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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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Plow

Description: Patent for...Plow with "rods or fingers" to prevent dirt from collecting.
Date: 1892, December 20
Creator: Roach, Richard G.
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Press

Description: Patent for...Fruit Packing Press
Date: 1892, December 20
Creator: Terrell, Charles M. & Bartlett, George T.
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Railway Signaling Mechanism

Description: Patent for a railway signaling mechanism. This invention "relates to certain new and useful improvements in electric railway and block signaling in which means are provided for indicating in the engine cab to the engineer the condition of the road ahead" (lines 9-13). Illustrations included.
Date: 19
Creator: Adams, Edwin Johnson
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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.
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Sawing-Machine

Description: Patent for an improvement in the invention of sawing machines. Illustrations and instructions are included.
Date: March 21, 1883
Creator: Irwin, Hall M.
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Seed-Planter.

Description: Patent for an attachment that will allow a plow or harrow to drop seed.
Date: August 17, 1891
Creator: Yarbrough, Orceneth Fisher
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