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Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a new improvement in cattle guards, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 4, 1899
Creator: Arnold, Eliphalet Lester
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Joint Fastening.

Description: Patent for a new improvement in railroad rail joint fastenings, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 6, 1899
Creator: Arnold, Eliphalet Lester
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate-Latch.

Description: Patent for a new and useful gate latch, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 16, 1899
Creator: Perkins, Oscar P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway Cattle-Gate.

Description: Patent for a gate that automatically opens when cattle are crossing and closes afterward, so that the track is unobstructed for trains. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 17, 1897
Creator: Westmoreland, Joseph M. & Strange, Benjamin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mustache-Guard.

Description: Patent for "detachable mustache-guards, or protectors, adapted for use with drinking-cups or goblets, tumblers, and other drinking-vessels." (Lines 25-38) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 12, 1895
Creator: Frampton, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Cleaner.

Description: Patent for a cotton-cleaner that has the flue leading from the gin to the condenser. It is an improvement previously granted to the inventor (No. 506,134), where "dust-laden air will be effectually prevented from passing through the cleaning drum of the cleaner and mingling again with the cleaned cotton which is fed to the condenser" (lines 16-20).
Date: December 4, 1894
Creator: Rembert, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flood-Gate.

Description: Patent for a flood-gate meant for use in mill-dams, races, and levees. Its intended use is to allow water to come to a certain height, and automatically release water once it gets past that point. When the water returns to a reasonable height, the gate automatically closes.
Date: December 26, 1893
Creator: Dean, Asa
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Cleaner.

Description: Patent for a cotton cleaner that provides "certain improvements in machines for cleaning lint cotton, and especially to provide a machine of this character which is intended to be arranged in the common lint flue, so as to occupy a position between the ordinary condenser in the lint room, and the nearest gin thereto" (lines 9-16). The cotton is thoroughly cleaned after leaving the gin, so that motes, stems, sticks, dry leaves, sand, &c. will be separated from the cotton.
Date: October 3, 1893
Creator: Rembert, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for a car coupling that improves their construction by "providing a link which may be readily directed to the draw-head of a car to be coupled without necessitating going between cars" (lines 12-14).
Date: January 10, 1893
Creator: McDade, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Baling Cotton.

Description: Patent for a cotton baling machine in which, it would provide a mechanism for baling the fiber in packages, for the ease of transporting and handling; and to prevent the loss of cotton or fiber in transporting from the gin to the baling-press. Illustration is included.
Date: February 24, 1891
Creator: Rembert, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Method of Baling Cotton.

Description: Patent for a new and improved method of baling cotton. This design "is to gin, condense, and bale the cotton in one continuous operation and to so effectually reduce the size of the resulting bale of cotton in this first, original, initial process as to make it of suitable dimensions and density for market or transportation by rail or sea to final destination" (lines 13-19). It consists "in compressing the same in the form of a continuous sheet, lapping said sheet before it has time to expand in the form of a bale, and subsequently applying pressure to expel the air from between the layers" (lines 29-33).
Date: November 18, 1890
Creator: Rembert, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Method of Compressing and Baling Cotton Batting.

Description: Patent for a new and improved method of baling cotton. This design "consist[s] in, first, folding the cotton in successive layers and slightly compressing the same at their folds; second, severing the web at intervals into sections; third, subjecting the sections successively and independently to compression; fourth, piling the sections; fifth, subjecting the mass thus formed to final compression, and sixth, binding or baling the same while under such compression" (lines 90-100).
Date: June 10, 1890
Creator: Rembert, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and improved motor. This design consists, "with a stool having its seat-block perforated centrally, a loose seat, and a depending pusher-bar attached by one end to the loose seat, of a rock-shaft journaled in parallel stretcher-bars, which are secured to legs of the stool, a crank-arm, a bell-crank, an adjustable weight, a ratchet-bar, and a ratchet-wheel revolubly supported" (lines 58-65).
Date: June 3, 1890
Creator: Gilbert, Frank L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow Cleaning Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow cleaner. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the mold-board of a plow, having parallel longitudinal slots . . . of upper and lower rollers, belts passing around the same beneath the mold-board, scrapers connected to said belts in line with the slots and adapted to pass over said mold-board, and means for rotating said belts" (lines 93-99).
Date: May 6, 1890
Creator: Dyer, Charles Valentine.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department