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Combined Agricultural Implement

Description: Patent for a "combined cultivator and ditcher mounted" (lines 10 -12) with illustrations and instructions included.
Date: September 12, 1882
Creator: Rutherford, Robert W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Weighing Machine

Description: Patent for an automatic weighing machine. Illustration included.
Date: March 29, 1907
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Continuous Weighing Scale

Description: Patent for continuous weighing scale. Illustration included.
Date: August 21, 1906
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Coop

Description: Patent for folding coop. Illustration included.
Date: January 13, 1905
Creator: Franke, Herman R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spindle-Nut Attachment.

Description: Patent for improvement in spindle-nut by providing “an extension to the spindle-nut, not being a washer in any sense of the word, but to all intents and purposes an integral part of said nut adapted to extend toward the outer end of the axle-box and to hold the same to its seat upon the spindle as efficiently as when the parts were new.” (Lines 35-41) Illustration is included.
Date: February 3, 1903
Creator: Carlton, Edward
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Press

Description: Patent for cotton press for bailing cotton employed in forming cylindrical bales from bat or sheet of cotton received from the condenser. (lines 10-13)
Date: January 27, 1903
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Boiler Scraper and Cleaner

Description: Patent for a boiler scraper and cleaner. This invention is designed to remove incrustation and sediment that collects on the bottom of boilers. Illustration included.
Date: December 4, 1902
Creator: Miller, Hugh C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil-Burning Attachment For Stoves or Furnaces

Description: Patent for "an attachment for wood and coal stoves and furnaces by which hydrocarbon oils can be burned in connection with a wood or coal fire in a very effective and economical manner, the attachment being also capable of being used alone for heating and cooking..."
Date: November 4, 1902
Creator: Cordray, Henry A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle-Box for Vehicles

Description: Patent for axle box for vehicles "in which after the axle and axle-boxes have been worm by use the lost motion can be taken up by interposing a tightening-washer and spring between the axle-box and nut, so the the axle-box of the wheel is restored to the same condition.(10-15)
Date: October 22, 1902
Creator: McFarland, Julian
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pedal Attachment.

Description: Patent for an "improved attachment for pianos, organs, or other instruments provided with pedals" (lines 9-10) to protect the openings underneath the pedals from mice, dust, or other unwanted items entering the instrument through such openings.
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Gross, Rudolph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bung-Extractor

Description: Patent for "an improved extractor for the bungs of casks and barrels of all kinds, so that the same can be quickly and conveniently removed from the bung-hole" (lines 8-11).
Date: May 14, 1901
Creator: Cathriner, Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Condenser

Description: Patent for a cotton condenser. This invention applies multiple cylinders for seperating bats. Illustration included.
Date: February 28, 1901
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roller Compress

Description: Patent for roller compress. This is an "improved roller-compress,especially adapted for forming cylindrical bales from cotton-bat by winding the same in successive layers upon itself" (p. 1, lines 8-11), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 30, 1900
Creator: Carter, E. D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Slate-Operating Means For Shutters.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in slate operating means for shutters, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 26, 1899
Creator: Cordray, Henry A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flue-Cleaner.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in flue cleaners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 8, 1898
Creator: Cathriner, Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Compound For Treating Seeds.

Description: Patent for a new and useful composition of matter to be used for killing weevils in corn, beans, or peas, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Thiele, Gustav
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in gates, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 9, 1898
Creator: Teague, Robert M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Desk.

Description: Patent for a new and useful desk "with depressible leaves or writing bed sections" (line 10)
Date: November 30, 1897
Creator: Welch, James N.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stovepipe

Description: Patent for an improvement to stovepipes, specifically for cooking and heating purposes, that reduces the possibility of house fires or internal stovepipe damage. Instructions and illustrations are included.
Date: September 7, 1897
Creator: McPhaill, Robert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric motor.

Description: Patent for improved electric motor used in motor vehicles "which may be associated directly with the driving-wheel of a motor-vehicle" (lines 40-41), bypassing the need for other power-transmitting mechanisms. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 20, 1897
Creator: Perret, Frank A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose-Nozzle.

Description: Patent for "a nozzle by means of which a single condensed stream of water may be thrown to a considerable distance or a widely-diverging spray be projected therefrom or both the central stream and spray be produced at one and the same time." (Lines 11-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 23, 1897
Creator: Day, Elisha Little
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Barreling Soap-Stock.

Description: Patent for "an apparatus for filling barrels with soap-stock or other thick liquid of similar consistency, the object being to provide a machine whereby the barrels may be filled quickly through the bung-hole." (Lines 12-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 9, 1897
Creator: Ahrenbeck, William C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feed-Water Heater.

Description: Patent for a feed-water heater for steam-boilers. It provides "such a heater having an arrangement of distributing-troughs located in such a manner as to evenly distribute the water over tubes in thin streams or a thin sheet, whereby it may be quickly heated, and, furthermore, in so constructing the parts that the interior portions comprising the circulating tubes and troughs may be easily removed for the purpose of cleaning" (lines 10-18).
Date: August 25, 1896
Creator: Muday, George T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Trunk and Dressing-Case.

Description: Patent for a combined trunk and dressing-case. The trunk has drawers, and the lid of the trunk has a mirror in its lid. "The lid is connected at one end by a hinged strap with one end of the body of the trunk, so as to be adapted to be moved into position for closing the body and to be supported in upright position on the same in line with the bottom, so that it forms a proper support for a looking-glass, shelf, and the like" (lines 19-26).
Date: August 18, 1896
Creator: Witteborg, Ernest
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department