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Mechanical Movement

Description: Patent for a mechanical movement invention for use in operating churns, washing machines, freezers, etc. Illustration included.
Date: August 15, 1904
Creator: Ragan, Charles E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cloth Measuring Device

Description: Patent for a cloth measuring device. Illustration included.
Date: June 1, 1904
Creator: Taylor, Wiliam A. & Churchwell, Theodric R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretcher

Description: Patent for a wire stretcher. Illustration included.
Date: March 31, 1904
Creator: Bays, Lafayette
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tongue Support

Description: Patent for a wagon tongue support. Illustration included.
Date: February 17, 1904
Creator: Evans, Martin S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle Shaft Carrier

Description: Patent for vehicle shaft carrier. Illustration included.
Date: January 30, 1904
Creator: Randall, Osro W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rotary Harrow

Description: Patent for a rotary harrow. Illustration included.
Date: December 26, 1903
Creator: Graves, John N.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Farm Gate

Description: Patent for a farm gate. Illustrations included.
Date: June 16, 1903
Creator: Wilson, Craven & Sadler, Junius E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful car-couplers to enhance the operation of coupling." (line 5-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 29, 1900
Creator: Rhodes, Asa Alonzo
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roller Attachment For Cotton Or Corn Planters.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in roller attachments for cotton or corn planters, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 30, 1900
Creator: Beck, Emerziah B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bonnet.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvement sin bonnets, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 9, 1900
Creator: Thornton, Frances E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Umbrella-Case.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in umbrella cases, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 7, 1899
Creator: Ferry, Thomas Cate
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Tightener.

Description: Patent for a new and useful wire tightener, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 5, 1898
Creator: Brown, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Faucet.

Description: Patent for an improvement on a previous faucet, patent no. 539,633. This faucet is "a valve-seat consisting of a cylinder having an internal shoulder, a tubular valve operating within said cylinder and below said shoulder, a packing-ring carried by said valve and engaging said shoulder, a piston-road attached to said valve for operating the same, and a drop-valve in the lower end of said tubular valve, substantially as specified" (lines 60-69)
Date: January 18, 1897
Creator: Murphy, George S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination-Plow.

Description: Patent for a combination-plow that "may be combined with facility to form a variety of plows designed for work of different kinds, the present invention being an improvement upon that shown and described in Patent No. 492,462, granted to [the inventor] February 28, 1893" (lines 10-15).
Date: July 14, 1896
Creator: Dean, John Rowe
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Kitchen-Cabinet.

Description: Patent for "a more complete and convenient kitchen cabinet... with an effective and desirable sink attachment, whereby dirty water may be easily disposed of." (Lines 9-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 28, 1895
Creator: Brooks, John M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stove.

Description: Patent for "a stove in which the heat may be shifted to various parts thereof to the exclusion of other parts," and "wherein the radiation of the heat from the bottom of the heat-passage is made to heat a secondary or supplemental oven, thereby making use of heat which is otherwise lost." (Lines 19-30) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 28, 1895
Creator: Brooks, John M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Convertable Corn Sheller and Grater.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive convertible corn sheller and grater that, when shelling, can fill a receptacle without spilling or clogging. The sheller also separates dust from the corn. The grater is easily removable for cleaning.
Date: February 20, 1894
Creator: Crockett, William E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Air-Pipe Coupling.

Description: Patent for an improved air-pipe coupling that is airtight and watertight and has a flexible union for railroad cars.
Date: May 2, 1893
Creator: Thomas, James Bryant
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Car and Air-Brake Coupling

Description: Patent for an invention that provides "a single structure in which the air-brake pipes will be simultaneously coupled with the coupling of a car" (lines 14-17).
Date: September 6, 1892
Creator: Thomas, James Bryant
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate Latch.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate-latch. This design "relates to gate-latches; and it has for its object to provide a device of this character which will be simple in construction and efficient in operation, and to provide a gate-latch that not only permits the gate to be opened in both directions, but also prevents the same from being opened or lifted from its hinges by the stock, and also a latch that can be easily manipulated without dismounting from the horse" (lines 8-17).
Date: May 10, 1892
Creator: Brown, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plotter.

Description: Patent for an improvement in "surveying-instruments, and has for its object to produce a simple device whereby certain information can be obtained without the necessity of auxiliary calculations,” (lines 12-15) includes illustration.
Date: March 24, 1891
Creator: Smith, Valentine Hartgroves
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate for Railway Tracks.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a shaft crossing a railway-track and provided with weighted depending ends, with rollers connected eccentrically to said ends, a gate connected to said shaft, and lever and bar apparatus for operating said weighted ends from the vicinity of the rails" (lines 41-47).
Date: December 25, 1888
Creator: Jacobs, William Ramsey & Houston, Samuel Callahan
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spark-Arrester

Description: Patent for "spark-arresters of that type in which the sparks are extinguished by water contained in a suitable receptacle forming part of the apparatus" (lines 22-25).
Date: October 23, 1888
Creator: Smith, James Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department