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Improvement in Combined Cultivator, Plow, Harrow, and Roller.

Description: Patent for an invention "to combine and arrange a cultivator, plow, harrow, and roller, with draught-wheels, axle, draught-pole, and an adjustable supporting-frame, in such a manner that the several parts can be used together or independently." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 3, 1868
Creator: Thornton, Sterling C.

Improved Stitching-Horse.

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction of stitching-horses by re-configuring the original constructions, in order to make them better for users. The patent includes instructions and a single illustration.
Date: October 27, 1868
Creator: Depp, Thomas

Improved Cosmetic.

Description: Patent for improvements in the composition of cosmetics for removing freckles or tan-discoloration, including a description.
Date: October 20, 1868
Creator: Wilson, John M.

Improved Mode of Preserving Meat.

Description: Patent for a process that claims to preserve meat. The patent includes only instructions and no illustrations.
Date: October 6, 1868
Creator: Perl, Dr. M.

Improvement in Cultivators.

Description: Patent for a new cultivator in the form of a wheel, which includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: September 29, 1868
Creator: Stroud, J. C.

Improvement in Joining and Fitting Hoof-Hooks.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved Hoof-Hook or cleaner, for cleaning the hoofs of horses and mules" (line 3) including instructions and an illustration.
Date: September 15, 1868
Creator: Stanley, Frank

Improvement in Corn-Planters

Description: Patent for a construction that will act as a plow, and aid in the process of planting corn. The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: September 8, 1868
Creator: Kidd, I. J.

Improvement in Cotton Picker and Cleaner.

Description: Patent for an invention that "relates to certain novel improvements on machinery which is designed for rapidly and thoroughly cleaning and picking the interior grades of cotton, and the badly picked and ginned cottons, and for effecting this result without cutting or in any manner damaging the cotton fiber"(lines 19-25). The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: September 1, 1868
Creator: Gilman, Samuel H.

Improvement in Hats

Description: Patent for "a new and improved ventilated hat...which will enable others skilled in the art to make and use the same, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, forming part of this specification" (lines 3-5). including instructions and an illustration.
Date: September 1, 1868
Creator: Watkins, M.S.

Improvement in Cotton-Scrapers.

Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-scrapers by using the combination of horizontal bars, cams, and a beam which consist of ploughs to construct the cotton-scraper; when the “cams revolve and give a lateral and forward motion to the horizontal bars, the beam and the ploughs. As it works backward and forward, the ploughs each describe a zigzag line which cross and leave a hill in diamond-shape undisturbed.” (Lines 21-24) Illustration is included.
Date: April 28, 1868
Creator: Kidd, I. J.

Improvement in Bungs.

Description: Patent for improvement in bungs for beer and other barrels.
Date: April 14, 1868
Creator: Stremme, Conrad C.

Improved Medicinal Preparation.

Description: Patent for improvements made the medicinal preparations generally used for poultices. The patented improvement involves the application of dried and powdered leaves, stalks, and joints of the cactus opuntia or cockinifer.
Date: April 7, 1868
Creator: Lege, Charles L.

Improved Cosmetic.

Description: Patent for improvement in cosmetics by using various chemicals to enhance the cosmetics in which it “can remove freckles or tan-discoloration from the skin, and for improving the complexion.” (Line 5-6) Formula for the improved cosmetic is included. Instructions on how to prepare the cosmetic and how to use the cosmetic are described. There is no illustration.
Date: February 25, 1868
Creator: Wilson, I. M.