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Improvement in Current-Wheels.

Description: Patent for improvements in current-wheels, consisting of an improved arrangement of feathering-buckets, the gate, and opening devices. It includes a description and illustration.
Date: June 6, 1871
Creator: Tuder, William
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Carriage-Axles.

Description: Patent for improvements to carriage axles which include the addition of a sleeve, bearing, and linch-pin device.
Date: June 13, 1871
Creator: Wagner, Ernest Friedrich
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Elevators.

Description: Patent for improvements in elevators, for lifting heavy objects. It includes a description and illustration.
Date: June 13, 1871
Creator: Bishop, Josiah
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Bedsteads.

Description: Patent for the improvement of bedsteads in order to make them more convenient and durable.
Date: August 8, 1871
Creator: Baldwin, Thomas B.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Wagon-Sheet and Tent

Description: Patent for an improvement in wagon sheet coverings / tent. The improvement is in the sides of the wagon sheet can be extended by loosening straps to fall the length to the ground and be staked to the earth. This gives a tent to sleep under after a day of traveling.
Date: August 13, 1871
Creator: Fitzgerald, M. M.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Brooms.

Description: Patent for improvement in the manufacture of corn brooms.
Date: August 15, 1871
Creator: Anderson, Edward Americus
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Hame-Tugs for Harness.

Description: Patent for the improvement of hame-tugs for harnesses, using a metallic hame-tug. It includes a description and illustration.
Date: August 15, 1871
Creator: Dawson, Paul R.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Wheel-Plows.

Description: Patent for an improvement in wheel plows made so that "the plowing may be done by passing back and forth in parallel lines" (lines 17-18).
Date: September 5, 1871
Creator: Coreth, Rudolph
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Combination Locks.

Description: Patent for improved combination locks, with a bolt that is locked or unlocked by the combination of spindles and pivoted buttons. The invention combines the spindles in to an "annular ring having letters or numbers and a series of different shaped pegs or combinations of letters or figures or both jointly" (pg 1).
Date: September 12, 1871
Creator: Hall, William N.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Wheel-Cultivators.

Description: Patent for the improvement of wheel-cultivators, combining a plow and cultivator. It includes a description and illustration.
Date: September 19, 1871
Creator: Viars, John A.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Gate-Latches.

Description: Patent for improvements in gate latches: "to provide a self closing latch, simple in its construction and easy f operation" (lines 18-19).
Date: September 26, 1871
Creator: Lee, John H.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Gas-Furnaces and Forges.

Description: Patent for "an apparatus in which the gases from one or more forges, instead of passing off unconsumed into the atmosphere, enter a furnace and are burnt therein, thereby furnishing heat for the generation of steam in a boiler connected with said furnace, which steam is used to drive a fan that impels a blast into each forge, and is also used to propel an engine that operates a hammer, the exhaust from the engine being conducted to the tuyeres of the forges through pipes in which are placed red-hot iron plates, which decompose the steam, taking up the oxygen, and liberating the hydrogen which is burnt in the forges." (Lines 12-25) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 7, 1871
Creator: Morris, Joseph R.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Fluting Sad-Irons.

Description: Patent for "a new combination of fluting and sad-iron, of such kind that the upper fluting-roller will serve as handle for the sad-iron, there being thus no loose or separate parts required for the two functions." (Lines 17-21) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 14, 1871
Creator: Franklin, Edward A.
Item Type: Patent