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Draft-Equalizer.

Description: Patent for "devices for equalizing the draft where three or more draft-animals are used" (lines 8-10) to pull machinery, carriages, or wagons with illustrations included.
Date: September 16, 1902
Creator: Hayden, Jefferson B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Listing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a mechanism used to mount the beam and to connect to the axle in a listing-machine, a class of braking-plows. The mechanism will provide lever support and a means for securing the segmental rack while still being simple, efficient, durable, and inexpensive.
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Matthews, Lafayette
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Map

Description: Letter Patent of "a map, drawing or similar device provided with an index" (lines 72-74); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 8, 1900
Creator: Bentley, H. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shingle-Gage

Description: Patent for improved shingle-gage for the measurement and spacing of roofing-shingles.
Date: June 19, 1906
Creator: Jones, William W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trolley

Description: Patent for "a peculiar construction" (lines 11-12) that will reduce the liability of a trolley running off of the trolley-wire. This construction "involves a trolley-wheel carried on an axis fixed on the trolley pole or harp and an auxiliary wheel yieldingly mounted on the pole and pressed against the under side of the wire, so that should the pole drop slightly the auxiliary wheel will move relatively to the pole and reduce this contact with the wire." (lines 12-19)
Date: July 17, 1906
Creator: Ward, Gurney Enoch
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

PLANTER

Description: Patent for a single row planter for corn or cotton. The planter is to be used in virgin soil with out any soil preparation.
Date: May 7, 1907
Creator: DUDLEY, THOMAS J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut-lock.

Description: Patent for improvements in the means for securing nuts on their bolts. The invention is "especially adapted for use on railway-rails in which the locking devices are subjected to severe and continual jarring" (lines 13-16) including illustrations.
Date: March 29, 1892
Creator: Terry, David Crockett
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tire-Heater.

Description: Patent for improvements in “tire-heating furnace where tires of various sizes may be heated either independently or continuously and having certain other highly advantageous characteristics.” (Lines 7-13) Illustration is included.
Date: June 16, 1891
Creator: Cook, Nathan H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed-Planter.

Description: Patent for "a construction of seed-planter providing a positive and efficient means for planting any desired number of rows at one time, while at the same time having means for opening the furrow, dropping the seed, and covering up the furrow in one operation." (Lines 14-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 5, 1897
Creator: Mannewitz, Maximilian
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Killing Rodents

Description: Patent for an apparatus for killing rodents "that may be used effectively for the destruction of all animals that burrow in the ground; and it consists in a furnace for the generation of sulphurous odors or other suffocating gases and a pump for forcing the gases into the burrows of the animals . . . ."
Date: August 22, 1882
Creator: Palmer, Austin D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Planter.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient cotton planter that plants four or more rows at once. It works over rough, stony, and uneven ground; its operation is that it opens a furrow, drops the seed, and puts dirt over the seeds.
Date: August 20, 1895
Creator: Mannewitz, Maximilian
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Kitchen Utensil.

Description: Patent for a kitchen utensil that can be used for washing dishes, scraping cooking vessels, and cleaning ornamental glass and silver.
Date: June 11, 1895
Creator: Adair, Annie E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Holder for Ink-Bottles.

Description: Patent for a holder for mucilage bottles, ink bottles, or similar containers. "The invention consists of a wire rest or holder bent to form a horizontal base and upwardly projecting clamping-arms" (lines 16-18).
Date: February 21, 1893
Creator: Corley, Daniel B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam-Condenser.

Description: Patent for an improved, simple, and compact steam-condenser that is meant to be used in tea factories and similar places where distilled water is needed, and has the minimum amount of back pressure.
Date: April 4, 1893
Creator: Steinbarth, Carl
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roof Screw.

Description: Patent for a new and improved roof screw. This design consists, "[a]s a new article of manufacture, [in] a screw consisting of a threaded shank having an integral head, an enlarged collar or flange on said shank below the head thereon, and an elastic cushion on the shank immediately below the enlarged collar or flange, for the purpose described" (lines 60-66).
Date: September 23, 1890
Creator: Corley, Daniel B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sheep-Dip.

Description: Patent for "a new composition of matter for the treatment of 'scab' on sheep or for other animals subject to like diseases" (lines 9-11) which lists the ingredients and measurements and instructions.
Date: June 19, 1883
Creator: Carpenter, Peter M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam Cooking Stove.

Description: Patent for a new and improved steam stove. This design "is to provide a stove . . . that can be used on a gas-stove base, a lamp-stove, an ordinary cooking-stove, or even over a camp-fire, and which when so used will provide an apartment for baking or warming and another apartment for steaming, the steam being generated within a surrounding boiler and by the heat that has been used to heat the oven" (lines 11-20). It consists in "a casing divided vertically by a transverse boiler-body, chambers in the sides of the lower-half of the casing . . . and a transverse pipe" (lines 34-38).
Date: April 12, 1892
Creator: James, Will S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Working Tool.

Description: Patent for a new and useful wireworking-tool. "This invention relates to a wireworking-tool particularly adapted for use in twisting wire-ties around posts and over runners, drawing staples, and cutting wires" (line 8-11).
Date: February 4, 1902
Creator: Hargrove Benjamin O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for washing machines that are "capable of thoroughly and rapidly washing clothes and other fabrics without wearing, tearing, or otherwise injuring them and at the expenditure of a minimum amount of labor." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 31, 1897
Creator: Raley, Sylvester B. & Raley, Timothy M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dish Drier.

Description: Patent for a new and improved dish-drier. This design consists in "[t]he body having perforations and having side projection and spout, in combination with the cover, false bottom supported from the main bottom of the drier, and having the uprights and cross-pieces" (lines 75-80).
Date: September 10, 1889
Creator: Wilson, Alice J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Hook and Hammer.

Description: Patent for a combined hook and hammer meant to "combine in its structure the ordinary hook for engaging with the article to be moved, and a handle adapted, when desired, to be used as a hammer, thus dispensing with the necessity for a separate implement of this character, and, second, to combine with the said hook and handle improved means for preventing the accidental contact of the hand of the operator with the article to be handled" (lines 17-26).
Date: July 2, 1895
Creator: Tillett, Henry Augustus; Tarpley, Thomas Dee & Moore, Robert Jones
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Milk-Cooler

Description: Patent for a device used for cooling milk consisting of "a vessel adapted to contain any desired quantity of milk, of a cloth or fabric covering enclosing said milk receiving vessel and provided at an intermediate portion of it's length with a series of openings or perforations, and means of saturating said inclosing cloth with water" (lines 13-19).
Date: January 24, 1893
Creator: Nerger, Charles G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department