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Reversible Hoe.

Description: Patent for a new and useful reversible hoe, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 11, 1898
Creator: Schultz, Carl Herman Severin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coffee - Pot.

Description: Patent for a new and useful coffee pot, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 19, 1898
Creator: Ingle, Jacob Odem
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rake.

Description: Patent for a rake that is meant for raking loose stumps, brush, and similar articles from fields. The rake is pulled along, and two wheels form an axle where the rake is balanced. There are two rake-lifting levers.
Date: October 20, 1896
Creator: McIlroy, Archibald Yell & McIlroy, Joseph Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mattress-Making Machine.

Description: Patent for a mattress-making machine that presses the material and forces it into a mattress. The mattress is "suitably held at one end of the machine, guide-strips being provided to hold the material forming the filling for the mattress straight and smooth while being forced into the tick" (lines 19-23).
Date: January 14, 1896
Creator: Bates, Frances Marian
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pipe-Wrench.

Description: Patent for "a pipe-wrench with a pivoted jaw which shall rest at its rear end against a solid support when gripping the pipe, so that all strain shall be taken from its pivot, while the wrench shall also have a stationary jaw with two bearings for pipes of varying sizes to rest against and shall also have a setter to act against the rear of the movable jaw." (Lines 15-22) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 3, 1895
Creator: Riza, Mike Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Kitchen-Cabinet.

Description: Patent for a kitchen-cabinet that is a "simple and convenient portable device provided with the necessary receptacles for flour, meal, spices and other condiments, as well as apparatus for grinding coffee, beating eggs, weighing, &c.; to provide means for adjusting such receptacles upon the frame of the cabinet to secure the desired height or distance from the floor; and furthermore to provide improved means for removing the flour and meal from the bins and sifting the same by the same operation" (line 9-20).
Date: June 18, 1895
Creator: Shanley, Michael H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pipe-Wrench.

Description: Patent for a pipe-wrench that is a "pair of tongs [made] for holding rods or pipes of different diameter so that, when between the jaws, they will be held by an elastic cam pressure, without any further muscular exertion by the smith or expert mechanic who is about to work upon the rod or pipe" (lines 16-21).
Date: November 13, 1894
Creator: Riza, Mike H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ice-Cream Freezer.

Description: Patent for an ice-cream freezer that "effectually and with slight labor freez[es] cream; to be so constructed as to freeze the cream into sticks of merchantable size and adapted for retail trade; and, furthermore, to provide for a simultaneous manufacture of ice, so that as the cream is frozen water may be congealed forming ice that may be subsequently employed in the freezer or otherwise" (lines 10-18).
Date: April 3, 1894
Creator: Skipper, James M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Plow and Harrow.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and effective combined plow and harrow that can be used as a plow and harrow at the same time, or the operator can detach one and only use the other. The machine can be adjusted to better suit different types of soil.
Date: April 18, 1893
Creator: Lee, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for a gate that swings outward whenever it is unlatched that consists of an eye-joint that connects the gate to the post that turns vertically and horizontally, an extended toprail, a lever, and a pivot.
Date: February 14, 1893
Creator: Chadwick, John L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adjustable Fire Guard and Screen.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fireplace screen. This design "is to provide a simple and efficient device which may be suspended in front of open fireplaces or grates for the purpose of preventing the frequent and sometimes fatal accidents which are directly due to the absence of reliable safe-guards. The invention consists of a series of shields or plates of suitable size and material, which are so connected that when not in use they may be easily drawn upward in succession side by side and compactly placed in an appropriate receptacle attached to the front of a mantel or to a wall above a fireplace" (lines 16-29).
Date: May 3, 1892
Creator: Gibson, Nathaniel B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horse-Detacher.

Description: Patent for improvements in devices of attachments for wagons or similar wheeled vehicles, by improving “the attachment to the brake rod or shaft of the wagon, connected also with the bolts which secure the shafts or pole in the clips on the wagon-axle, by means of which the brake-shaft may be rocked so as to apply the brakes and stop the wagon, hold the shafts or pole, and thus disconnect them from the wagon.” (Lines 16-22) Illustration is included.
Date: April 28, 1891
Creator: McMorries, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department