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Attachment for Pianos or Organs

Description: Patent for "an attachment that can be used on pianos or organs, whereby the manipulation of the keys is greatly facilitated and playing upon the instrument greatly simplified, and the attachment is especially designed for those who do not to any great extent understand music or beginners who find it difficult to make the several chords in any particular key, the device being capable of ready attachment to the keyboard of any piano or organ and removed when not required for use" (lines 27-37).
Date: August 9, 1892
Creator: Stukes, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Planters

Description: Patent for attachment for planters, provides a simple, inexpensive, easily-applied, and effectively operating attachmentc for cotton, corn, or other seed-planting machines in which is included a truck or a carriage whereby a sweep-plow can be connected with the planter truck or carriage for laying out a furrow and covering the seed (Johnson, 1902).
Date: June 14, 1909
Creator: Johnson, Major
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Plows.

Description: Patent for a new and improved attachment for plows. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the rear of the land-side of a turning plow, of an attachment for dirting the plants, consisting of a shank having a rearwardly and upwardly extending blade diagonally attached thereto, having a sharp curved lower edge and a curved upper edge, said edges forming a point on the outer end of the blade, said blade having a concaved upper face" (lines 7-15).
Date: August 14, 1888
Creator: Tennison, James B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Plows.

Description: Patent for an attachment for plows, which "may be utilized as a cutter or the plow converted into a double-shovel plow," (lines 18-19) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 15, 1891
Creator: Williams, George M. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Plows.

Description: Patent for "a device whereby the land-bar, which is connected pivotally with the plow stock or standard, may be adjusted vertically at its rear end," (lines 9-12) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 26, 1891
Creator: Miller, Amanuel M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Plows.

Description: Patent for a new and improved attachment for plows. This design "has relation to devices for guiding or directing shovel-plows, sweeps, or cultivator-plows, and thus release in a great measure the strain upon the arms of the plow[person] consequent upon directing the plow in its proper course; and it consists in the detailed construction of a device or attachment of that class" (lines 12-19).
Date: August 29, 1882
Creator: Welborn, Wisp J.N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment For Plows

Description: Patent for an attachment for plows. This invention "relates to new and useful improvements in attachments for plows, and my object is to provide means whereby the pitch of the moldboard or shovel may be regulated as desired" (lines 12-16). Illustration included.
Date: June 1, 1906
Creator: Wilke, Ernest
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
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
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
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.
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department