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Boiler-Feed Regulator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful boiler feed regulator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 20, 1898
Creator: Mitchell, Charles Bradley
Item Type: Patent

Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a simple cattle-guard that provides an unstable footing for the cattle without injuring them, and thus preventing the cattle from going onto train tracks. The cattle do not get injured when stepping on this device.
Date: February 20, 1894
Creator: Brady, Peter L.
Item Type: Patent

Cattle-Guard for Railroads.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive cattle-guard for railroads that improves on preventing cattle from passing from their enclosure onto a railway track. The invention does not trap animals or people or cause injury, and lies below the upper treads of the rails.
Date: September 18, 1894
Creator: Brady, Peter L.
Item Type: Patent

Corn or Cotton-Seed Platter

Description: Patent for improvements in "a combined plow and interchangeable revolving seed-dropper so constructed as to permit of its being readilyconverted into a corn or cotton-seed planter with the least trouble" (lines 19-23).
Date: February 18, 1890
Creator: Peeler, John Wiliam
Item Type: Patent

Cotton Press

Description: Patent for cotton press. This invention "is the production of a press adapted for baling cotton and other materials in cylindrical bales in which the material forming the bales is compactly arranged under heavy pressure in superimposed spiral layers or laps" (line 10-15). Illustrations inlcuded.
Date: December 13, 1899
Creator: Fuller, James T. & Workum, Julius F.
Item Type: Patent

Fence-Stay.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive fence-stay that "may be readily applied in a secure manner to horizontal fence-wires" (lines 12-13). The posts are sheets of metal, and metal T-shaped tongues hold the wires in place.
Date: July 21, 1896
Creator: Munger, Ennis
Item Type: Patent

Fertilizer-Distributer.

Description: Patent for improvements in fertilizer distributers by using a combination of a hopper, a detachable drill-chute, two shafts with fingers inside the hopper, and an inclined spring-held and adjustable apron attached at the rear end of the hopper. This adjustable apron allows the shafts to operate effectively and efficiently. Illustration is included.
Date: August 4, 1891
Creator: Barron, John Davis
Item Type: Patent

Foot for Plow-Stocks.

Description: Patent for improvements in plows by using the combination of “two forwardly-curved bars which clamped to a plow-beam, and the heel having its forward end rigidly secured between the lower ends of the bars and its rear portion bent upwardly and forwardly and secured between the bars.” (Lines 94-100) Illustration is included.
Date: April 28, 1891
Creator: Brown, William B.
Item Type: Patent

Grate-Bar.

Description: Patent for an improved grate-bar that has a "semicylindrical journal rounded below, and its upper surface forming part of the grate-surface, with draft-spaces between the cross-walls forming the bearing portions, in combination with a supporting bar matching with said cross-walls and open under said draft-spaces, substantially as described" (lines 13-19). It is meant to sift ashes.
Date: October 13, 1896
Creator: Fuller, James T.
Item Type: Patent

Horseshoe.

Description: Patent for improvements in horseshoes, which will have two parts that pivot together at the toe. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 18, 1891
Creator: Custer, George
Item Type: Patent

Horseshoe.

Description: Patent for a new and improved horseshoe. This design "is to provide an improved construction of shoe by which [the] contraction . . . of the hoofs of horses . . . at the heels . . . is prevented" (lines 19-24). It consists "of the plate having nail-holes, the depending flange located on the under side of said plate, extending from end to end thereof and having triangular recesses near each end, the triangular toe-calk, and the upwardly-extending beveled flanges at the rear or heel portion of plate" (lines 64-70).
Date: June 28, 1892
Creator: Custer, George
Item Type: Patent

Horseshoe.

Description: Patent for a horseshoe that has "a double crease in the bottom face or under side of the shoe and peculiarly-arranged corrugations or roughened surfaces in the upper side of the shoe" (lines 13-17).
Date: October 27, 1896
Creator: Dellinger, Thomas Gamewell
Item Type: Patent

Horseshoe.

Description: Patent for a durable and secure horseshoe that doesn't let "the heel of the hoof from contracting, thus overcoming the serious defect in other common types of shoes of permitting the horse to have a "narrow heel," as it is called, and to prevent slipping of the shoe on the icy surfaces" (lines 16-21).
Date: September 10, 1895
Creator: Custer, George
Item Type: Patent

Muzzle-Yolk.

Description: Patent for a cattle-yolk that stops the animals from jumping or breaking through fences. The yolk "will bind upon him, thus effectually stopping the animal from any further effort" (lines 12-15) if it tries to jump or break through a fence.
Date: March 10, 1896
Creator: Courtney, Thomas Lafayette
Item Type: Patent

Plow.

Description: Patent for "an improved plow of simple and inexpensive construction employing two shovels so arranged and attached that either one may be quickly and easily removed to convert the plow into either a right or left hand plow, and has for its further object to provide a plow especially designed for opening new ground wherein the plowing is rendered difficult by the presence of roots and similar growth" (lines 9-18).
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Stephens, William
Item Type: Patent

Riveting Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved riveting machine. This design "consist[s], essentially, of an upright-frame having a vertically-movable driving-rod therein, a vertically-separable set loosely mounted upon the lower end of the driving rod, and a stationary upright removably mounted in the frame beneath the driving-rod and set, [and] said upright having a spring-actuated sleeve extending above the upper end thereof" (lines 66-74).
Date: August 5, 1890
Creator: Carl, Reinhold A.
Item Type: Patent

Riveting Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved riveting-machine. This design consists "of the upright frame having the cross-head in the upper front part thereof, the vertical driving rods . . . adapted to move in said cross-head, the upright with perforated top and spring-actuated sleeve attached to the frame below the rod, the separable rivet-holder attached to said rod by the arms, the frame, and the sleeve . . . the upright with solid top attached to the frame below the rod, and means, as pivoted levers . . . at the top of the machine, connecting-rods . . . and treadle-levers . . . for actuating the driving-rods" (lines 60-74).
Date: April 1, 1890
Creator: Carl, Reinhold A.
Item Type: Patent

Riveting-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in "which rivets may be rapidly set in the material to be riveted, the rivet being driven and headed at the same operatio and without first punching holes in the material to be riveted." (Lines 15-19) Illustration is included.
Date: June 30, 1891
Creator: Carl, Reinhold A.
Item Type: Patent

Thill-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive thill-coupling that "can be conveniently applied to any ordinary vehicle, which is arranged in such a way that rattling is positively prevented, and which, when the thills are dropped, permits them to be freely lifted from the coupling; also to a modified form of the device designed to prevent rattling only" (lines 12-18).
Date: December 25, 1894
Creator: Parker, Daniel
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

Trolley Mechanism.

Description: Patent for a trolley mechanism that is a pivoting "yoke adapted to normally follow being swerved out of line when the car is going around curve of the trolley wire; to prevent catching on cross-wires in case the trolley wheel should leave the line-wire; and to adjust the amount of pivotal action of said yoke with regard to the trolley pole" (lines 13-20).
Date: November 21, 1893
Creator: Fuller, James T.
Item Type: Patent

Word-Counter for Type-Writing Machines.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in word counters for type writing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 2, 1898
Creator: Moseley, Marion S.
Item Type: Patent