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Improvement in Dumping-Platforms.

Description: Patent for a new cart-loader design "for dumping earth into carts or other receptacles" (lines 13-14), including illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1873
Creator: Atkinson, Jesse.

Improvement in Plows.

Description: Patent for improved plow-stock applying multiple plow-irons to the same plow-frame.
Date: February 11, 1873
Creator: Love, John.

Improvement in Cotton-Cleaners.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton-cleaner that enhances the performance of cotton cleaning. It includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 4, 1873
Creator: Ralston, Joe

Improvement in Horse-Powers.

Description: Patent for improvements made to motors that power machinery, called "horse-powers." The specific improvements made are in the arrangement of mechanical pulleys from which the motor derives power, arranged in such a way that will not significantly increase the size or cost of the machine.
Date: February 4, 1873
Creator: Müller, Joseph

Improvement in Compounds for Fish-Baits.

Description: Patent for a new compound to be used as fish bait, consisting of oil of anise, asafetida, cardamom-seed, golden, yellow, or black root, and buzzard root. Includes instructions.
Date: January 21, 1873
Creator: Goodman, Samuel A., Jr.

Improvement in Cultivators.

Description: Patent for an improvement in the design of corn and cotton cultivators, including illustrations.
Date: January 21, 1873
Creator: Sims, Zachariah B.

Improvement in Nails.

Description: Patent for a nail with hexagonal form with two sides nearly flat and beveled edges.
Date: January 21, 1873
Creator: Hall, William N.

Improvement in Compounds for Destroying Caterpillars.

Description: Patent for an insecticide compound that combines Paris green, flour, and lime, which allows the poison, arsenic, to better adhere to cotton plants. Includes instructions.
Date: January 14, 1873
Creator: Whisenant, Green F.

Improvement in Fluting-Machines.

Description: Patent for an improvement in gage-fluting machines, including an illustration. "It relates to a machine for fluting or crimping articles of ladies' apparel" (lines 6-7).
Date: January 14, 1873
Creator: Saunders, David R.

Lubricating car-axles

Description: Patent for an improvement in axle lubrication involving an oil-elevator, axle-box and journal-box. Includes illustrations.
Date: January 7, 1873
Creator: Morris, Joseph R.

Insect-traps

Description: Patent for an improvement in ant traps. Includes illustrations.
Date: December 31, 1872
Creator: Stell, Japhthah W.

Improvement in Picket-Fences.

Description: Patent for a new design for a picket fence which is simple in construction and inexpensive in manufacture.
Date: December 24, 1872
Creator: Willhite, Joseph

Improvement in bale-ties

Description: Patent for cotton bale ties, involving a lateral arm. Includes illustrations.
Date: November 26, 1872
Creator: Lloyd, Arnold

Improvement in Hand-Vises.

Description: Patent for hand vise to use as a tool for mechanics to hold small articles, can be attached to bits or augers for gauging the depth of a hole bored, and also for countersinking such holes for screws.
Date: November 19, 1872
Creator: Overton, Thomas

Improvement in Chairs.

Description: Patent for improvement in chairs consisting of self-adjusting chair-backs.
Date: November 5, 1872
Creator: Haupt, William W.

Improvement In Circular- Saw Mills.

Description: Patent for an improved Circular Sawmill with an " improved adjustable feed mechanism" (pg 1). Illustration Included.
Date: October 22, 1872
Creator: Jones, John B.

Improvement in Churns.

Description: Patent for improvement in churns by using an oblong box with a diamond-shaped dash fixed in the box. The churning is done by rapidly swing the box back and forth until butter is obtained. Illustration is included.
Date: October 8, 1872
Creator: Cottingham, Gideon W.

Improvement in Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for an improved Cotton Chopper. The device is horse drawn with adjustable wheels, plows and drivers seat (pg 2). Illustration Included.
Date: October 8, 1872
Creator: Matthews, Ebenezer T.

Safety-Harness

Description: Patent for a harnesses for horse-carriages designed to enable the instant detachment of the horse. Includes illustrations.
Date: October 1, 1872
Creator: Ellis, Ira