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Quilting Frame.

Description: Patent for a new and improved quilting frame. This design consists in "the combination of the vertical standards bent forward at their upper ends and provided with dovetailed projections, the track-bar beveled toward the upper edge and provided with dovetailed notches to receive the projections whereby the said bar may be removed from the standards, the folding braces between the standards, the roller-bar having the rollers to run on the track-bar, and the frame connected to the roller-bar by the suspending-cords" (lines 38-49).
Date: March 20, 1888
Creator: Raines, Burress Wesley

Car Seat Recorder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved car-seat recorder. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the following elements: a car-axle, the depressible car-seat, and the recording apparatus arranged alongside the seat and consisting of friction feed-wheels, a paper strip, meshing spur-gears, and a puncturing device arranged vertically, a lever which operatively connects said seat and apparatus, and gearing which connects the latter with the axle, whereby movement of the car operates said apparatus and enables the record to be made by slitting the strip when the seat is depressed" (lines 22-33).
Date: March 2, 1886
Creator: Bywaters, Joseph K. & Burke, John Y.

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a mechanism that aims "to promote convenience in adjusting and regulating cotton choppers" (line 44-46), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 6, 1883
Creator: Mowrey, Ephraim L.

Corn Sheller.

Description: Patent for a new and improved corn sheller. This design "comprises a double-shelling surface of peculiar construction in one plate or bed-piece, whereby a corn-sheller having but little weight is produced, which shall be capable of shelling either one ear of corn, or, by using both hands, two ears of corn at the same time, and which shall do its work with increased ease, ready clearance for the shelled corn, and protection, when using both hands, against their striking each other" (lines 12-21).
Date: March 4, 1884
Creator: Matthews, Luther

Gate.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive, simple, and improved construction for sliding gates that is easily opened and closed with minimal effort. The gate slides back and forth on a track which is set in a frame above the gate.
Date: March 27, 1894
Creator: Smith, Stansbury J.

Railway-Bicycle.

Description: Patent for a railway-bicycle that travels on one rail and needs two wheels with connecting frames. It has a forward double flanged wheel and a wheel behind the first wheel, and this machine is faster and lighter than other similar machines.
Date: March 26, 1895
Creator: Herz, Raymond

Churn.

Description: Patent for a churn that consists of an upright frame, an adjustable central ring, a dasher rod, and devices for operating the rod.
Date: March 28, 1893
Creator: Martin, William F.

Cloth-Bolt Clamp.

Description: Patent for a clamp "to hold the folds of a bolt of cloth in position and to prevent the same form being unwound except when desired." (Lines 23-25) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 30, 1897
Creator: Leveritt, Nicholas T.

Fountain-Pen.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fountain pen that provides a “novel means for manipulating the compressible reservoir” (lines 13-14) of the pen and of which the contents "may readily be fed manually, to the ink-applying portion of the pen" (lines 10-11) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 5, 1912
Creator: Smith, Edwin Ruthven

Rein-holder.

Description: Patent for simple, inexpensive and efficient rein holder "adapted to be readily applied to a vehicle and capable of ready adjustment to arrange it to suit the height of a horse and of supporting the lines and of preventing them from coming in contact with the tail of the animal" (lines 11-16).
Date: March 5, 1901
Creator: Campbell, James W.

Clothes-Pin.

Description: Patent for a clothes pin, which holds clothes without stretching them and is easily taken on and off with one press of the clamp.
Date: March 8, 1910
Creator: Kitts, William Caluway