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Seed-Planter

Description: Patent for improvements to seed planters including "having a revolving seed distributing drum provided with radial slots in which radially moving plungers are arranged, and so operated that at predetermined points seeds are received in the pockets and subsequently ejected therefrom" (lines 12-17) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 29, 1913
Creator: Gibson, Rupert R.

Wrench.

Description: Patent for a new sliding jaw type wrench which enables objects to be clamped in the jaws of the wrench securely while leverage is used to rotate the head of a nut.
Date: July 29, 1913
Creator: McGill, Wisdom

Harrow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved harrow. This design "has relation to that class of rotary harrows having arms provided with and extending radially from a common center, a track-ring connected to the upper side of the harrow-arms, upon which work friction-rollers connected to the seat-support. It is the object of the invention to improve the construction of the harrow-arms which carry the teeth, and the manner of connecting them to a common center, whereby the above class of harrows are materially increased in efficiency, much stronger, and more durable" (lines 12-24).
Date: June 29, 1886
Creator: McCann, William E.

Fence-Machine

Description: Patent for "a machine of this character which will effectively do its work,which will be of great capacity, easy to manipulate, and positive in its desired operation" (lines 11-14).
Date: October 29, 1889
Creator: Channell, Emmet W.

Mattress-Stuffing Machine.

Description: Patent for an improved mattress-stuffing machine which is capable of "feeding the stuffing material directly from the bale in super-posed layers, wherein, if desired, the intermediate layers may be of different quality than that of the outside layers or even of entirely different material." (Lines 19-24) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 29, 1896
Creator: White, Charles W.

Cotton Seed Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "consists in, first, a hopper having its rear side or board extended downward so as to form the standard or furrow-opener; second, the combination of two endwise adjustable castings provided with shoulders or offsets, and which are made adjustable in relation to each other, and by means of which the quantity dropped is regulated . . . [An object] of [the] invention [is] to extend the rear side of the seed-box downward, so as to form a furrow-opener or standard, to attach the combined seed-box and standard to the two iron beams" (lines 13-28).
Date: July 29, 1890
Creator: Kennedy, David

Bale-Tie.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bale-tie that eliminates the need for buckles. This design achieves this with a hook and a U-shaped piece of iron to be riveted to the band, thus fastening the bale without buckles.
Date: January 29, 1878
Creator: Lenard, William R.

Display-Rack.

Description: Patent for..." a rack for displaying cakes, crackers, nuts, dried fruits, and like commodities in whole or half boxes, so as to admit of access being readily had to the contents of the boxes or the boxes being quickly removed and replaced for any pur pose, and to devise a rack for the purposes aforesaid which will be compact and occupy a minimum amount of room compared with the display-surface and which provides for the adjustment of the brackets or supports so as to receive boxes of different size and make" (lines 8-20) with descriptions and illustrations.
Date: June 29, 1897
Creator: Jordan, George M.