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Binder for Paper Tablets.

Description: Patent for improvements for tablets for blank paper, leterheads, etc. that holds content securely, including illustrations.
Date: February 25, 1879
Creator: Murray, Bredett C.
Item Type: Patent

Board Roofing.

Description: Patent for a new design of roofing board. The wooden boards are designed to "contract and expand with changes of temperature" (para. 3) and to allow rain to run off without seeping into the joints of the boards.
Date: December 19, 1876
Creator: Zimmerman, Arnold W.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Air-Cooling Apparatus.

Description: Patent for "the construction and arrangement of a refrigerator for the purpose of cooling and maintaining a low and dry temperature, for preserving fresh meats and vegetables, and for cooling rooms for any purpose." (Lines 10-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 30, 1875
Creator: Hyatt, Frank A.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Baling-Presses.

Description: Patent for a baling press "intended for compressing and re-pressing cotton for shipment" (para. 4), and is created using a "simple and efficient" (para. 2) design.
Date: November 27, 1877
Creator: Drake, John
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Bee-Hives

Description: Patent for an improved design for bee-hives with the sloped V shaped interior designed to aid in warmth for the hive and reducing debris entering the comb. Illustrations included show several cross-sections of the hive construction.
Date: December 12, 1876
Creator: Snider, George W.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Beer-Refrigerators.

Description: Patent for "an improved refrigerator for cooling lager-beer in the keg, and keep it cool for a long time with a small quantity of ice" (lines 15-18) including illustrations.
Date: August 17, 1875
Creator: Bohart, John N.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Brick-Presses.

Description: Patent for a "new and useful improvement in brick-presses by which bricks may be quickly and cheaply pressed by hand power from clay taken direct from bank or mixer" ( Lines 1-3 )including instructions and illustration.
Date: May 14, 1878
Creator: Moore, Andrew A.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in cane-strippers.

Description: Patent for an improvement in sugar-cane stripping machines, using an arrangement of rollers and a movable spring blade. Includes illustrations.
Date: July 22, 1879
Creator: James, Robert C.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement In Car-Seat Locks.

Description: This patent is for the usage of car seats and how they perform. It was created to improve the mechanics of locking a reversible car-seat.
Date: April 9, 1878
Creator: Waddill, Abel K.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Churning-Machines

Description: Patent for improvement in mechanisms in operating churns. Includes a crank wheel and spindles for churning, as well as a better balanced upright position.
Date: October 14, 1879
Creator: Haile, James T.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Churns.

Description: Patent for the improved design of churns "in which the dasher-shaft is vertical and receives rotation by gearing at the top of the churn" (2nd para.), including illustrations.
Date: January 25, 1876
Creator: Davis, Henry T.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Churns

Description: Patent for a geared mechanism to attach to existing churns to aid in the production of cream into butter. Illustrations include front and side elevations.
Date: January 23, 1877
Creator: Gray, Whitley F.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Churns.

Description: Patent for improvements in churns with specific improvements in dasher-rods and lids. This patent includes illustrations.
Date: January 1, 1878
Creator: Davis, Henry T.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement In Churns

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction of a churn dasher. Descriptions and illustrations are attached
Date: August 19, 1879
Creator: Davis, Henry T.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Cotton-Planters.

Description: Patent for a "new and valuable improvement in cotton-planters" (lines 3-4), for planting cotton seeds, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 11, 1877
Creator: Bronaugh, David
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Description: Patent for "a press by means of which the cotton can be backed and pressed into the bale in small quantities at a time, by alternating pressing a quantity, then lifting the follower, and inserting more, and pressing again, and so on until the bale is formed." (Lines 19-25) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 16, 1875
Creator: Frost, Willis Lee
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Double-Bitted Drills.

Description: Patent for "an easy mode of straightening wells while drilling them through rock or earth, and also for enlarging the same into a cistern when it is desired to keep on hand a large supply of water." (Lines 8-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 30, 1876
Creator: Yarbrough, William H.
Item Type: Patent