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Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and useful animal trap, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 5, 1899
Creator: Buckersberg, Simon
Item Type: Patent

Appratus for Treating Refuse Matter.

Description: Patent for "the perfection of an apparatus by the use of which night soil or garbage may be reduced to ashes in the shortest possible time and at a comparatively trivial expense" (lines 20-24).
Date: August 8, 1893
Creator: Carrico, Thomas W.
Item Type: Patent

Artificial Teeth.

Description: Patent for the lower set of artificial teeth, "and aims to provide retainers and combine them with the plate, so as to hold the denture in place against accidental displacement during the process of articulation, prehension, mastication, and deglutition" (lines 10-15). This invention "provides retainers which fill a vacuum in the mouth never heretofore utilized in the construction of artificial teeth and which form a rest for the muscles in their contraction incident to the movements of the jaws, and these retainers render a lower set of artificial teeth s comfortable and serviceable as if they were natural" (lines 22-29).
Date: September 17, 1895
Creator: Johnston, George A. & Carroll, Houston M.
Item Type: Patent

Artificial Tooth.

Description: Patent for a new and useful artificial tooth for "supplying missing teeth or crowning roots" (line 10 -11).
Date: January 11, 1898
Creator: Carroll, Houston Monroe
Item Type: Patent

Autographic Register.

Description: Patent for an autographic register meant "to provide improved means for guiding, printing, cutting, and filling a record-bill and discharging original and duplicate bills" (lines 9-12). The printing and feeding mechanisms operate independently, bills may be any desired length, and checks may be numbered successively and dated.
Date: September 29, 1896
Creator: Norcross, George A.
Item Type: Patent

Autographic Register.

Description: Patent for an autographic register that provides "improved means for guiding, stamping, cutting, and filling a record-bill and discharging original and duplicate bills; [provides] improved means for guiding the strips of paper and holding the carbon or duplicating paper in operative position; furthermore, [provides] improved means for operating the several parts of the mechanism to insure accuracy and facilitate the subsequent permanent filing of the record-bills" (lines 9-19).
Date: September 17, 1895
Creator: Norcross, George A.
Item Type: Patent

Automatic Repeating Railroad-Signal.

Description: Patent for an automatic repeating railroad-signal designed to be used with semaphore and other train-signaling apparatus. It eliminates mistakes made in notifying the central office and automatically reports "any change in the position or color of the signal to a central office over the ordinary telegraph-wire" (lines 14-16). The signal is a wheel that operates a key to send a message to the central office.
Date: January 28, 1896
Creator: Innes, Robert Hayward
Item Type: Patent

Automatic Telephone-Directory.

Description: Patent for a new and useful automatic telephone directory, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 17, 1899
Creator: Neuendorff, John B.
Item Type: Patent

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in baling presses.
Date: May 17, 1898
Creator: Holmgreen, Julius H.
Item Type: Patent

Ball-Bearing.

Description: Patent for a new and useful ball bearing, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 17, 1899
Creator: Millen, George
Item Type: Patent

Beer Tapping Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new and improved beer tap. This design calls for the air pipe to go within the beer tapping pipe and for a pump to supply the air pipe with air. This eliminates the need of a rubber nipple to connect the air pipe, easily cleans the pipe coil, and allows for the tapping of the keg from without the icebox.
Date: February 2, 1897
Creator: Haenig, Emil
Item Type: Patent

Blacking-Brush

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in blacking brushes, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 18, 1899
Creator: De Witt, Joseph R.
Item Type: Patent

Boiler-Flue Cleaner.

Description: Patent for a new and useful boiler flue cleaner, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 4, 1898
Creator: Hamilton, Ninian B.
Item Type: Patent

Bottle - Stopper.

Description: Patent for a new and useful bottle-stopper. This design is to "improve the construction of bottle-stoppers and to enable a metallic sealing-cap to be readily removed from the neck of a bottle without the use of an instrument" (line 11 - 14).
Date: February 15, 1898
Creator: Neuendorff, John B.
Item Type: Patent

Burner.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in burners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Dickerson, Ernest Clifton
Item Type: Patent

Cabinet.

Description: Patent for a cabinet meant to contain "screws, bolts, rivets, and similar articles, and has for its object to provide a case for the storage of such articles by means of which the different articles are kept separate one from another, while at the same time ready access may be had to any one of the storage-compartments" (lines 9-15). It is circular and has a wheeled base.
Date: October 27, 1896
Creator: Caplinger, Joseph E.
Item Type: Patent

Cactus-Burner.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cactus burner, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 9, 1898
Creator: Edmunds, Eddie
Item Type: Patent

Can-Opener

Description: Patent for a new and improved can opener. This design "consists of can-opener comprising a blade or cutter vertically adjustable to allow it to be forced into a can-head to be cut" (lines 34-36).
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Connett, Matthew F.
Item Type: Patent

Canopy For Beds, Couches, &C.

Description: Patent for a new and useful canopy for beds, couches, and analogous furniture, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 7, 1899
Creator: Owen, Peer M.
Item Type: Patent

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in car couplings, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 13, 1898
Creator: Thompson, George C.
Item Type: Patent

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive, simple, and efficient improved twin-jaw coupling that couples automatically and easily uncouples. Operators do not need to go between cars to uncouple the cars. "A further object of the invention is in the operation of uncoupling to open the knuckle after releasing the same in order to have the knuckle in position predatory to coupling" (lines 16-19).
Date: September 26, 1893
Creator: Anderson, Anders Peder
Item Type: Patent