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Description: Patent for a trolley pole, which attaches easily to the wire and can be placed on it by the operator without him leaving his station on the trolley.
Date: March 16, 1909
Creator: Barr, George T., Sr.


Description: Patent for a cultivator designed so that the plows can be conveniently set to any pitch as needed for deep or shallow plowing. Illustrations included.
Date: February 16, 1909
Creator: Miller, John T.

Mail-Bag Fastener.

Description: Patent for a mail bag fastener which automatically locks when closed and can only be opened with a key.It also holds the mail bag open when letters are being withdrawn.
Date: July 16, 1907
Creator: Barr, George Taylor

Sulky Plow and Cotton Scraper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sulky plow and cotton scraper. This design "relates to an improvement in sulky-plows, its object being to render the plow right or left hand for operation, to adjust the angle of presentation of the plow with relation to the line of draft, and to adapt the plow as a cotton-scraper; and it consists of the combination and arrangement of parts" (lines 14-20).
Date: May 16, 1882
Creator: Baucum, Samuel C.

Improvement in Combined Planter and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter and cultivator with illustrations. The invention furnishes a combined planter and cultivator constructed in such a way that "the seed dropping appliances can be readily detached and the machine adjusted for use as a cultivator." (lines 18-20)
Date: December 16, 1879
Creator: Tanner, James Henry

Storage-Condenser and Lint-Cotton Conveyer.

Description: Patent for a storage-condenser and lint-cotton conveyer based off two previous patents, one that the inventor was assignee of, Serial No. 552,724, the other one that the inventor submitted an application for, Serial No. 563,386. This patent simplifies the above patents and is meant to efficiently cleans the cotton, "to avoid the employment of the rotary foraminous drums or cylinders" (lines 29-30), to draw out the dirt with the air, and to regulate the amount of cotton that is supplied to the cotton compress.
Date: June 16, 1896
Creator: Patterson, Warren A.

Improvement in Adjustable Saddle-Trees.

Description: Patent for "improvements in saddle-trees; and the invention consists in constructing the forward ends of the trees with the hinged connection between its sides, to allow lateral adjustment of the sides to and from each other..." (lines 10-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 16, 1874
Creator: Heaton, George & Eckley, Charles