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Grapple for Handling Well Pipes or Tubes.

Description: Patent for "a simple and inexpensive device adapted for readily gripping a well pipe or tubing to enable the same to be readily removed from a well or lowered within." (Lines 11-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 13, 1897
Creator: Smith, Thomas McGlothlin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Memorandum Tablet.

Description: Patent for a new and improved memo pad. This design "consists, essentially, in a tablet or tickler consisting of fifty-two connected sheets divided into six spaces for the six business days of the week, with the day of the week, month, and day of month provided above each space, the pages being indexed at the bottom—the first six months of the year at the left and the last six months at the right—with an intermediate space for advertisements" (lines 22-31).
Date: August 23, 1892
Creator: Seymour, George H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Umbrella

Description: Patent for "a folding umbrella which may be quickly reduced in size, so that it may be conveniently inserted in a valise, satchel, or other receptacle, and also to construct the umbrella in such a manner that it may be held rigidly in either an open or closed position" (lines 9-15)
Date: July 18, 1892
Creator: Seymour, George H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Copy Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved paper holder. This design is "to provide an indicator for use in connection with the copy-holder, so that when the copyist is interrupted . . . the indicator may be made to point out the exact place at which [she or] he left off" (lines 12-17). It consists, "with the copy-holding frame and the cross-bar mounted thereon, of an indicator formed of spring metal, said indicator having a slideway to fit the cross-bar, and a laterally-extending hand" (lines 125-130).
Date: November 18, 1890
Creator: Seymour, George H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department