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Cotton Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton press. This design "consists of a horizontal press with reciprocating follower, worked by power, the press being arranged to receive the cotton from a chute descending from the floor above the press, the said press and the driving mechanism being constructed and arranged . . . specifically" (lines 7-13).
Date: January 22, 1884
Creator: Allen, John Chapman


Description: Patent for improvements to car-coupling using a vertically-moving pin for locking the cars together.
Date: November 14, 1882
Creator: Blackley, George I.; Nicholson, John I.; Holloman, Harvey A.; Reedy, Thomas C. & Beezley, Anderson J.

Sash Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sash fastener. This design consists, "with the sliding latch provided with a handle, of a pivoted stop having a portion to engage said handle and a cam portion at its pivot end and an elongated hole in which the pivot works" (lines 18-22).
Date: July 5, 1892
Creator: Bomar, Thomas B.


Description: Patent for invented certain new and useful improvement in Wire-Tightener invention relates to an improvement in and it consists in the peculiar construction and combination of devices, that will be more fully set here in after and particularly pointed out in the claim.
Date: January 22, 1889
Creator: Bulter, Constant, B.

Combined Cotton and Corn Planter.

Description: Patent for a combined cotton and corn planter by having two wheel guards and graduators, one feed-wheel is mounted fixedly on the shaft, the other is removable; so that it can be easily converted from planting corn or cotton-seed, and vice versa, and regulating the planting of either. Illustration is included.
Date: February 3, 1891
Creator: Carter, Edward D.

Combined Cultivator and Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cultivator and planter. This design consists in "the combination of the box having the slot and the three apertures in the side of the slot . . . the reciprocating seed-slide, and the sliding and adjustable plate . . . having the slot near its end and engaging with the free leg of the staple" (lines 100-110).
Date: February 26, 1889
Creator: Carter, Edward D.

Cotton-Baling Apparatus

Description: Patent for a cotton baling machine in which "the condensing and bat-forming devices will condense and press the lint-cotton so close that the spring of the cotton is broken, thereby avoiding the necessity of providing additional compressing-rollers intermediate the condenser and the press-box. A further object of my invention is to arrange a condenser in such a manner as to save room in the gin-house and to provide means for carrying off the dust and air made by the gin and condenser to the outside of the building" (lines 12-24).
Date: May 3, 1892
Creator: Carter, Edward D.


Description: Patent for a badge that is to be pinned or worn upon the coat or other garment with the representation of the human eye that is capable of being winked or moved. The bade is to be used for advertising, humor or salutations, included illustration.
Date: December 30, 1913
Creator: Connor, James

Cotton Scraper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton-scraper. This design "is to produce a cotton-scraper of economical construction that will cut a wider furrow with lighter draft, do the work more perfectly, and at the same time be more easily held to the row than the scrapers in the present general use" (lines 11-16).
Date: February 2, 1886
Creator: Cooper, Richard

Rule Gage.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rule-gage. This design "relates to improvements in gages for carpenter's rules; and it consists of a gage formed of sheet metal adapted to be detachably applied to an ordinary two-foot rule to convert it instantly into a gage-rule" (lines 7-11).
Date: May 27, 1890
Creator: Dickins, Sam


Description: Patent for a steam engine which is more economical than other steam engines. "Steam is cut off in the earlier or later part of the stroke, according to the conditions of the work" (lines 15-17), according to a governor or engineer.
Date: February 2, 1897
Creator: Dickson, Henry L.


Description: Patent for a simple and efficient knee-pad "made of leather or other pliable material, padded with a yielding lining to give comfort to the wearer" (lines 9-11). It prevents gravel, moisture, and other things from injuring the knee of the user.
Date: August 27, 1895
Creator: Dowling, Stonewall Jackson

Hypodermic Syringe.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hypodermic syringe. This design consists in "the combination of a barrel, a sleeve secured to said barrel and having a diaphragm adapted to close the end of the barrel, a needle-carrier having a cylindrical projection working in the sleeve, an outlet-tube secured to the needle-carrier and extending through the diaphragm in the sleeve, and a coiled spring arranged around said tube within the cylindrical projection of the needle-carrier" (lines 71-80).
Date: April 26, 1887
Creator: Dunbar, Addison


Description: Patent for a car brake that "automatically absorb[s] the slack in car brake connecting rods which slack is induced by the wear of the brake shoes and fastening and the stretching of the parts by the strain in applying the brake" (lines 7-12). It is adjustable, inexpensive, and adjustable.
Date: March 14, 1893
Creator: Ferguson, George J.


Description: Patent for an improvement "in the application of power to car brakes, whereby the slack is quickly and automatically absorbed, and a powerful leverage is secured, and a perfect equalization of the leverage at each end of the car is obtained, and the convenient and safe adjustment of the brakes in regard to the wheels is effected, and any particular alignment of the brake cylinder in regard to the car body is avoided as the cylinder in regard to the car body is avoided as the cylinder may be placed across the car body or at any angle desired to secure convenience of application" (lines 8-20).
Date: June 20, 1893
Creator: Ferguson, George J.

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the draw-head, the coupling-hook supported therein and having a limited longitudinal movement, the front edge of said hook being formed with inclined faces . . . and a vertical face arranged to engage proper faces in the draw-head, the forward movement of said hook being limited by [the] inclined faces . . . and vertical face, and its backward movement of bolt or stud and its upward movement by engagement of [one] surface with [another] surface" (lines 93-103).
Date: January 18, 1887
Creator: Ferguson, George J.

Continuous Recording-Seal and Door-Fastener.

Description: Patent for a continuous recording-seal and door-fastener. The purpose behind this patent is the continuous recording-seal and door-fastener itself which is intended to "provide a simple means of fastening, sealing, and cleating or closing the crack of a car or other sliding hinge door" (lines 9-12).
Date: March 29, 1887
Creator: Ferguson, George J.