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Combined Chair, Cot and Bed

Description: Patent for a combination of a chair, cot and bed and improvements made unto it. Illustrations and instructions included.
Date: July 8, 1882
Creator: McClelland, Stephen
Item Type: Patent

Nut Lock

Description: Patent for nut lock. Illustration included.
Date: May 20, 1904
Creator: Robertson, George Francis & Rodgers, Archie N.
Item Type: Patent

Liquid Fuel Burner

Description: Patent for a liquid fuel burner. Illustration included.
Date: March 18, 1904
Creator: Richey, William F. & Daly, Thomas
Item Type: Patent

Cheese Cutter

Description: Patent for a cheese cutter. Illustration included.
Date: March 15, 1904
Creator: Martin, George W.
Item Type: Patent

Smoke Consumer

Description: Patent for smoke consumers. Illustrations included.
Date: January 21, 1904
Creator: Miles, Joseph Furnas
Item Type: Patent

Tire Tightener

Description: Patent for a tire tightener. Illustration included.
Date: December 8, 1903
Creator: Leveritt, Nicholas Tompkins & Cameron, James H.
Item Type: Patent

Cultivating Machine

Description: Patent for a cultivating machine. Illustration included.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Gray, Albert
Item Type: Patent

Machine For Perforating Checks And Printing Thereon

Description: Patent for a machine for perforating checks and printing on said check. The printing application of the press represents dollar amounts rendering it impossible to change the type. Illustrations included.
Date: August 6, 1903
Creator: Robertson, George Francis
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a churn. This invention consists of a vertically disposed rotatable dasher. Illustration included.
Date: July 31, 1903
Creator: Lavender, Samuel C.; Chennault, Steven A. & Chennault, Thomas H.
Item Type: Patent

Draft Producing Device

Description: Patent for a draft producing device. This invention is placed under the eye of a kiln or under a boiler to increase air to the furnace. Illustration included.
Date: June 25, 1903
Creator: Miles, Joseph Furnas & Miles, J. H.
Item Type: Patent

Gin Saw Cleaner

Description: Patent for a gin-saw cleaner. The invention "relates to gin-saw cleansers and tooth-straighteners, and has for its object to produce a device of this character which will be simple of construction, efficient in operation, and one in which the saw-engaging knives or members may be simultaneously adjusted to regulate them for operation upon saws which are spaced apart a greater or lesser distance" (lines 8-16) illustration included.
Date: March 19, 1903
Creator: Stanifer, William D.; Williams, Francis I. & Rutherford, James R.
Item Type: Patent

Computing Yardstick

Description: Patent for an attachment to yardsticks in order to compute correct measurements. Illustration included.
Date: March 12, 1903
Creator: Cogburn, William S.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for an improved upright piano that eliminates the need to cut away a portion of the treble soundboard bridge, with illustrations.
Date: January 6, 1903
Creator: Norcross, Levi Watson
Item Type: Patent

Baling Press

Description: Patent for a baling press. Illustrations included.
Date: December 27, 1902
Creator: Lindsay, James W. & Lindsay, Worley C.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for nursing bottle with a removable side wall so the it can be easily cleaned.
Date: November 25, 1902
Creator: Anderson, Lee
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for bag holder that is adapted to receive and hold bags of any size in a way that is convenient for removal as needed.
Date: November 11, 1902
Creator: Nosker, Orren G.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for eccentrics, a component of machinery carrying oil or lubricants to allow parts to move easily.
Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: Hollender, Charles W.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improvements in bale-ties is to produce a “buckle-plate having a middle portion with an opening therein, arms at each end separated from the middle portion by spaces open at one side, a longitudinal entering-passage connecting the opening with one of said spaces, and a hoop the free ends of which are looped down through said opening and up through the spaces, resting upon the arms under the standing part of the hoop.” (Lines 74-83) Illustration is included.
Date: July 8, 1902
Creator: Johnson, William T.
Item Type: Patent

Receptacle or Tank.

Description: Patent for receptacle or tank for underground storage purpose is to use metal to construct a tank for strength to resist the pressure upon its walls. To protect the tank from the corrosive action of the earth by lining the surface of a tank “with a protective coating composed of alternate layers of asphaltum and tarred-felt paper, a fabric layer imposed upon the outer layer of asphaltum, and a final layer of asphaltum covering the fabric.” (Page 2, lines 109-113.) Illustration is included.
Date: April 15, 1902
Creator: Stewart, Robert P.
Item Type: Patent

Suspended Rotary Fan

Description: Patent for "certain new and useful improvements in Suspended Rotary Fans." (Lines 6-7) including instructions.
Date: December 17, 1901
Creator: Lamb, Reece
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for bedsteads. Illustration included.
Date: November 19, 1901
Creator: Stone, John Edward
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improving lightning arresters, an invention used to distribute electrical current over a large area and ground it at a different points should a building be struck by lightning.
Date: June 15, 1901
Creator: Wood, William D.; Roach, Henry B. & Pots, William M.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for "an open-sided vent-passage at the neck of the bottle, thus permitting the formation thereof at the time the bottle is blown and rendering the construction more simple and economically produced" (lines 16-20).
Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Anderson, Lee
Item Type: Patent