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Gin-Saw Filer.

Description: Patent for improvement in gin-saw filer in “which the saws may be sharpened without removing them or any other operative part from the gin and wherein the files in sharpening one tooth automatically operate to impart a partial rotation to the saw to bring the next saw-tooth in position to be filed.” (Lines 11-17) Illustration is included.
Date: January 9, 1900
Creator: Reynolds, Richard J.


Description: Patent for a seed planter in which the “plows is used in connection with the purpose of opening a furrow to receive the seed and for quickly covering the seed after it has been deposited.” (Lines 15-18) In addition, an auxiliary plow is attached “to work directly in front of the seed tube, as to provide the scattering of the seed and to cause it to be deposited directly into the furrow.” (Lines 29-32) Illustration is included.
Date: February 3, 1903
Creator: Ferriott, Charles L.


Description: Patent for gate-latches in which the gate will close automatically and may be opened by releasing the latch by hand or by the manipulation of the gate. (Lines 10-14) Illustration is included.
Date: December 1, 1903
Creator: McRae, Daniel M.

Cotton Picker

Description: Patent for a cotton picker. This invention relates to pneumatic cotton-pickers using a suction box for detaching bolls of cotton from pods. Illustration included.
Date: May 26, 1905
Creator: Hyde, Thomas B.


Description: Patent for a wire-stretcher "to provide a device of the class embodying new and improved features of utility, convenience, indestructibility, and cheapness." (lines 8-12) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 3, 1905
Creator: Kimbro, John A. & Kimbro, Jeremirah H.


Description: Patent for improvements to tongue supports. "One object of the present invention is to improve the construction of tongue-supports and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device designed to be connected with the ends of a doubletree and with the front axle and capable of supporting the front portion of the tongue or pole in an elevated position to relieve the neck of the draft- animals of the weight of the same" (lines 10-18). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: April 24, 1900
Creator: Brewer, Samuel H.


Description: Patent for a new invention to improve tire-tighteners."Provides a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device capable of firmly engaging a felly and a spoke and adapted to be readily adjusted to tighten a tire" (lines 12-15) and includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: April 24, 1900
Creator: Ferriott, Charley L.


Description: Patent for improvements of rail joints in terms of "rigidity, durability, and efficiency" (lines 10-11), and to prevent "low joints" (line 21). Includes illustrations.
Date: January 9, 1906
Creator: Stephens, Charles H.


Description: Patent for a clamp. This invention is used for pump-rods, well-tubes, and like implements. Illustration included.
Date: May 5, 1906
Creator: Imhoff, Louis P.