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Cotton Planter and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton planters and cultivators by “attaching one or more levers to the axle which are pivoted to a frame below the axle, in which the levers are also connected with the caster-wheel in front, whereby the frame may be raised so as to elevate the cultivators above the earth.” (Lines 14-19) Illustration is included.
Date: July 27, 1880
Creator: Walsh, James D.


Description: Patent for a cotton-press that makes "tightly wound bales from the cotton bats formed upon the condenser, and fed into the press" (lines 13-15).
Date: January 22, 1895
Creator: Banister, Charles


Description: Patent for a cotton-press that does not allow the cotton to rebound after the plunger compresses it because of teeth in the box. When the operator wishes to remove the cotton, the teeth automatically disengage in order for the cotton to be removed easily.
Date: January 22, 1895
Creator: Banister, Charles & Hollingsworth, Joseph


Description: Patent for an improved, inexpensive, and simple cotton press that is "adapted to compress cotton at the initial point of ginning and in a continuous operation with that of ginning, whereby [the inventor] avoid[s] the expense and labor occasioned by the handling of the cotton during its storage and transportation to the neighboring compress and the expense of said compression, and at the same time produce such compression or condensation of the cotton that I am enabled to secure the cheap rates of transportation accorded cotton which has been compressed to the standard degree of density" (lines 11-22).
Date: November 21, 1893
Creator: Bessonette, William T.


Description: Patent for a cotton press with "a roller bed consisting of a plurality of rollers in conjunction with an overlying pressure roll or cylinder, between which and the roller-bed the bale is formed by winding up the bat, as it comes from the gin-condenser, in the form of a roll" (lines 15-20). The roll-bale is unique in this patent because of its core.
Date: March 23, 1897
Creator: Banister, Charles

Cotton Seed Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "consists in, first, a hopper having its rear side or board extended downward so as to form the standard or furrow-opener; second, the combination of two endwise adjustable castings provided with shoulders or offsets, and which are made adjustable in relation to each other, and by means of which the quantity dropped is regulated . . . [An object] of [the] invention [is] to extend the rear side of the seed-box downward, so as to form a furrow-opener or standard, to attach the combined seed-box and standard to the two iron beams" (lines 13-28).
Date: July 29, 1890
Creator: Kennedy, David

Cotton Topper

Description: Patent for a cotton topper. This invention is designed to deal with weeds and is attached to the frame of an ordinary cultivator or plow. Illustrations included
Date: March 15, 1910
Creator: Bickers, Lucius T. & Lee, Thomas J.


Description: Patent for improvements in cotton-valve by providing a valve which may be used in connection with an elevator that carrying the cotton to the gins; to have two batteries or divisions, so that one division may be cut out while the other is in operation. (Lines 10-15) Illustration is included.
Date: October 2, 1900
Creator: Williams, George W.


Description: Patent for a cultivator designed so that the plows can be conveniently set to any pitch as needed for deep or shallow plowing. Illustrations included.
Date: February 16, 1909
Creator: Miller, John T.


Description: Patent for..." a rack for displaying cakes, crackers, nuts, dried fruits, and like commodities in whole or half boxes, so as to admit of access being readily had to the contents of the boxes or the boxes being quickly removed and replaced for any pur pose, and to devise a rack for the purposes aforesaid which will be compact and occupy a minimum amount of room compared with the display-surface and which provides for the adjustment of the brackets or supports so as to receive boxes of different size and make" (lines 8-20) with descriptions and illustrations.
Date: June 29, 1897
Creator: Jordan, George M.

Door Check.

Description: Patent for a new and improved door-check. This design "relates to improvements in devices for checking the movements of a door to prevent its forcible contact with a wall or other object, and for automatically fastening it in an open position, so that it will not be accidentally closed. The invention consists of a check or catch plate adapted to be secured to the floor or wall and provided with an inclined track for the passage of a spring-bolt on the door, a transverse projection being arranged vertically at the rear end of said inclined track and formed into a seat for the spring-bolt" (lines 8-20).
Date: May 25, 1886
Creator: Cevor, Charles

Dumping Wagon.

Description: Patent for a new and improved dumping wagon. This design is "to provide a double dump for carrying dirt, sand, gravel, and other loose material on ordinary road-wagons, together with mechanism for instantly unloading the same" (lines 8-12). To this end, it consists "of a frame, double dumping-boxes swinging upon axles, and a U-shaped dumping lever, said lever provided with points extending slightly beyond its axis" (lines 90-93).
Date: September 13, 1892
Creator: Forsgard, Samuel J.