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Wire Fence Stretcher and Splicer.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire fence stretcher and splicer. This design "relates to improvements in wire-fence stretchers and splicers; and it consists in the peculiar construction and arrangement of the parts" (lines 10-13).
Date: March 25, 1884
Creator: Pierce, Jonathan E.
Item Type: Patent

Stock Car.

Description: Patent for a new and improved stock car for railroads. This design "has for its object to guard the cattle from such injury as is likely to occur to a car full of cattle by the sudden starting or stopping of the car; to furnish means for guiding the cattle into the proper compartment of the car, and to furnish means for working the device by a train-hand on top of the car" (lines 10-16).
Date: February 3, 1885
Creator: Pierce, Jonathan E.
Item Type: Patent

Stock Car.

Description: Patent for a new and improved boxcar. This design "is an improvement in movable transverse partitions for stock-cars, which are employed for separating the animals by individuals or groups. It is more particularly an improvement on such partitions as are suspended by sliding loop-hinges from a horizontal rod, and provided at the bottom with feet that enter sockets in the floor of the car, whereby the partitions are adapted to be fastened or released by a vertical movement" (lines 9-19).
Date: July 13, 1886
Creator: Pierce, Jonathan E. & Pryor, David C.
Item Type: Patent

Wire Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire stretcher. This design consists in "a frame having two arms, one carrying a fixed clamp and the other a roller, a windlass mounted on said frame having a rope passing over said roller and adapted to be fixed to an end of wire, and a central clamp consisting of a rigid bar on the frame between its arms, a notched clamp pivoted thereon, and a ring for retaining the clamp" (lines 6-14).
Date: February 22, 1887
Creator: Ainsworth, Phineas Hardaman
Item Type: Patent

Machine for Distributing Poison or Plants

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient machine "for distributing or dusting poisonous powders onto growing plants to rid them of destructive insects" (lines 9-12).
Date: February 12, 1889
Creator: Brown, George R. & Brown, John W.
Item Type: Patent

Machine for Distributing Poison on Plants.

Description: Patent for a new and improved machine for distributing poison on plants. This design consists in "the combination, with a wheeled-frame, a counter-shaft thereon driven from the wheels, a poison-hopper, an air and discharge pipe communicating therewith, a fan giving air-blast through said pipe, and an agitator in the poison-hopper, of wheel and belt-gearing operating the fan and agitator from the counter-shaft on the frame" (lines 112-119).
Date: March 11, 1890
Creator: Brown, George R. & Brown, John W.
Item Type: Patent

Proportionate Scale.

Description: Patent for a proportion scale used for measuring cotton seed and lint. Illustration included.
Date: September 4, 1900
Creator: Brown, George R.
Item Type: Patent

Proportionate Scale.

Description: Patent for improvements in scales which would quickly and accurately determine the proportion of the lint contained in seed-cotton. Illustration is included.
Date: April 8, 1902
Creator: Brown, George Raymond
Item Type: Patent

Holder for Poison.

Description: Patent for poison holders which the poison can be freely distributed without accidental disastrous result. The poison inside the holder can be saved for future use. Illustration is included.
Date: September 8, 1903
Creator: Shelton, William J.
Item Type: Patent

Plow Colter

Description: Patent for plow colter. Illustration included.
Date: November 28, 1904
Creator: Cone, Jesse Fielder
Item Type: Patent

Threshing-Machine

Description: Patent for a threshing machine "especially adapted for the cutting and threshing of small grain" (lines 15-16). Illustrations included.
Date: April 25, 1906
Creator: Haynes, Thomas Stanley
Item Type: Patent

Combined Separator and Bagging Device for Grain

Description: Patent for a thresher attachment that uses a suction fan to separate grain from lighter materials and allows the grain to be collected in a bag or other container.
Date: May 15, 1906
Creator: Henninger, Thomas C.
Item Type: Patent

Bay City

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 1:250000
Date: 1951
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
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Danevang Quadrangle

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 1:24,000
Date: 1951
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Palacios Point Quadrangle

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 1:24,000
Date: 1952
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Palacios Southeast Quadrangle

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 1:24,000
Date: 1952
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Ashwood Quadrangle

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 1:24000
Date: 1953
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Bay City Northeast Quadrangle

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 1:24000
Date: 1953
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Bay City Quadrangle

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 1:24000
Date: 1953
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Beeville

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 1:250000
Date: 1953
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
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Blessing Quadrangle

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 1:24000
Date: 1953
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Blessing Southeast Quadrangle

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 1:24000
Date: 1953
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Brown Cedar Cut Quadrangle

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 1:24000
Date: 1953
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Cedar Lakes West Quadrangle

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 1:24000
Date: 1953
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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