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Description: Patent for improvements to fence post design in which a base is added to hold the post upright while keeping it above ground to prevent deterioration from soil with illustrations.
Date: July 31, 1900
Creator: Hammer, Willie Alice

Windlass Elevator

Description: Patent for providing "an improved device... which is especially designed for use as a water-elevator for drawing a bucket out of a well and arranged so as to conveniently take up the slack cable and coil it upon the windlass-drum" (lines 8-14) including illustrations.
Date: March 5, 1901
Creator: Higson, Jasper S.

Axle-Repairing Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new, simple, and efficient axle repairing apparatus for "facilitating the repairing of worn axles without the removal of the wheels or the axles from the vehicle-body" (line 10 -12).
Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: Hammer, Willie Alice

Bed Slat Fastener and Brace

Description: Patent for a bed-slat fastener and brace. This bed-slat design is designed to "effectually prevent the distension of the side rails of the bed and will also strengthen and support the slats and prevent sagging or breakage" (line 9-12) illustration included.
Date: March 24, 1902
Creator: Shelton, Robert H.

Hay or Cotton Press

Description: Patent for a hay or cotton press. "The invention consists, broadly stated, in a press mounted on wheels, adapting it to be hauled along a windrow in position to receive hay picked up with a fork by a man walking on the windrow side of the press." (lines 10-14). Illustrations included.
Date: July 8, 1902
Creator: Hamilton, Robert

Mail Crane

Description: Patent for a mail crane. This invention is designed for the delivering sacks of mail to passing trains. Illustration included.
Date: December 16, 1907
Creator: Hagmann, Charles C. & Fitzpatrick, Jacob C.