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Stovepipe-Anchor for Tents

Description: Patent for a "stove pipe anchor for use on tents and other portable structures" (lines 9-12) in order to reduce draft and prevent "entrance of the elements" (lines 14-15) through the hole in the tent, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: November 6, 1917
Creator: Fitch, Morgan L.

Adjustable Trace Clip

Description: Patent for Adjustable Trace Clip. "The invention relates to an adjustable trace clip, and has for its primary object to provide a clip of this character in which the connecting strap between the back and belly bands may be adjusted with relation to the trace so as to permit the back band to properly fit the animal and also allow the longitudinal adjustment of the trace" (lines 9-16).
Date: May 24, 1912
Creator: Bradfute, Benjamine F.

Water-Conveyer.

Description: Patent for a water conveyer for irrigation, which has a series of buckets on a conveyer belt which pour over a waterwheel to power the motor of the machine. This model has streamlined the buckets water flow to minimize the power used from the motor.
Date: December 24, 1907
Creator: Dove, John Oliver

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for improvements to a baling press, making it "simple, inexpensive, durable, and highly-efficient" (lines 17-18), including illustrations.
Date: January 9, 1906
Creator: Unfried, Joseph

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in plows by providing readily-operable means for adjusting the plow-shovel on the standard, to facilitate adjustment of the shovel and of the gage with relation to each other, thereby to vary the cut of the shovel, to improve the means for holding the gage assembled with the standard, and generally to simplify and increase the efficiency of plows of this character. (Lines 14-21) Illustration is included.
Date: March 22, 1904
Creator: Wilson, William H.

Gate Latch

Description: Patent for "improvements in latches for gates, doors, and the like." (lines 12-13) This latch "may be conveniently operated from either side of the door and may be locked against operation." (lines 15-17)
Date: August 11, 1903
Creator: Carter, Hiram Claborn

Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for new improvements in cotton choppers which allows them to be durable and strong, yet flexible with adjustable parts to accommodate soil and growth conditions including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Gerding, Fred F.

Bolt-Holder.

Description: Patent for improvements in bolt-holders by “providing a combined bolt-holder and screw-driver…. in which the hook or engaging member is quickly and conveniently adjustable to any angle to allow the tool to be employed in various positions to engage bolts set.” (Lines 15-22) Illustration is included.
Date: March 25, 1902
Creator: Carter, Hiram C.

Bedstead Brace.

Description: Patent for a new and useful bedstead-brace. "This invention is an improved construction of bedstead-brace, the object being to provide an exceedingly cheap, simple, and efficient device which can be applied to any and all beds" (line 7-11).
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Campbell, Ike W.