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Saw Setting and Feeding Device.

Description: Patent for a new and "useful Improvements in Saw Setting and Feeding Devices" (lines 5-7) including illustrations.
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Haltom, Samuel

Automatic Feed for Saw-Setting Mechanism.

Description: Patent for improvements to Automatic Feed for Saw-Setting Mechanism, "particularly adapted to advance the saw into alinement with a setting-punch by reciprocatory movement of a part of the mechanism" (lines 11-14), including illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Haltom, Samuel & Nadel, Abraham G.

Lapel-Spring for Coats.

Description: Patent for improvements in lapel-springs for coats and similar articles of clothing by using a loop-shaped spring and a rod or bar pivotally connected with or hinged to both ends of the spring. It will hold the lapels of a coat or similar garment in proper position. Illustration is included.
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Crow, Robert Dlouglas

Water Motor

Description: Patent for a water motor. This is an invention for a type of motor operated by tidal power.
Date: February 27, 1903
Creator: Brooks, Jesse W.

Cotton Press

Description: Patent for a cotton press.
Date: September 29, 1903
Creator: Crow, Robert Douglas

Cotton Compress

Description: Patent for a cotton compress. This invention "is to produce a compress which will make a condensed bale of the regulation shape and which can be operated faster than the common form of compress" (line 16-20) illustrations included.
Date: August 28, 1902
Creator: Crow, Robert Douglas

Canning Apparatus

Description: Patent for canning apparatus. Illustration included.
Date: June 28, 1906
Creator: Brown, William N.; Brown, Clyde V. & Brown, Lester L.


Description: Patent for a conventional truck designed to lift heavy freight above the ground.
Date: September 17, 1901
Creator: Haltom, Samuel


Description: Patent for a fence post
Date: December 2, 1901
Creator: Wherry, William B.

Lubricating Axle

Description: Patent for a lubricating axle.
Date: April 27, 1905
Creator: Birdwell, Joseph A.

Wire-Reeling Apparatus

Description: Patent for a wheeled spool for commercial construction and telecommunications wire.
Date: May 5, 1903
Creator: Brooks, Jesse Watson


Description: Patent for an airship that is equipped with gas bags to control the ascent and descent of the airship and make it float in case of landing in the water.
Date: June 11, 1912
Creator: Bradshaw, John F. W.


Description: Patent for improvements in fanning-machines by making the fanning-machine portable, so that it “can be placed upon a table or other support or attached to a bed, chair, lounge, or seat of any kind;” (lines 18-21) it also can keep away flies and insects from people. Illustration is included.
Date: June 2, 1891
Creator: Wallace, James T.

Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Description: Patent for an improvement in cotton-presses adapted for pressing cotton into bales including instructions and illustration.
Date: November 18, 1879
Creator: Langill, Charles H.

Improvement in Saw-Sets

Description: Patent for an improvement in a device which sets the teeth of a saw, with instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 18, 1879
Creator: Holton, Samuel

Automatic Blast-Generator.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved automatic blast-generator designed for the use of jewelers, dentists, and other persons, and arranged to produce a steady and uniform blast and to permit of increasing or decreasing the force of the blast as required, according to the nature of the work on hand." (Lines 9-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Sidwell, Aaron M., Jr.

Cloth-Measuring Machine.

Description: Patent for for a new cloth-measuring machine design, including illustrations.
Date: August 3, 1880
Creator: Dodson, Orson W.


Description: Patent for an improved folding ironing-table that has "its top pivoted to the longer of two pairs of legs, the shorter pair designed to hold a cross bar which is adapted to support the table top about midway its length, when the table is opened and set up for use" (lines 18-22).
Date: November 20, 1894
Creator: Coleman, Robert Franklin

Cloth-Measuring Machine.

Description: Patent for a cloth cleaning machine to "furnish bagging-reels, so constructed that the bagging can be conveniently unwound from the roll, measured automatically, and again wound into a roll" (lines 13-17).
Date: January 20, 1880
Creator: Dodson, Orson W.


Description: Patent for an improvement in belt fasteners, "especially adapted for use in connection with the running belts of planning, sizing, matching, molding and like machines" (lines 10-12) so that belts may be adjusted to tighten or loosen easily.
Date: January 3, 1893
Creator: Noble, John B. & Hensley, Joseph B.

Cotton Cleaner and Condenser.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton cleaner and condenser. This design "is to produce a cheap and simple machine of this class which is adapted for use in connection with a cotton-gin and which will rapidly separate the dirt from the cotton and will also condense the cotton, so that it may be easily handled and baled" (lines 10-16). It consists in "[t]he combination of the case or frame having an inlet and its lower end and a hinged downward-curved hood at its upper end with the endless carrier mounted in the said case or frame with its higher end within the curved hood" (lines 47-52).
Date: June 7, 1892
Creator: Wherry, William B. & Smith, William F.

Elevator for Cotton-Cleaning Machines

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction and design in elevators for machine for cleaning cotton.
Date: May 22, 1888
Creator: Wiggins, Ransome Hundley


Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the draw-head provided with a flange upon one of its sides, ways for securing said draw-head in place and allowing it a longitudinal movement, an abutment which is secured to said ways upon one side, a hook which is pivoted in the draw-head on the side opposite to the flange, which hook is provided with a weight for keeping it normally closed, and which has a notch formed upon its pivotal end, and a latch which is pivoted to one side of the draw-head" (lines 64-74).
Date: December 30, 1884
Creator: Haltom, Samuel

Spring Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and improved spring motor. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a motor with a drum attached to one of its shafts . . . the spring which bears upon the stop and which is rigidly secured to the frame at its outer end, the stop being pivoted . . . [and] a rod provided with a cone bearing laterally against said spring for increasing or decreasing the friction of the spring against the drum" (lines 73-84).
Date: February 11, 1890
Creator: Wallace, James T.