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[Trading Card: Indepencence Hall]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the GeoCache Challenge program depicting the interior of Independence Hall at the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. The image includes a long wooden table with wooden chairs; information about the site is listed on the back.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.

Pedal Attachment.

Description: Patent for an "improved attachment for pianos, organs, or other instruments provided with pedals" (lines 9-10) to protect the openings underneath the pedals from mice, dust, or other unwanted items entering the instrument through such openings.
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Gross, Rudolph

Cotton-Press

Description: Patent for cotton press for bailing cotton employed in forming cylindrical bales from bat or sheet of cotton received from the condenser. (lines 10-13)
Date: January 27, 1903
Creator: Carter, Edward D.

Oil-Burning Attachment For Stoves or Furnaces

Description: Patent for "an attachment for wood and coal stoves and furnaces by which hydrocarbon oils can be burned in connection with a wood or coal fire in a very effective and economical manner, the attachment being also capable of being used alone for heating and cooking..."
Date: November 4, 1902
Creator: Cordray, Henry A.

Roller Compress

Description: Patent for roller compress. This is an "improved roller-compress,especially adapted for forming cylindrical bales from cotton-bat by winding the same in successive layers upon itself" (p. 1, lines 8-11), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 30, 1900
Creator: Carter, E. D.

Spindle-Nut Attachment.

Description: Patent for improvement in spindle-nut by providing β€œan extension to the spindle-nut, not being a washer in any sense of the word, but to all intents and purposes an integral part of said nut adapted to extend toward the outer end of the axle-box and to hold the same to its seat upon the spindle as efficiently as when the parts were new.” (Lines 35-41) Illustration is included.
Date: February 3, 1903
Creator: Carlton, Edward

Improvement in Cotton-Presses

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in a cotton press. "Our invention has for its object to furnish an improved press for baling cotton as it comes from the gin, &c., &c." (lines 14-16).
Date: January 5, 1875
Creator: Crenshaw, William T. & Carothers, Robert J.

Improvement in Fluting Sad-Irons.

Description: Patent for "a new combination of fluting and sad-iron, of such kind that the upper fluting-roller will serve as handle for the sad-iron, there being thus no loose or separate parts required for the two functions." (Lines 17-21) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 14, 1871
Creator: Franklin, Edward A.

Apparatus for Barreling Soap-Stock.

Description: Patent for "an apparatus for filling barrels with soap-stock or other thick liquid of similar consistency, the object being to provide a machine whereby the barrels may be filled quickly through the bung-hole." (Lines 12-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 9, 1897
Creator: Ahrenbeck, William C.

Sweep.

Description: Patent for sweep that is improved with the addition of a middle-break so that it "will be adapted to do its work thoroughly with the least possible draft and which will not be liable to get out of kilter." (Lines 16-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 12, 1896
Creator: Schoenfelder, August

Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton-presses by using β€œa combination of a horizontal double reversed screw, an open semi-cylindrical and longitudinal screw-threaded recess, provided with wheels or rollers to sustain and carry the superincumbent weight or pressure.” (Lines [47]-[52], p. 2) Illustration is included.
Date: March 21, 1876
Creator: Jones, Henry B.

Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Description: Patent for an improved cotton-bale tie, which is a metallic hoop having an opening and protruding metal lugs on one end through which the other end, having openings that correspond to the lugs, is passed and secured with same.
Date: July 13, 1875
Creator: Dawson, Paul R.

Ventilating-Flue.

Description: Patent for ventilating-flue made from sheet-metal tubes, and "can be placed in any building without necessitating making the same in one length, the sections being constructed so as to be readily adjusted on each other" (lines 12-15).
Date: December 4, 1894
Creator: Lange, Fritz

Cartridge Loading Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cartridge loader. This design "consists of a filling attachment to cartridge-loading blocks, which is composed of a hopper part having discharge-tubes in the bottom and a perforated and spring-actuated slide-piece having perforations registering with said tubes, and of a lower part having upwardly-extending tubes sliding on the bottom tubes of the hopper and downwardly-extending tubes of conical shape . . . and are opened or closed by a second spring-actuated slide-piece" (lines 16-26).
Date: July 15, 1884
Creator: Lockett, William A.

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design consists "[i]n a plow, the combination, with the beam, mold-board, point, and landside-plate, of a standard consisting of a longitudinal bar, to which the beam is attached, and provided with a transverse elongated slot, two downwardly-extending arms connected together by a cross-brace and having serrations and elongated slots on their extremities, and bolts, nuts, and serrated washers for adjustably connecting the landside-plate thereto, the forward one of said arms having a seat for the plow-point" (lines 69-80).
Date: March 23, 1886
Creator: Wilhelm, Albert