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Milk-Cooler.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in milk coolers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 26, 1898
Creator: Estelle, Rhodes
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horse Detacher

Description: Patent for a new and useful horse-detaching device. This design is to "provide an exceedingly cheap and simple device wich can be applied to all classes of vehicles" (line 8 - 10).
Date: January 11, 1898
Creator: Ponton, Joseph P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sash - Lock

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in Sash Locks to "provide a device of this character whereby the sash will be automatically locked in all its adjusted positions, thereby dispensing with the employment of sash cords and weights (line 13-17).
Date: November 16, 1897
Creator: Crocker, Lauren A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a plow that improves on a previous patent granted to the inventors (No. 507,854). The improvements are that the "stock may be used in connection with any form of share needed for working a crop" (lines 14-16) and the plow provides "a sweep-stock with a point which will be integral with its shoe or foot-bar, and which will assist in holding the share in position" (lines 20-23).
Date: April 28, 1896
Creator: Symmank, Herman & Matthijez, Ernst
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a cultivator "in which all of the plow shanks will be adjustable to or from the center line of the frame in order that the cultivator may be adapted for working different kinds of plants" (lines 19-23). It is laterally adjustable, and the tongue is vertically adjustable.
Date: December 5, 1893
Creator: Mattijetz, Andreas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a strong, durable, and adjustable plow that has an improved sweep stock. The plow has an "implement for holding sweeps, half shovels, bull tongues, &c., all of which are needed in the proper cultivation of corn, cotton and the like; and a further object of the invention is to do so construct a sweep stock as to prevent it from choking by weeds" (lines 10-16).
Date: October 31, 1893
Creator: Symmank, Herman & Matthijez, Ernst
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trace.

Description: Patent for a trace in which the "portion of the trace in which the eye is located, and which is adapted for engagement with a single tree, will be rendered as durable as any other portion of the trace" (lines 9-13).
Date: March 28, 1893
Creator: Saettler, Ernest S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Metallic Railroad-Tie

Description: Patent for an improvement on metallic railroad ties that is "simple and durable in construction, very effective in operation, and arranged to prevent the spreading of the rails and displacement of the ties in the railroad-bed" (lines 9-12).
Date: December 13, 1892
Creator: Mattijetz, Andreas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved insect trap. This design is "for catching such insects as are attracted by light, more especially cotton-flies, potato-bugs, and the like" (lines 11-13). It consists "of a frame having a bottom provided with an approximately star-shaped opening, the transparent walls mounted in the frame and forming re-entrant angles and providing entrance-openings and being adjustable to vary the size of the entrance openings, a receptacle arranged beneath the opening in the bottom of the frame, and a lamp arranged within the frame" (lines 72-80).
Date: May 3, 1892
Creator: Edwards, Joseph H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for improvements to a press that bales hay. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 15, 1891
Creator: Mattijetz, Andreas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for improvements in bait-trigger traps for catching small animals, with instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1891
Creator: Edwards, Joseph H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Fence Machine.

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements in wire-fence machines" (lines 12-13), including illustrations.
Date: October 6, 1891
Creator: Darden, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Replacer.

Description: Patent for improvements in car-replacers by using a jack-screw with a swiveled rest secured on top. The swiveled rest consists of an oblong box having rollers projecting above its upper edge. A windlass with a rope is journeyed in the jack-screw, passing through the swiveled rest, over a pulley and out of one end of the rest; the rope end having a hook or other suitable means for connecting it with the car. When the windlass is turned, “the car-body is moved laterally upon the rollers until the car-wheels are in line with the track.” (Lines 46-47) Illustration is included.
Date: September 8, 1891
Creator: White, James L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Riding Saddle.

Description: Patent for an improved design for the riding saddle, including illustrations.
Date: December 28, 1890
Creator: Northrup, Julius Don
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design consists in a plow-beam "having a downwardly-projecting extension or arm at its rear end and a plow-standard pivoted to the beam in front of said extension, of a plate connecting said standard and extension and adapted to slide vertically thereon and an adjusting screw for operating said plate" (lines 1-7).
Date: September 9, 1890
Creator: Swiedom, Ernst J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for "an exceedingly rapid baling of the hay, to provide for the easy transportation of the press and the power employed in connection therewith, and to provide for the adjustment of the size of the baling-chamber" (lines 9-13).
Date: February 25, 1890
Creator: Mattijetz, Andreas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department