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Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas generator which automatically regulates the feeding of carbide into the generator.
Date: September 17, 1907
Creator: Kinard, John M.

Apparatus for Handling Seed-Cotton

Description: Patent for a seed-cotton handling machine for use in cotton gins which as an improved elevator and feeding system.
Date: August 25, 1908
Creator: Fuller, James T.

Automatic Weighing-Machine

Description: Patent for "an automatic weighing-machine possessing simplicity, accuracy, and capable of continuous and automatic operation" (lines 13-16).
Date: March 12, 1901
Creator: Perry, Frank S.

Automatic Weighing-Machine

Description: Patent for new weighing machine and hopper dispensing cotton-seed meal, including illustrations
Date: March 12, 1901
Creator: Perry, Frank S.

Boiler-Feed Regulator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful boiler feed regulator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 20, 1898
Creator: Mitchell, Charles Bradley

Boot and Shoe Indicator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved boot and shoe display. This design "is to provide an indicator for the use of retail dealers in boots and shoes, or other merchandise and wares, by which apparatus the stock can be kept with great accuracy and facility. To that end . . . an indicating-plate with slides [is included], which is to be attached upon the boxes, shelves, drawers, or other receptacles for the goods, as an indicator for showing what goods are contained in the receptacle" (lines 8-17).
Date: April 3, 1883
Creator: Woodlief, George T. & Dunn, George Roe.


Description: Patent for non-refillable bottles which can be filled and emptied easily with inexpensive construction. Instead of a stopper, a bottleneck pattern can be used which is efficient and safer.
Date: August 5, 1902
Creator: Holland, Willie Washington

Buckle and Back Band Hook.

Description: Patent for a new and improved buckle and back-band hook. This design "contemplates certain improvements in combined buckles and back-band hooks; and it consists of a buckle having, or to which may be separately applied, a peculiar hook or tongue" (lines 10-14).
Date: May 21, 1889
Creator: Munger, Ennis

Carbid-Feed Device for Acetylene-Gas Generators.

Description: Patent for a carbide-feed device for Acetylene gas generators, which prevents moisture from getting into the carbide and causing it to stick to the walls of the feed tube.
Date: October 19, 1909
Creator: Weaver, John W.


Description: Patent for a simple cattle-guard that provides an unstable footing for the cattle without injuring them, and thus preventing the cattle from going onto train tracks. The cattle do not get injured when stepping on this device.
Date: February 20, 1894
Creator: Brady, Peter L.

Cattle-Guard for Railroads.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive cattle-guard for railroads that improves on preventing cattle from passing from their enclosure onto a railway track. The invention does not trap animals or people or cause injury, and lies below the upper treads of the rails.
Date: September 18, 1894
Creator: Brady, Peter L.


Description: Patent for a clothes pin consisting of a single piece of bent wire.
Date: March 13, 1906
Creator: Stewart, James W.

Clothes Pin

Description: Patent for a clothes pin. This clothing pin is made of wire and designed to be used for hanging clothes on a line. Illustration included.
Date: November 6, 1906
Creator: Luster, Thomas A. & Stewart, James W.

Collapsible Crate.

Description: Patent for a collapsible crate, which is easier to ship while collapsed and cheaper to make.
Date: August 6, 1907
Creator: Ivey, Henry Curtis

Combined Corn and Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "consists . . . in pivoting the plow-beam, provided with a shovel for making a furrow into which the seed is dropped, in between the front ends of the beams of the two covering-shovels, the seed-covering-shovel beams being secured to the handles of the machine, whereby the pivoted beam is controlled entirely by the handles; second, in pivoting the seed-box to the rear end of the beam, provided with shovel for forming a furrow for the seed to drop in, by means of the loose link or connection, so that the beam can be moved independently" (lines 14-27).
Date: November 2, 1880
Creator: Carter, Hiram H.

Combined Cotton-Chopper, Harrow, and Cultivator

Description: Patent for an improved version of a machine which aids in the processing and maintenance of cotton plants. Includes description of parts and their use and illustrations.
Date: October 18, 1887
Creator: Robinson, John H.

Corn or Cotton-Seed Platter

Description: Patent for improvements in "a combined plow and interchangeable revolving seed-dropper so constructed as to permit of its being readilyconverted into a corn or cotton-seed planter with the least trouble" (lines 19-23).
Date: February 18, 1890
Creator: Peeler, John Wiliam


Description: Patent for a new "machine for chopping surplus cotton or corn out of the rows or drills, leaving it in hills at the desired distance apart" (lines 8-11) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 23, 1886
Creator: Farley, John C.

Cotton Chopper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton chopper. This design "consists in combining with a frame a roller of any desired width and size having one or more slots or openings in its periphery, and so mounted as to roll over and crush the stand of cotton, except those portions which enter the slots or openings referred to, which regulate the distance apart at which the portions of the stand are left remaining" (lines 19-27).
Date: November 17, 1885
Creator: Greer, John I.; Harper, Wiley M. & Greer, John


Description: Patent for a cotton chopper, which "may be operated from either wheel" (lines 12-13).
Date: January 25, 1910
Creator: Stepleton, James T.


Description: Patent for a cotton gin that has a large ginning capacity (similar to saw types of gins) and also preserves the fiber (similar to roller types of gins).
Date: August 19, 1902
Creator: Fuller, James T.


Description: Patent for an improvements in the combination of devices and overall construction of cotton gins.
Date: November 27, 1888
Creator: Brady, Peter Lewis & Brady, William

Cotton Gin

Description: Patent for cotton gin. Illustration included.
Date: March 7, 1905
Creator: Fuller, James T.


Description: Patent is for a cotton press adapted to bale cotton and other materials by compression.
Date: June 28, 1903
Creator: Fuller, James T.