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Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an improved acetylene-gas generator with a carbid receptacle on top of of the gasometer an an improved automated valve mechanism to assist with gas maintenance.
Date: 19
Creator: Loyer, William Joseph
Item Type: Patent

Cultivator

Description: Patent for a durable cultivator. Illustration included.
Date: November 5, 1903
Creator: Porter, Harrison B.
Item Type: Patent

Wire-Fence Stay

Description: Patent for wire fence stay that is used for securing wire lines.
Date: March 27, 1902
Creator: Senour, Charles Henry
Item Type: Patent

Hinge-Gainer.

Description: Patent for a hinge-gainer related to "certain improvements in devices of that class employed for cutting a gain or mortise in a door-jam or door for the reception of a hinge. The object of the invention is to provide an improved machine or tool in which all the parts may be readily and accurately adjusted to cut recesses of different width, height, and depth" (Lines 8-16).
Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Ward, Richard Bryant.
Item Type: Patent

Plow.

Description: Patent for an improved plow, which can support a rudder-blade adapted for use with a middle-breaker moldboard.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: Richmond, T.
Item Type: Patent

Coin-Holder

Description: Patent for " a new coin holder that holds coins of different denominations in given amounts for circulating purposes," (lines 8-9) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Sledge, Clarence Linden
Item Type: Patent

Cotton-Distributer.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved cotton-distributer to provide a means for equalizing the distribution of cotton to a series of connected receptacles and for retaining the cotton in the receptacles until it is desirable to deliver it to the hoppers or feed devices for cotton-gins." (lines 5-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 10, 1900
Creator: Parker, Joseph Andrew
Item Type: Patent

Pneumatic Conveyor and Cleaner.

Description: Patent for "a pneumatic cotton conveyer and cleaner designed for carrying seed-cotton from a wagon or the like to a gin-house or warehouse or other receptacle or place of storage and for cleaning the cotton while the same is being so conveyed." (lines 8-13) including illustrations.
Date: July 10, 1900
Creator: Parker, Joseph A.
Item Type: Patent

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for new bailing press that that improves "hay-presses of the full circle or continuous type for baling hay, straw, and the like." (lines 8-10) Illustrations included.
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Leineweber, Francis & Welge, Charles
Item Type: Patent

Churn.

Description: Patent for a new and useful churn, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 27, 1900
Creator: Parker, Joseph Andrew
Item Type: Patent

Plumb-Level.

Description: Patent for a new and useful level of " that class embodying a pivoted index-finger operating in conjunction with a graduated dial" (line 7 10).
Date: October 31, 1899
Creator: Jordan, John J. & Wallace, Olifford L.
Item Type: Patent

Hydrocarbon-Burner.

Description: Patent for a new and useful hydrocarbon burner, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 15, 1899
Creator: Jordan, John J.
Item Type: Patent

Wrench.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive and efficient wrench device, which is "capable of extracting nails and of being used as a screw-driver without interchanging any of the parts or substituting one part for another" (line 14 - 17).
Date: May 3, 1898
Creator: Weiss, Martin
Item Type: Patent

Combined Plow and Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in a combined plow and planter which "can be readily adapted for planting different kinds of seed, such as corn, cotton, cane, and the like" (line 21 - 23).
Date: March 8, 1898
Creator: Franklin, George
Item Type: Patent

Fumigator.

Description: Patent for "constructing a fumigator that the fire in the combustion-chamber may be caused to burn more rapidly in one part than in another, whereby the proportions of vapors and fumes may be governed at will." (Lines 45-50) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 20, 1897
Creator: Cock, Lewis W.
Item Type: Patent

Bit-Brace.

Description: Patent for "an improved form of brace having a V-guide which is substantially right-angled and mechanism mounted therein for driving a bit so arranged that the crank-arm of the handle may turn in a corner without striking the wall or without striking the wall or without striking a plane support should the guide rest thereon when boring a hole." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 29, 1897
Creator: McClellan, Stephen
Item Type: Patent

Hand Seed-Planter.

Description: Patent for an improvement in hand-seed planters, designed especially for cotton-seed. The seeds are spit out the bottom through a series of springs, pins, and plungers.
Date: May 11, 1897
Creator: Merwin, Charles F.
Item Type: Patent

Churn.

Description: Patent for an automatic churn, which churns up and down and rotationally. To operate, turn a crank and a gear inside the churn moves the blades.
Date: May 4, 1897
Creator: Rogers, James P.
Item Type: Patent

Basket.

Description: Patent for a metallic produce basket. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 16, 1897
Creator: Taylor, John W.
Item Type: Patent

Hay-Press.

Description: Patent for a hay-press where "the plunger or traverser is arranged in a suitable frame and is drawn toward its rearward position by means of a spring. rods are connected to the opposite sides of the plunger or traverser, and these are in turn connected to a cross-head, which in turn is connected with a pitman provided on its outer end with a hook that engages mechanism to give it a motion which imparts a reciprocating motion to the plunger" (lines 15-25).
Date: September 8, 1896
Creator: McIntosh, Alexander
Item Type: Patent