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Description: Patent for an envelop seal composed of a metal piece with two arms, which are threaded through a hole in the envelop and pressed down into the sticky gum surface on the inside of the envelop flap.
Date: March 9, 1909
Creator: Bennick, Henry


Description: Patent for a new and improved pen holder. This design "relates to improvements in penholders whereby the pen may be automatically discharged or ejected from the holder" (lines 8-11). It consists "of a staff with tenoned end, a portion of which is cut out of its upper surface with a downward bevel to its lower end, a beveled slide adapted to fit and slide upon the beveled cut in the staff, said slide being provided with a slight shoulder upon its upper side and a hole through the same for a screw or pin, a tube longitudinally slotted inclosing said staff and slide" (lines 38-47).
Date: August 23, 1892
Creator: Blalock, William Benjamin & Muir, James Alfred


Description: Patent for an improvement to churns. "The purpose of the invention is to provide a novel churn structure embodying a pair of oppositely reciprocating dashers mounted in a common churn receptacle or body and operated from a single crank wheel" (lines 15-19).
Date: February 25, 1913
Creator: Burdeaux, Carey E. & Burdeaux, Charley W.

Disk Plow.

Description: Patent for a revolving disk plow that pulverizes the soil. The plow is especially designed to prepare the soil for cotton and cultivating between rows of crops. It has a tongue, a cross-bar with a sloping edge, spindles set at an angle to the cross-bar, disks mounted on the spindles, a double scraper for the disks, a gage-wheel, and a pivoting and locking lever on the tongue.
Date: January 28, 1896
Creator: Campbell, Singleton

Corn and Cotton Planter Combined.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "is to provide a planter which may be used as a cotton-planter or other small-seed planter, the various parts being so arranged that the number of grains planted in a hill may be regulated as desired, while the depth of the furrow may also be regulated in accordance with the requirements of the case" (lines 8-15).
Date: November 9, 1886
Creator: Davis, Joseph Green

Tool for Tightening Wheel Tires.

Description: Patent for a new and improved tire tightener. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a tubular member having having one end beveled and provided with a transverse hole and provided at its other end with an interiorly-arranged annular shoulder, a set-screw passing through the tubular member and arranged near the shoulder, a nut resting on the tubular member and provided with an extension projecting into the same and bearing on the shoulder and provided with an annular groove receiving the set-screw, and a screw passing through the nut into the tubular member" (lines 28-39).
Date: April 19, 1892
Creator: Hamblen, William Henry


Description: Patent for a cotton-chopper meant to be the most simply constructed. The hoes are attached to a rotating cylinder in the center of the frame, and the hoes rotating is what chops the cotton.
Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Hopkins, Benjamin F.

Dog Attachment for Logging-Cars, &c.

Description: Patent for a new dog attachment "for logging cars, sleds, and wagons, &c., [...] which will securely retain logs on a car, sled, or wagon and also readily release the same for unloading when required" (lines 9-13), which includes illustrations and instructions.
Date: November 4, 1902
Creator: Hudgens, George Thomas

Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Description: Patent for "an improved cotton-press, which is mainly devised for use on smaller cotton-plantations for baling smaller crops in a very convenient and rapid manner, with considerable economy in power and hands." (Lines 16-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 24, 1874
Creator: Koehl, William

Improvements in Cotton-Gins

Description: Patent for improvement in the Cotton-Gin with moveable brushes. This object is designed to make the brushes on the cotton machine move closer to the saw when they become shortened from constant use. This will improve the quality of the machine like a brand new equipment.
Date: June 22, 1875
Creator: Koehl, William


Description: Patent for a new and improved lock. This design "is to produce a lock and key in which the lock-case has no exterior opening communicating with its wards or works, but is provided with a recess only for supporting the shank or axis of the key, while the only opening for the admission of the key to the interior of the lock, whereby its wards or bolt may be operated or controlled, is upon the interior of the lock-case, so that there is no possibility of introducing . . . picking devices therein, or of introducing any explosive agents" (lines 15-27).
Date: June 30, 1885
Creator: Markham, Thomas W.


Description: Patent for "improvements in combined spring-rollers and cabinet for ledger-index sheets," (lines 10-12) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 6, 1891
Creator: Nance, John D.

Improvement in Bailing-Presses.

Description: Patent for an improved bailing press consisting of "a novel arrangement of levers, connecting-bars, and cords, in combination with the follower and windlass, whereby the follower is worked in the downward direction for pressing, and in the opposite direction for elevating it to recharge the press, by the said windlass" (lines 5-11).
Date: January 2, 1872
Creator: Randolph, Jeremiah

Crank-Pin-Box Connection.

Description: Patent for "improvements in the connections of single-acting pistons of compressor-engines and other engines of like character with one common crank-pin of the main shaft where two or more cylinders and pistons are employed." (Lines 13-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 26, 1896
Creator: Robinson, Charles H.