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Description: Patent for an animal trap. Illustrations included.
Date: May 16, 1911
Creator: Morris, Leopold

Animal Trap or Dip

Description: Patent for a trap for small animals. Illustrations included.
Date: November 22, 1910
Creator: Morris, Leopold

Attachment for Lead-Pencils.

Description: Patent for a calendar that attaches permanently to a lead pencil and wraps securely when not being viewed.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Masters, George

Baling Press

Description: Patent for improvements made to a baling press used to press cotton into bales. Improvements include improved construction to improve durability and efficiency, and design enhancements to the feeding belt to make retrieving the bales of cotton easier and more efficient.
Date: April 28, 1914
Creator: Marek, Joseph J.

Baling Press

Description: Patent for "an improvement in that class of presses adopted for baling hay" (lines 10-11) with illustrations.
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Arnold, Cyrus M.


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in baling presses, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Gunlock, William C.

Bed Drier and Warmer.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bed drier and warmer. This design "includes, primarily, a suitable frame of essentially elliptical form, whose ends allow of the said frame being readily slipped in between the bed and bedding or between two articles of bedding, and in connection with said frame a suitable fire-pot of portable construction" (lines 23-29).
Date: May 14, 1889
Creator: Fossati, Jasper

Bolt for Doors.

Description: Patent for the improvement of bolt locks on double doors using a lever lock for safety and ease of locking and unlocking one or both doors, including illustration.
Date: June 26, 1860
Creator: Bonney, N. W.


Description: Patent for an improved coupler, the object of the invention being to provide an improved means for elevating, holding, and releasing the coupling-pin, and also to provide a vertically-adjustable drawhead, which bae readily adjusted either during coupling or before or after.
Date: January 19, 1892
Creator: Brimingham, Oliver M.


Description: Patent for improvement in combination-saws is to provide a machine in which a planer, a shaper or molder, a rip saw and a cut-off saw are operated by a single motor or engine (lines 12-14). Illustration is included.
Date: July 8, 1913
Creator: Hughes, William J.

Cotton-Stalk Cutter

Description: Patent for a cotton stalk cutter. Illustrations included.
Date: January 24, 1911
Creator: Leatherwood, Roy A. & Leatherwood, Charles F.

Cotton-Stalk Cutter.

Description: Patent for a cotton stalk cutter that cuts two rows at a time.
Date: December 5, 1911
Creator: Leatherwood, Roy A. & Leatherwood, Charles F.


Description: Patent for a downdraft stove. Illustrations included.
Date: November 19, 1912
Creator: Atteberry, Henry E.


Description: Patent for a draft appliance (animal-driven vehicle) with the purpose of changing and equalizing the draft between draft-animals and making the draft line easily adjustable.
Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: Arnold, Cyrus M.

Fire and Burglar Proof Safe.

Description: Patent for a safe "constructed as to be safe from fire and burglars, and at which the same time may be made lighter, and may be less expensive in manufacture than when made in the usual way." (para. 4). Additionally, safe is airtight and water-proof.
Date: March 18, 1870
Creator: Wilkins, Samuel Adams


Description: Patent for game cards. Provide attractive cards with detailed instructions on how to play card games.
Date: August 12, 1902
Creator: Sharp, Bird H.


Description: Patent for improvements in hay presses "to simplify and cheapen the construction and render it more efficient in the formation of the hay into bales" (lines 16-18).
Date: September 3, 1889
Creator: McNeill, Charles De Witte


Description: Patent for a hay press that is meant to "check the rebound of the plunger so that the working beam or lever will not be thrown against the horse; also to provide for automatically applying a brake for the purpose of checking the rebound; also to provide for cushioning the rebound of the plunger so as to prevent or check its tendency to throw the toggle elver against the main lever; also to provide for automatically giving a signal or alarm to indicate when a bale of a given size has been compressed; also to improve the construction of the tie box portion of the press; also to generally improve the construction of parts" (lines 17-30).
Date: April 18, 1893
Creator: McNeill, Charles Dewitt


Description: Patent for improvements in hay-presses by simplify and increase the efficiency of the power head, so that it is capable of baling more hay in a given time. Illustration is included.
Date: July 28, 1891
Creator: McNeill, Charles Dewitt


Description: Patent for "a machine adapted for operation from an auxiliary motor actuated by horse or animal power, and has for its object to provide a simple, efficient, and durable machine of this character by or from which a cotton-gin, agrist or saw mill, or other machinery may be driven" (lines 7-13).
Date: August 28, 1888
Creator: Sampson, Allen

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Description: Patent for the improvement to cotton-seed planters by connecting the wheel to the reciprocating stirrer to guide the seed from hopper to soil and covering it, including illustration.
Date: November 27, 1860
Creator: McClanahan, C. W.