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Corn Planting Attachment for Plows.

Description: Patent for a new and improved corn-planting attachment for plows. This design "consists in the improved construction and combination of parts of such an attachment, which may be secured to the rear end of the beam of a common breaking-plow, having a wheel running in the furrow operating the dropping mechanism" (lines 22-28).
Date: October 18, 1887
Creator: Aten, Frank L.
Item Type: Patent

Cuff Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cuff holder. This design "is chiefly to render cuffs hitherto buttoned to shirt-sleeves as readily attached or buttoned to coat-sleeves, in order that they may be removed from the wearer's person together with the coat to prevent the cuffs being soiled; and its object is also to avoid unbuttoning and buttoning cuffs to the shirt by means of the usual cuff-attaching buttons" (lines 24-32).
Date: November 10, 1885
Creator: Atkin, Samuel T.
Item Type: Patent

Ventilating and Adjustable Rain Proof.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rain-proof cap for chimneys. This design "is to provide a . . . rain-proof or chimney tube for receiving that part of a stove-pipe that projects above the roof, which rain-proof is so constructed that pipes can be held in the same at different inclinations. The invention consists in a rain-proof formed of a conical tube held on the roof, in the upper end of which conical tube the upper end of the stove-pipe is held. A hood is held on the upper end of the stove-pipe" (lines 8-18).
Date: July 22, 1884
Creator: Atkin, Samuel T.
Item Type: Patent

Ventilating Chimney.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ventilating chimney. This design consists in "the combination, with the smoke-flue, of the ventilating-flue, the thimble provided with outwardly-projecting lugs and inwardly-projecting apertured lugs, the plate provided with a central aperture and with a flange having notches, and the screws passed through the plate into the apertured lugs" (lines 16-23).
Date: March 24, 1885
Creator: Atkin, Samuel T.
Item Type: Patent

Water Cup for Stove Pipes.

Description: Patent for a new and improved water-cup for stove pipes. This design "relates to water cups or vessels arranged on the outside of stove-pipes, and whereby the heat of the pipe of the stove is made to evaporate the water for the purpose of imparting moisture to the air of the apartment containing the stove and so improving the healthiness and pleasantness of the atmosphere of the room" (lines 8-15).
Date: March 3, 1885
Creator: Atkin, Samuel T.
Item Type: Patent

Well Bucket Fixture.

Description: Patent for a new and improved well-bucket fixture. This design "is to provide for the ready opening of the valve for entrance into the bucket of water or other fluid, and the closing of the same when the same bucket has been sufficiently supplied; also securely to hold the parts together as against loosening in consequence of frequent usage; and it consists in the detailed construction, combination, and arrangement of the parts" (lines 11-19).
Date: September 21, 1886
Creator: Atkin, Samuel T. & Steele, Oliver
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Dumping-Platforms.

Description: Patent for a new cart-loader design "for dumping earth into carts or other receptacles" (lines 13-14), including illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1873
Creator: Atkinson, Jesse.
Item Type: Patent

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for baling-presses to prevent the inward-drawing or centripetal movement of the fiber in a press of the roller type (lines 96-97) by “disposed intermediate of the rollers and within the plane of the baling-cylinder for opposing resistance to the inward movement of the fiber and overcoming to a greater or less extent the tendency of the upper layer of cotton to form waves or billows in advance of the rollers.” (Page 1, lines 101-102, page 2, lines 1-6.) Illustration is included.
Date: April 22, 1902
Creator: Atkinson, Joseph J.
Item Type: Patent

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for an improved bailing-press.
Date: April 22, 1902
Creator: Atkinson, Joseph J.
Item Type: Patent

Advertising Device.

Description: Patent for "a simple and inexpensive advertising device adapted to be placed on street corners and other public places and capable of exciting the curiosity and attracting attention, and thereby directing the attention of persons to the advertisement" (lines 11-16).
Date: March 20, 1894
Creator: Attaway, Henry F.
Item Type: Patent

Toy Fountain.

Description: Patent for toy foundation. It is "an improved form of toy fountain by which a column of water or other liquid may be discharged into the air from a suitable reservoir by pueumatic pressure" (lines 8-11).
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Attwater, Henry P.
Item Type: Patent

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a cultivator that has its frame and attachments are mounted on carrying-wheels, and the plows depend on the wheels. It is operated more easily than other cultivators.
Date: May 28, 1895
Creator: Aubrey, Henry W.
Item Type: Patent

Device for Sheltering Animals.

Description: Patent for a new and improved animal shelter. This design "relates to a device which may be adapted for use as a hen's nest, a dog-kennel, a stable for domestic animals, or for analogous purposes. The principle of construction prevalent in all these different adaptations for use of the device consists of certain improved means for automatically closing the door as the animal steps into a vertically-swinging compartment, and for automatically opening the door as the animal leaves said swinging compartment" (lines 13-23).
Date: December 21, 1880
Creator: Austin, John Overton
Item Type: Patent

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for an improvement to washing machines that will be "simple and economical in construction and efficient in use" (lines 13-14).
Date: September 1, 1885
Creator: Austin, John Overton
Item Type: Patent

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a wire-stretcher meant for making barbed wire fences that is more efficient than other wire-stretchers. It has a bent plate, a split hook swiveled to the plate, a rotatable rod that goes through the plate, stretching wire that is secured to the rod, and the split hook is attached to the wire.
Date: October 9, 1894
Creator: Austin, John W.
Item Type: Patent

Wire Tightener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire-tightener. This design consists, "with a curved metallic bar having a central groove in its convex side, and aligned openings of different diameters in the sides of the groove, of the looping-pin having two tapering arms at an angle to each other and of different sizes" (lines 78-83).
Date: December 9, 1890
Creator: Austin, John W.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Ditching-Machines.

Description: Patent for an improved ditching machine design that will "easily and rapidly cut or excavate, on the surface of the ground, soil, clay, or soft stone, a ditch or trench of any reasonable width or depth suitable" (lines 33-37) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 1, 1878
Creator: Austin, Matthew J.
Item Type: Patent

Gate.

Description: Patent for improvements in gates, including illustrations.
Date: October 28, 1890
Creator: Austin, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for washing-machines that "employ a circular corrugated or fluted bed with a conical roller revolving about a central post" (lines 12-14).
Date: February 10, 1880
Creator: Austin, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent

TYPE-WRITER.

Description: Patent for a new device for typewriters which allows for shifting from lower case to upper case by means of "the one set of keys ordinarily employed, but of modified construction" (lines 14-15) including descriptions of the device, operation, and illustrations
Date: May 6, 1902
Creator: Austin, Thomas R.
Item Type: Patent

Pipe-Vent.

Description: Patent for a certain new and useful pipe vent, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 29, 1899
Creator: Austin, William N.
Item Type: Patent

Metal-Cutting Shears.

Description: Patent for simple and effective metal-cutting shears that cuts hot or cold metals. The shears are mounted on a frame, and a hand-operated lever forces the upper shear down.
Date: November 20, 1894
Creator: Autrey, Benjamin P.
Item Type: Patent

Hand Plow Propeller

Description: Patent for hand plow propeller. Illustration included.
Date: February 17, 1904
Creator: Avant, Leonidas W.
Item Type: Patent