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Bag Holder and Filler.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bag holder and filler. This design "consists of an expansible bag holding and filling funnel composed of a metallic strip having overlapping edges and provided with attached spring-wires, such funnel being capable of contraction to enter a bag, and of expanding therein for the purpose of holding and filling the bag" (lines 13-19).
Date: February 6, 1883
Creator: Adkisson, Duncan Rudolph


Description: Patent for improvements in cotton-chopper by using a combination of revolving disk, fender disks, a rotary shaft and cultivator-blades to construct a machine that is able to thin and cultivate cotton. Illustration is included.
Date: October 6, 1891
Creator: Allen, George Washington

Feed Trough.

Description: Patent for a new and improved feed trough. This design "is to provide a portable feed rack and trough adapted to hold a quantity of feed and to discharge the same as is found necessary" (lines 10-13). It consists in "a platform mounted on runners and provided at its sides with troughs, bins arranged at the ends of the platforms and provided at the lower ends of their sides with openings" (lines 99-102). It further consists in "slides arranged in . . . recesses and adapted to vary the size of said openings, strips arranged on the outer edges of the inclined bars, and set-screws connecting the strips" (lines 3-7).
Date: April 19, 1892
Creator: Anderson, John Stow

Railway Switch Lock.

Description: Patent for a new and improved railway-switch lock. This design "consists in a novel construction and arrangement of parts whereby an independent key is used to unlock the latch or bolt of the bolt-case" (lines 14-17).
Date: August 2, 1881
Creator: Angus, Alexander & Phillips, George


Description: Patent for improvements in animal-poke by providing a device which is arranged for convenient application to an animal, so as not to interfere with the grazing and drinking thereof, and will effectually prevent the animal from destroying fences and also from pushing and fighting other stock. (Lines 9-15) Illustration is included.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Barnes, John I.

Earth Auger.

Description: Patent for a new and improved earth auger. This design "relates to machines for boring post-holes, &c.; and it consists especially in certain improvements in the frame and operating mechanism" (lines 21-24).
Date: December 13, 1881
Creator: Blake, Llewellyn A.

Washing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved washing machine. This design has a reversible trough, "having bearings for the detachable rollers and provided with a pair of flat springs affixed rigidly to opposite sides and at opposite ends of the trough, hooked screw-bolts having thumb-screws, and shaft of the main roller" (lines 1-6).
Date: November 15, 1881
Creator: Blake, Llewellyn A.


Description: Patent for a shipping case that has an improved means for fastening the case. Air circulates freely and is especially designed to ship eggs, fruit, and other perishable things, although it can ship general things as well.
Date: March 26, 1895
Creator: Boatwright, William Thrift

Drag Saw.

Description: Patent for a new and improved drag-saw. This design "consist[s] of a standard, two beams connected to the standard on opposite sides thereof, a crank-shaft held by the standard, suitable drive-gearing for operating the same, a pitman connecting the crank-shaft and the saw, a pendulum attached to the saw and the pitman at one end and to a sliding head-block at the other end, the head-block sliding in the slotted standards and having a rack-bar extended therefrom, a pawl engaging the rack, the operating-cord attached to the head-block and passing over a guide-pulley on the slotted standards" (lines 4-16).
Date: November 3, 1885
Creator: Boston, Arnet P.

Load Lifter and Carrier.

Description: Patent for an improved, simple, efficient, and inexpensive load lifter and carrier meant to be used in warehouses in order to load and unload barrels, bales, and other loads.
Date: November 14, 1893
Creator: Butcher, Tilman H.

Detaching Device for Wheel-Hubs.

Description: Patent for an attachment for a wheel-hub that allows for the hub to be quickly and easily removed or engaged. The invention does not require a nut wrench; "devices for screwing and unscrewing the axle nut are carried by the wheel-hub, and are always in proper position for immediate use whenever it is necessary to detach the nut" (lines 16-19).
Date: February 6, 1894
Creator: Butler, George H.

Type-Writing Machine.

Description: Patent for a type-writing machine that allows the spacing mechanism to operate in conjunction with other parts so that the paper-carriage releases and return the paper automatically at the end of the line. The springs automatically release and return to action with each release.
Date: April 16, 1895
Creator: Butler, George H.

Casing Spear

Description: Patent for casing spears. This invention is designed for pulling well tubes or casings that have broken off out of the well. Illustration included.
Date: August 25, 1908
Creator: Carroll, Monroe W. & Johnston, H. G.