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Aparejo

Description: Patent for more efficient and durable pack-saddle (aparejo) used by United States Army. Casing involves hollow boot-sticks and rubber-encased steel, with better fitting to prevent fatigue of animal.
Date: February 11, 1902
Creator: Keller, John & Titsworth, Richard
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Aging Whisky.

Description: Patent for a barrel for heating and aging whiskey, which accelerates aging time. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 15, 1891
Creator: Halligan, John H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Automatically Applying Germicides

Description: Patent for "a means for automatically applying an insecticide or germicide which will either kill or drive off the parasite, vermin, and other troublesome germ" (lines 16-19).
Date: August 20, 1901
Creator: Pendleton, John B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Baling Cotton.

Description: Patent for improvements to an apparatus that softens and compresses cotton, and prevents clogging and breakage. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 5, 1890
Creator: Goldthwaite, Joseph G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Baling Cotton.

Description: Patent for a cotton baling machine in which, it would provide a mechanism for baling the fiber in packages, for the ease of transporting and handling; and to prevent the loss of cotton or fiber in transporting from the gin to the baling-press. Illustration is included.
Date: February 24, 1891
Creator: Rembert, Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Barreling Soap-Stock.

Description: Patent for "an apparatus for filling barrels with soap-stock or other thick liquid of similar consistency, the object being to provide a machine whereby the barrels may be filled quickly through the bung-hole." (Lines 12-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 9, 1897
Creator: Ahrenbeck, William C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Bleaching Cotton

Description: Patent for an apparatus for treating lint cotton as it passes from the gin for bleaching. Illustration included.
Date: July 15, 1907
Creator: Brennan, John B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus For Bleaching Lard Compounds

Description: Patent for an apparatus for bleaching lard compounds. Illustration included.
Date: May 1, 1905
Creator: Humphreys, Jerome N.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Boring Artesian Wells.

Description: Patent for an improved and simple apparatus for boring wells that is easily adjustable. The drill head will stay intact in most drilling situations with this apparatus.
Date: February 28, 1893
Creator: Brown, Frank O.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Boring Artesian Wells.

Description: Patent for a new and improved artesian-well borer. This design "has for its object to furnish a combination tool which will wear or cut the harder grades or rock frequently met with in boring wells of this class, and also to furnish a tool which will be harder than the common steel too or auger, thereby dispensing with the necessity of taking out and sharpening" (lines 13-20). It consists in "[a] fluted hemispherical mass of corundum for boring Artesian wells, said mass being provided with cutting-edges which extend from the apex to the base, [and] a metallic core embedded within the mass" (lines 16-20).
Date: April 5, 1892
Creator: Brown, Frank O.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Burning Fuel-Oil

Description: Patent for an oil burner for stoves and furnaces. Illustrations included.
Date: April 20, 1912
Creator: Kunkel, Albert R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Burning Garbage.

Description: Patent for an apparatus for burning garbage that is made up of a roasting chamber, a grate to hold the garbage, two furnaces, a passage for the ashes, a third furnace connected to the passage, flues, a smokestack, non-combustible absorbent material around the flues and beneath the grate, and flues beneath the grate.
Date: March 27, 1894
Creator: Risley, Ward
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Burning Garbage, &c.

Description: Patent for an improved apparatus for burning refuse and consists of a roasting chamber, a garbage grate, grates that slope and carry the product away after combustion, flues that open above the grates, and the wall partly closes on one end to let the products away after combustion.
Date: August 22, 1893
Creator: Garretson, William H. & Tainter, Silas B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Calcining Plaster

Description: This patent is for an apparatus for calcining plaster of any kind. Or an apparatus that keeps clean the inner surface of a revoluble drum for ventilating the drum during the calcining operation. The apparatus also provides for easily removing the material after the completion of the cooking operation (Lawrence, 1902).
Date: March 12, 1902
Creator: Lawwrence, Ambrose
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus For Cementing Wells.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in processes of and apparatus for cementing wells, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 21, 1899
Creator: Baca, August
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Checking Runaway Horses.

Description: Patent for a new and useful apparatus for checking runaway horses, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 30, 1898
Creator: Singleton, James M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Cleaning and Handling Seed-Cotton

Description: Patent for "improved means for conveying seed-cotton from wagons or store-houses to a series of gins, to clean it during its passage, and to avoid clogging the gins or the devices themselves by rapid feeding of the cotton" (lines 14-18).
Date: November 26, 1889
Creator: Elam, William E.; Thomas, Robert S. & Hardwick, Sauny W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Cleaning Bottoms of Ships.

Description: Patent for apparatus for cleaning the bottom of ships "to provide a simple and practical apparatus for removing barnacles, seaweed, mud, and other adhesions from the sides and bottom of a ship" (line 10).
Date: February 11, 1902
Creator: Culpepper, Robert Smith
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus For Cleaning Dishes.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in apparatus for cleaning dishes, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1900
Creator: Wright, John W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department