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Insect Destroyer.

Description: Patent for a new and improved insect trap. This design "relates to certain new and useful improvements in devices for distributing liquid poison on cotton and other plants to destroy insect life thereon; and it consists in the [novel] construction and arrangement of parts" (lines 14-18).
Date: July 18, 1882
Creator: Binkley, James E.

LIFTING JACK.

Description: Patent for lifting-jack invented by Calvin W. and Eugene Tanner. This lifting-jack invention is meant to be more durable in material, the material more inexpensive to acquire.
Date: July 3, 1906
Creator: Tanner, Calvin W. & Tanner, Eugene

Machine for Sharpening Gin-Saws

Description: Patent for "a machine of this class which shall be simple, durable, an d easily manipulated, and by means of which the teeth of gin-saws may be sharpened in a rapid, convenient, and effectual manner" (lines 9-14).
Date: July 1, 1890
Creator: Smith, John Quince

Railway-Ticket, &c.

Description: Patent "to furnish for railway-companies a form of excursion-ticket whose return portion or stop-over portion, as the case may be, is not capable of successful use by scalpers" (lines 11-15).
Date: July 9, 1901
Creator: Smith, Lowndes G.

Seed Planter

Description: Patent for...a seed planting machine which improves upon an earlier cotton seed planting machine. The improved apparatus can be substituted for corn and other seeds. It may also be utilized for ground cultivation.
Date: July 15, 1884
Creator: Pietzsch, Louis; Armstrong, John J. & Lowrey, Joseph R.