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Bee-Hive

Description: Patent for an improved hive, in which bees are fed and watered more efficiently and honey can be removed without the loss of bees. Illustrations and instructions are included.
Date: December 13, 1882
Creator: Meyer, Edward
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Box.

Description: Patent for a metal, rural, mail carrier supply box with various compartments for different supplies.
Date: February 16, 1909
Creator: Dullye, August V. & Woodrome, George H.
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Wrench

Description: Patent for a wrench used to remove the nuts of a vehicle wheel axle.
Date: February 1, 1908
Creator: Ponton, Henry Ponton
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Machine for Gathering Cotton Squares

Description: Patent for a machine for gathering cotton squares. This invention is designed to gather boll weevil invested cotton and roll the cotton between rollers to kill eggs. Illustration included.
Date: October 1, 1907
Creator: Bunting, Karl Saxton
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Hay Press

Description: Patent for a hay press. Illustration included.
Date: July 15, 1907
Creator: Easterling, Robert William; King, T. J. & Wood, S. V.
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Siding Gage

Description: Patent for siding gage. This design is meant to be a cheap, durable, and convenient gage for use in siding.
Date: February 12, 1903
Creator: Blohm, Ernest J. H.
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Automatic Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in car-couplers "wherein the link is automatically engaged with the draw-head of a second car and the link can be quickly disengaged when it needed uncoupling." (Lines 10-11) Illustration is included.
Date: June 18, 1901
Creator: Ponton, Henry H.
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Buckle

Description: Patent for "a fastening device for securely holding the meeting ends of straps together, and is particularly applicable to stirrup-straps, in which, because of the strain thereon, the ordinary fastener is quickly broken or the strap is torn from the same" (lines 9-15).
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Stulting, John C. & Wiseman, William E.
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Seed-Planter.

Description: Patent for improvement of seed planter "adapted for the planting of various kinds of seeds" (lines 10-11) and addition of tilting movements, including illustrations.
Date: June 25, 1900
Creator: Wendtland, Wilhelm & Wunderlich, W. F.
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Corn-Husker.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in corn huskers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 29, 1899
Creator: Stahl, Adolf
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Poison-Distributer.

Description: Patent for a certain new and useful class of machines used for distributing poisons for the purpose of killing insects, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 18, 1899
Creator: Braun, Emil.
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Bed-Brace.

Description: Patent for a new and useful bed brace, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 16, 1898
Creator: Stoermer, Alexander Sr.
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Poison - Distributer

Description: Patent for a new and improved poison-distributer. This design is to "provide a machine for distributing poison or a fertilizer to the plants at each side of the furrow through which the machine may be drawn" (line 7 - 9).
Date: February 8, 1898
Creator: Richter, Frank L.
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Cotton - Chopper.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in cotton choppers machine as the attachment to cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 16, 1897
Creator: Richter, Frank L.
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Electric Railway.

Description: Patent for an electric railway that has the electric conductor on or under the ground, in a tube. The tube gets electricity to the trains via contact-pieces embedded in the tube, and it collapses whenever the train wheels go over it. The tube and conductor are kept safe in a u-shaped hanger underground.
Date: January 12, 1897
Creator: Lomb, George W. C.
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Wheel-Plow.

Description: Patent for a wheel-plow that is meant for southern states. All the parts of this plow are adjustable in order to adapt to different sizes of bedding.
Date: November 20, 1894
Creator: Bunjes, Friederick
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Insect-Powder Distributer.

Description: Patent for a poison distributor that has an adjustable discharge distance and does not clog. It is crank operated to generate a steady stream of poison.
Date: January 2, 1894
Creator: Schumacher, Hermann G.
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Pliers.

Description: Patent for pliers that has one jaw fitted with ribs and the other with grooves. This allows the pliers to clamp onto and kink a wire in an improved way.
Date: December 19, 1893
Creator: Neuhaus, Frank C.
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