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Description: Patent for "an improved extractor for the bungs of casks and barrels of all kinds, so that the same can be quickly and conveniently removed from the bung-hole" (lines 8-11).
Date: May 14, 1901
Creator: Cathriner, Joseph


Description: Patent for an improved burglar alarm to attach to a door or window with a "simple locking device for the hammer" so that the alarm can be transported and reinstalled safely (lines 15-16).
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Moody, Winfield H.


Description: Patent for an "apparatus for protecting or guarding electric circuits; and it has for its object to protect or guard electric circuits, such as burglar-alarm circuits, from interference by unauthorized or mischievous agencies." (Lines 9-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 22, 1897
Creator: Sutton, Henry M. & Steele, Walter L.

Burglar Alarm.

Description: Patent for a new and improved burglar alarm. This design "consists in a wire attached to the anchor or escapement-lever of a clock-work for ringing or sounding an alarm bell, which wire has a hook at its outer end, which is passed into a loop, ring, or hook at the end of a wire connected with the key-bolt or knob-bolt of a lock, or with a wire leading to places a considerable difference from the alarm" (lines 11-18).
Date: September 20, 1881
Creator: Holloman, Harvey Allen

Burglar Alarm.

Description: Patent for a new and improved burglar alarm. This design "consists in the combination of the lock-frame with a pivoted plate which is connected to it at one end, and which plate carries the nipple to receive the catch, and is provided with sharp points to catch in the jamb of the door, with a sidewise-moving trigger, which is operated by the door, and a set-screw for securing the lock-plate in position upon the door" (lines 13-21).
Date: June 26, 1883
Creator: Wright, William Henry

Burglar Alarm.

Description: Patent for a new and improved burglar alarm. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the casing, the shaft having the winding-drum, the rope connected to the latter passing over a pulley and having a weight attached thereto, a ratchet-wheel at one end of the shaft, a pitman connecting said ratchet-wheel with the alarm-sounding mechanism, a spring-latch engaging the ratchet-wheel and having a cam-lever pivoted in a notch at its front end, the lamp having a scratch-plate attached to its burner, and the lamp-chimney having a vertical slot in its lower end" (lines 39-50).
Date: August 27, 1889
Creator: Carter, Elmira


Description: Patent for "a very simple and economically-constructed alarm mechanically connected with windows and doors of a house or a room and adapted to be sounded by a raising or opening of the same, and at the same time to strike a light or illuminate the surroundings (lines 10-15).
Date: October 7, 1890
Creator: Canterbury, Crawford R.


Description: Patent for "a portable burglar-alarm, which may be secured in position adjacent to a window or door, so that upon the opening of the same the alarm will be tripped and the cartridge detonated" (lines 9-13).
Date: December 18, 1888
Creator: Mikich, Janko L.


Description: Patent for a burglar-alarms by constructing “an alarm which would adapted and arranged to sound and to be operated at and by the raising of the window or opening of the door, and simultaneous with the sounding of the alarm to produce an illumination.” (Lines 10-15) Illustration is included.
Date: April 14, 1891
Creator: Canterbury, Crawford R.

Burglar Alarm.

Description: Patent for a new and improved burglar alarm. This design "consists in the combination of the door provided with a rod for catching under the spring, a cylinder for receiving powder, a spring-actuated cover for the end of the cylinder, and a spring which explodes the cap . . . The object of [the] invention is to provide a burglar-alarm which will make a loud noise when the door is opened, and in which a spring-actuated cover is made to take the place of a wad or ball" (lines 13-24).
Date: August 10, 1886
Creator: Bray, Horace Bradford

Burglar Proof Safe.

Description: Patent for a new and improved safe. This design "relates to burglar-proof safes, the object being to provide a safe with non-explosive seams; and the invention consists in the construction and arrangement of parts" (lines 14-17).
Date: September 6, 1881
Creator: Gerard, Alonzo

Burial Apparatus

Description: Patent for improvements in burial apparatus, relating particularly to linings and coverings for graves, which are designed to do away with all appearance of earth or dirt in the placing of caskets or coffins in the ground.
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Spear, William

Burial Apparatus.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in "a burial device adapted particularly for use as a cemetery hearse and also for depositing the casket in the grave" (line 12 - 15).
Date: June 7, 1898
Creator: Thorne, Richard Hamilton

Burial Vault

Description: Patent for novel burial vault to produce an inexpensive sectional receptacle or vault capable of easy assembly and transport that forms an indestructible, air-tight chamber of continuous homogeneous structure.
Date: September 10, 1901
Creator: William Sink Parker

Burner for Crude Oil.

Description: Patent for "a burner for crude oil, and particularly to a construction by means which a direct or indirect draft may be utilized in the burning of the oil." (lines 11-14) and illustrations.
Date: June 10, 1902
Creator: Lewis, Thomas E.; Ray, Albert J. & Wesson, Miley B.


Description: Patent for a bust developer which is battery operated and attaches cups to the breasts to draw the blood into the breast area and cause them to enlarge.
Date: October 12, 1909
Creator: Eganhouse, John G.


Description: Patent for a new and improved bustle. This design consists in "[a] bustle consisting of a single piece of wire bent in spiral form, and bent at its ends to form loops to which are secured straps . . . having a buckle, and the elastic strap secured to the strap and engaging a buckle on the strap" (lines 85-90).
Date: July 7, 1885
Creator: Davis, Charles Robert