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Oil Can.

Description: Patent for a new and improved oil can. This design "consists in the combination, with an oil-can, of a wire passing loosely through the nozzle and into a tube secured on the bottom of the can within the said can. The outer end of the wire is curved, and part of the wire is finely grooved or roughened" (lines 13-18).
Date: March 27, 1883
Creator: Campbell, James A.

Cotton Planter and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton planters and cultivators by “attaching one or more levers to the axle which are pivoted to a frame below the axle, in which the levers are also connected with the caster-wheel in front, whereby the frame may be raised so as to elevate the cultivators above the earth.” (Lines 14-19) Illustration is included.
Date: July 27, 1880
Creator: Walsh, James D.

Soil-Breaking Machine.

Description: Patent for a soil-breaking machine that breaks soil, plows and grades, cuts clods, and other things. The invention has a main frame, a drum that has heads and separated cutters that connect the heads, soil-ejector bars that eject dirt, and a carrier that deposits dirt at a desired point.
Date: November 27, 1894
Creator: Ross, William H.

Core-Holding Mechanism for Cotton-Baling Machines.

Description: Patent for a core-holding mechanism for cotton-baling machines that provides "new and improved means for engaging and disengaging the core, so that it is guided vertically, and the bale is susceptible of being conveniently and rapidly removed from the machine and a core introduced for the formation of another bale" (lines 19-24).
Date: November 27, 1894
Creator: Smith, Hamilton E.

Cotton-Baling Machine.

Description: Patent for an effective cotton-baling machine that improves on how cotton is compressed and fed into the rotary, that stretches the cotton to its thinnest, that improves on how the core is carried, that raises and lowers the compressor roller, that improves on the rack-and pinion mechanism, that improves on how the ends of the cotton roll are pressed, and that quickly and easily finishes each bale.
Date: November 27, 1894
Creator: Smith, Hamilton E. & Dare, Benjamin A.

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for a baling press made up of a vertically movable core that moves up as it gets wrapped up in the internet, supporting drums, a feed apron that presses the material to the core, a pivoted swinging frame with a compression roller, a bale support, a mechanism that lifts the frame when the bale is finished, and a rack-and-pinion mechanism that raises the compression roller that moves up to let the bale get bigger, and a mechanism that rotates the rack-and-pinion.
Date: November 27, 1894
Creator: Smith, Hamilton E.

Cotton-Baling Machine.

Description: Patent for a cotton-baling machine that compresses cotton between two pressure-rolls and rolls it around a core. This invention improves "the mode of applying pressure to the pressure rolls, and [improves] the manner of mounting the core-roll in position within the compress, and for facilitating the removal of said core-roll; and the elevation therefrom of the compress-roll" (lines 15-21).
Date: November 27, 1894
Creator: Bessonette, Charles Lewis

Cotton-Compress.

Description: Patent for a cotton-compress in which the "cotton is fed to the compress direct from the gin, and is wound into a dense cylindrical bale, and the said invention consists in certain novel means for adding additional pressure to the bale as it is being rolled up, in readily detaching the finished bale from the machine, in providing a reservoir for the surplus cotton, when the gin is running and the machine has stopped" (lines 14-22).
Date: November 27, 1894
Creator: Bessonette, Charles L. & Bessonette, William T.

Improvement in Coffee-Pots

Description: Patent for the design of an improved coffee and tea pot with an internal water reservoir, dripping cup for coffee or tea, gauge for water level, and two separate valves for the hot water and resulting coffee or tea. Includes illustration of both a sectional and horizontal elevation of coffee-pot design.
Date: June 27, 1876
Creator: Sherwood, Willis H.

Rotary Engine.

Description: Patent for a stably constructed and effective rotary engine in which "the full effect of live steam under a full head can be attained at all times on the drive shaft" (lines 12-14).
Date: February 27, 1894
Creator: Walker, James C.

Gun-Stock.

Description: Patent for an improved wooden stock for firearms which combines maximum lightness and strength, may be produced at reduced cost, and is adapted for convenient and advantageous manipulation for defensive purposes.
Date: March 27, 1906
Creator: Cole, William F.

Mattress-Making Machine.

Description: Patent for a mattress making machine that is more simple but equally-efficient as previous mattress making machines. This patent is an improvement to the inventor's previous patent, No. 679,809.
Date: February 27, 1906
Creator: White, Charles W.