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Attachment for Sewing Machines.

Description: Patent for a new and improved attachment for sewing machines. This design "is to prevent the presser-foot from catching in the fibers of the material as the same is being sewed" (lines 13-15). It is "composed of a sheet-metal plate bent upon itself to form a loop and having an integral arm extending from the upper edge of the loop out of the plane thereof and having its free end concaved" (lines 93-97).
Date: November 18, 1890
Creator: Tynes, Minor E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment For Sewing Machines

Description: Patent for an attachment for a sewing machines. Illustration included.
Date: August 27, 1904
Creator: Bearden, Jackson Thomas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Sulky-Plows.

Description: Patent for a sulky-plow that "is designed to secure an even and steady movement of the plow when turning furrows across listed ground, whereby the work is facilitated, the draft lightened, and the task of the laborer reduced" (lines 9-13).
Date: October 13, 1896
Creator: Mann, John Quincy
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment For Surveying Instruments

Description: Patent for attachment for surveying instruments. Illustrations included.
Date: February 18, 1904
Creator: Armstrong, Edward R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Suspenders.

Description: Patent for suspender attachment designed to support trousers. Includes Illustration.
Date: September 3, 1901
Creator: Dahl, Louis
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Thimbles.

Description: Patent for invention for the improvement of attachments for thimbles. "The objects of the invention are to produce a device of simple construction for cutting the thread when sewing that can be readily applied to old as well as to new thimbles; also to produce the device in such manner that the thread can be quickly and conveniently cut at any desired point in an expeditious manner " (lines 17-24). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Brown, Archie Edwards
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Type-Writing Machines.

Description: Patent for a new and useful attachment for type writing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Pribyl, Frank G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Vehicle-Brakes.

Description: Patent for "an extension-handle for the manipulating-levers of vehicle-brakes" (lines 9-10). This invention was designed especially for vehicles with extra side-boards, so the brakes can be employed as conveniently as possible while the driver would normally have a hard time reaching the brake-lever.
Date: February 2, 1897
Creator: Edwards, Joshua H. & Edwards, Willie W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Wheel-Cultivators

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in attachments for wheel cultivators, including description and illustrations.
Date: May 17, 1887
Creator: Brown, William R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Wheel-Plows.

Description: Patent for "invention has relation to improvements in attachments to sulky and other horse-plows" (para. 3). Combines a circle-plate, transverse clamp-ridge, clamps, a bearing plate, a king-bolt, a transverse sleeve, an axle, adjusting collars, and transporting-wheels on said axle.
Date: December 21, 1878
Creator: Cummins, John Randolph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment For Wheeled Plows Or Cultivators.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvement sin attachments for wheeled plows or cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 24, 1899
Creator: Fullerton, John C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Windmills.

Description: Patent for a windmill attachment that will increase the pumping capacity of windmills or other lifting pumps.
Date: March 5, 1912
Creator: Engle, Matthew H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment to Cotton Gins.

Description: Patent for a new and improved attachment for cotton gins. This design "consists of a lever-frame journaled to the gin-frame and carrying a shaft provided with a friction-pulley which may, by will of the operator, be thrown in contact with the driving-pulley of the gin, thus rotating the shaft, which is provided with a set of cleaning-blades fitting between the gin-saws between which they are, by the said mechanism, made to revolve rapidly, thus cleaning the said saws" (lines 18-27).
Date: April 26, 1881
Creator: Steward, Francis Marion
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Auger.

Description: Patent for a new auger designed "to provide a construction in which the parts may be adjusted to cut angular holes entirely through a body, and also to cut angular countersinks concentric with cylindrical openings, such as are made for the reception of the square heads of bolts lag screws, &c.," (lines 10-16), which includes illustrations and instructions.
Date: April 29, 1902
Creator: Bundy, John J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Auger.

Description: Patent for a new and improved auger. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a shank provided with a conveying-screw and the cutters at the lower end of the screw, the sides of the cutters being extended beyond a vertical line drawn across the edges of the screw, and a tube or casing enclosing the screw and connected at its lower end with the cutters, said tube being of less diameter than the cutters and arranged within the outer sides thereof" (lines 56-64).
Date: August 23, 1887
Creator: Tevebaugh, Henry Clay
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Auger-Bit

Description: Patent for an auger bit used for boring holes. Illustrations included.
Date: July 18, 1906
Creator: Harris, Lawrence P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Auto-Organ

Description: Patent for an organ that can be operated by vehicles or windmills. Illustrations included.
Date: November 1, 1909
Creator: England, James Ross
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Autographic Register.

Description: Patent for a device to register fares in situations where passengers pay to be transported from one location to another, specifically by train. The fare-collector needs a way to have accurate receipts as fares are collected. The invention is a "small portable ticket-holder and registering device (lines 38-39), that issues valid tickets "which will enable a conductor to keep a correct current amount of fares as received as well as a record of tickets sold and mileage traveled on same" (lines 41-45), and prevents dishonesty in fare-collectors.
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Bond, George D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Autographic Register.

Description: Patent for an autographic register meant "to provide improved means for guiding, printing, cutting, and filling a record-bill and discharging original and duplicate bills" (lines 9-12). The printing and feeding mechanisms operate independently, bills may be any desired length, and checks may be numbered successively and dated.
Date: September 29, 1896
Creator: Norcross, George A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Autographic Register.

Description: Patent for an autographic register that provides "improved means for guiding, stamping, cutting, and filling a record-bill and discharging original and duplicate bills; [provides] improved means for guiding the strips of paper and holding the carbon or duplicating paper in operative position; furthermore, [provides] improved means for operating the several parts of the mechanism to insure accuracy and facilitate the subsequent permanent filing of the record-bills" (lines 9-19).
Date: September 17, 1895
Creator: Norcross, George A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Air-Brake Coupling.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful improvements in automatic air-brake couplers to enable others skilled in the art to make and use the same, the invention also relates to improvements in automatic air-brake couplings in cars". (lines 5-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Cary, Lewis C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Air-Brake Coupling

Description: Patent for "improved automatic pipe-coupling which shall overcome the difficulties found in the devices of this class heretofore in use, and which shall be cheap to manufacture, easy to repair, simple in construction, and extremely effective in use and operation" (lines 27-33).
Date: July 30, 1889
Creator: Roquemore, Peter G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Air-Brake Coupling.

Description: Patent for "coupling devices for connecting the air-brake hose of railway-cars" (lines 9-10) automatically, including illustrations.
Date: March 20, 1906
Creator: Simecek, Vaclav
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department