Texas Patents - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

PLANTER

Description: Patent for a single row planter for corn or cotton. The planter is to be used in virgin soil with out any soil preparation.
Date: May 7, 1907
Creator: DUDLEY, THOMAS J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk - Cutter

Description: "This invention relates to improvements in stalk-cutters, and has for its objects the provision of a simple and efficient attachment for cultivators and harrows by the use of which all stalks and vines in a field to be cultivated may be quickly and thoroughly cut down." Dorris, William. (1906). Stalk-Cutter. United States Patents Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508960/view/#page/2/mode/1up.
Date: 1906/04/24
Creator: Dorris, William P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Closer And Latch For Gates, &c

Description: Patent for combined closer and latch for gates. Illustration included.
Date: August 8, 1904
Creator: McKinney, Pleasant M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bottle Stopper

Description: Patent for a bottle stopper. Illustrations included.
Date: August 12, 1903
Creator: Hogan, Thomas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Paper-Bag Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in the paper-bag machine (related to author's previous Patent No. 689,441, December 24, 1901) for the purpose of improving the mechanism for forming the primary fold of the bag-bottom in the bag-folding process, including descriptions of the machinery, parts, and illustrations.
Date: May 5, 1903
Creator: Tyson, Frank
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washer

Description: Patent for a washer. This invention is designed to applied to machinery without disassembling the machinery. Illustrations included.
Date: April 13, 1903
Creator: Newberry, Sam
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Yoke

Description: Patent for an animal-yoke.
Date: January 21, 1903
Creator: Landers, Willis M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Listing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a mechanism used to mount the beam and to connect to the axle in a listing-machine, a class of braking-plows. The mechanism will provide lever support and a means for securing the segmental rack while still being simple, efficient, durable, and inexpensive.
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Matthews, Lafayette
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draft-Equalizer.

Description: Patent for "devices for equalizing the draft where three or more draft-animals are used" (lines 8-10) to pull machinery, carriages, or wagons with illustrations included.
Date: September 16, 1902
Creator: Hayden, Jefferson B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Working Tool.

Description: Patent for a new and useful wireworking-tool. "This invention relates to a wireworking-tool particularly adapted for use in twisting wire-ties around posts and over runners, drawing staples, and cutting wires" (line 8-11).
Date: February 4, 1902
Creator: Hargrove Benjamin O.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ironing-table.

Description: Patent for collapsible ironing tables with illustration.
Date: October 29, 1901
Creator: Williams, James Hanna
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-press

Description: Patent for a baling-press that will prevent hay or other material from jamming the mechanisms used to bale it.
Date: December 8, 1900
Creator: Dennis, Felix Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Map

Description: Letter Patent of "a map, drawing or similar device provided with an index" (lines 72-74); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 8, 1900
Creator: Bentley, H. L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Elevated Electric-Car Line.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in elevated electric car lines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 26, 1899
Creator: Cooley, Joe H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Listing-Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in listing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Blanchard, William R.; Matthews, Lafyette & Watkins, Cisero
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Listing-Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in listing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Blanchard, William R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Cotton-Chopper And Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful combined cotton chopper and cultivator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 13, 1899
Creator: Parker, Robert L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire-Escape.

Description: Patent for a new and useful fire escape, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 2, 1898
Creator: Buck, Sterling P. & Meaker, Charles L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for washing machines that are "capable of thoroughly and rapidly washing clothes and other fabrics without wearing, tearing, or otherwise injuring them and at the expenditure of a minimum amount of labor." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 31, 1897
Creator: Raley, Sylvester B. & Raley, Timothy M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed-Planter.

Description: Patent for "a construction of seed-planter providing a positive and efficient means for planting any desired number of rows at one time, while at the same time having means for opening the furrow, dropping the seed, and covering up the furrow in one operation." (Lines 14-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 5, 1897
Creator: Mannewitz, Maximilian
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Planter.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient cotton planter that plants four or more rows at once. It works over rough, stony, and uneven ground; its operation is that it opens a furrow, drops the seed, and puts dirt over the seeds.
Date: August 20, 1895
Creator: Mannewitz, Maximilian
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Hook and Hammer.

Description: Patent for a combined hook and hammer meant to "combine in its structure the ordinary hook for engaging with the article to be moved, and a handle adapted, when desired, to be used as a hammer, thus dispensing with the necessity for a separate implement of this character, and, second, to combine with the said hook and handle improved means for preventing the accidental contact of the hand of the operator with the article to be handled" (lines 17-26).
Date: July 2, 1895
Creator: Tillett, Henry Augustus; Tarpley, Thomas Dee & Moore, Robert Jones
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Kitchen Utensil.

Description: Patent for a kitchen utensil that can be used for washing dishes, scraping cooking vessels, and cleaning ornamental glass and silver.
Date: June 11, 1895
Creator: Adair, Annie E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Track-Raiser.

Description: Patent for an improved track-raiser used during constructing and repairing railways. It is a jack that raises and holds a rail in place.
Date: October 16, 1894
Creator: Steed, Thaddeus Franklin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department