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Governor for Water-Elevators.

Description: Patent for improvements on governor for water-elevator to alleviate problems of waste of water from overage of water and also allows for self-regulation of the supply of water. Included are instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 8, 1880
Creator: Fulton, James C.
Item Type: Patent

Mechanical Movement

Description: Patent for "improvements in devices for converting reciprocal into rotary motion, and is more particularly adapted and intended for use with windmills in applying the reciprocal motion of the pump-rod to the operation of rotating machines" (lines 11-16).
Date: January 8, 1889
Creator: Fulton, James C.
Item Type: Patent

Rotary Plow

Description: Patent for "rotary plows for plowing land, preparing the land to receive the seed and cultivating the plants, which shall be convenient in use, effective in operation, and not liable to get out of order" (lines 19-23) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 22, 1880
Creator: Tally, Thomas Jackson.
Item Type: Patent

Water Heater for Washing Machines.

Description: Patent for a new and improved water heater for washing machines. This design "relates to that class of washing-machines in which a rotary slatted cylinder for holding the clothes and a coil of pipe for supplying the drum with hot water are employed; and it consists in certain improvements in the construction and arrangement of the heater and pipes for conveying water to and discharging it from the drum" (lines 14-21).
Date: June 28, 1881
Creator: Bailey, Charles F. & Perrenot, George F.
Item Type: Patent