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Adjustable Window-Shade Hanger.

Description: Patent for a window-shade hanger that can be "adjusted to fit windows of various widths and shaderollers which vary in length and which may be readily put up and taken down." (lines 18-21) including illustration.
Date: August 29, 1905
Creator: Neale, Albert S.
Item Type: Patent

Apparatus for Cooking Cotton-Seed Meal.

Description: Patent for an apparatus for cooking cotton-seed meal meant to get the maximum amount of oil for the meal used and puts moisture into dry meal and evaporates excess moisture in meal. Meal is continuously supplied through the machine and water-bath. The steam does not burn or harm the meal.
Date: August 27, 1895
Creator: Dabney, Benjamin & Yopp, William I.
Item Type: Patent

Axle-Skein.

Description: Patent for an axle-skein. Its purpose is "to improve the construction of axle-skeins, to increase their strength and durability, and to decrease the wear of the same at the bottom thereof" (lines 10-14).
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Finley, Robert L.
Item Type: Patent

Barrel-Stand.

Description: Patent for improvments to barrel stands and related to the "object in view being to provide a simple, and convenient stand for holding barrels and casks and permitting the same to be readily turned with slight exertion from a vertical to a horizontal position and vice versa" (lines 9-12) including illustrations.
Date: August 27, 1901
Creator: McClary, Rufus E. & Gray, Thomas S.
Item Type: Patent

Buggy-Top Attachment.

Description: Patent for improvements in "the construction of buggy-top attachments and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device adapted to be easily and quickly attached to and detached from the top of a buggy or other vehicle and capable of forming a complete extension of the same to protect the occupants of the vehicle from the weather" (lines 11-18), including illustrations.
Date: August 14, 1900
Creator: Stockton, Harris C.
Item Type: Patent

Coffee-Pot.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in coffee plots for "hot water to drain through the coffee" (line 11 - 12).
Date: August 8, 1899
Creator: Cummings, Jas. P.
Item Type: Patent

Coffee-Pot.

Description: Patent for "improvements in coffee-pots, and has for its object the provision of an improved coffee-grounds holder, together with a device of improved form for spraying the water thereover, the latter device operating in conjunction with a condenser; and a further object is to provide the pot with an adjustable handle." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 20, 1895
Creator: Cummings, James K.
Item Type: Patent

Dish-Drainer

Description: Patent for dish-drainer.
Date: August 16, 1902
Creator: Cleek, Florence
Item Type: Patent

Hay-Press.

Description: Patent for improvements in baling-presses and is practically adapted to bale hay, in which “the hay may be held at the rear end of the frame against the pressure of the follower and head-blocks or presser-blocks.” (Lines 17-20) Illustration is included.
Date: August 11, 1891
Creator: Cox, Benjamin G.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Clevises

Description: Patent for an adjustable clevis, consisting of a hinged loop and an eyebolt.
Date: August 31, 1869
Creator: Sims, Zachariah, B.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Cotton-Hoes.

Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-hoes for the purpose of saving time when spacing and thinning cotton plants by providing an angular handle with bent arms that can be attached to the back of the hoes. The hoe is made up with three separate cutters with spaces in between to allow young plants equally spaced in each row. The middle cutter can be removed when second thinning is needed to avoid injuring the plants. Illustration is included.
Date: August 31, 1869
Creator: Sims, Zachariah B.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Cotton-Picker and Cleaner.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton-picker and cleaner by using rotary breakers combined with fixed breakers to break the branches and outer coverings of the cotton in the bolls. The cotton then passes through an “inclined-way” where the rotary breakers are spirally-arranged on a concentric cylinder to carry the cotton out of the cleaner. (Lines 69-75) Illustration is included.
Date: August 31, 1869
Creator: Sims, Zachariah B.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Cotton-Plows.

Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-plows by making the plow blades curved for the purpose of breaking up the land to prevent the plow from clogging. (Lines 27-30) The plow can break up the soil and laying off seed-furrows simply by reversing and removing the blades to a different position of the frame. (Lines 59-60) Illustration is included.
Date: August 31, 1869
Creator: Sims, Zachariah B.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Machines for Washing Photographs

Description: Patent for "a new and improved apparatus for washing photographic prints after fixing, for the purpose of removing the double hyposulphite of soda and silver formed in the body of the paper during the process of fixing" (lines 6-11).
Date: August 17, 1875
Creator: Caylor, J. L.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Stalk and Cane-Puller.

Description: Patent for improvement in stalk puller by using “two pointed teeth or prongs peculiarly constructed, and secured to a suitable handle to which an adjustable fulcrum is connected, in order to allow the implement to be manipulated by persons of different statures and strength.” (Lines 18-22) Illustration is included.
Date: August 31, 1869
Creator: Sims, Zachariah B.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Three-Horse Equalizers.

Description: Patent for improvement in treble-trees by using “two stretcher-loops that are jointed on the double-tree at points on each side of the centre, so that the strain is not at one point, but somewhat distributed.” (Lines 42-44) “The loops can be adjusted so that should there be any material inequality in the strength of the three horses, one can equalized by arranging the loops accordingly nearer to or further away from the centre on either one or both sides.” (Lines 45-49) Illustration is included.
Date: August 31, 1869
Creator: Sims, Zachariah B.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Two-Horse Equalizers.

Description: Patent for an adjustable device that redistributes weight so that two animals of unequal strength can perform their equal share of work. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 2, 1870
Creator: Sims, Zachariah B.
Item Type: Patent

Knee-Pad.

Description: Patent for a simple and expensive knee-pad used while picking cotton, berries, &c. The invention affords "the most perfect protection to the user by protecting his knee against contact with objects which would tend to bruise and injure it, and by preventing the dampness of the ground from being transmitted to the knee, which, as is well known, results in various diseases, such as rheumatism" (lines 13-20).
Date: August 6, 1895
Creator: Hamilton, James William & Siebenthall, John Francis
Item Type: Patent

Magazine Rifle

Description: Patent for a magazine rifle. This invention consists of a combined breech block and cartridge carrier. Illustrations included.
Date: August 13, 1907
Creator: Catron, John J.
Item Type: Patent

Marker Attachment for Plows.

Description: Patent for an “improved device to be used upon plows, and the objects are to provide means whereby the succeeding row to be plowed may be marked, thereby giving a uniform plowing to the field; furthermore, to provide for an adjustment of the marker, whereby the distance between the rows may be adjusted.” (Lines 8-15) Includes illustration.
Date: August 11, 1891
Creator: Marley, James D.
Item Type: Patent

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for the improvement of railroad constructions by means of using a fishplate that provides an effective connection between two rail bars and secures the accuracy in lining the bars up.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Starkey, Ollie B.
Item Type: Patent