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Description: Patent for the Process of Magnetically and Statically Treating Ores to separate the valuable metal, during its passage through a single machine.
Date: October 5, 1901
Creator: Sutton, Henry. M

Account Book

Description: Patent for an account book that is to be used "to receive in condensed form the dates and other particulars when sums are due to and from a person or firm are payable" (p. 2).
Date: May 21, 1889
Creator: Goldberg, Samuel W. & Tillmann, Emanuel M.

Acetylene Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved acetylene gas generating machine, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 12, 1899
Creator: Miller, Frank A.

Acetylene Gas Generator

Description: Patent for improving acetylene gas generator designs with the use of an added specification in the form of a new apparatus. Illustrations and instructions are included.
Date: September 7, 1897
Creator: Taylor, George

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas generator, which is chiefly operated by the fall of a gas-bell.
Date: July 29, 1902
Creator: Ray, Samuel W.

Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: Makes gas generators more automatic making them less dangerous and less likely to cause an explosion.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Summerfield, John

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for an improve to a Gas-Generator by controlling the liquid for decomposing the carbid in acetylene, by doing this the generation of gas is monitored and the waste of gas will not occur. This is an improvement to the Gas-Generator, this construct will have an automatic cut-off for the liquid-supply.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Summerfield, John

Adjustable Cultivator-Tooth Seat.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in adjustable cultivator tooth seats, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 7, 1898
Creator: Shofield, James Drummond

Adjustable Nailless Horseshoe.

Description: Patent for an adjustable horseshoe with cost efficient, replaceable fittings. Illustrations included.
Date: September 4, 1900
Creator: Fenley, Harriet R.

Adjustable Rack for Railway-Cars.

Description: Patent for improvements on racks in railway-cars including more storage for smaller items, an adjustable rack for children or elderly persons to be able to reach without needing to stand on the car seat, a titled hinge that allows a rack to be pulled for ward and pushed back, and other improvements.
Date: August 2, 1898
Creator: Butler, Michael

Air-Compressor for Water-Elevators.

Description: Patent for "an improvement in air-compressors for water-elevators, and it consists in the novel mechanism for compressing air, by which water is designed to be raised from a cistern, or other reservoir." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 10, 1895
Creator: Warren, Governor D.

Air-Tight Heating-Stove

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in air tight heating stoves, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 31, 1898
Creator: Wilson, John Wesley & Wilson, William Wharton

Alarm Attachment for Electric Bells.

Description: Patent for "an Alarm Attachment for Electric Bells." "The object in view is the provision of means for facilitating the change of an ordinary door-bell into a continuously-ringing alarm apparatus, while leaving the mechanism free to be changed back into its former operative condition as a door-bell."(Lines 10-15) Including illustrations and instructions.
Date: June 30, 1902
Creator: Blakeney, Henry

Anchor Post

Description: Patent for an anchor post. This invention is designed to resist any lateral or longitudinal strain. Illustration included.
Date: April 24, 1903
Creator: Small, Wily & Brock, John W.


Description: Patent for improvement in annunciator by “providing a circuit-closing attachment for annunciators by means of which an electric lamp will be lit when the annunciator-drop falls.” (Lines 15-18) Illustration is included.
Date: October 20, 1891
Creator: Fouts, Lambert F.

Anti Friction Journal.

Description: Patent for a new and improved anti-friction journal. This design "relates to anti-friction devices adapted especially for hoisting pulleys; and it has for its object to provide a device in which the shaft or axis of the main hoisting-pulley shall be supported or mounted upon the peripheries of wheels of a considerable diameter as compared with that of the hoisting-pulley, whereby the friction may be lessened to the greatest possible extent" (lines 24-32).
Date: July 22, 1884
Creator: Taylor, John C.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Apparatus for Cooking by Superheated Steam.

Description: Patent for improvements in apparatus for cooking by using superheated steam. “A boiler which is supported by a fire-box. An oven is mounted on the boiler and provide with a plurality of compartments and ventilators. A drip-pipe, and a pipe connected to the boiler and circulated through the fire-box and extended up to the oven, and provided with a plurality of valves for supplying the compartments of the oven with superheated steam.” (Page 2, line 25-34) Illustration is included.
Date: March 22, 1904
Creator: Harrington, David

Apparatus for Feeding Seed-Cotton to Gins

Description: Patent for an improvement to seed feeders "to improve and simplify the feed mechanisms of such machines or apparatus and provide means whereby a number of rigidly depending chutes
Date: December 20, 1892
Creator: Murray, Stephen D.