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Improvement In Churns

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction of a churn dasher. Descriptions and illustrations are attached
Date: August 19, 1879
Creator: Davis, Henry T.

Improvement In Locks

Description: Patent for an improvement for slide door fasteners and locks. Description and illustrations are attached.
Date: August 19, 1879
Creator: Garlock, William H.

Improvement In Suspender-Buttons

Description: Patent for an improved suspender button with a description and illustrations attached.
Date: August 19, 1879
Creator: Racer, Martin J.

Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses

Description: Patent for an improved cotton and hay press that "... provides an economical and powerful press for cotton, hay, rags, &c., that may be worked by hand, horse, or steam power, in field, farm or factory." (lines 12-15) Includes description and illustration.
Date: August 19, 1879
Creator: Rossell, John

Improvement in Street-Cars

Description: Patent for an improvement to Street Cars to better navigate curves. Includes description and illustrations.
Date: August 26, 1879
Creator: Towell, Isaac

Improvement in Iron Saddle-Tree Forks

Description: Patent for an improvement in iron saddle-tree forks that are cheaper to construct as well as light and durable. Includes illustration and description.
Date: August 26, 1879
Creator: Wood, John McLane & Bellah, William Newton

Improvement in Combined Planter and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for an improvement in combined planter and cultivator that can be can modified for use in a cultivator, a gang breaker-plow or a seed planter. Includes illustration and description.
Date: September 2, 1879
Creator: Brown, Joseph M.

Improvement in Washing-Machines

Description: Patent for "... an improved washing-machine which shall be simple in construction, convenient in use, easily operated, and effective in operation." (lines 12-15)
Date: September 2, 1879
Creator: Fuchs, Benjamin F.

Improvement in Cloth-Registers

Description: Patent for an improvement to a cloth-register that indicates the measurement in yards of particular goods. Includes illustration and description.
Date: September 2, 1879
Creator: Harrison, Abraham

Improvement in Hydraulic Packings

Description: Patent for an improvement in hydraulic packing for use in hydraulic rams. Includes illustration and description.
Date: September 2, 1879
Creator: Riesel, Henry

Improvement in Horse-Powers

Description: Patent for an improvement in Horse Powers and in it's construction.
Date: September 2, 1879
Creator: Smith, William W. & Randall, John C.

Improvment in Spray-Nozzles

Description: Patent for an improvement on spray nozzles for use with force pumps. These force pumps are used for spraying insecticide on cotton to protect the crop from cotton-worms and other insects.
Date: September 2, 1879
Creator: Yeager, George

Solar-Time Instrument.

Description: Patent for a new and improved solar-time instrument with "the telescopic tube provided at one end with a lens, and at the other end with a removable diaphragm having horizontal and vertical lines marked thereon" (page 2).
Date: September 9, 1879
Creator: Hayford, Samuel

Improvement in Speed and Time Recorders.

Description: Patent for improvements in recording instruments to "document of all the movements of a locomotive while in charge of the engineer, to record any stoppages that may be made; the duration of such stoppages, and any backward motion of the locomotive at any point during the trip." (Lines 7-13) Illustration is included.
Date: September 9, 1879
Creator: Richardson, John D.

Improvement in the Manufacture of Hydraulic Stone.

Description: Patent for improvement in the manufacture of Hydraulic Stone to furnish and improved artificial stone for use in different purposes that can resist weather changes without being affected.
Date: September 16, 1879
Creator: Dimelow, John

Improvement in Medical Compounds.

Description: Patent for a medical compound consisting of magnesia, soda, potassium oxide, manganese, sodium chloride, acid phosphate of iron, sulfuric acid, and phosphoric acid. The compound is said to treat a wide variety of ailments.
Date: September 16, 1879
Creator: Coleman, George S.

Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Description: Patent for a bale-tie designed to "provide a simple, strong, durable, and easily adjustable tie for bales of cotton, hay, etc." (para. 4), using a hook, a band, and a beveled eye. The hook has a barb attached to the end, and is described as a double hook.
Date: September 16, 1879
Creator: Hill, William

Improvement in Double-Acting Force-Pumps.

Description: Patent for a double-acting force pump that has "single cylinder and hollow piston-rod operate in connection with the upper and lower cylinder-valves, and with a valved piston adapted to have a reciprocal motion independent of and upon the hollow piston-rod, to discharge the water from both sides of the piston with a double action and in a continuous stream through said hollow piston-rod" (para. 2).
Date: September 16, 1879
Creator: Newman, Charles Elijah

Improvement in Tape-Worm Medicines.

Description: Patent for a compound called “Tape-Worm Medicine” that is used to “remove tape-worms from the human body speedily and effectually; and it consists in a composition formed from the fibrils of the roots of the pomegranate mixed with water” (lines 9-13).
Date: September 23, 1879
Creator: Nette, August

Improvement in Lever-Powers.

Description: Patent for a lever-power which applies "the power and resistance to the lever, so that they will change positions with relation to the fulcrum as the power end of the lever descends" (para. 2). The relation of the lever with the fulcrum is flexible, and allows for increased leverage.
Date: September 23, 1879
Creator: Franklin, Mathew Calhoun

Improvement in Shackles.

Description: Patent for a shackle for the hands and feet that is designed to prevent the use of objects in order to escape.
Date: September 30, 1870
Creator: Belcher, Melvin Anderson & Perrenot, George Francis

Improvement in Combined Land-Roller and Harrow.

Description: Patent for an improved version of a combined land-roller and harrow that allows for easier cleaning of its parts and adjustment of its rollers.
Date: September 30, 1879
Creator: Smith, William R.

Improvement in Churning-Machines

Description: Patent for improvement in mechanisms in operating churns. Includes a crank wheel and spindles for churning, as well as a better balanced upright position.
Date: October 14, 1879
Creator: Haile, James T.