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Folding Crate

Description: Patent for a foldable crate for transporting poultry, fruits, or vegetables. Illustrations included.
Date: June 11, 1910
Creator: Smith, John P.
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Gearing

Description: Patent for a gearing to be used as an attachment for the driving axle of a cotton chopper. Illustrations included.
Date: December 18, 1908
Creator: Gesche, Eugene C.
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Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper that operates by loosening the earth around the cotton plants and chopping them by row. Illustrations included.
Date: April 6, 1908
Creator: Gesche, Eugene C.
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Audiphone

Description: Patent for a audiophone which reproduces sounds at their original volume and timbre through the use of diaphragms vibrated by an electric signal.
Date: October 15, 1907
Creator: Baker, John A.
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Hame Hook

Description: Patent for hame hook. This invention couples traces to the hames in the harness. Illustration included.
Date: December 18, 1905
Creator: Brister, William T. & Galle, Fritz
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Spring Hub

Description: Patent for a spring hub. This invention is for vehicle wheels to make cheap and quick repairs. Illustration included.
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Krezdorn, Herman A.
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Animal-Poke.

Description: Patent for a device that prevents animals such as cows from tearing down fences.
Date: February 12, 1901
Creator: Specht, W.
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Pyrometer.

Description: Patent for improvement in pyrometers for more accurate and reliable use in cooking stoves.
Date: December 25, 1900
Creator: Von Koehring, Henry
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Pyrometer.

Description: Patent for a new and useful pyrometers "in which the motive power is a column of metallic balls of high expansive quality inclosed in a metallic tube of less expansive power" (line 9 - 12).
Date: November 21, 1899
Creator: Koehring, Henry Von
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Desk Receptacle.

Description: Patent for a "novel, convenient, and ornamental bottle or receptacle, adapted to contain ink, a sponge, or the like, combined with a pin-cushion and a pen-wiper" (lines 11-14), with illustrations.
Date: January 17, 1893
Creator: Carolan, Eugene P.; Terrell, Edward H. & Terrell, James R.
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Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in car-couplings by using coupler-head, coupling-pin, different shapes of plates, operating-lever and link-lifter to “couple and uncouple cars without necessitating a person passing between the cars.” (Lines 14-15) Illustration is included.
Date: October 13, 1891
Creator: McBride, Thomas Anderson
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Seed-Planter

Description: Patent for "a seed-planter for planting corn, cotton, and other seeds; and it has for its object to provide a device of this class which shall be simple, inexpensive, and efficient in operation" (lines 9-13).
Date: October 7, 1890
Creator: Cromer, Thomas L. & Schuwirth, Charles
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Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cultivator. This design "relates to cultivators; and it has for its object to construct a device of this class . . . in which the blades or shovels shall be attached to the standards in such a manner that in the event of obstacles such as rocks or stumps being encountered during the operation of [the] machine the blades shall become detached, thereby avoiding injury to the machine" (lines 9-18).
Date: September 30, 1890
Creator: Messer, Jeremiah Clark; Garner, Allen & Williams, John Winn
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Wagon Spring.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wagon spring. This design "is to provide a vehicle in which springs of great strength may be employed which will not require stay-chains, and which will not increase the height of the wagon-body and cause inconvenience in loading and unloading the vehicle and in getting in and out, and, furthermore, to provide a vehicle in which the wagon-body may be but slightly elevated above the axles, and in which the springs will have great play" (lines 17-26).
Date: February 25, 1890
Creator: Conley, Miles D.
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Corn Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the plate, having extensions and laterally-extending arm or bracket, the hopper mounted upon the extension of the plate, the seed-slide or coiled spring connecting the front end of the latter with the bracket, metal plates secured to the front and rear sides of the rear wall of the hopper above the seed-slide, the brush or cut-off arranged between said plates, and suitable operating mechanism for retracting the seed-slide against the tension of the coiled spring" (lines 6-17).
Date: February 18, 1890
Creator: Cromer, Thomas L.
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