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Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an acetylene-gas generator which automatically feeds carbid to the generator and in which the gas generated is washed within the bell.
Date: August 21, 1906
Creator: Nunn, John W. & Griffin, Thomas D.

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved acetylene gas generator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 26, 1899
Creator: Walters, Loren B.; Davis, Will H. & Hawkins, Augustus L.

Adjustable Grate Attachment.

Description: Patent for an adjustable grate attachment that is meant to be used with open grates. It prevents "the falling of heated coals therefrom; also to provide for extension of the grate vertically to facilitate making of a larger fire; and further, to provide an attachment which may be used in regulating the draft to the grate proper" (lines 15-20).
Date: May 23, 1893
Creator: Hutton, Milton Calhoun

Agricultural Implement.

Description: Patent for "agricultural implements to be used for tilling the soil and planting, either separately or at one and the same operation, and has for its object to reduce the expense incurred by the general practice of first preparing the land for planting and subsequently sowing the seed. By this inventions the land can simultaneously prepared and the grain deposited therein." (Lines 8-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 2, 1897
Creator: Dycus, George W.


Description: Patent for improvements to andiron or "fire-dogs".
Date: July 5, 1887
Creator: Steele, Oliver


Description: Patent for improvement of andirons, to accommodate fuel or sticks of wood and to burn either wood or coal fuel. Includes illustrations.
Date: December 1, 1891
Creator: Kimbro, Jeremiah H. & Kimbro, John A.

Attachment for Chairs.

Description: Patent for a new and improved chair. This design consists "[i]n a reading and writing attachment for chairs, the combination of a bail-shaped clamp adapted to be applied to a chair-arm, an upright slotted arm, a set-screw passing through said slotted arm and engaging the clamp, a plate carried by the upper end of said slotted arm, and a table pivotally connected to said plate, whereby the table may be adjusted vertically, horizontally, and obliquely" (lines 66-75).
Date: February 25, 1890
Creator: Hutton, Milton C.

Attachment for Cultivators.

Description: Patent for a cotton-chopper attachment for cultivators. It can fit to any cultivator with some modification. It is a wheel that rides "upon the row and presses down into the ground parts of the cotton in the row, leaving the other standing, and of the necessary mechanism for attaching and controlling said wheel" (lines 20-24).
Date: February 4, 1896
Creator: Ray, William T.

Attachment for Cultivators

Description: Patent for attachment for cultivators. The invention allows a cultivator's shovel to be spaced apart to facilitate the plowing of corn, cotton, and other similar products.
Date: November 28, 1911
Creator: Jez, Joseph M.

Attachment for Motive-Power Machines

Description: Patent for an attachment for motors "designed to prevent the loss of leverage and power which ordinarily obtains in such motors and in all machinery where the power is taken from cranks, and also to overcome what is known as the dead-center, and thus to greatly increase the power of the machine to which the attachment is applied" (lines 12-18).
Date: June 21, 1892
Creator: Weaver, John L. & Brenke Jr., Henry

Attachment For Plows And Cultivators.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements for plows and cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1900
Creator: Hardeman, James Maxwell & Belt, Charles Tighman

Attachment for Wheel-Cultivators

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in attachments for wheel cultivators, including description and illustrations.
Date: May 17, 1887
Creator: Brown, William R.


Description: Patent for a baling-press that means "to provide a simple and efficient power for operating the plunger so constructed as to allow independent return movement of the plunger to avoid loss of time in the operation of the device" (lines 9-13).
Date: June 2, 1896
Creator: Davis, John R.


Description: Patent for a baling press for hay that is meant "to provide a press and suitable power for operating the same, and to so construct said press as to double the capacity of the ordinary pres, that is to form two bales at one time, the press being operated by the same power; and, furthermore, to provide means for conveniently transporting the same when desired" (lines 10-17).
Date: August 29, 1893
Creator: Harrington, Charles


Description: Patent for a baling press intended to work with hay, cotton and similar material, and form bales of many different sizes.
Date: June 18, 1897
Creator: Murphy, George W.


Description: Patent for a baling press used for baling hay and straw. Illustrations included.
Date: September 28, 1909
Creator: Guenzel, Paul A.


Description: Patent for a new and useful baling press, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 4, 1899
Creator: Harrington, Charles


Description: Patent for band-cutters “designed for facilitating the cutting of bale-bands” (lines 11-12) including illustrations.
Date: October 23, 1900
Creator: Manly, James S.

Band Cutter

Description: Patent for a band cutter. This invention is designed to cut bale-ties on cotton bales. Illustration included.
Date: March 21, 1905
Creator: Manly, James S.

Barrel Truck.

Description: Patent for a new and improved barrel cart. This design "is to provide an improved barrel rack or truck which can be conveniently and easily loaded and transported from place to place; to provide means for assisting in loading the barrel or receptacle on the truck and for retaining the same on the truck against danger of accidental displacement while the truck and its contents are being moved or transported, and to provide an improved truck which shall be very simple, strong, and durable in construction, thoroughly effective in operation, and cheap and inexpensive of manufacture" (lines 14-26).
Date: July 13, 1886
Creator: Williams, William Preston


Description: Patent for a bed brace that consists of end-loops that are held by engage hooks at the ends of the bedstead, fixed draw-wires that connect the outer and inner sides of the end-loops, a tension-loop that is connected to the side rails, tightening link with duplicate rings that slide onto the tension loop, and a transverse twisting-bar.
Date: February 21, 1893
Creator: Pool, David Preston


Description: Patent for a bicycle that can be operated by the operator's hands or feet or both, and the motion used to operate the bicycle is that of rowing. "the rider must assume a position upon the machine corresponding to that assumed by an oarsman in a boat, and as the rider can work with both hands and feet all the energy and strength he is capable of exerting can be brought to bear upon the propelling mechanism in a most effective manner, and the seat can be rendered much more comfortable than at present and in no wise interfere with the rider's movements" (lines 18-27).
Date: April 3, 1894
Creator: Hyde, Thomas B.