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Agricultural Implement.

Description: Patent for a device related to plows, with a corn-planter and a cotton-planter attachments, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 23, 1880
Creator: Chapman, William Arnol


Description: Patent for a self-propelled, navigable air ship. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 12, 1891
Creator: Walker, James C.


Description: Patent for "a combined animal poke and halter of simple, inexpensive, and efficient construction whereby stock to which the device is applied are prevented from forcing through or throwing their weight against barbed and other wire fences, and also whereby a halter strap or chain may be readily applied thereto to provide for securing the stock in their stalls when stabled." (Lines 8-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 6, 1896
Creator: Parker, William H.


Description: Patent for a "self-setting" (line 16) trap with a "tilting platform" (line 17) including an illustration. The trap is designed to retain the animal and is made for easy removal of the animal.
Date: September 9, 1913
Creator: Trull, Harvey L.

Apparatus for Delinting Cotton-Seed.

Description: Patent for improvements in apparatus for delinting cotton seed: " Our invention relates to improvements in apparatus for burning off or removing the lint from cotton seed" (lines 14-16).
Date: September 1, 1891
Creator: Hollingsworth, Joseph

Apparatus for Removing Cores from Cylindrical Cotton-Bales.

Description: Patent for a "means for removing screw-threaded cores from cylindrical cotton-bales" (lines 12-14). It is made up of a wheeled-truck that is holding the bale, an apparatus that grips the end of the core, a way to revolve the grip, a driven shaft, and a universal joint that connects the shaft with the end of the core.
Date: December 31, 1895
Creator: White, Charles W.

Arch-Bar for Cultivators

Description: Patent for arch bar for cultivators that connects the respective cultivator rigs together.
Date: January 27, 1903
Creator: Sullins, Cale M.


Description: Patent for improvements in atomizers or instruments for distributing powders or liquids in which it provided “provision for closing the exit-passage and preserve the strength of the medicated powders or fluid and permit of the carrying of the same within the body of the device without danger of spilling.” (Lines 17-21) The rubber bulb is detachable and is used as a powder-box or as a bottle for fluid. Illustration is included.
Date: July 21, 1891
Creator: Robinson, Henry


Description: Patent for an atomizer meant to distribute liquids, powders, and vapors. Its parts can be easily changed so it can be used in different situations, for cleaning, and to make its use more efficient.
Date: October 2, 1894
Creator: Rees, H. Clay

Attachment for Cultivator-Beams

Description: Patent for an attachment for cultivator beams designed to help adjust cultivators while in usage. Illustrations included.
Date: August 27, 1907
Creator: Barham, William H.

Automatic Fire-Kindler

Description: Patent for an automatic fire kindler which can be put on a timer and start a fire in a stove with a bundle of matches inserted into the device ahead of time.
Date: November 17, 1908
Creator: Bates, Samuel F.

Automatic Gun Firing Mechanism.

Description: Patent for an automatic gun firing mechanism intended to protect gardens, orchards, and fields by scaring off birds and other animals that destroy crops through automatic discharge of a firearm at predetermined intervals.
Date: March 18, 1913
Creator: Steinocher, John

Automatic Railway-Gate.

Description: Patent for an automatic railway-gate or cattle-guard for use "at crossings, the entrances to tunnels, bridges or trestles, or at other places where it is desirable to guard the tracks" (lines 11-13). The invention is a simple and effective way for closing gates, can be operated from a distance, and is controlled by the wheels of passing trains.
Date: August 14, 1894
Creator: Baade, John

Automatic Recording Apparatus for Vehicles.

Description: Patent for an improved automatic passenger register and mileage recorder for vehicles that travel on rails. It consists of a roller that is actives by a time motor, a strip that the roller moves, a pressure roller, a pair of rollers that a record sheet is wound between, a mechanism that controls movements of the pair of rollers, electromagnets that are connected to the seats, armature levers that mark the electromagnets current, a bell crank lever that marks the moving record sheet, and a spring that supports the lever.
Date: October 10, 1893
Creator: Baade, John

Automatic Vehicle - Brake.

Description: Patent for a new and improved automatic vehicle brake.
Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: Elliott, Joseph Samuel

Automatic Wagon-Brake.

Description: Patent for a new wagon brake design which allows the break to be automatically set, with illustrations.
Date: February 2, 1897
Creator: Elliot, Joseph Samuel

Automatic Weighing Mechanism for Elevators, &c.

Description: Patent for "means for automatically indicating the amount of weight placed" (lines 10-11) within an elevator cage or platform with illustrations.
Date: September 21, 1886
Creator: Sanger, Isaac S.

Bale Band Replacer and Tightener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bale-band replacer and tightener. This design "provide[s] a simple and convenient device for replacing a broken bale-bind, for tightening the band around the bale, and for drawing the ends together, so as to provide the necessary slack for slipping the loop out of the tie when it is desired to remove a band" (lines 13-19).
Date: July 4, 1882
Creator: Lenard, William R.

Bale Forming Apparatus

Description: Patent for a bale forming apparatus. This invention is designed as an improvement to existing bale-forming apparatus.
Date: August 4, 1903
Creator: Anderson, William E.; Dyer, Frank L. & Workum, Julius F.


Description: Patent for a new and improved bale-tie that eliminates the need for buckles. This design achieves this with a hook and a U-shaped piece of iron to be riveted to the band, thus fastening the bale without buckles.
Date: January 29, 1878
Creator: Lenard, William R.


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton pressing and baling, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 29, 1899
Creator: White, Charles W.


Description: Patent for improving the baling press in which a rectangular bale of hay is formed. Compared to the traditional press the lever movement is circular and continuous.
Date: January 2, 1906
Creator: White, Edgar Lee