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Flushing Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a flushing apparatus to be used to flush tanks that are normally kept empty. It is also "an improved siphon for emptying the tank, and also an improved mechanism for starting the siphon" (lines 22-24).
Date: April 3, 1894
Creator: Ackley, George D.
Item Type: Patent

Seat - Action Flushing Apparatus.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in seat-action flushing apparatus. This design is to "provide a cistern into which the water is admitted only when the seat is occupied" (line 14-17).
Date: February 8, 1898
Creator: Ackley, George D.
Item Type: Patent

Water-Closet Cistern.

Description: Patent for improvements in water closet cisterns: "which are normally empty to prevent freezing and which are only filled just before the flush is desired" (lines 14-16).
Date: September 7, 1897
Creator: Ackley, George D.
Item Type: Patent

Stalk - Cutter.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in stalk-cutters to "provide a simple, light, and durable machine by means of which three rows of stalks may be cut in one passage of the machine across the field" (line 13-16).
Date: January 11, 1898
Creator: Acre, William Floyd & Wafford, William Penn
Item Type: Patent

Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for "car-couplers of the class known as 'link-and-pin' couplers, and has for its object the provision of means whereby the coupling is effected automatically and whereby the coupling-pin is made to actuate the brake-shaft" (lines 14-19).
Date: June 14, 1892
Creator: Acuff, John
Item Type: Patent

Ironing Table.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ironing board. This design consists in "the rigid supporting-frame of an ironing-table, a cross-piece secured to the outside of the upper ends of the supports at one end of the frame, so that its upper edge shall project above the supports, an ironing-board top hinged to one side of the cross-piece, and a shelf secured to the upper edge and projecting to the opposite side of said cross-piece" (lines 86-94).
Date: October 19, 1886
Creator: Adair, Annie E.
Item Type: Patent

Kitchen Utensil.

Description: Patent for a kitchen utensil that can be used for washing dishes, scraping cooking vessels, and cleaning ornamental glass and silver.
Date: June 11, 1895
Creator: Adair, Annie E.
Item Type: Patent

Lifting-Jack.

Description: Patent for an improved lifting jack, which "can be quickly placed beneath the axle of a vehicle and easily removed therefrom" (lines 14-16).
Date: September 1, 1903
Creator: Adair, Benjamin Lockett
Item Type: Patent

Book Adjuster.

Description: Patent for a new and improved book-adjuster. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the holder having the horizontal longitudinal recess and the vertical screw-threaded aperture, of the base-piece, the adjusting-screw swiveled at its lower end in the said base-piece, and the spring-catch" (lines 3-8).
Date: February 8, 1887
Creator: Adair, Irvine James
Item Type: Patent

Copy Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved copy-holder. This design "is [for] an improved copy-holder intended especially for holding deeds when being transcribed to the records, and seeks to provide a simple, inexpensive construction by which the deed may be held and to and from which the deed or other paper may be adjusted without difficulty, such construction serving also to mark or indicate the particular line of the paper being copied" (lines 7-15).
Date: August 2, 1887
Creator: Adair, Irvine James
Item Type: Patent

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a plowshare, of cutting-knives secured to the rear end thereof and extending rearwardly therefrom in an upward direction, and a bar connecting the mold-board and landside and arranged below the cutting knives" (lines 68-73).
Date: June 23, 1885
Creator: Adair, Richard Harding
Item Type: Patent

Improvement In Corn And Cotton-Seed Planters.

Description: This patent is an upgraded corn and seed planter machine that plants corn, cotton, and other types of seeds for mass production. The machine is aligned with the surface of the ground. It does not converse with the plows that are attached to it, freeing up the machine to release seeds proficiently with ease.
Date: April 9, 1878
Creator: Adams, Benjamin F.
Item Type: Patent

Nozzle.

Description: Patent for a hose nozzle with increased capacity and efficiency. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 16, 1897
Creator: Adams, Don B.
Item Type: Patent

Snap-Hook

Description: Patent for a snap hook in order to "provide a hook of simple construction that shall be securely locked when in use" (p. 2)
Date: December 30, 1890
Creator: Adams, Don B.
Item Type: Patent

Steam, Air, or Water Engine.

Description: Patent for simplifying the construction of steam-engines allowing them efficiently use the power of steam" gas, vapor or air in varying positions, vertical, horizontal, or inclined.
Date: May 9, 1882
Creator: Adams, James A.
Item Type: Patent

Rotary-Engine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rotary engine. This design consists "of a wheel provided with radially-sliding pistons and revolving within a fixed circumferential steam-chest, and having fixed on its axle an eccentric and spring, that operate to throw the pistons or floats outward to receive the pressure of the steam or other motor that is to drive the engine" (lines 19-26).
Date: January 20, 1880
Creator: Adams, James Ansley
Item Type: Patent

Saddle.

Description: Patent for a new and improved saddle. This design "consists in a rubber or other elastic seat having a thick central portion with tapering thin edges and a leather covering for the same" (lines 9-11).
Date: November 4, 1884
Creator: Adams, James E. & Shero, Philip
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Combined Planter and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for "a simple, practical combined planter and cotton and corn cultivator, which shall be easily adjusted and operated, and shall be cheap and durable" (lines 11-12). The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: August 20, 1867
Creator: Adams, Jesse
Item Type: Patent

Air Compressor for Deep Well Pumps.

Description: Patent for a new and improved air-compressor. This design "relates to improvements in air-compressing mechanism for the purpose of pumping for forcing from deep wells and performing similar work; and it consists in the construction and arrangement of a larger and smaller air-cylinder, and the combination therewith of mechanism to force the air from the larger into the smaller cylinder to increase the air-pressure in the latter" (lines 22-30).
Date: August 2, 1887
Creator: Adams, John R.
Item Type: Patent

Life Raft.

Description: Patent for boat state rooms that convert into life rafts.
Date: September 9, 1884
Creator: Adams, John R.
Item Type: Patent

Railway-Crossing

Description: Patent for crossings for railway tracks and particularly to means for closing the cut in the rails made for the flanges of the wheels, and the object is to provide sliding members which can be easily operated to close the slot or cut in the crossing rails for the flanges of the wheels so that a continuous tread will be formed for every wheel that passes over the crossing and to provide a mechanism for the tracks.
Date: March 30, 1909
Creator: Adams, Powell O.
Item Type: Patent

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and useful car coupling, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 1, 1899
Creator: Adams, William Franklin
Item Type: Patent

Revolving Target.

Description: Patent for "a revolving target of improved and simplified construction" (lines 15-17), with instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 5, 1886
Creator: Adams, William H.
Item Type: Patent