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Pneumatic Cotton-Handling Machine.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in pneumatic cotton handling machines.
Word-Counter for Type-Writing Machines.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in word counters for type writing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Boiler-Feed Regulator.
Patent for a new and useful boiler feed regulator, including instructions and illustrations.
Sash Construction
Patent for sash construction with grooves no need for putty or points.
Automatic Weighing-Machine
Patent for "an automatic weighing-machine possessing simplicity, accuracy, and capable of continuous and automatic operation" (lines 13-16).
Automatic Weighing-Machine
Patent for new weighing machine and hopper dispensing cotton-seed meal, including illustrations
Mower or Reaper
Patent for the improvements of machines called mowers or reapers. It includes an explanation of the improved specifications.
Tire for Vehicle-Wheels.
Patent for a vehicle-wheel tire with illustrations included. It is expected to provide "simple, inexpensive, and efficient construction adapted to increase the strength and durability of vehicle-wheels" (lines 12-14) and allow for easy replacements.
Bottle.
Patent for non-refillable bottles which can be filled and emptied easily with inexpensive construction. Instead of a stopper, a bottleneck pattern can be used which is efficient and safer.
Cotton-Gin.
Patent for a cotton gin that has a large ginning capacity (similar to saw types of gins) and also preserves the fiber (similar to roller types of gins).
Improvements in Ginning Apparatus
Patent for improvement to a ginning point that provides support and holds points in position for cotton gin cylinder section.
Cotton-Press.
Patent is for a cotton press adapted to bale cotton and other materials by compression.
Wire Fence Building Implement
Patent for a wire fence building implement. This implement is "adapted to take up slack in an unbroken fence-wire, draw together ends of a broken fence-wire, so as to permit said ends to be spliced together, cut off surplus wire, and pull staples from the fence-posts" (lines 9-15). Illustrations included.
Horseshoe.
Patent for improvements in horseshoes, which will have two parts that pivot together at the toe. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Vehicle-Spring
Patent for the "improved construction of elliptical steel springs" (lines 7-8) in "carriage and car springs" (line 5) including instructions and illustration.
Improvement in Cotton-Pickers.
Patent for an improvement in cotton-pickers with design specifications and a description of applications and usage, including illustrations.
Plow.
Patent for "an improved plow of simple and inexpensive construction employing two shovels so arranged and attached that either one may be quickly and easily removed to convert the plow into either a right or left hand plow, and has for its further object to provide a plow especially designed for opening new ground wherein the plowing is rendered difficult by the presence of roots and similar growth" (lines 9-18).
Trolley Mechanism.
Patent for a trolley mechanism that is a pivoting "yoke adapted to normally follow being swerved out of line when the car is going around curve of the trolley wire; to prevent catching on cross-wires in case the trolley wheel should leave the line-wire; and to adjust the amount of pivotal action of said yoke with regard to the trolley pole" (lines 13-20).
Foot for Plow-Stocks.
Patent for improvements in plows by using the combination of “two forwardly-curved bars which clamped to a plow-beam, and the heel having its forward end rigidly secured between the lower ends of the bars and its rear portion bent upwardly and forwardly and secured between the bars.” (Lines 94-100) Illustration is included.
Muzzle-Yolk.
Patent for a cattle-yolk that stops the animals from jumping or breaking through fences. The yolk "will bind upon him, thus effectually stopping the animal from any further effort" (lines 12-15) if it tries to jump or break through a fence.
Reflector Attachment for Lamps.
Patent for a new and improved reflector for oil lamps. This design's object "is to provide a cheap, simple, and durable device for attaching and detaching a reflector to the bottom of the chimney of an ordinary coal-oil or other hand-lamp" (lines 13-17).
Knockdown Barrel.
Patent for a new and improved knockdown barrel. This design "is to provide a cheap and easily constructed knockdown barrel for shipping fruit and other commodities. [The] improvement consists of the construction and arrangement of parts" (lines 7-11).
Stalk and Clod Cutter.
Patent for a new and improved stalk cutter. This design "consist[s] of . . . any desirable number of cutting-wheels constructed with heavy spherical hubs of cast metal and spokes carrying at their extremities horizontal knives. The said cutting-wheels are mounted . . . on a horizontal shaft provided with a longitudinal key-slot from end to end, so that the cutting-wheels may be adjusted in the desired positions thereon, the said shaft turning in boxes at the rear ends of a pair of longitudinal beams secured in front to an axle provided with two carrying-wheels and a driver's seat" (lines 9-21).
Horse Collar.
Patent for a new and improved horse collar. This design "is to supply a cheap, durable, easy fitting and self adjusting or flexible horse-collar for farm and other use, and which shall readily adapt itself to the form of the animal, and thereby obviate those abrasions which are so common with the use of a rigid and unyielding collar. To these and other ends [the] collar is made for the most part of what is known as "moss-yarn," with its strands or fibers arranged and the body of the collar subjected to pressure in a mold or press" (lines 9-20).
Oil Tank.
Patent for a new and improved oil tank. This design "relates to improvements in oil-tanks, and has for its object to prevent the waste of oil when emptying the can or vessel in which it is received from the factory, and to avoid the odor arising from the oil, and also to prevent evaporation after the oil has been introduced into the tank" (lines 9-15).
Cotton-Chopper.
Patent for a new "machine for chopping surplus cotton or corn out of the rows or drills, leaving it in hills at the desired distance apart" (lines 8-11) including instructions and illustrations.
Horseshoe.
Patent for a new and improved horseshoe. This design "is to provide an improved construction of shoe by which [the] contraction . . . of the hoofs of horses . . . at the heels . . . is prevented" (lines 19-24). It consists "of the plate having nail-holes, the depending flange located on the under side of said plate, extending from end to end thereof and having triangular recesses near each end, the triangular toe-calk, and the upwardly-extending beveled flanges at the rear or heel portion of plate" (lines 64-70).
Riveting Machine.
Patent for a new and improved riveting machine. This design "consist[s], essentially, of an upright-frame having a vertically-movable driving-rod therein, a vertically-separable set loosely mounted upon the lower end of the driving rod, and a stationary upright removably mounted in the frame beneath the driving-rod and set, [and] said upright having a spring-actuated sleeve extending above the upper end thereof" (lines 66-74).
Buckle and Back Band Hook.
Patent for a new and improved buckle and back-band hook. This design "contemplates certain improvements in combined buckles and back-band hooks; and it consists of a buckle having, or to which may be separately applied, a peculiar hook or tongue" (lines 10-14).
Wheel-Planter
Patent for an improvement on a patent granted on the 4th of October 1870, numbered 108,032.
Cotton Press
Patent for an improved cotton press that construct a cotton-press in which the cotton will be compressed by a continuous operation as it is received from the cotton-gin (line 21-24), the device “consists of two series of rollers arranged in a circle” (line 26).
Seed-Planter
Patent for a seed planter so that the distances between seeds can be changed from equidistant to a continuous row and vice versa and so that it can be adapted to sew both seeds and grains.
Corn or Cotton-Seed Platter
Patent for improvements in "a combined plow and interchangeable revolving seed-dropper so constructed as to permit of its being readilyconverted into a corn or cotton-seed planter with the least trouble" (lines 19-23).
Fence-Stay.
Patent for a simple and inexpensive fence-stay that "may be readily applied in a secure manner to horizontal fence-wires" (lines 12-13). The posts are sheets of metal, and metal T-shaped tongues hold the wires in place.
Horseshoe.
Patent for a horseshoe that has "a double crease in the bottom face or under side of the shoe and peculiarly-arranged corrugations or roughened surfaces in the upper side of the shoe" (lines 13-17).
Combined Corn and Cotton Planter.
Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "consists . . . in pivoting the plow-beam, provided with a shovel for making a furrow into which the seed is dropped, in between the front ends of the beams of the two covering-shovels, the seed-covering-shovel beams being secured to the handles of the machine, whereby the pivoted beam is controlled entirely by the handles; second, in pivoting the seed-box to the rear end of the beam, provided with shovel for forming a furrow for the seed to drop in, by means of the loose link or connection, so that the beam can be moved independently" (lines 14-27).
Riveting Machine.
Patent for a new and improved riveting-machine. This design consists "of the upright frame having the cross-head in the upper front part thereof, the vertical driving rods . . . adapted to move in said cross-head, the upright with perforated top and spring-actuated sleeve attached to the frame below the rod, the separable rivet-holder attached to said rod by the arms, the frame, and the sleeve . . . the upright with solid top attached to the frame below the rod, and means, as pivoted levers . . . at the top of the machine, connecting-rods . . . and treadle-levers . . . for actuating the driving-rods" (lines 60-74).
Grate-Bar.
Patent for an improved grate-bar that has a "semicylindrical journal rounded below, and its upper surface forming part of the grate-surface, with draft-spaces between the cross-walls forming the bearing portions, in combination with a supporting bar matching with said cross-walls and open under said draft-spaces, substantially as described" (lines 13-19). It is meant to sift ashes.
Horseshoe.
Patent for a durable and secure horseshoe that doesn't let "the heel of the hoof from contracting, thus overcoming the serious defect in other common types of shoes of permitting the horse to have a "narrow heel," as it is called, and to prevent slipping of the shoe on the icy surfaces" (lines 16-21).
Combined Cotton-Chopper, Harrow, and Cultivator
Patent for an improved version of a machine which aids in the processing and maintenance of cotton plants. Includes description of parts and their use and illustrations.
Nut Lock.
Patent for a new improvements in the construction of the nut lock. Patent for "a new and improved version of the nut-lock and combination of latch or locking device in order to lock the nut to the bolt." (lines 8-27) including instructions and illustrations. Patent for a new nut-lock and latch, including illustrations.
Thill-Coupling.
Patent for a simple and inexpensive thill-coupling that "can be conveniently applied to any ordinary vehicle, which is arranged in such a way that rattling is positively prevented, and which, when the thills are dropped, permits them to be freely lifted from the coupling; also to a modified form of the device designed to prevent rattling only" (lines 12-18).
Boot and Shoe Indicator.
Patent for a new and improved boot and shoe display. This design "is to provide an indicator for the use of retail dealers in boots and shoes, or other merchandise and wares, by which apparatus the stock can be kept with great accuracy and facility. To that end . . . an indicating-plate with slides [is included], which is to be attached upon the boxes, shelves, drawers, or other receptacles for the goods, as an indicator for showing what goods are contained in the receptacle" (lines 8-17).
Fish-Trap.
Patent for an improved fish-trap consisting of a net drawn in the rear of two boats with illustrations.
Cattle-Guard.
Patent for a simple cattle-guard that provides an unstable footing for the cattle without injuring them, and thus preventing the cattle from going onto train tracks. The cattle do not get injured when stepping on this device.
Cattle-Guard for Railroads.
Patent for a simple and inexpensive cattle-guard for railroads that improves on preventing cattle from passing from their enclosure onto a railway track. The invention does not trap animals or people or cause injury, and lies below the upper treads of the rails.
Fertilizer-Distributer.
Patent for improvements in fertilizer distributers by using a combination of a hopper, a detachable drill-chute, two shafts with fingers inside the hopper, and an inclined spring-held and adjustable apron attached at the rear end of the hopper. This adjustable apron allows the shafts to operate effectively and efficiently. Illustration is included.
Sash Holder.
Patent for a new and improved sash holder. This design "relates to improvements in window-stops, the object of which is to provide a cheap, convenient, and durable device for supporting windows, which may be set in the sash, so as not to mar its looks" (lines 12-16).
Game Apparatus.
Patent for a new and improved ring for games. This design is "part of a game apparatus, a ring of wood of a form adapted to be rolled over a flat surface, having a ring of metal cast in a groove cut in its inner surface" (lines 57-60).
Cotton-Gin
Patent for an improvements in the combination of devices and overall construction of cotton gins.