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Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in acetylene gas machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 1, 1899
Creator: Henderson, Thomas & Stapp, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Door Cleat.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in car door cleats or guards, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 30, 1899
Creator: Miller, William M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shoe-Plate.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in shoe plates, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 22, 1898
Creator: Long, Francis F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate-Hinge.

Description: Patent for a "gravity-hinge for causing a gate to automatically close, and which is susceptible of such adjustment that if the gate-post and the latch-post, either or both, become disarranged as regards their perpendicular position, or if they are not exactly coincident with relation to each other, the gate can be centered relatively to the latch-post, or rather the hinged end of the gate can be set precisely perpendicular or be shifted laterally to any required angle of inclination for the purpose of causing the gate to properly close and engage the latch on the latch-post." (Lines 11-24) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 27, 1897
Creator: Berry, John S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate-Latch.

Description: Patent for a gate latch that works by having stop-pins secured to the gate, while a rod goes through the post, with a handle on one end and a latch on the other end. The latch is shaped so that it catches the pin.
Date: January 5, 1897
Creator: Berry, John S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate-Latch.

Description: Patent for a gate-latch. A latch-pin secured in a beam, another latch secured to the inside of another post, with two pivoting hangers, and plates come together to form this latch.
Date: January 5, 1897
Creator: Berry, John S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tool for Cleaning Out Nuts.

Description: Patent for a tool for cleaning out internally-threaded apertures. This removes rust and dirt from screw-threads without damaging the threads, and is much less destructive than acid baths, heat, and screw-taps.
Date: September 22, 1896
Creator: Rall, Frederick A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Air-Hose Coupling and Stop-Valve.

Description: Patent for a combined air-hose coupling and stop-valve. One must shut off the cut-off valve before the coupling can be disconnected. When the valve is closed, air pressure is balanced so the couplings can be safely disconnected, and prevents dirt from getting into the train-pipe.
Date: August 18, 1896
Creator: Heidelburg, Samuel R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stirrup.

Description: Patent for a saddle-stirrup with springs on the bottom and a spring-catch on the top.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Long, Francis F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fluid-Fuel Burner.

Description: Patent for "a simple and efficient device adapted to feed the fuel as required for the support of combustion and avoid flooding and hence the danger of explosion, and, furthermore, to provide a compact arrangement of parts whereby the device may be arranged in the fire-box of an ordinary stove or range." (Lines 9-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 4, 1896
Creator: Stapp, William A. & Hamilton, Charles P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Filling Bottles.

Description: Patent for an "apparatus for filling bottles with crude petroleum, turpentine, and other liquids; and its object is to provide an improved construction which shall possess superior advantages with respect to efficiency in operation" (lines 14-19).
Date: May 5, 1896
Creator: McKay, Felix Early
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crate.

Description: Patent for "a crate for packing and transporting bottles of such material and such form of construction as will present a minimum liability to breakage of the contents." (Lines 9-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 7, 1896
Creator: Riviere, Richard Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Tie.

Description: Patent for railroad-ties, and "the special object of the invention is to make a railroad cross-tie of metal, built up firmly and secured to the rails without screws, bolts, rivers, cushions or other appurtenances." (Lines 14-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Noonan, Philip
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Locomotive-Pilot Coupling.

Description: Patent for a locomotive-pilot coupling that can lift or elevate locomotive pilot or draw-bars, a cylinder that can turn in all directions depending on how the bars moves and is collecting to the motor fluid supply, a piston in the cylinder that connects the bar to the cylinder, a swinging jaw, and various other parts.
Date: January 21, 1896
Creator: Heidelberg, Samuel R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Brace for Heel-Sweeps.

Description: Patent for a simple and durable brace for heel-sweeps. The wings of the sweep will not close, and "that portion of the sweep through which the heel-bolt passes will be materially strengthened" (lines 14-16). It also braces sweeps whatever their size, and all the brace's parts are adjustable.
Date: January 7, 1896
Creator: Ferrell, Augustus C. & Hamrick, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gas-Generator.

Description: Patent for a gas generator "which will be entirely automatic in its action so long as the supply of oil is kept up and thereby render the use of weights and winding apparatus unnecessary." (Lines 21-24) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 17, 1895
Creator: Henderson, Thomas & Stapp, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fruit-Picker.

Description: Patent for a fruit-picker that has a jaw or jaws that severs the stem of the fruit, a fabric tube that brings the fruit to the operator or a basket. It bruises the fruit less than other pickers do.
Date: September 24, 1895
Creator: Williams, Thomas Page
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Valve.

Description: Patent for a valve made up of a shell with a water inlet and a water outlet, a perforation for the valve stem, a gable-shaped seat made from hard metal that is fitted into the shell, a valve stem that works up and down the shell and with a shoulder, a valve with a hollow neck, a soft contact ring between the gable-shaped seat and the face of the valve, a guide and cap that fits in the shell, a stem nut, and a stuffing-box.
Date: July 23, 1895
Creator: Speer, George F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Axle Point.

Description: Patent for a vehicle-axle point that does not require repair. The "invention consists of a thimble that is to be shrunk, pressed, or fastened onto the axle by clips, bolts, or set-screws" (lines 20-22), so that the point does not need to be taken off.
Date: July 16, 1895
Creator: Ford, William Gardner
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Brake.

Description: Patent for improved vehicle brakes, and the "object is to arrange the brake shoes so that when applied they will bear on the wheels slightly below a point on a line drawn horizontally through the center of the wheel, whereby a greater brake power is obtained with less force exerted, and further, to so construct and arrange the brake shoes that during the backing of a team for any purpose the brakes will automatically release themselves and not bear upon the wheels to interfere with said backing." (Lines 21-31) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 7, 1895
Creator: Christian, John R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grease-Trap.

Description: Patent for a grease trap "in which the grease is designed to be removed from the trap automatically and the object of my invention is to cause the water passing through the trap to carry the grease out with it" (lines 8-12).
Date: March 19, 1895
Creator: Henderson, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department