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Agricultural Implement.

Description: Patent for "the production of simple and inexpensive means whereby the ordinary farming implements--such as plows, cultivators, and the like--may be readily convert to the sulky or wheeled type." (line 11-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1906
Creator: Cornelison, Jesse U.

Apparatus for Stretching Fence-Wires.

Description: Patent for a portable manually operated apparatus that is designed to stretch wire-fence strands at right angles to tighten the full length of the strand without "kinking or twisting the fence-strand or driving staples or analagous fastenings into the fence-post" (lines 16-21) while the fence strand is tight. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 14, 1897
Creator: Pyeatt, Jessie Newton.


Description: Patent for an improvement in belt fasteners, "especially adapted for use in connection with the running belts of planning, sizing, matching, molding and like machines" (lines 10-12) so that belts may be adjusted to tighten or loosen easily.
Date: January 3, 1893
Creator: Noble, John B. & Hensley, Joseph B.

Cotton Spray

Description: Patent for Cotton Spray. "The present invention relates to spraying devices for destroying insect life which infests plants. The device is primarily intended for spraying cotton plants, and is so constructed and arranged as to travel over the plants, and to spray the said plants from opposite sides" (lines 8-15).
Date: September 27, 1912
Creator: Walker, Walter

Fence-Wire Stretcher.

Description: Patent for an efficient, compact, and durable fence-wire stretcher that works on any size fence-post. It is an "easily and quickly applied means for clamping and drawing together the ends of a broken fence-wire" (lines 14-16).
Date: October 8, 1895
Creator: Day, John W.

Gate Latch.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate-latch. This design consists in "the rings loosely suspended on opposite sides of a central line, levers extended past such central line, and having their inner ends engaged with the rings on the opposite sides of the center from the handle ends, and partition-plates interposed between such levers and the rings past which they are extended" (lines 79-86).
Date: November 15, 1887
Creator: Charleville, George William


Description: Patent for a grate meant for use in train boilers that can "conveniently dump part of the burning fuel in one end of the firebox" (lines 10-11).
Date: January 9, 1894
Creator: Baker, John L.


Description: Patent for improvements in “a compound for the removal and prevention of dandruff;” (lines 7-8) formula of the compound is listed and instructions on how to mix the compound are included. No illustration.
Date: June 16, 1891
Creator: Fraser, Samuel T.; Gilliland, William E. & Wilson, David J.

Hanging Bed.

Description: Patent for improvements in hanging or hidden beds by having “hangers pivoted at their upper ends to fixed supports and having upwardly-opening angular hooks at their lower ends, of a bed-frame, legs pivoted to the ends of the end bars thereof, pitman-rods extending inwardly from said legs, a piece to whose ends said rods are connected, an outward projection between the ends of said piece detachably engaging and closely fitting one of said hooks, and a pivot passing through the projection and piece and into the end bar, as and for the purpose herein before set forth.” (Page 2, lines 26-36) Illustration is included.
Date: November 24, 1891
Creator: Buell, Will M.


Description: Patent for improvements in harrows which can be “adapted to be reversed for pulverizing and leveling the surface traversed, to avoid evaporation as far as possible, and place the ground in the best condition for the travel of harvesters and other machines in gathering crops” (lines 9-14), illustration is included.
Date: March 17, 1891
Creator: Day, John W.

Harvesting Apparatus

Description: Patent for a harvesting apparatus.This invention is to "provide an effective apparatus of this character which may be operated with the minimum amount of power" (line 9-13). Illustrations included.
Date: February 26, 1907
Creator: Russell, George D.

Nut Lock.

Description: Patent for a new and improved nut lock. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the loop-formed nut-locking device and the plate to which it is hinged, of the supplementary locking device, consisting of a wire or rod having one end bent at right angles and embracing the hinge of the main device and its other end provided with a hook to receive the side bar of the main device" (lines 37-44).
Date: April 23, 1889
Creator: Leiby, Isaac F.

Nut Lock.

Description: Patent for a new and improved nut-lock. This design consists in "[a] nut-lock key having a body or wedge portion and a head, and having such head provided at its inner edge with flanges or extensions, the inner edges of the flanges or extensions being separated from the body" (lines 70-74).
Date: June 28, 1887
Creator: French, Stephen H. & Maltby, William J.

Nut Lock.

Description: Patent for a new and improved nut-lock. This design "is an improvement in that class of nut-locks in which so-called 'jam-nuts' are turned up on the bolt against the nut to be locked; and the present invention lies, mainly, in the particular construction of the end or ends of the thread of the locking nut or washer by which to more securely and effectually lock the nut in place on the bolt" (lines 8-15).
Date: May 24, 1892
Creator: Terry, David C. & Maltby, William J.