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Apparatus for Operating Churns, &c.

Description: Patent for an apparatus for operating churns, ice cream freezers, or the like, and is meant "to produce an apparatus in which there is simultaneously given to the vessel a revolving motion and a revolving or vibrating motion to the agitator working in the vessel" (lines 14-18).
Date: April 16, 1895
Creator: Crawford, William H.

Boot Upper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved boot upper. This design "relates to improvements in boots for use by lumbermen, laborers, miners, and others requiring a stout heavy boot capable of withstanding great strain, water-tight, and durable" (lines 7-11). It "consist[s] of a front and rear section, each of said sections being made in one piece and the edges of the rear section doubled over upon themselves and having their edges secured to the edges of the front section by edge stitches passing through said edges of the front section and said edges of the doubled edges of the rear section" (lines 74-81).
Date: July 12, 1892
Creator: Baker, Oscar

Bridge.

Description: Patent for "a simplified and cheapened construction of bridge whereby the weight and strain will be more equally divided and the braces so arranged that expansion and contraction laterally are avoided, while permitting of the necessary expansion and contraction longitudinally of the bridge." (Lines 13-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 16, 1896
Creator: Mitchell, Hirtie F.

Canopy-Frame.

Description: Patent for "a simple, compact and efficient extensible frame adapted to be supported for use either in connection with a bedstead or door and window openings, &c" (lines 9-13). It is constructed to be arranged in multiple positions and "to support the fabric of the canopy in the desired position without risk of tearing or otherwise injuring the same" (lines 15-18).
Date: May 2, 1899
Creator: Baggett, Charles Bennett

Grain-Drill.

Description: Patent for an improved grain drill that is simpler and more efficient than other grain drills. It consists of a disk with a central hub, an annular recess around the hub, segmented washers, radial slots, radial seed apertures, gravity slides, and stems on the slides.
Date: June 6, 1893
Creator: Lawrence, William G.

Insulator.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and durable insulator meant for protecting wires for telephones and telegraphs. The insulator has two sections with recesses and locking apertures.
Date: June 18, 1895
Creator: Patterson, James M.

Lifting Device.

Description: Patent for "lifting devices, and particularly to the mechanism adapted for use as a stump-puller and for elevating heavy weights, the object in view being to provide a simple and efficient construction and arrangement of parts whereby sufficient power for elevating heavy weights may be communicated to a rotary shaft or drum, and whereby the means communicating motion to the drum may be moved out of operative position and a brake simultaneously applied in order to relieve the operating-lever from strain when the mechanism is at rest." (Lines 8-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 15, 1896
Creator: Jensen, Ole T.

Mattress-Press.

Description: Patent for a new and useful mattress-press by deriving from presses that have the “toggle-joint” characteristic, in which mattresses can be made. Illustration is included.
Date: July 21, 1891
Creator: Ridley, Eugene Chilton

Pea or Bean Thrasher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved pea or bean thrasher. This design consists, "with the main frame, having a removable top and an inclined bottom containing the thrashing concave and cylinder, of the fan-chamber and fan, the air-chamber having an aperture intermediate of the fan-chamber and concave, and means . . . for rotating said cylinder and fan" (lines 5-12).
Date: April 5, 1892
Creator: Grayson, William Henry

Plow.

Description: Patent for "a plow of simple and cheap construction and the arrangement of whose parts will permit of a ready adjustment of the handles, both as to height and point of pressure, and also a ready adjustment of the plow-standard, whereby the plow as a whole is adapted for large and small horses" (lines 10-17), with illustrations.
Date: December 6, 1892
Creator: Richmond, Stirling P.

Plow

Description: Patent for a "new and useful plow"(line 5). The plow is of "durable construction and adapt the same for a convenient adjustment of the standard, whereby the plow may be adapted to run deep or shallow"(Lines 10-14). Illustration Included.
Date: August 30, 1892
Creator: Jensen, Ole T.

Plow Attachment

Description: Patent for an inexpensive and simple plow attachment meant to convert the single foot plow stock into a double shovel plow or a gang plow. The attachment is adjustable in order to "straddle the rows to be cultivated; and finally, means for adjusting the standards of the plow whereby the same are adapted to run at any desired depth" (lines 16-20).
Date: June 5, 1894
Creator: Jensen, Ole T.

Snuff-Box.

Description: Patent for a snuff box "in which the snuff may be conveniently packed for shipment and sale; and which is also adapted to carry the brush so that it is kept out of contact with the snuff and with the clothing, and to provide means for ejecting the brush handle when the box is open so that it may be conveniently grasped and used" (lines 20-27).
Date: May 30, 1893
Creator: Powell, Charles L.

Stirring-Machine.

Description: Patent for "agitating-machines adapted to be used for various purposes," (lines 8-10) including washing clothes and freezing ice cream. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 15, 1890
Creator: Crawford, William H.

Vibrating Churn.

Description: Patent for improvements in vibrating churns in which the dasher is given a rapid rotary vibrating movement and with but very little exertion to the operator. (Lines 30-32) Illustration is included.
Date: June 23, 1891
Creator: Miller, Luther Alison

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a useful washing machine by providing “a device which will thoroughly cleanse the clothes with a minimum of labor and in which the heavier particles of dirt from the pieces washed will be separated from the main washing-chamber and thus kept out of contact with the clothes.” (Lines 10-15) Illustration is included.
Date: May 26, 1891
Creator: Hutcheson, Casey E. & Hutcheson, Franklin L.

Wire Fence.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire fence. This design "relates to wire fencing; and it consists in the construction and combination of devices . . . whereby the wire cables can be conveniently and freely supported at suitable points by spirally-coiled suspension-loops attached to certain fence-posts, so that while securely braced to remain in position the wire cable will not be subjected to chafing or other injury" (lines 8-17).
Date: March 11, 1890
Creator: Moran, Horace S.