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Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for an automatic coupling that can be used in any car and without replacing the existing draw-head. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 29, 1891
Creator: Taylor, Debos & Taylor, William M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drawer.

Description: Patent to "provide the drawers of a bureau, a desk, or other piece of furniture with anti-friction devices to prevent their binding." (Lines 11-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 15, 1891
Creator: Baldwin, John. H, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate-Latch.

Description: Patent for improvements in gate latches, which "may be adjusted toward or from a gate on a post to be engaged by the latch proper and enable compensation to be made for spreading of the posts upon which the gate is supported and to which it is secured by the latching device." (Lines 14-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 29, 1891
Creator: Rohrbach, Gabriel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shovel-Plow.

Description: Patent for the improvement of shovel plows "to so construct and arrange the several parts of the device that they may be easily and quickly adjusted to adapt the implement to different kinds of work," (lines 17-20) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 9, 1890
Creator: Kersh, Thomas E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Plows.

Description: Patent for an attachment for plows, which "may be utilized as a cutter or the plow converted into a double-shovel plow," (lines 18-19) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 15, 1891
Creator: Williams, George M. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Provision-Safe.

Description: Patent for "a pantry and kitchen safe combined and designed to be built apart from the house and constituting a distinct and removable piece of furniture," (lines 11-14) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 15, 1891
Creator: Jones, Walter Adolphus
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sewing-Machine Attachment.

Description: Patent for a sewing machine attachment "which can be used for the purpose of sharpening any instrument of small size - such as needles, scissors, knives, &c.;" (lines 11-13) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 11, 1891
Creator: McDowell, Anthony B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Show-Globe.

Description: Patent for "a globe adapted to serve simply for the purpose of illumination and furnishing a pure white bright light for general purposes, or to serve as an illuminated show-globe for druggists," (lines 10-14) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 4, 1891
Creator: Berger, Otto & Eldridge, Hilliary
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for improvements in bait-trigger traps for catching small animals, with instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1891
Creator: Edwards, Joseph H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Plows.

Description: Patent for "a device whereby the land-bar, which is connected pivotally with the plow stock or standard, may be adjusted vertically at its rear end," (lines 9-12) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 26, 1891
Creator: Miller, Amanuel M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bed Bottom and Brace.

Description: Patent for an invention to "simplify and improve the construction of bedsteads and provide efficient and durable means for securing the slats to the bedstead and for securing the parts of the bedstead together," (lines 11-15) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 30, 1891
Creator: Lightfoot, Walter Hamond
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sliding Weather-Strip for Doors.

Description: Patent for a device "which, in addition to excluding wind and rain from beneath the bottom of the door, shall also serve to bind or hold the door open to any position to which it may be brought," (lines 29-32) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 21, 1891
Creator: Brown, Josiah T. & Garret, William T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Swinging Chair.

Description: Patent for improvements in swinging chairs for children, "which will render the chair automatic in operation or require but little exertion from the child occupying it, there being little or no danger of the child falling out while the chair is swinging," (lines 14-18) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 3, 1891
Creator: Eller, Julius M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trunk-Strap Fastener.

Description: Patent for a device "whereby a trunk-strap after having been tightly drawn around a trunk or other article of baggage can be fastened without the use of the usual buckle," (lines 10-14) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 13, 1891
Creator: Webb, William James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill-Tower.

Description: Patent for "skeleton towers of a character more especially adapted to support a wind-wheel" (lines 8-10) and that allow the wheel to be lowered.Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1891
Creator: Walton, Jacob Gipson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for improvements in a device that is "adapted to take up slack in barbed and other wire fences," (lines 11-12) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 12, 1891
Creator: Wilson, Jesse H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ant-Trap.

Description: Patent for a new type of ant trap that captures ants by having them crawl up a wooden central chamber and then fall into a sheer metal pit. Includes illustrations.
Date: December 8, 1891
Creator: Walker, Stephen A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Brake.

Description: Patent for improvements in car brakes, "wherein the ordinary brake-beams are dispensed with and wherein the several brake-shoe-carrying levers will be self-adjusting." (lines 8 - 11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 17, 1891
Creator: Braun, Henry F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Door.

Description: Patent for improvements in car doors. These improvements make the doors fire and water proof and allow the door to be locked. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1891
Creator: Moore, Francis A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Cotton-Plow.

Description: Patent for a combination cotton plow that makes hoeing more efficient and profitable. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 10, 1891
Creator: Williams, Charley Mabry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Picker Finger.

Description: Patent that improves on existing design of cotton-picking spindles by using an elastic material instead of bristles. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 12, 1891
Creator: Canuteson, Ole
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department