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Cultivator Attachment.

Description: Patent for " agricultural implements, more especially harrows or cultivators ; and it has for its objects a device which can be conveniently attached to the standards or footpieces of any cultivator and which may hold or carry different numbers of small plows or harrow-teeth for the cultivation of any crops or at any place where a small harrow is needed;" (lines 7-15) including illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Crosby, Henry T.
Item Type: Patent

Windmill

Description: Patent for a new windmill design with improvement to the "mechanism for transmitting the motion of the wheel shaft to the pump rods."
Date: November 25, 1902
Creator: Morrisson, Andrew
Item Type: Patent

Portable Water-Heater and Steam-Cooker

Description: Patent for: "This invention relates to a portable water-heater and steam-cooker, and has for its object to provide an apparatus of this class which will be adapted for heating water for a variety of domestic purposes." Staton, John W. (1902). Portable Water - Heater and Steam - Cooker. United States Patent Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508484/view/#page/2/mode/1up.
Date: 1904/04/12
Creator: Staton, John William
Item Type: Patent

Heater

Description: Patent for "a heater of the above-described character which may be used in connection with a stove or furnace or a fire built on the ground in the open air and be more effective and economic in its heating and more convenient in operation than the usual methods heretofore pursued in such instances where an inexpensive and portable device of this kind could be used to great advantage" (lines 13-22).
Date: June 4, 1901
Creator: Harrison, John B.
Item Type: Patent

Dressmaker's Skirt-Measuring Device.

Description: Patent for a measuring device and stand to locate the proper placement of tucks, ruffles, and trimmings on a woman's skirt.
Date: January 19, 1909
Creator: Putney, Maggie
Item Type: Patent

TYPE-WRITER.

Description: Patent for a new device for typewriters which allows for shifting from lower case to upper case by means of "the one set of keys ordinarily employed, but of modified construction" (lines 14-15) including descriptions of the device, operation, and illustrations
Date: May 6, 1902
Creator: Austin, Thomas R.
Item Type: Patent

Attachment for Planters

Description: Patent for attachment for planters, provides a simple, inexpensive, easily-applied, and effectively operating attachmentc for cotton, corn, or other seed-planting machines in which is included a truck or a carriage whereby a sweep-plow can be connected with the planter truck or carriage for laying out a furrow and covering the seed (Johnson, 1902).
Date: June 14, 1909
Creator: Johnson, Major
Item Type: Patent

Sheaf-Carrier for Binders

Description: Patent for sheaf carrier for binders which allows sheaves to be gathered without danger of them being dumped or dislodged and allow for automation of sheaf carrier arms.
Date: July 13, 1909
Creator: Pillow, James Gid
Item Type: Patent

Folding Box

Description: Patent for paper box formed from a single blank which can be folded into compact form.
Date: May 8, 1906
Creator: Hale, Lawrence F.
Item Type: Patent

Fred Regulator for Cotton Gins

Description: Patent for a feed regulator for cotton gins. This invention is arranged for distributing and guiding cotton into the feeder. Illustration included.
Date: June 25, 1907
Creator: McCreary, Lorenzo A.
Item Type: Patent

Clinometer

Description: Patent for a clinometer. This invention is designed to measure the grades and angles of inclination of structures and objects of various descriptions. Illustration included.
Date: August 14, 1907
Creator: Keith, John David & Faulkner, Walter Edgar
Item Type: Patent

Branding-Chute.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in branding-chutes for "securely holding live stock during the process of branding the same" (line 12 - 14).
Date: April 19, 1898
Creator: Bennett, Joe
Item Type: Patent

Cotton Planter

Description: Patent for a cotton planter. Illustrations included.
Date: August 16, 1902
Creator: Guton, Isaac
Item Type: Patent

Rein-Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and useful rein holder, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Sewell, John S.
Item Type: Patent

Cotton Checker and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton checkers and cultivators by “providing a device in which the width of the hills or rows may be adjusted to suit the requirements of various grades of soil.” (Lines 15-17) Another improvement is to provide a “means to which the plows of the cultivator may be simultaneously raised or lowered, and when so raised or lowered may be kept in their adjusted positions.” (Lines 19-22) Illustration is included.
Date: January 11, 1910
Creator: Hamilton, Robert
Item Type: Patent

Cotton Checker and Cultivator

Description: Patent for a cotton checker and cultivator. Illustration included.
Date: October 14, 1909
Creator: Hamilton, Robert & Humble, Henry O. V.
Item Type: Patent

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cultivator. This design is "for cultivating stubble, sugar-cane, cotton, corn, and other plants planted in rows or drills, which will remove the soil from the sides of the rows without injuring the roots, and will throw soil around the plants, and which shall be simple in construction and convenient in use" (lines 15-21).
Date: May 10, 1881
Creator: Brenner, August William & Fraser, James
Item Type: Patent

Copy-Holder for Record-Books, &c.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient copy-holder meant for recording things. The invention feeds paper line by line, so the records are straight. The copy-holder also holds the pages of a book in place.
Date: July 30, 1895
Creator: Powell, Phanor P.
Item Type: Patent

Apparatus for Irrigating Land.

Description: Patent for a new and improved irrigation machine. This design "consists in an irrigating-pipe having lapped side joints and notches in the inner edges of the lapped joints. The invention also consists in the combination, with a tank, of a trough below it, tubes projecting from the trough, and irrigating-pipes connected with the said tubes" (lines 12-18).
Date: November 17, 1885
Creator: Briggs, Elias
Item Type: Patent

Gate.

Description: Patent for an automatic gate at railroad crossings, adaptable for use in "farm gates and automatic gates for carriage roads" (page 1, lines 11-12) using "an inclined cam disk, of a spring actuated lever" (page 4, lines 27-28), trip devices, and a bell or other signal, with illustrations.
Date: January 24, 1893
Creator: Neeb, William
Item Type: Patent

Horse Detacher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved horse detacher. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the whiffletree-support, the whiffletree, the hinge connecting such parts having its upper and lower plates secured, respectively, to the whiffletree and its support and jointed at their rear edges, and the arm or lever extended forward from the upper plate, whereby upward draft on said arm or lever will turn the whiffletree backward from its normal position to release the traces" (lines 91-100).
Date: June 10, 1890
Creator: Harrison, George W.
Item Type: Patent

Washing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved washing machine. This design consists in "a boiler, a cylinder journaled therein and having closed ends, its outer periphery composed of a series of open troughs arranged in pairs, the troughs in each pair opening toward each other, a series of open-ended funnel-shaped tubes arranged in a line drawn centrally around the periphery of the cylinder, [and] the said tubes extending inwardly from the outer face of the cylinder and having their contracted discharge ends near the center of the cylinder" (lines 22-32).
Date: February 25, 1890
Creator: Rose, Horatio
Item Type: Patent

Lubricated Bullet.

Description: Patent for lubricated lead bullets to prevent the deterioration and rusting of the inner barrel of rifled firearms, so as to maintain their accuracy. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 3, 1897
Creator: Stewardson, Samuel Clinton
Item Type: Patent