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Chimney-Protector.

Description: Patent for chimney protectors "which can be readily applied and will secure a water-tight joint between the smoke-pipe and the roof." (Lines 11-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 8, 1896
Creator: Lamprecht, William & Krieger, Edward C.
Item Type: Patent

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cotton chopper, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 5, 1899
Creator: McGillivray, William
Item Type: Patent

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in Cultivators to "provide improved means for pivoting the main standards to the plow-beams together"(line 17-20).
Date: November 16, 1897
Creator: Ward, Lee
Item Type: Patent

Drill.

Description: Patent for a simple, durable, and effective drill that "automatically expand[s] in the bottom of the well below the tubing, to cut a hole sufficiently large for the tubing without requiring a second drilling or reaming process" (lines 11-15).
Date: September 25, 1894
Creator: Lindholm, Charlie M.
Item Type: Patent

Gate-Latch

Description: Patent for the invention relates to improvements in gate-latches. The object of the present invention is to improve the construction of gate-latches and to provide an automatic one adapted to lock the gate when the latter closes and capable of automatically setting itself in proper position for engaging and locking the gate should it be closed instead of open or in position to receive the gate.
Date: May 29, 1900
Creator: Jones, Albert Sidney
Item Type: Patent

Gopher Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved trap for gophers and other subterranean animals. This design utilizes for the first time the combination of spring, jaw, treadle, trigger, and baseboard to ensnare gophers and other varmints.
Date: July 5, 1881
Creator: Norris, Abram.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Billiard-Tables.

Description: Patent for a design for a billiard table that can also be used as a Jenny-Lind table. Illustration included.
Date: November 18, 1873
Creator: Waldie, Samuel H.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Buckles.

Description: Patent for an improved, multi-piece harness-buckle that is attachable without the need of sewing, including a detailed explanation and description of the illustration.
Date: March 12, 1878
Creator: Carnes, William J., Jr.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Buckles.

Description: Patent relating to "improvements in harness-buckles" (lines 17-18) including instructions and illustration.
Date: July 1, 1879
Creator: Carnes, William J., Jr.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Buckles.

Description: Patent for improvements in buckles used for multiple purposes including illustrations.
Date: 18
Creator: Carnes, William James Sr.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Buckles.

Description: Patent for 'buckles for harness or other purposes, adapted for connection to a strap or billet without sewing." (lines 6-8)Instructions and illustrations are included.
Date: November 25, 1879
Creator: Bugbee, George G.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Fences.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in fences, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 23, 1873
Creator: King, Wilbur F.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Horse-Powers.

Description: Patent for a "new and improved horse-power." Relates to railway horse-powers.
Date: August 16, 1873
Creator: Tadlock, John S. of Belmont, Texas & Howell, J.M. of Belmont, Texas
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Scissors.

Description: Patent for "scissors for the use of dealers in dry goods; and it consists in providing an ordinary pair of scissors with an extension at or near the end of one of the blades, having an entering point and an eye to carry a thread, and designed to serve a convenient purpose in tagging and retagging goods." (Lines 14-21) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 19, 1874
Creator: Waldie, Samuel H.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in the Manufacture of Black Bottle-Glass.

Description: Patent for manufacturing black bottle-glass by using "combination with other ingredients, an earthy slate of a peculiar character, called "clay-slate," for the purpose of furnishing the coloring-matter of the glass,as well as forming one of the bases of the glass itself."(line 10-15) Instruction only, no illustration.
Date: September 2, 1856
Creator: McCully, John F.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Wagon-Sheet and Tent

Description: Patent for an improvement in wagon sheet coverings / tent. The improvement is in the sides of the wagon sheet can be extended by loosening straps to fall the length to the ground and be staked to the earth. This gives a tent to sleep under after a day of traveling.
Date: August 13, 1871
Creator: Fitzgerald, M. M.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Wheel-Plows

Description: Patent for a wheel plow designed to be simple, durable, easily controlled, and of light draft.
Date: June 19, 1877
Creator: Amonett, Ammon A.
Item Type: Patent

Improvements In Buckles.

Description: Patent for a new kind of buckle along with specifications for construction and illustrations of the buckle.
Date: August 12, 1879
Creator: Carnes, William J., Jr.
Item Type: Patent