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Index.

Description: Patent for a certain new and useful index, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 12, 1899
Creator: Hall, Henry Lyons
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a certain new and useful wire stretcher, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 28, 1899
Creator: Hancock, Benjamin Columbus
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thill-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and useful thill coupling for "locking the thill-iron to the attached thill in a raised position" (line 8 -9).
Date: September 27, 1898
Creator: James, Will S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Camp-Bed.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in folding camp beds, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 20, 1898
Creator: Long, Reuben
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ant-Trap.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in ant-traps.
Date: April 12, 1898
Creator: Selvidge, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Revolving Fan

Description: Patent for a new and useful revolving fan. This design "relates to certain improvements in revolving fans, such as are employed especially in connection with tables and the like for fanning the persons seated thereat" (line 8-11).
Date: December 14, 1897
Creator: Gibson, Levi A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Gin.

Description: Patent for "improvements in cotton-gins, and more particularly to that class of saw-gins in which the brush-cylinder is dispensed with and a combined suction-fan and doffer employed to remove the lint from the gin-saws; and the object is to simplify the construction and at the same time increase the effectiveness of this class of gins." (Lines 11-18)
Date: September 28, 1897
Creator: Heffner, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hitching Device.

Description: Patent for "a hitching device which can be applied to a strap between its ends and which is freely adjustable back and forth upon the strap without wearing or injuring the strap in any manner and to form a hitching device which consists of two entirely separate and distinct pieces, thus doing away with all joints, pivots, or other connections, and the necessity for forming holes or perforations of any kind in the strap." (Lines 22-31) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 6, 1897
Creator: King, Sandy & Myers, Marshall
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ant-Trap.

Description: Patent for a "trap designed to be placed around an ant-hill and adapted to capture ants leaving or returning to the ant-hill." (Lines 11-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 18, 1897
Creator: Bond, William Beebe
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hog-Trough.

Description: Patent for an improved and durable pig trough, one that stays clean and can be filled and eaten out of easily without wasting feed.
Date: April 27, 1897
Creator: Neill, George A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bevel.

Description: Patent for "bevel-squares adapted to be converted into a try-square through the medium of a pivoted and adjustable blade." (Lines 13-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Morris, Thomas R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Cultivators.

Description: Patent for a wheel-cultivator that attaches to planters or plows. It provides "means whereby a planter or a plow-beam carrying any desired cultivating implement can be attached to the frame of a riding or wheel cultivator frame, and thus enable the cultivator-frame to be applied to uses other than that for which it was intended" (lines 25-30).
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Morris, Thomas R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Printing-Press.

Description: Patent for a printing, ruling, and cutting press of a simple and durable construction. The printing press can print both sides of a sheet of paper and has adjustable guards so that the operator can print any size paper. The machine also provides a "means for regulating the feed of the machine for adapting it to print short or long sections or a newspaper as well as a small tract" (lines 20-22). The machine has two plates opposite each other, the weight of one counterbalances the other so double printing is possible. Any amount of ink can be supplied to the rollers, and adjustable scrapers remove extra ink from the ink drums. The uncut paper can be wound around a device if necessary. A drying-cylinder provides that the printed material has no blurs.
Date: March 31, 1896
Creator: Hallenbeck, Matthew L. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dish-Cleaner.

Description: Patent for a dish-cleaner that is used in a sink or another container. Its object is to force "air through the water and in contact with the submerged dishes" (lines 17-18). The invention also has "a water-agitator surrounded with supports for holding the dishes or other articles in a vertical position in close proximity to the outlet-ports of the agitator" (lines 20-23).
Date: January 21, 1896
Creator: Bond, William Beebe
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fence-Wire Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a simple and practical fence-wire stretcher that stretches "fence-wire in the construction of fences and also taking up the slack in the wire when it sags at any point throughout the line of fence, the device being simple in construction and easily connected and disconnected from the post, as circumstances require" (lines 14-20).
Date: September 17, 1895
Creator: Baugh, Edward Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Rack.

Description: Patent for a hay-rack meant to "provide an improved device for holding or clamping hay within reach of livestock, and which while not impairing the feeding of the stock will prevent them from pulling the hay down beneath their feet" (lines 14-19).
Date: April 16, 1895
Creator: Erskine, William James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ant-Trap.

Description: Patent for an ant-trap with an inflexible bottom with a hole in the middle, a perpendicular section rough on the inside and smooth on the outside, and the perpendicular smooth sides are attached to the edges of the bottom. The trap has a device that prevents the ants from running around the trap.
Date: November 13, 1894
Creator: Carter, William B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and effective combined churn motor and dasher that continuously and smoothly circulates cream. It has a large wheel the operator turns, which is connected through a series of pulleys to the dasher. A large frame holds the parts in place.
Date: September 11, 1894
Creator: Baugh, Edward H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Unloading Device.

Description: Patent for "improvements in envelopes or packing bags, adapted to be placed in an ordinary wagon, to receive seed cotton and similar products, so as to be transported from place to place, and means for elevating or removing the bag from the wagon and dumping the contents when destination is reached" (lines 12-19).
Date: September 11, 1894
Creator: Flaniken, Wallace T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Sack Carrier.

Description: Patent for a carrying sack meant to carry cotton to and from the field. It is not carried on a worker's back or dragged on the ground. The sack is on an adjustable axle and "may be arranged at an inclination to cause the truck to travel upon a curved line to facilitate the guiding of the same in operation; and furthermore, to provide a fender to prevent objects from falling between the cotton sacks and the wheels of the truck" (lines 14-20).
Date: November 28, 1893
Creator: Laird, Archibald F. & Hill, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Provision-Safe.

Description: Patent for a provision safe that keeps food cool that uses "a jacket of absorbent material inclosing a suitable frame provided with shelves for supporting the articles of food, and a vat for containing water and supplying it to the jacket by capillary action whereby the temperature is reduced through the process of evaporation" (lines 15-21). This patent improves the design of provision safes.
Date: November 21, 1893
Creator: Stephens, James Howell
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department