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Automatic Cotton-Weighing Scale.

Description: Patent for an automatic cotton-weighing scale that is designed "to be used in connection with pneumatic conveyers, and it is of such construction that it will automatically weigh any amount that its scale may be set at, cut off the supply from the conveyer, empty itself, and immediately reset itself, the resetting of the machine opening the supply-valve from the conveyer, so that the weighing operation can be repeated" (lines 13-21).
Date: July 9, 1895
Creator: Schulze, Andrew
Item Type: Patent

Automatic Weighing-Scale.

Description: Patent for an automatic weighing-scale meant to be connected to a pneumatic conveyer to weigh cotton, grain, or other products. The invention weighs "any amount to which its scale may be set, and then cutting off the supply and emptying itself, when it may be reset, preferably by hand, to repeat the weighing operation" (lines 18-22).
Date: July 9, 1895
Creator: Schulze, Andrew
Item Type: Patent

Breast for Cotton-Gins.

Description: Patent for improvements in breasts for cotton gins: " My invention relates to certain improvements in the construction of gin breasts for cotton gins and consists in providing in conjunction with a gin breast an adjustable "up-per circle" to facilitate the formation of the roll, to prevent the seed cotton from overflowing from the gin breast as the roll rotates, and preserve the proper degree of contact between the gin saws and the roll" (lines 12-20).
Date: April 10, 1894
Creator: Schulze, Andrew
Item Type: Patent

Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, durable, and efficient car coupling "which will insure positive automatic coupling when two opposite draw-heads come together" (lines 16-18).
Date: April 26, 1892
Creator: Bird, Robert L. & Bird, John L.
Item Type: Patent

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a car-coupling that has a "hollow draw-head provided with a horizontal chamber, a vertical pin-hole near the forward end of said chamber, and a slot in the lower part of said draw-head opening into said chamber, of a sliding latch mounted in said chamber and provided with a lip projecting beyond the outer end of said latch and curved downward as shown, and with a groove on the lower side of said latch, of a pivoted arm engaging in said groove, and a weight integral with said arm and wholly inclosed within said slot and adapted to move said sliding latch forward beneath the lower end of the pin when the latter is raised" (lines 5-18). A coupling pin is mounted in the pin-hole.
Date: April 7, 1896
Creator: Barry, Jefferson D.
Item Type: Patent

Churn-Dasher.

Description: Patent for an improvement in a churn-dasher by constructing the head of a dasher with a series of spirally-slanting blades, the front and rear edges are curved inward forming vertical openings with lancet-shaped ends. So that it would meet with less resistance when churning with the upward stroke.
Date: February 17, 1891
Creator: Sterling, Isaac F.
Item Type: Patent

Corn-Sheller.

Description: Patent for improvement in corn-shellers; in which “it consists in a perforated casting provided with radial teeth or projections which extend toward its center and which is to be secured to a support having an opening through it, combined with a double-ended handle which has an opening through its center and teeth projecting from the opening.” (Lines 13-20) Illustration is included.
Date: September 22, 1891
Creator: Bander, Charles Bornet
Item Type: Patent

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton-choppers.
Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: McCullough, Frank
Item Type: Patent

Cotton-Distributer.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton distributers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Ogden, George
Item Type: Patent

Dog or Stop Device for Baling-Presses.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and durable stop-device or dog used in baling presses with a pressure-chamber in a plunger or traverser reciprocates. The invention operates automatically and retaines the material being pressed inside the pressure-chamber. The dog pivots on the side of the pressure-chamber and is enabled to move freely.
Date: June 19, 1894
Creator: Schulze, Andrew
Item Type: Patent

Earth-Auger.

Description: Patent for an earth-auger that is more effective than other augers and can be constructed to make different sized holes. It is operated by moving two blades back and forth.
Date: April 16, 1895
Creator: Smith, Wiston Allin
Item Type: Patent

Gin-Saw Cleaner.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in gin saw cleaners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Ogden, George
Item Type: Patent

Governor for Seed-Cotton-Handling Apparatus.

Description: Patent for simple, efficient, and reliable "a governor for regulating the quantity of seed cotton which is delivered to one or more feeders or gins by a seed-cotton handling apparatus" (lines 13-16). The operator sets the amount of cotton being sent through the gin. The invention has a receiver of a cotton handling mechanism, another mechanism that cuts off the supply of cotton after a desired amount has passed, and the invention can easily be started again after the gin is emptied.
Date: June 19, 1894
Creator: Schulze, Andrew
Item Type: Patent

Insecticide

Description: Patent for an insecticide specifically for insects that burrow into the shucks of corn. "The general object of my invention is to provide a compound capable, when affected by moisture incidental to the sweating of the corn in the crib, of generating a poisonous gas which will permeate the shucks and reach and destroy the insect within the shucks, where it cannot be destroyed by simply sprinkling the corn with a poisonous powder or solution" (lines 17-25).
Date: September 13, 1892
Creator: Carter, Joseph John
Item Type: Patent

Lamp-Burner.

Description: Patent for improvements in lamp-burners “is to provide means whereby the wick-tube may be parted longitudinally or vertically to permit the wick being laid in at its open side and means to keep the wick in place until the tube is closed upon it, and at the same time to avoid weakening the tube materially and to guard against leakage along the joint of the tube.” (Lines 13-20) Illustration is included.
Date: July 7, 1891
Creator: Sterling, Issac F.
Item Type: Patent

Leather-Dressing.

Description: Patent for improvements to "composition of matter for the stuffing or filling of leather and to soften and polish the same, and also to preserve the leather, and is particularly applicable as a dressing for harness, boots, shoes, and all leather exposed to the weather" (lines 9-14).
Date: November 18, 1890
Creator: Jolly, John M.
Item Type: Patent

Musical Hoop.

Description: Patent for "a musical hoop or wheel which is intended to interest and amuse children." (Lines 12-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 8, 1896
Creator: Milledge, John Henry
Item Type: Patent

Saw Cotton-Gin.

Description: Patent for "cotton-gins, and more particularly to pneumatic means for removing the lint from the gin-saws, [the] object being to provide a constructions by the use of which the cotton will be taken from the saw-teeth in the condition of down and not in a tufted or ropy state." (Lines 10-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 31, 1895
Creator: Lumpkin, Robert B. & Ogden, George
Item Type: Patent

Station-Indicator.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in station indicators for moving vehicles, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 20, 1898
Creator: Barry, Jefferson D.
Item Type: Patent

Thill-Coupling.

Description: Patent for carriage and wagon couplings, with instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 11, 1891
Creator: Tanner, David Wilmer
Item Type: Patent

Thill-Coupling.

Description: Patent for the invention for new and useful improvements on the thill-coupling along with illustrations and instructions.
Date: December 27, 1892
Creator: Tanner, David Wilmer
Item Type: Patent

Tool-Handle.

Description: Patent for tool handles relating to "improvements in handles for hoes, rakes, and similar agricultural or mechanical implements; and it consists in the novel devices hereinafter described and claimed (lines 10-15).
Date: February 7, 1898
Creator: Barry, Jefferson D.
Item Type: Patent

Trace-Carrier.

Description: Patent for improvements in trace-carriers in which it would “provide each with a buckle or similar means that can be attached to the back-band of a harness for horses. The purpose is to provide means to a trace-chain which may be readily inserted in the carrier to prevent from removal, either accidentally or otherwise, so long as the carrier remains in position for service.” (Lines 12-20) Illustration is included.
Date: June 23, 1891
Creator: Barton, Samuel Jones
Item Type: Patent