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Back-Band Hook.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in back band hooks, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 11, 1898
Creator: Lynch, John Elbert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Back-Band Hook

Description: Patent for "a simple and inexpensive construction of hook which is capable of ready and convenient adjustment and with which different articles of cloth, such as may be on hand, may be used as a back-band, and also so formed as to prevent cutting or tearing of the back-band with which it is used and to be quickly and positively clamped in position on the band" (lines 13-21).
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Pool, Robert C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Back or Lining for Fireplaces.

Description: Patent for improvement linings of fireplaces including the cost for creation, the adaption to fireplaces of different sizes, the expansion and contraction of parts under the influence of heat.
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Dickson, John Albert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Back-Pad.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive and simple concave back-pad meant to be used between the horse and the saddle. The design of the invention makes saddles stay in place.
Date: May 14, 1895
Creator: Powell, John S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Back-Pedaling Brake.

Description: Patent for a new and improved brake and coasting pocket wheel for velocipedes, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 24, 1899
Creator: Wallerich, Nicholas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bag.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bag. This design is "compris[ed of] the body divided down its front, one edge having staples and the other edge having openings adapted to engage said staples, a covering-flap provided with an opening adapted to engage one of said staples, and a flexible fastening device secured to said bag and adapted to be passed through said staples for securing the edges and covering-flap" (lines 62-71).
Date: July 19, 1887
Creator: Franks, Lewis Wigfall
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bag Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bag holder. This design "consists mainly in the combination of certain parts having a capacity for adjustment relatively to the diameter of the bag, with certain parts having a capacity for adjustment relatively to the height of the bag" (lines 17-22).
Date: July 18, 1882
Creator: Holekamp, Julius
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bag-Holder

Description: Patent for bag holder " an improved cabinet for holding paper bags and the like articles; and the object is to construct a useful, inexpensive cabinet which will be light and compact and practical and in which bags may be placed and taken out when needed without mutilating the bags" (lines 7-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 19, 1901
Creator: Thompson, King D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bag-Holder

Description: Patent for bag holder that is adapted to receive and hold bags of any size in a way that is convenient for removal as needed.
Date: November 11, 1902
Creator: Nosker, Orren G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bag Holder and Filler.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bag holder and filler. This design "consists of an expansible bag holding and filling funnel composed of a metallic strip having overlapping edges and provided with attached spring-wires, such funnel being capable of contraction to enter a bag, and of expanding therein for the purpose of holding and filling the bag" (lines 13-19).
Date: February 6, 1883
Creator: Adkisson, Duncan Rudolph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bag Rack.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bag rack. This design "is to provide a new and improved rack adapted to hold a number of paper bags of different sizes, and also adapted to hold samples of groceries, cards, a ball of twine, advertising books, &c.The invention consists of a bag-rack having at one side a case containing a series of shelves and a transparent front, and of the combination therewith of a superposed twine-case having side compartments" (lines 7-16).
Date: April 14, 1885
Creator: Williams, Robert E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baggage Check and Clasp.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baggage check and clasp. This design "consists in a novel construction and arrangement of a check, a direction-plate, and a clasp for securing said parts to an article of baggage" (lines 18-21).
Date: August 1, 1882
Creator: McLeary, James Harvey
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bailing-Press.

Description: Patent for Bailing Press including illustrations. The purpose of the bailing press was to improve "the bailing-press especially adapted for bailing cotton, which press is simple in construction, strong and durable, and operates rapidly" ( lines 9-12).
Date: November 24, 1885
Creator: Clark, Frank
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bailing Press

Description: Patent for a baling press. This invention combines a truck and horse that facilitates the pressing of hay.
Date: March 12, 1902
Creator: Moore, James Solomon; Adams, Barnett V.; Roy, Ransom J. & Jack, I. Frank
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bake-Oven

Description: Patent for "an oven through which a current of cool or heated air may be passed to maintain the same at a desired temperature for either purposes of baking, evaporating, drying or roasting substances therein, as may be found desirable" (lines 10-15).
Date: June 12, 1900
Creator: Turner, Robert W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baking, Cooking, and Heating Furnace

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in baking, cooking, and heating furnaces. This invention "consists in the mechanism and peculiar arrangements of parts, as illustrated in the accompanying drawings and particularly pointed out in the claims" (line 13-16).
Date: December 7, 1897
Creator: Harry, Owen K.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baking-Oven

Description: Patent for improvements in the design and construction of baking ovens
Date: March 26, 1901
Creator: Baxley, Andrew J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Balance Staff and Wheel for Watches

Description: Patent for an improved design of a balance staff and wheel used for watch repair. The new design allows for an easier repair when replacing a broken staff and decreases the chance that the wheel would be damaged when replacing the staff. Included are instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 18, 1880
Creator: Bugbee, George G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Balance-Staff for Watches.

Description: Patent for improvements in balance-staffs for watches by “strengthen and increase the durability of the pivots or journals of the staff while reducing the friction to a minimum” (lines 16-19), included illustration.
Date: May 5, 1891
Creator: Cooper, Jonathan H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Balanced Piston Engine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved balanced-piston engine. This design "relates to that class of steam or other engines which are constructed with two pistons receiving the pressure in opposite directions, each connected with cranks set at opposite positions, whereby the strain occurs simultaneously in opposite directions upon the crank-shaft and balances the same within its bearings, and thus obviates great friction on the journals and thereby economizes power" (lines 7-15).
Date: February 15, 1881
Creator: Peebles, William D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Balanced Pump.

Description: Patent for a new and improved balanced pump. This design "relates to improvements in balanced pumps having a horizontal cylinder provided with a horizontally-reciprocating plunger, and a curved cylinder placed directly under it, provided with a curved plunger, both having suitable valves operating automatically in conjunction therewith" (lines 8-14).
Date: July 1, 1884
Creator: Ramsey, Haley S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Balanced Pump.

Description: Patent for a new and improved balanced pump. This design "relates to improvements in balanced pumps having two vertical receiving-cylinders provided with vertically-reciprocating plungers, and two vertical delivery-cylinders provided with plunging-barrels, all being provided with suitable valves operating automatically in conjunction therewith; and the objects of [the] invention are, first, to provide a pump by means of which water or other fluids may be conducted or raised with but little propelling power, and . . . to afford facilities for readily attaching it to be driven by any steam-engine" (lines 15-27).
Date: April 20, 1886
Creator: Ramsey, Haley S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Balanced Slide Valve.

Description: Patent for a new and improved balanced slide-valve. This design consists in a "Steam-chest, a valve sliding therein, a chamber on top of the steam-chest, and a diaphragm in the top of the chamber and secured by a cap or plate, in combination with a frame having a packing-box and gland, an adjustable threaded stem or bolt passing through the frame, and the double-link connection between the said stem and valve" (lines 90-97).
Date: October 12, 1886
Creator: Bettis, William Irvin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Balanced-Valve Testing and Locking Device.

Description: Patent for "a simple testing and locking device for balanced valves of locomotives, the testing device being so placed with relation to the valve that it may be accurately determined whether the valve on one or the other side of the engine is leaking without removing the outer plates form the valve-casing or removing the covers from the steam-chest." (Lines 8-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 15, 1897
Creator: Sadler, James Alexander
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department