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Cotton-Gin-Saw Cleaner.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton gin saw cleaners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 12, 1899
Creator: Mapes, Joseph Calvin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Latch.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in latches, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 18, 1899
Creator: Lott, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Latch.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in latches, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 29, 1898
Creator: Lott, William Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Non Refillable Bottle

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in non-refillable bottles. This invention is to " provide a bottle of this character which can not be refilled and sold as an original package without detection" (line 11-15).
Date: November 30, 1897
Creator: Taylor, James Moss
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bed-Slat Fastener.

Description: Patent for an improved construction of a bed-slat fastener, one "adapted to support a bed-slat firmly in position and to prevent the side rails of a bedstead from springing outward" (lines 14-16). There are also "no recesses or crevices for the accumulation of vermin" (lines 19-20) in this design.
Date: January 26, 1897
Creator: Fielding, Charles S. & Grogan, John R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Walking Seed-Planter.

Description: Patent for a walking seed-planter. It has a frame, a supporting-wheel between two beams of the frame, a seed-slide with forwardly-projecting arms and blocks that are engaged by cams, a hopper that overlies the seed-slide, springs attached to the hopper and the seed-slide that return the slide to its usual position, a pin that limits the seed-slide's movement, shovels on the frame, a seed-spout, a bolt that holds the frame together, and brace-rods.
Date: February 4, 1896
Creator: White, Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Andiron.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive andiron that can easily be moved and holds the logs in place. "The invention consists of an andiron having two dogs or members connected together and a fender removably connected to the front of said dogs and extending over the intervening space or opening" (lines 9-14).
Date: August 28, 1894
Creator: Grogan, John Richard
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut-Lock.

Description: Patent for an improved, simple, and inexpensive nut lock that can be easily used and removed. It lengthens the life of the bolt. The invention is "a bolt with a longitudinal groove or slot in which fits a tongue or lug on a washer which is provided with a notch or notches into which may be forced a portion or portions of a washer made of bendable material, opposite portions of which are designed to be forced into notches in the faces of the nut and thus the nut and both washers are bound or held firmly together" (lines 14-23).
Date: June 6, 1893
Creator: Woods, John B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plank Fence

Description: Patent for "invented certain new and useful Improvements in Fences" (lines 4-5) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 6, 1892
Creator: Jobe, Warren, Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut-Lock.

Description: Patent for improvements in nut-locks, "wherein a ratchet and pawl is employed to prevent retrograde movement of the nut after it has once been turned up into the desired position." (Lines 12-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 23, 1891
Creator: Magee, William L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Jointing and Setting Saws.

Description: Patent for improvements in saw jointing and setting machines in “which [it] will serve to hold the saw-blade securely in place, will serve as a guide for the file, and by the simple movement of a conveniently-arranged lever the saw-teeth may be quickly and accurately set. Mechanism is provided whereby the movements of the file-blade may be readily adjusted and whereby the set of the saw may be changed, as desired.” (Lines 19-27) Illustration is included.
Date: November 24, 1891
Creator: Magee, Richard Needham
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cake-Baking Pan.

Description: Patent for a device "which will afford the means to bake form-cakes of different varieties in a perfect manner in the oven," (lines 9-11) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 11, 1891
Creator: McDaniel, Mary E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wagon Step.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wagon-step. This design "consist[s] of the support-piece adapted to be secured to the side of a wagon-bed and formed with a chamber having parallel inclined end walls, extended shoulders, and parallel inclined end walls, in combination with the step formed with a head to fit the chamber of the support-piece, and a lifting and holding hook" (lines 7-15).
Date: June 10, 1890
Creator: Nichols, Eliza A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department