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Knee Pad for Cotton Pickers &c
Patent for a knee pad for cotton pickers with a pneumatic cushion.
Patent for a rail-joint that does not sag.
Loose Leaf Binder
Patent for a loose leaf binder. The invention consists of two adjustable sections in order to lengthen or shorten the post. Illustration included.
Patent for a whiffletree that equalizes the draft pressure on the beam.
Cotton Elevator and Distributer
Patent for a cotton elevator and distributor. Illustrations included.
Patent for a cultivator. Illustrations included.
Swimming Device
Patent for a device to be attached to a person's feet and/or hands so that the person can swim faster and further as well as dive deeper.
Patent for improvements to fire engines, designed for rural use and places where water may be scarce by the inclusion of storage tank and a pump.
Patent for a cultivator. Illustrations included.
Patent for a storm cellar. Illustrations included.
Machine for Washing Clothes, Renovating Feathers, Canning, &c.
Patent for a clothes washing and feather renovating machine with a stove for heating water. Illustrations included.
Leveling Device for Traction Engines
Patent for a leveling device for traction engines. Illustrations included.
Chimney Holder
Patent for a chimney holder. This invention is designed to provide an improvement to lamp chimneys. Illustration included.
Putty Trowel
Patent for a putty trowel. Illustration included.
Railway Cattle-Guard
Patent for a railway cattle guard used to deter animals from attempting to cross the railway. Illustrations included.
Patent for a shaving cup with two compartments for soap and water and a drain. Illustrations included.
Automatic Fish-Hook
Patent for a fish hook designed to catch the fish by its head when it takes the bait. Illustrations included.
Patent for an improved plow that holds steady in different kinds of soil and under different operating conditions. The inclination of the share can be adjusted whenever necessary.
Screen Catch
Patent for a screen catch. This invention is a combined catch and lock design. It is "used for holding screen-doors, window-screens, and the like in a closed position" (line 15-17). Illustration included.
Fence Post
Patent for a fence post for use with line wires. Illustration included.
Cotton Elevating, Conveying, and Cleaning Apparatus
Patent for a cotton elevating, conveying, and cleaning apparatus for dealing with seed cotton. Illustration included.
Wire Stretcher
Patent for a wire stretchers. Illustration included.
Cotton-Handling Apparatus.
Patent for a new cotton-handling apparatus with cleaning mechanisms and a storage-house, including illustrations.
Patent for a mortising-tool which is a device for mortising door-frames to get a hinge.
Binder For Books
" I invented new and useful improvements that relate to binders for books; and its object is to provide a simple, durable, and attractive device of this character adapted to detachably secure the leaves of a book so that any one or more of them can be readily removed." Crowder, Joseph. (1905). Binder for Books. United States Patents Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508756/.
Match-Dispensing Box
Patent for a match dispensing box designed solely for use in public places in which only one match be removed from the box at a time and also can be used to strike the match once removed from the box
Cotton Handling Apparatus
Patent for a cotton handling apparatus. Illustration included.
Horse Collar
Patent for a horse collar. Illustration included.
Cultivator Disk
Patent for a cultivator disk. Illustration included.
Patent for a harrow. Illustrations included.
Grinding Attachment
Patent for a grinding attachment. This attachment is a grindstone that is turned via the hand-car. Illustrations included.
Machine for Grinding Disks.
Patent for improvements in grinding-machines in which it can “hold the disk rigidly at a desired angle and can be adjusted from or toward a grinding device;” (lines 13-15) by using a “combination of an adjustable gear, a grinding-wheel and means for imparting motion from the grinding-wheel to the gear; of a spring-pressed roller above the gear and adapted to hold a disk thereon in contact with the wheel.” (Page 2, lines 65-70) Illustration is included.
Patent for a stalk chopper that chops weeds, vines, and stalks into smaller pieces or kills them in order for the ground beneath to be readily cultivated.
Patent for new stalk rake design, “especially applicable as a rake for gathering corn or cotton stalks from the ground preparatory to plowing the same or otherwise fitting it for use”, (lines 13-17) including illustrations.
Grain-Car Door
Patent for a grain-car door.
Patent for "a new and improved washing-machine arranged for use on any kind of tub and adapted to insure a perfect uniform washing of all the clothes in the tub by the use of yieldingly-mounted pounders, which intermittently change their position relatively to the clothes under treatment" (lines 9-16).
Patent for new and useful improvements in cultivators, relating to an attachment which may be applied to use upon any variety of cultivator with carrying-wheels, which provides efficient means for cutting cotton-stalks or weeds after cotton harvest.
Patent for an improved washboard, that will be "simple, inexpensive, and efficient" while allowing water to fully drain from it after washing is finished, including illustrations.
Wagon-Bed-Hoisting Apparatus
Patent for Wagon-Bed-Hoisting Apparatus which "consists in the provision of a rack adapted to be connected to the bed of the wagon" (lines 17-19); including illustration and instructions
Patent for an envelop adapted "as a cover or wrapper for valuable papers, money, and the like." (Lines 10-13) Illustrations included.
Draft Equalizer.
Patent for improvement to draft-equalizers.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cutting nippers, including instructions and illustrations.
Grain-Door For Freight-Cars.
Patent for a new and improved grain door for freight cars, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful harness buckle, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in corn planters, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful cultivator, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful improvement in moldboards.
Gate Latch
Patent for a new and useful improvements in gate latches.
Calculating - Machine
Patent for an improvements in calculating machines. This invention "relates to machines for making rapid and accurate calculations" (line 8-9).
Folding Car-Step.
Patent for "a supplemental folding step which may be lowered into position for use when passengers are boarding or leaving a [railway] car and which may be folded back out of the way when the train is about to leave the station." (Lines 12-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.