Patent for device for raising water. "Our invention relates to water-elevators in which a bucket or like receptacle is periodically lowered into a well and then raised to be emptied."
Date: June 1, 1897
Creator: Poe, Herbert L. & Sparkman, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bicycle Attachment.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved bicycle attachment arranged to serve as a foot-rest for the feet of the rider while coasting and adapted to be lowered to support the bicycle in a vertical position when not in use and to securely lock the wheel and support together to prevent the machine from being stolen" (lines 7-14), including illustrations.
Date: May 11, 1897
Creator: Zintgraff, August
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flue-Beader.

Description: Patent for a tool that allows a boiler flue to rotate while not letting any steam out of the flue. This allows for the projecting end of the flue to turn without damaging itself and makes taking the flue apart easier for workmen.
Date: May 4, 1897
Creator: Hutchison, Wilson F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Locomotive.

Description: Patent for an improved locomotive or traction-engine, with a series of water-shells, each containing "a series of fire-flues, a feeding-water heater, a pipe discharging steam" (lines 118-121), and a double-action plunger-pump.
Date: January 26, 1897
Creator: McCallum, Daniel W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines.

Description: Patent for an improvement on a quilting attachment for sewing-machines previously granted to the inventors (no. 529,518). This patent is an improvement on "the general construction of the device, to provide simple means for adjusting the elevation of the track at its extremities to vary the inclination thereof and for securing the upper ends of the supporting devices to a stationary object, such as the ceiling, and to provide means for adjusting the inclination of the traveler-bar of the hanger to suit that of the track" (lines 14-23).
Date: October 10, 1896
Creator: Click, Washington B. & Click, Isaac A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Car-Switching System.

Description: Patent for "a system of switching where the cars of a train are pushed up an incline and placed successively on an elevated annular revolving platform, by which they are automatically distributed to their respective receiving-tracks" (lines 9-14).
Date: March 24, 1896
Creator: Lelardoux, Pierre
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pot Holder or Hanger.

Description: Patent for a pot or boiler hanger that is simple and inexpensive and is meant for hanging a pot or boiler above a fire. The hanger is light, easily transportable, compact, and adjustable.
Date: March 24, 1896
Creator: Powers, Nathaniel J. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department