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Mechanical Calculator.
Patent for improvements in pivoting arm and sliding arm calculators. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Caster Attachment for Plows.
Patent for "a simple and practical attachment for a sulky or other plow which will enable the operator to readily turn the plow at any point where this may be desired while the plow is in service, and furthermore, to furnish a device of the above-indicated character which will be especially well adapted to facilitate the turning movement of a disk plow and dispense with the use of a tongue to guide the plow." (Lines 14-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a simple and inexpensive oil lantern made to operate in strong winds. It is "easily handled and manipulated for adjusting and fastening the several parts thereof properly in position" (lines 17-19).
Patent for a lantern "in which a candle is used as a light-giving medium, and in which the chimney is tightly supported on the base of the lantern and around the candle, so that the light is fully protected against extinguishment by wind, and a cheap and convenient article is supplied" (lines 9-15). The lantern has a raised base with a candle socket in the middle, and the glass chimney is securely attached to the base. A frame and handle is attached to the base and top of the chimney.
Soot-Preventing Composition.
Patent for "an improved soot-preventing composition, which is used by being sprinkled over the coal and which furnished a more complete combustion of the carbon-particles carried along by the products of combustion, so that the deposit of soot into smoke-pipes, flues and chimneys is prevented from forming cinders and large clinkers." (Lines 9-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Gage for Bias-Cutters.
Patent for a gauge for bias-cutters that produces "a pair of shears or scissors and provide the same with such additions as will adapt them to accurately cut to a predetermined width bias strips of any fabric" (lines 10-14).
Patent for a lantern related to a patent previously granted to the inventor (No. 522,062). This patent has a more simple design and improved means for keeping the chimney on the base of the lantern. The base has a pivoted main-bail that extends above the chimney, and the bail has hinged to a handle-bail.
Patent for a lantern that has an "exceedingly cheap construction, that is designed for use in high winds, as well as for domestic use, and which may be employed in connection with the ordinary oil and wick or candle" (lines 10-14).
Patent for an inexpensive, simple, and efficient lantern meant to be used outside in high winds, and can carry a candle or oil light.
Piano Tuning-Pin
Patent for a piano tuning pin that has "superior advantages and of a simple and effective construction and arrangement of parts, which will provide for a more accurate tuning of the piano with which the device is used and at the same time preserve the strings against breakage by avoiding the use of sharp corners" (lines 14-18).
Design for a Spoon.
Design patent for a souvenir spoon typical or representative of the state of Texas; "The leading feature of [the] design is a head and bust of Davy Crockett, which forms the outer and wide end of the handle...About the middle of the shank and projecting on each side of the same is the lone star, while on the bowl of the spoon is a representation of the old building known as the 'Alamo'" (lines 14-22).
Gage - Shears
Patent for a new and useful improvements in shears. This design "consists of the details of construction and arrangement of the several parts"(line 16-19).