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Water - Tank.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in water tanks.
Date: April 12, 1898
Creator: Stevenson, William M. & Bailey, William K.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Jeweler's Stone-Setting Instrument.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in Jeweler's Stone Setting instruments.
Date: April 26, 1898
Creator: Owens, John A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and useful plow, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 31, 1898
Creator: Ward, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Plow And Stalk-Chopper.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in a combination plow and stalk chopper, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Williams, Wood
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Foldable Crate or Coop.

Description: Patent for a new and useful fordable crate or coop, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 27, 1898
Creator: Moss, John O.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for an improvements in cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 22, 1898
Creator: Stevenson, William M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Match-Safe.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient match safe device to "deliver the matches singly to suitable aperture through which they may be withdrawn and ignited during the withdrawal" (line 10 -13).
Date: May 3, 1898
Creator: Villard, John
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Well-Pulley.

Description: Patent for a new and improved well pulley, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 20, 1900
Creator: Foster, James
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Driving Mechanism For Gins.

Description: Patent for a new and improved driving mechanism for gins, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 10, 1899
Creator: Brown, Colber W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coffee-Pot.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in coffee plots for "hot water to drain through the coffee" (line 11 - 12).
Date: August 8, 1899
Creator: Cummings, Jas. P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for a new cotton chopper with improvements that have the ability to raise or lower the height of the blades and keep them nearly horizontal to the ground, including illustrations.
Date: June 12, 1900
Creator: Smith, Gilbert L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine

Description: Patent for a "pounder" washing machine that can be easily repaired and operated with little effort. Illustrations included.
Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Bolton, George William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Box for Presses.

Description: Patent for a box used to house heated metal presses to extract fluid from cotton seeds.
Date: July 31, 1900
Creator: Galbraith, Oscar B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Speculum

Description: Patent for an improved version of the speculum, a gynecological instrument, including illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1900
Creator: Morrow, John W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rein-Holder For Cultivators

Description: Patent for a rein-holder for field cultivation.
Date: August 28, 1900
Creator: Stockton, James Silas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Post driver

Description: Patent for a portable post driver.
Date: March 16, 1900
Creator: Armstrong, Joseph Milton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Farm Fence

Description: Patent for fence constructed of barbed wire and smooth guard-wire enclosed in the fence wires to prevent livestock of injury.
Date: February 19, 1901
Creator: Teague, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Barrel-Stand.

Description: Patent for improvments to barrel stands and related to the "object in view being to provide a simple, and convenient stand for holding barrels and casks and permitting the same to be readily turned with slight exertion from a vertical to a horizontal position and vice versa" (lines 9-12) including illustrations.
Date: August 27, 1901
Creator: McClary, Rufus E. & Gray, Thomas S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Specific-Gravity Scale

Description: Patent for a type of weighing-scale, "designed for determining the specific gravity of any body, be it solid, liquid, or a gas" (lines 14-15) including illustration.
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Bogue, Robert Jackson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Appliance for Protecting Oil-Wells from Fires.

Description: Patent for an appliance for protecting oil-wells from fires. As stated within the patent, "this invention relates to certain new and useful improvements in appliances for protecting oil-wells from fires; and to this end it consists of the novel combination and arrangement of parts hereinafter more specifically described in the accompanying drawings, and particularly pointed out in the claims herein appended" (Lines 9-16).
Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Cochran, James M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lamp-Hanger.

Description: Patent for adjustable-height lamp hanger primarily for electric lamps, including description and illustration.
Date: December 3, 1901
Creator: White, Herbert L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Press.

Description: Patent for improvements in baling-presses and is practically adapted to bale hay, in which “the hay may be held at the rear end of the frame against the pressure of the follower and head-blocks or presser-blocks.” (Lines 17-20) Illustration is included.
Date: August 11, 1891
Creator: Cox, Benjamin G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coffee-Pot.

Description: Patent for "improvements in coffee-pots, and has for its object the provision of an improved coffee-grounds holder, together with a device of improved form for spraying the water thereover, the latter device operating in conjunction with a condenser; and a further object is to provide the pot with an adjustable handle." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 20, 1895
Creator: Cummings, James K.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Telephone-Transmitter.

Description: Patent for "a simple transmitter in which the greatest volume of sound may be transmitted without causing grating or rattling." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 15, 1897
Creator: Alexander, Horace C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department