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Knee-Pad.

Description: Patent for a knee-pad used while picking cotton, berries, or gardening. It protects the knee from dampness, stones, roots, etc. The pad goes on the knee, and two wooden braces are on the sides. A strap goes around the user's shoe, and the bolts were the pad is attached to the braces also has string where the operator ties the brace to himself.
Date: February 18, 1896
Creator: Davis, James Walter & Brown, Elijah Clark

Insufflator.

Description: Patent for an ejector meant to apply "powder for medicinal purposes to afflicted parts of the body without difficulty" (lines 10-12).
Date: August 18, 1896
Creator: Moore, George W.

Roller Cotton-Compress.

Description: Patent for a roller cotton-compress that improves the "apparatus for accomplishing the work of rolling up the bale, of removing same from the position between the rolls, and removing the core" (lines 20-23).
Date: June 18, 1895
Creator: Bessonette, Charles L.

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "is to provide a device for automatically coupling the cars to which it is attached and which can be uncoupled without requiring the brake[person] to go in between the cars, and when uncoupled the coupling will stand uncoupled till thrown back in gear" (lines 13-19). It consists in "the combination of two similar draw-heads, each provided with buffers and a longitudinal slot therein, and a buffer-bridge and two rounded beveled and projecting loops, and a connecting-pin with rounded or ball head . . . and a gravity key" (lines 79-87).
Date: November 18, 1890
Creator: Seley, William W.