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Pruning-Shears.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvement to pruning shears, including illustrations.
Date: October 25, 1910
Creator: Taylor, Samuel C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shoe-Lace Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved shoe lace fastener, including illustrations.
Date: March 17, 1908
Creator: Nicholls, George Habberton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Portable Dressing-Cabinet.

Description: Invention for a portable structure to be used as a dressing-cabinet that is easy to set up and take down, light enough to move on rollers, conveniently accessible, and containing mirrors and folding shelves.
Date: August 29, 1905
Creator: Mistrot, Felix Emile
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Marine-Engine Governor.

Description: Patent for marine engine governor "designed to maintain uniformity of speed of the engine when the resistance to the propeller or propellers is varied" (lines 11-13), including illustrations and description of construction.
Date: August 18, 1903
Creator: Corneliussen, Ivar
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

TANK.

Description: Patent for improvements in the support structure wooden or metal tanks (portable or permanent) though sets of internal support composed of uprights, diagonal brace-rods, transversely curved plates, and tension rods, with descriptions of the structure and illustrations included.
Date: June 9, 1903
Creator: Clayton, Nicholas J., Sr.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Formaldehyde Fumigator

Description: Patent for a formaldehyde fumigator. Illustration included.
Date: March 7, 1903
Creator: Morris, Seth M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pipe

Description: Patent for pipe. It is designed to insulate against heat and cold for all forms of fluid conveying pipes.
Date: February 24, 1903
Creator: Berger, Otto
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Compress

Description: Patent for improvements to the cutting mechanism in cotton compresses to "provide positive and reliable means for severing the full-grown or completed bale from the remaining column of compressed material and yieldingly supporting the said remaining column of compressed material under pressure to permit the baling operation to continue" (lines 21-27).
Date: March 26, 1900
Creator: Griffin, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tool For Withdrawing Casings From Wells.

Description: Patent for tool for withdrawing casings from wells that is "easy to apply and convenient to manipulate while in use" (lines 15-17).
Date: October 14, 1902
Creator: Bennison, Samuel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Winding-Indicator for Watches

Description: Patent for a winding-indicator for watches.
Date: September 11, 1902
Creator: Mistrot, Felix Emile
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Retort Hydrocarbon-Burner.

Description: Patent for improvements in retort-burners, to be used for any suitable and desired purposed and for any kind of oils by providing a "direct-combustion retort-burner that the combustion will be perfect and complete and the oil and air may be supplied thereto under a uniform pressure of high or low degree." (Lines 20-27) The retort-burner will be "readily assembled without the necessity of having special machinery for their manufacture or skilled workmen to put them together." (Lines 31-34) Illustration is included.
Date: June 17, 1902
Creator: Duncan, Alfred D. & Wafer, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydrocarbon-Burner

Description: Patent for a burner that uses crude petroleum as well as kerosene, or gasoline. This device works in a way to prevent the jets from clogging and produces a steady flame.
Date: May 14, 1902
Creator: Wadkins, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fiber Separating Machine

Description: Patent for machines for separating the textile fiber of various plants, and has for its objects generally to simplify such machines, perfect their product, and avoid waste (lines 11-15) with illustrations.
Date: May 13, 1902
Creator: Allision, Samuel Benjamin & Dorrestein, C. A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Paddle-Wheel.

Description: Patent for improvements in paddle-wheels by transferring the combined power of the outer paddle-wheel and the inner drum to the shaft thus increased the driving power of the wheel. Illustration is included.
Date: April 15, 1902
Creator: Glardon, Henri
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cash-Box

Description: Patent for "a device adapted for persons making a great number of small collections, such as railway conductors" (lines 8-10).
Date: March 4, 1902
Creator: Peetz, John J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Enlarging Negatives.

Description: Patent for a new or improved device to enlarge negatives; that is simple, portable, and ready to use, including illustrations.
Date: February 18, 1902
Creator: Hutchings, George B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Paper-Holder for Enlarging-Cameras.

Description: Patent for an improvement in holders attached to enlarging-cameras to hold the paper being exposed: "The object of the invention is to provide a simple and convenient form of paper-holder in which the paper may be readily inserted and removed and from which the light will be effectually excluded" (lines 15-19).
Date: February 18, 1902
Creator: Hutchings, George B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Comb Cleaner.

Description: Patent for a new and useful comb-cleaner. "This invention is an improved construction of comb-cleaner, the object being to provide an exceedingly cheap, simple, and efficient device by means of which a comb can be quickly and effectively cleaned" (line 10).
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Hess, Hugo
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Separating Fiber from Stalks.

Description: Patent for a machine that separates fibers from the stalks and leaves of a variety of plants, including ramie, flax, pineapple, and sisal.
Date: January 7, 1902
Creator: Allison, S. B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Indicator

Description: Patent for indicator "for vessels by which to show accurately and readily the draft of the vessel, as well as any list and pitch that may exist" (lines 8-11) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 26, 1901
Creator: Bennison, Samuel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adjustable Hame Fastner

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Adjustable Hame-Fastner" (lines 6-6), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 14, 1901
Creator: Boyle, F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lighting Apparatus for Vehicles.

Description: Patent for a useful lighting apparatus for vehicles in general by using a power-transmitting belt properly mounted on to the car-wheels to “which energy may be drawn from the wheels of the car and supplied to a lighting-dynamo.” (Lines 12-14) Illustration is included.
Date: May 21, 1901
Creator: Brady, Alford
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department