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Improved Hay and Cotton-Press.

Description: Patent for a hay and cotton press, "the operation of which shall be such that the platen, in starting, moves quickly, but as it approaches the end of its movement its velocity decreases, and its power proportionately increases." (Lines 15-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 10, 1868
Creator: Carey, Stephen Q.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Juice-Extractor

Description: Patent for an improved juice extractor including a way to remove the strainer for easy cleaning or replacement, a swivel for the handle, and an overall more efficient device.
Date: March 4, 1913
Creator: Williams, Winfield B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Metal Railway Tie

Description: Patent for metal railway tie. Illustration included.
Date: September 11, 1908
Creator: Robinson, James R. & Sugrue, John F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rotary Engine

Description: Patent for a rotary engine. Illustration included.
Date: August 13, 1908
Creator: Webster, George Lamont
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Killing Boll-Weevils

Description: Patent for a "means for destroying weevils, vermin, and the like that thrive in cotton fields" (lines 10-11). Illustrations included.
Date: December 16, 1907
Creator: Rosson, William L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fly-Trap

Description: Patent for a fly trap. Illustrations included.
Date: September 17, 1907
Creator: Ramsey, Robert L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Attracting Flies

Description: Patent for a fly trapper. Illustrations included.
Date: September 13, 1907
Creator: Sims, Benjamin W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper where the chopping blades are connected to a cultivator frame, and the frame is made to reciprocate causing the cutters to chop in both directions, including illustrations
Date: August 27, 1907
Creator: Lancaster, Benjaman C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wheel Plow

Description: Patent for wheel plow. This invention is a combination of a 'buster' and a covering plow. Illustration included.
Date: August 12, 1907
Creator: McMullan, Jasper
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper. Illustrations included.
Date: July 31, 1907
Creator: Mizell, Hardy P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow

Description: Patent for a harrow. Illustration included.
Date: April 24, 1907
Creator: Young, William D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow

Description: Patent for an improvement to the plow that allows "for holding the plow-point firmly in position upon the standard or foot without the use of bolts and nuts." (Lines 10-13)
Date: January 15, 1907
Creator: Johnson, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seal-Padlock

Description: Patent for a seal padlock, designed to "render it absolutely impossible to gain access to the interior of the lock" (lines 12-14). Illustrations included.
Date: January 14, 1907
Creator: Abrams, Frederic
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator Hopple

Description: Patent for a cultivator hopple. This invention is for setting the plows of cultivators at suitable distances apart. Illustration included.
Date: September 29, 1906
Creator: Reeves, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect Destroyer

Description: Patent for an insect destroyer for use on cotton fields to destroy moths that produce boll weevils. Illustration included.
Date: September 21, 1906
Creator: Sissom, Thomas A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator Attachment

Description: Patent for a cultivator attachment. Illustration included.
Date: September 4, 1906
Creator: Bates, General Lowel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Chopper

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper. This invention is designed to mounted on a cultivator carriage. It also provides detachable devices by which the cotton chopping mechanism. Illustration included.
Date: September 1, 1906
Creator: Cowart, Stephen A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wheel Scraper

Description: Patent for a wheel-scraper, which can be used in connection with a planter, or other farm machinery, or vehicles.
Date: August 14, 1906
Creator: Davis, Edward & Dellinger, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Switch Throwing Device

Description: Patent for an electric switch throwing device. The invention provides a method of operating the switches of the track so that the motorman can turn switches of the track without stopping the train car. Illustration included.
Date: August 2, 1906
Creator: Posey, James A.; Posey, H. H.; Sewil, W. E. & Posey, Annie
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator Hopple

Description: Patent for a cultivator hopple. The hopple is a device for shifting beams of cultivators for the purpose of adjusting plows. Illustrations included.
Date: June 7, 1906
Creator: Cowart, Stephen A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cabinet

Description: Patent for a cabinet which acts as a receptacle for money. Dollars and coins may be sorted using the tray mounted within the cabinet.
Date: May 22, 1906
Creator: Ferris, Thomas A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for the Cultivator that helps in expanding and contracting the beams and to adjust the length as required.
Date: March 6, 1906
Creator: Martin, William Alexander
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Switching Device

Description: Patent for an electric switch for railways. Illustrations included.
Date: March 3, 1906
Creator: Posey, James A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam-Engine.

Description: Patent for "steam-engines of the reciprocating type, the purpose being to simplify the construction, reduce the number of working parts, economize in fuel, and to utilize the steam so as to obtain a maximum percentage of power therefrom." (line 8-13) instructions and illustrations included.
Date: February 13, 1906
Creator: Murphy, Joseph F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department