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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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grubber

Description: Patent for a grubber. Illustration included.
Date: October 21, 1904
Creator: House, William C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Seed Separator

Description: Patent for a cotton seed separator. Illustrations included.
Date: June 18, 1903
Creator: Pinter, Francis T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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

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

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

Corn-Husker.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in corn huskers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 29, 1899
Creator: Stahl, Adolf
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

Bed-Brace.

Description: Patent for a new and useful bed brace, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 16, 1898
Creator: Stoermer, Alexander Sr.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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

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

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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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

Plow-Stock.

Description: Patent for a strong and durable plow-stock that is "capable of receiving and operating in connection with any form of sweep, bull-tongue, or shovel plows, and [provides] means whereby the latter may be adjustably connected to the stock, and said stock readily adjusted, whereby the penetration of the plow may be increased or diminished in accordance with the character of plowing to be done" (lines 10-17).
Date: October 18, 1892
Creator: Koenig, Ernst
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Poison-Distributer

Description: Patent for an "economically and simply constructed machine adapted to be drawn along over rows of plants and to spread powdered poison over the same for the destruction of insects" while also protecting the driver (lines 10-13).
Date: June 14, 1892
Creator: Krueger, John M. & Wunderlich, Fritz
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Poison-Distributor

Description: Patent for a device which destroys cotton worms "in which the cylinders [holding the poison] are adapted to be both vertically and laterally adjustable with respect to the height of the cotton and width of the rows" (lines 18-21).
Date: August 19, 1890
Creator: Pressly, Thompson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Well Lining.

Description: Patent for a new and improved well lining. This design "has for its object to provide a seamless lining extending from the bottom of the well to the surface of the ground and designed to exclude all foreign or impure substances from the well-water—such as pass through the cracks of the brick or stone lining now commonly employed—and also to exclude ants and other insects and prevent the damage frequently cause through this source" (lines 9-17).
Date: May 13, 1890
Creator: Blackmon, Albert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Veterinary Medicine

Description: Patent for "a compound for the eradication of screw-worms in animals, and it has for its object toprovide a simple and inexpensive compound of this character which will quickly and efficiently destroy the worms, and at the same time serve as both an astringent and antiseptic to the wound" (lines 10-16).
Date: April 22, 1890
Creator: Youngkin, John A. & Youngkin, Josiah S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Artificial-Stone Composition

Description: Patent for "an artificial stone adapted for all purposes to which natural stone can be applied, and which can be given any desired shape while in a plastic state, or carved and polished after hardening" (lines 12-18).
Date: January 28, 1890
Creator: Blackmon, Albert M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the plow-beam, the slotted and braced standard, and the adjustable land-bar, of the winged attachment formed with perforated lugs, the plow-point formed with upper and lower extensions and secured to said attachment" (lines 95-100).
Date: August 21, 1888
Creator: Wied, August & Lürssen, Henrich
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Well Cleaner.

Description: Patent for a new and improved well cleaner. This design "is to provide a simple instrument by which wells can be cleaned out without descending into them. It is well known that much danger exists in descending into foul wells on account of the poisonous gases often collected near the bottom of the same" (lines 20-26).
Date: October 7, 1884
Creator: Neitsche, Frederick Theodor
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department