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Improvement in Presses.

Description: Patent for pressing cotton, hay, and tobacco with moveable notches for more control in producing bales and using less power than previous presses, including illustration.
Date: January 17, 1860
Creator: McCray, Thomas H.
Item Type: Patent

Improvment in Cotton-Presses.

Description: Patent for the improvement in pressing cotton, hay, and tobacco with moveable bale-boxes and a more rapid-working press, including illustration.
Date: March 13, 1860
Creator: McCray, Thomas H.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Field Threshing-Machine.

Description: Patent for "a new threshing-machine, which is arranged upon wheels, so that it can be drawn over the field" (lines 12-15) and make the process for which it was built: more efficient. The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: December 31, 1867
Creator: Tucker, A.W.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Description: Patent for an improved seed-planter "which will deposit the seeds in the requisite quantities and proper distances apart, and which will cover and mark the bills, so that a plowman will not be at a loss where to start at the commencement of a new row, and after having passed around tree-stumps or other obstructions, as he can always see the marks on the preceding rows" (lines 16-23) with illustrations.
Date: December 21, 1869
Creator: Woods, David C.
Item Type: Patent