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Harness

Description: Patent for "a new and Improved Harness" (line 6) with illustrations and description.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Hawkins, Augustus Longstreet & Page, Joseph M.
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Hook

Description: Patent for "a new and useful Hook" (line 5) with description and illustration.
Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: Felder, Jesse Judson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improved Hay and Cotton-Press.

Description: Patent for a hay and cotton press, "the operation of which shall be such that the platen, in starting, moves quickly, but as it approaches the end of its movement its velocity decreases, and its power proportionately increases." (Lines 15-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 10, 1868
Creator: Carey, Stephen Q.
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Improved Millstone-Dress.

Description: Patent for an improved millstone dress which allows "the grain [to be] more thoroughly ground, and a larger product of flour [to be] obtained from a given quantity of grain." (Lines 11-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 24, 1868
Creator: Gaines, James W.
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Improvement in Plows

Description: Patent for a new design of plow with an arched axle, levered clevises, and opposite crank spindles.
Date: October 7, 1879
Creator: Tucker, Argyle W. & Alford, George F.
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Improvement in Thill-Couplings.

Description: Patent for improvements in thill-couplings "whereby provision is made for the easy connection and disconnection of the shafts or pole of the vehicle without any unscrewing or removal of bolts or pins" (para. 2).
Date: November 26, 1872
Creator: Fitzsimmons, Henry
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Lock.

Description: Patent for a lock that was invented for house doors, outside doors, inner safe doors, and other similar doors. The lock is simple in construction and easily operatable for the user's efficiency.
Date: September 8, 1903
Creator: Bell, William E. & Brown, Francis W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Milk-Cooler.

Description: Patent for a combined water-cooler and refrigerator. "One object of the present invention is to improve the construction of devices of this character and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient one capable of enabling the temperature of its contents to be readily controlled and quickly changed. A further object of the invention is to provide a combined water-cooler and refrigerator which may be advantageously employed as a churn-body" (lines 10-19). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: May 5, 1900
Creator: Halford, William G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department