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Improvement in Gang-Plows.

Description: Patent for an improvement of gang-plows by arranging the plows in rows on to a fame which can be fastened to a wagon, when the wagon is in motion, it causes the plows to work in vertical motion. The height of the plow-frame can be adjusted. Illustration is included.
Date: July 3, 1860
Creator: Wilson, J. C.

Improvement in Cultivators.

Description: Patent for improvement in cultivators in which the plows can be adjusted by width, height and laterally to regulate the depth and angle of inclination. The plows, which can be operated by a foot device, may be simultaneously thrown from the ground. (Lines 73-76) Illustration is included.
Date: November 2, 1869
Creator: Baker, William T.

Improvement in Combined Ventilators and Chimneys

Description: Patent for improvement in Combined Ventilators and Chimneys. This object is to be used with the brick chimney on top of the roof to provide air circulation. It consists of an iron-lined inner flue secured within an outer casing with suitable bottom and top perforation for establishing air current around the flue.
Date: July 14, 1874
Creator: Hickley, Walter R & Dibrell, Charles J

Improvement in Rattoon-Cutting Machines.

Description: Patent for a rattoon-cutting machine which is created to "rapidly pull up and cut into short lengths the stubbles and roots of sugar cane (styled "rattoon") which are left upon the ground after the crop has been gathered" (lines 5-9), includes illustrations.
Date: March 25, 1875
Creator: Angers, John

Improvement in Fluting-Irons.

Description: Patent for "improvements in combined fluting and smoothing irons, which are made hollow for the purpose of receiving a heated metallic block which will raise the shell to the proper temperature for smoothing or fluting." (Line 16-21) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 6, 1876
Creator: McCausland, William I.

Improvement in Bee-hives

Description: Patent for an improvement of a bee-hive enabling inspection of bees, protection of bees from moths, ventilation of the hive, and removal of honey without disturbing the brood-chamber.
Date: September 12, 1876
Creator: Hayden, Noah Dunken & Clapp, Amasa O.

Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Description: Patent for "a perfectly-tight fastening - one that will not slip or give, and one that can be easily and quickly unfastened without cutting the band, or in any way injuring the part." (Lines 16-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 10, 1876
Creator: Krieg, Christian

Improvement in Buckles.

Description: Patent for "an improved method of manufacturing a buckle to secure the different part of harness, saddle, or bridle trimmings, by means of mechanical connections that will obviate the use or necessity or stitches or sewing of any kind, and yet retain the adjacent parts firmly and with a secure engagement." (Lines 18-25) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 21, 1876
Creator: Bond, Virgil A.