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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

Improvement in Car-Couplings.

Description: Patent for "an improved car-coupling simple in construction, convenient in use, and effective and reliable in operation." (lines 12-14) e.g., including illustration.
Date: September 24, 1872
Creator: Allen, Henry & Baldwin, Addison H.

Improvement in Churns.

Description: Patent for improving a butter church mechanism.
Date: September 24, 1872
Creator: Messick, William P. & Messick, Harvey T.

Improvement in Presses.

Description: Patent for a new press design, including illustrations.
Date: September 24, 1872
Creator: Lasswell, Allen

Improvement in Fish and Animal Traps

Description: Patent for an improvement in the design of traps intended for catching fish or animals. Includes illustration.
Date: September 18, 1872
Creator: Hartcourt, John T.

Improvement in Blow Offs For Boilers

Description: Patent for Improvement in Blow Offs For Boilers provides details of the construction of the blow off device with two labeled Figures and descriptive text. Also includes the significance of the blow off device and how it will improve locomotive travel by conserving water.
Date: September 10, 1872
Creator: Husted, Esbon Forrest