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Cylindrical-Bale Cotton-Press.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cylindrical bale cotton presses, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 19, 1899
Creator: Anderson, Lee
Item Type: Patent

Wire-Fence Support.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in wire fence supports, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 7, 1899
Creator: Mayo, Robert P.
Item Type: Patent

Cycle Brake And Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cycle brake and motor, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 24, 1899
Creator: Coursey, Benjamin H. & Coursey, Netter R.
Item Type: Patent

Stovepipe-Thimble.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in stovepipe thimbles, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 12, 1899
Creator: Linch, Frank S.
Item Type: Patent

Car-Fender.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in car fenders, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 29, 1899
Creator: Forwood, Reginald
Item Type: Patent

Churn.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in churns, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 6, 1899
Creator: O'Marrow, Mattie
Item Type: Patent

Chimney.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in chimneys, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 30, 1899
Creator: Glover, William J.
Item Type: Patent

Fertilizer-Distributer.

Description: Patent for a new and useful fertilizer distributer, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 20, 1898
Creator: Rainey, Equieller Brooks
Item Type: Patent

Back or Lining for Fireplaces.

Description: Patent for improvement linings of fireplaces including the cost for creation, the adaption to fireplaces of different sizes, the expansion and contraction of parts under the influence of heat.
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Dickson, John Albert
Item Type: Patent

Elevated Electric Car-Line.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in "elevated double-track electric car lines and car and electric-wire supports combined, including instructions and illustrations" (line 5 - 7).
Date: May 31, 1898
Creator: Cooley, Joe H.
Item Type: Patent

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and useful washing machine.
Date: April 19, 1898
Creator: Roach, Henry B.
Item Type: Patent

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in cultivators. This design is for "bedding cotton, corn, and all other seed which are planted in beds or rows" (line 14-18).
Date: January 4, 1898
Creator: Russell, Cal
Item Type: Patent

Attachment for Ginning-Machines.

Description: Patent for improvements in attachment for ginning machines: "provide mechanical means for conveying the cotton and seed that is delivered from the gins through pneumatic tubes to the baling room and see house" (lines 15-19).
Date: August 31, 1897
Creator: Coursey, Netter R.
Item Type: Patent

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for "washing-machines which combine in one structure means for heating the suds-water and maintaining the same at the required temperature, a suds-box having chambered or hollow bottom and sides to secure a circulation of the suds-water independently of the agitation resulting from turning the drum or clothes-receptacle upon its axis, and a drum removably journaled in the suds-box and comprising longitudinal slats or bars having bent edge portions for scooping up the suds-water and directing the same into the drum and upon the clothes contained therein, whereby the washing process is greatly facilitated." (Lines 7-21) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 24, 1897
Creator: Roach, Henry B.
Item Type: Patent

Electric-Arc Lamp.

Description: Patent for improvements to electric-arc lamps to regulate the feed of the carbon-carrying rod, with illustrations.
Date: July 6, 1897
Creator: Walsh, James J.
Item Type: Patent

Wrist-Guide and Foot-Guard for Pianos.

Description: Patent for “…a piano attachment consisting of an adjustable wrist-pin and foot-guard adapted to serve as a means for securing the proper position of the wrist and forearm in practice and also adapted to protect the front panel of the instrument and serve, with children, as a foot-rest. Further objects and advantages of this invention will appear in the following description, and the novel features thereof will be particularly pointed out in the appended claims” (lines 8-19).
Date: May 18, 1897
Creator: Norcross, Levi Watson
Item Type: Patent

Device for Preventing Hens from Setting.

Description: Patent for improvements to a hood that prevents hens from flying (by cutting off vision above or to either side) while allowing them to continue scratching and eating.
Date: May 11, 1897
Creator: Sparks, Andrew J.
Item Type: Patent

Cloth-Bolt Clamp.

Description: Patent for a clamp "to hold the folds of a bolt of cloth in position and to prevent the same form being unwound except when desired." (Lines 23-25) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 30, 1897
Creator: Leveritt, Nicholas T.
Item Type: Patent

Locking Joints for Railway-Rail Joints.

Description: Patent for a locking device for railway-rail joints. It improves how the meeting rail ends are fastened, and prevents accidental disconnection. It is "a locking fish-plate having keyhole bolt-slots, the narrow portion of the slots having inclined sides, the inclination diminishing gradually toward the end, and double-headed bolts, one of the heads being tapered, whereby the bolt is subjected to a double wedging action" (lines 56-61). A face-plate is perforated and receives the tapered heads and securing-rivets.
Date: July 21, 1896
Creator: Anderson, Lee
Item Type: Patent

Piano Guard and Rest.

Description: Patent for "an attachment for pianos designed for use as a guard to protect the instrument from injury to the front of the keyboard when being moved through narrow passage-ways, and as a rest for the feet of performers unable to reach the floor to prevent contact and consequent defacing of the lower panels." (Lines 8-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 31, 1895
Creator: Norcross, Levi Watson
Item Type: Patent

Hame.

Description: Patent for a harness-hame and "contemplates the provision of improved means forming a part of the hames for securing the trace-chains thereto; also the provision of an improved trace-link adapted for connection with said securing means in a manner to insure maximum strength" (lines 15-21).
Date: November 19, 1895
Creator: Anderson, Lee
Item Type: Patent

Seed-Planter.

Description: Patent for a seed-planter that can be used with corn, peas, and cotton. It has a changeable gear, an upright frame, an axle and supporting-wheel, a crank shaft, vertical slots, a toothed disk, and a hopper.
Date: November 12, 1895
Creator: Mabry, Davis L.
Item Type: Patent

Hame-Fastener.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive hame-fastener that has "two adjustable parts, one of which is provided with hooks to be engaged by means on the other part" (lines 11-13). The invention is adjustable and does not unlock or disengage accidentally but can easily be unlocked on purpose.
Date: October 15, 1895
Creator: Anderson, Lee
Item Type: Patent