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Improvements in Ginning Apparatus

Description: Patent for improvement to a ginning point that provides support and holds points in position for cotton gin cylinder section.
Date: July 28, 1903
Creator: Fuller, James T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Press.

Description: Patent is for a cotton press adapted to bale cotton and other materials by compression.
Date: June 28, 1903
Creator: Fuller, James T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Fence Building Implement

Description: Patent for a wire fence building implement. This implement is "adapted to take up slack in an unbroken fence-wire, draw together ends of a broken fence-wire, so as to permit said ends to be spliced together, cut off surplus wire, and pull staples from the fence-posts" (lines 9-15). Illustrations included.
Date: December 4, 1902
Creator: Hall, Ed Francis
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tire for Vehicle-Wheels.

Description: Patent for a vehicle-wheel tire with illustrations included. It is expected to provide "simple, inexpensive, and efficient construction adapted to increase the strength and durability of vehicle-wheels" (lines 12-14) and allow for easy replacements.
Date: September 16, 1902
Creator: Carter, Mansion C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Gin.

Description: Patent for a cotton gin that has a large ginning capacity (similar to saw types of gins) and also preserves the fiber (similar to roller types of gins).
Date: August 19, 1902
Creator: Fuller, James T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bottle.

Description: Patent for non-refillable bottles which can be filled and emptied easily with inexpensive construction. Instead of a stopper, a bottleneck pattern can be used which is efficient and safer.
Date: August 5, 1902
Creator: Holland, Willie Washington
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mower or Reaper

Description: Patent for the improvements of machines called mowers or reapers. It includes an explanation of the improved specifications.
Date: September 17, 1901
Creator: Love, Patrick H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Weighing-Machine

Description: Patent for "an automatic weighing-machine possessing simplicity, accuracy, and capable of continuous and automatic operation" (lines 13-16).
Date: March 12, 1901
Creator: Perry, Frank S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Weighing-Machine

Description: Patent for new weighing machine and hopper dispensing cotton-seed meal, including illustrations
Date: March 12, 1901
Creator: Perry, Frank S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sash Construction

Description: Patent for sash construction with grooves no need for putty or points.
Date: June 19, 1900
Creator: Holland, Willie, Washington
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Boiler-Feed Regulator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful boiler feed regulator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 20, 1898
Creator: Mitchell, Charles Bradley
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Word-Counter for Type-Writing Machines.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in word counters for type writing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 2, 1898
Creator: Moseley, Marion S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pneumatic Cotton-Handling Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in pneumatic cotton handling machines.
Date: May 17, 1898
Creator: Fuller, James T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for "an improved plow of simple and inexpensive construction employing two shovels so arranged and attached that either one may be quickly and easily removed to convert the plow into either a right or left hand plow, and has for its further object to provide a plow especially designed for opening new ground wherein the plowing is rendered difficult by the presence of roots and similar growth" (lines 9-18).
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Stephens, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horseshoe.

Description: Patent for a horseshoe that has "a double crease in the bottom face or under side of the shoe and peculiarly-arranged corrugations or roughened surfaces in the upper side of the shoe" (lines 13-17).
Date: October 27, 1896
Creator: Dellinger, Thomas Gamewell
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grate-Bar.

Description: Patent for an improved grate-bar that has a "semicylindrical journal rounded below, and its upper surface forming part of the grate-surface, with draft-spaces between the cross-walls forming the bearing portions, in combination with a supporting bar matching with said cross-walls and open under said draft-spaces, substantially as described" (lines 13-19). It is meant to sift ashes.
Date: October 13, 1896
Creator: Fuller, James T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fence-Stay.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive fence-stay that "may be readily applied in a secure manner to horizontal fence-wires" (lines 12-13). The posts are sheets of metal, and metal T-shaped tongues hold the wires in place.
Date: July 21, 1896
Creator: Munger, Ennis
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Muzzle-Yolk.

Description: Patent for a cattle-yolk that stops the animals from jumping or breaking through fences. The yolk "will bind upon him, thus effectually stopping the animal from any further effort" (lines 12-15) if it tries to jump or break through a fence.
Date: March 10, 1896
Creator: Courtney, Thomas Lafayette
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horseshoe.

Description: Patent for a durable and secure horseshoe that doesn't let "the heel of the hoof from contracting, thus overcoming the serious defect in other common types of shoes of permitting the horse to have a "narrow heel," as it is called, and to prevent slipping of the shoe on the icy surfaces" (lines 16-21).
Date: September 10, 1895
Creator: Custer, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thill-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive thill-coupling that "can be conveniently applied to any ordinary vehicle, which is arranged in such a way that rattling is positively prevented, and which, when the thills are dropped, permits them to be freely lifted from the coupling; also to a modified form of the device designed to prevent rattling only" (lines 12-18).
Date: December 25, 1894
Creator: Parker, Daniel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard for Railroads.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive cattle-guard for railroads that improves on preventing cattle from passing from their enclosure onto a railway track. The invention does not trap animals or people or cause injury, and lies below the upper treads of the rails.
Date: September 18, 1894
Creator: Brady, Peter L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a simple cattle-guard that provides an unstable footing for the cattle without injuring them, and thus preventing the cattle from going onto train tracks. The cattle do not get injured when stepping on this device.
Date: February 20, 1894
Creator: Brady, Peter L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trolley Mechanism.

Description: Patent for a trolley mechanism that is a pivoting "yoke adapted to normally follow being swerved out of line when the car is going around curve of the trolley wire; to prevent catching on cross-wires in case the trolley wheel should leave the line-wire; and to adjust the amount of pivotal action of said yoke with regard to the trolley pole" (lines 13-20).
Date: November 21, 1893
Creator: Fuller, James T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thill-Coupling.

Description: Patent for the invention for new and useful improvements on the thill-coupling along with illustrations and instructions.
Date: December 27, 1892
Creator: Tanner, David Wilmer
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department