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Improvement in Plows.

Description: Patent for the improvement of the plow using braces and mold-board for a sturdy and very durable plow, including illustration.
Date: November 15, 1859
Creator: Townsend, John T.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Description: Patent for a seed feeder using a tube connected to a revolving cylinder at the bottom of the hopper to deposit the seeds into the earth, including illustration.
Date: March 9, 1858
Creator: Doss, William C.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Harvesters.

Description: Patent for cutting grain in gavels at regular intervals along the track of the machine, including illustration.
Date: April 21, 1857
Creator: Wilson, J. C. & Wilson, T. G.
Item Type: Patent

Machine for Threshing Grain in the Field.

Description: Patent for a machine that collects swaths of grain for threshing using hooked teeth arranged in rows, including illustration.
Date: April 14, 1857
Creator: Wilson, J. C. & Wilson, T. G.
Item Type: Patent

Dressing Millstones.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved mode of dressing millstones for the purpose of grinding every kind of grain into meal flour &c., &c." (lines 4-7) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 4, 1851
Creator: Gaines, Edmund P.
Item Type: Patent

Valve-Gear for Steam-Engines.

Description: Patent for improving the cut-off of steam-engines through a simple valve motion, including illustration.
Date: July 30, 1850
Creator: Milner, George B.
Item Type: Patent

Spring Bed-Bottom.

Description: Patent for the improvement of bedsteads using a spring bottom-construction with zig-zag wire, including illustration.
Date: August 8, 1854
Creator: Meriwether, William Hunter
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Plows.

Description: Patent for the improvement of the Rotary-Disk Cutters for plows that enable it to swivel and be supported by guides, including illustration.
Date: April 3, 1855
Creator: Hall, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent

Preparation of Portable Soup-Bread.

Description: Patent for "extracting the nutritious part of flesh or animal meat of every description and combining this concentrated extract with flour or vegetable meal, and baking the two substances in an oven, thereby forming a portable desiccated soup-bread....." (lines 8-14), instruction only, no illustration.
Date: February 5, 1850
Creator: Borden, Gail, Jr.
Item Type: Patent

Wire Fence.

Description: Patent for wire fencing using wooden and iron posts to be more readily seen by cattle, including illustration.
Date: November 8, 1853
Creator: Meriwether, William H.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Cultivators.

Description: Patent for the improvement of the rotary cultivator with adjustable thinning-points and rotating cutter, including illustration.
Date: April 10, 1855
Creator: Morrel, A. H.
Item Type: Patent

Millstone-Dress.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved mode of dressing millstones for the purpose of grinding wheat and grain into meal flour" (lines 4-7) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 25, 1854
Creator: Gaines, Edmund P.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Corn-Planters.

Description: Patent for a corn-planter that allows the seed to be placed in a hopper and disperses the seed through a cylinder that is connected to a wheel to place and cover the seed, including illustration.
Date: May 10, 1859
Creator: Gilbert, R. B.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses.

Description: Patent for the "improvement in Horizontal Cotton - Presses for compressing cotton, hay, and other articles and substances for baling; ..." (lines 3-6), including illustrations.
Date: July 5, 1859
Creator: Stockbridge, Elam
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Seeding-Machines.

Description: Patent for the improvement of the seeding-machine by having a lever that allows the driver to operate the hopper-box, harrow, and smoothing-roller at any time, including illustration.
Date: June 14, 1859
Creator: Veal, Franklin
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Cultivators.

Description: Patent for a triangle shaped cultivator with removable mold-boards that can be used as a plow and scraper, including illustration.
Date: May 10, 1859
Creator: Doss, William C.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Fish-Hooks.

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvement in the Sockdolager Fish-Hook" (lines 4-5), including illustration.
Date: April 11, 1854
Creator: Sigler, Henry
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Description: Patent for the improvement for planting cotton seeds using a toothed wheel and hopper, including illustration.
Date: April 27, 1858
Creator: Donovan, I. T. & Fowler, W. J.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Description: Patent for the improvement of the cotton press using a cam-lever for operating the side of the press-box with two different application of power, including illustration.
Date: February 16, 1858
Creator: Witting, F. W.
Item Type: Patent

Millstone-Dress.

Description: Patent for millstone dress using mill stone.
Date: July 20, 1858
Creator: Loy, George W.
Item Type: Patent