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Blacking Brush.

Description: Patent for a new and improved blacking brush. This design utilizes springs to move a blacking brush to and from a can of polish. This results in "evenness of wear of the bristles of the brush, economy of blacking, absence of spattering while extracting the blacking from the box, convenience in substituting the circular brush as a lid for the box in case of loss of the box-lid, and the saving of time in looking for a blacking-brush and a blacking-box separately" (lines 53-60).
Date: September 21, 1880
Creator: Wood, Edmund Lorenzo.

Combined Blacking Brush and Blacking Box Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved combination blacking brush and blacking box holder. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a blacking brush, of a swinging frame held on the back of the brush, and of devices for holding a blacking-box loosely, so as to be adapted to be rotated in the said swinging frame" (lines 82-86).
Date: April 3, 1883
Creator: Wood, Edmund Lorenzo

Insect Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ant trap. This design "consists in forming the trough of a quadrangular form, and V-shaped in cross-section, with the plates of the opposite sections of the trough forming wedges adapted to be forced into the ground around the mouth of the ant-hill and securely anchor the trap in the ground" (lines 41-46).
Date: June 26, 1883
Creator: Bunnell, James F.

Rotary Churn.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rotary churn. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the supporting frame, the walking-beam, two crank-shafts journaled in the rear part of said frame, means for connecting the walking-beam with said shafts, a balance-wheel and dasher carried by one of said shafts, a larger balance wheel connected to the other shaft, and a churn-body secured to said balance-wheel" (lines 50-57).
Date: September 21, 1886
Creator: Stafford, George A.

Breckenridge Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1890
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Stephenville Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1890
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Palo Pinto Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1891
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Cotton Bedder and Planter.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton bedders and planters in which when the machine “is used for planting, the seeding mechanism will be in place and the plow-beams are placed near together. The plow upon beam A will open a drill to receive the seed from the spout which extends downwardly in rear of the plow.” (Lines 114-121) “When the machine is used for bedding, the plow-beams are opened, and the seed-planting mechanism may be removed or simply thrown out of gear.” (Lines 109-113) Illustration is included.
Date: May 26, 1891
Creator: Parris, Thomas

Albany Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1892
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Albany Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1893
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Eastland Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1894
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Palo Pinto Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1896
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Riding-Saddle.

Description: Patent for a durable, simple, and inexpensive riding-saddle. The seat, front, rear, and middle jockeys and cantle are made form one piece of leather. The rear quarter is laced to the cantle, and the saddle has a bag for storing articles during travel.
Date: November 17, 1896
Creator: Percifield, Clarence W.

Breckenridge Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1897
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Stephenville Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1897
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Insect-Proof Roller or Pedestal.

Description: Patent for "a caster or pedestal for beds, sofas, tables, &c.; and it primarily has for its object to provide an article of this character having means for destroying chinches and other insects or vermin, whereby to prevent same from passing up the post or leg into the bed, sofa, or table." (Lines 8-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 7, 1897
Creator: Curry, William Henry & Curry, Amey Marshall

Hay-Press.

Description: Patent for hay presses with "a construction operable by horse-power in which the plunger will be operated as the sweep is moved in both directions and in which, furthermore, there will be an efficiency of operation and an economy of power" (lines 11-16).
Date: December 18, 1900
Creator: Bryant, Edward R.

Table.

Description: Patent for a table with sections that are rotatable and vertically adjustable, including illustrations.
Date: February 19, 1901
Creator: Jolly, William C.