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

Improved Suspender for Scissors.

Description: Patent for a means to suspend scissors by a pulley method. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 15, 1868
Creator: Kuttner, J. H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Buckles.

Description: Patent for improvements in buckles used for multiple purposes including illustrations.
Date: 18
Creator: Carnes, William James Sr.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

Improvement in Post Hole Diggers

Description: Patent for a new design of post hole digger, with a single overlapping metal blade formed into a circular triangular form.
Date: October 7, 1879
Creator: Needham, Hiram K.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Knotter Attachment for Harvester

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Knotter Attachments for Harvester" (lines 5-7), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 17, 1901
Creator: Wolf, D.L
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Low Pressure Air Brake Alarm

Description: Railway brake mechanism leveraging a fluid pressure alarm
Date: March 20, 1900
Creator: Parson, A. H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

MACHINE FOR MAKING MATTRESSES.

Description: Patent for Machine For Making Mattresses.
Date: January 23, 1900
Creator: Daviss, H. P. & Daviss, N. F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mechanical Movement

Description: Patent for cranked driven shaft
Date: April 24, 1900
Creator: Stewart, E. T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Method of Making Cotton-Bales

Description: Patent for "a new and useful Method of Making Cotton-Bales" (lines 5-6) including illustrations and description of process.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Rembert, Henry
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor

Description: Patent for a "new and improved propeller for boats which is simple in construction, prevents a loss of power, and is thus very economical." (lines 8-10). Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 5, 1886
Creator: Lay, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut-Lock

Description: Patent for...nut lock for threaded bolt.
Date: 1892, December 6
Creator: Robinson, William D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Permutation-Lock

Description: Patent for an improvement in the science of combination locks. Illustrations and instructions are included.
Date: June 23, 1883
Creator: Schuetze, Robert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planter

Description: Patent for...Planter
Date: 1892, December 20
Creator: Cayton, James C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow

Description: Patent for...Plow with "rods or fingers" to prevent dirt from collecting.
Date: 1892, December 20
Creator: Roach, Richard G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Press

Description: Patent for...Fruit Packing Press
Date: 1892, December 20
Creator: Terrell, Charles M. & Bartlett, George T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rotary Fan

Description: Patent for "a new and useful Improvement in Rotary Fans" (lines 5-6) with description and illustration.
Date: November 4, 1902
Creator: Hawk, Nathaniel H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department