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Description: Patent for an oil tank.
Date: November 22, 1902
Creator: Collins, Benjamin F.

Carpenter's Jack

Description: Patent for a carpenter's jack specifically designed for "carpenters or workmen in laying flooring, putting up siding, or any similar operations" (lines 9-11).
Date: October 24, 1905
Creator: McCulley, Perry J.

Vehicle -Spindle

Description: Patent for Spindles of light vehicles
Date: July 28, 1908
Creator: Thompson ,Travis .T.

Rail Joint

Description: Patent for a rail joint. Illustration included.
Date: May 15, 1906
Creator: Bruton, David Alonzo


Description: Patent for an alarm designed to attach to windows or entryways and sound to alert residents of a burglary attempt, with illustrations.
Date: May 29, 1906
Creator: Hobbs, Francis Marion


Description: Patent for a pipe wrench. "One object of the invention is to provide an exceedingly simple, inexpensive, durable, and efficient" (lines 12-14) pipe wrench. "Another object of the invention is to obviate the use of link connections and yet obtain a positive binding action off the jaws upon the pipe, bolt, or other object to which the device may be applied." (lines 15-19)
Date: March 27, 1906
Creator: Coffman, Seburn E.

Vehicle Step

Description: Patent for vehicle step. Illustrations included.
Date: July 6, 1907
Creator: Lannom, Wilson A.


Description: Patent for an animal trap that requires the animal to fully enter the jaws of the trap to reach the bait and that reliably springs the trap upon the entrance of an animal but not when refilling the bait in the trap.
Date: March 26, 1907
Creator: Dubois, James Madison

Mail-Box Hanger

Description: Patent for a mail box hanger for mailboxes that allows the mailman to easily deliver mail to them.
Date: December 3, 1912
Creator: Bell, Fred

Automatic Air-Brake Coupling

Description: Patent for an air-brake coupling for railroad cars which connects cars automatically and can be fully controlled by the train engineer in the engine.
Date: July 23, 1907
Creator: McMillan, Thomas B.


Description: Patent for a canvas top for a wagon that is attached to wooden bows and can be folded up into a seat rest when not in use.
Date: July 9, 1907
Creator: Kelley, Harrall M.


Description: Patent for a chuck used with a jewelers lathe to hold watch crystals in place while cutting them down to size.
Date: November 24, 1908
Creator: Bruton, David A.

Cotton-Cultivator Attachment.

Description: Patent for a cotton cultivator attachment, which allows sections of plants to be left intact or plowed under as desired.
Date: March 24, 1908
Creator: Connell, Alexander Hardee

Buggy-Top Support.

Description: Patent for buggy-top support by providing a device that can “secure the folding top of any vehicle and will protect the bows from strain and breakage, when in lowered position and will also prevent all rattling of and shocks of the folding top.” (Lines 11-15) Illustration is included.
Date: June 4, 1901
Creator: Mason, Everett H.

Fencing - Machine

Description: Patent for a new and useful Wire-Fence Machine, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: October 26, 1897
Creator: Anderson, Henry C.

Sash Lock

Description: Patent for an invention which improves "the construction of sash locks" for "great strength and durability" (lines 11-13) including illustrations.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Baker, Howard Allen

Railway Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a new and useful railway cattle guard, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 22, 1898
Creator: Sivley, John J.


Description: Patent for a coupler designed to connect the pipes of train cars. Illustrations included.
Date: June 23, 1908
Creator: Mc.Millan, Thomas B.


Description: Patent for a spring seat for wagons designed to absorb sudden shocks or vibrations caused by rough terrain in order to ensure that the driver or occupant is safe. Illustrations included.
Date: February 22, 1910
Creator: Speir, William B.

Closure for Cistern-Cleaners

Description: Patent for a closing mechanism for cistern and well cleaners. Illustrations included.
Date: November 1, 1910
Creator: Moore, Gervias T.

Seeder and Fertilizer-Distributer

Description: Patent for a planter designed to drop the seeds first and then the fertilizer directly afterwards. Illustrations included.
Date: December 10, 1907
Creator: Ingram, Jesse A.


Description: Patent for a tool sharpener for various farm equipment such as plows or tools.
Date: March 23, 1909
Creator: Kirksey, Elijah F. & Stegall, John T.


Description: Patent for a plow, which attaches to cultivators that both turns the earth destroying weeds and puts some soil around the tops of the young plants to keep them low growing.
Date: May 11, 1909
Creator: Avery, Charles Lafayette