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Description: Patent for a new and useful valve for "controlling the flow of steam, compressed air, water, or other fluid" (line 12 - 14).
Date: December 27, 1898
Creator: Mitchell, Charles Bradley
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Rake and Stacker.

Description: Patent for an improved combined rake and stacker. The improvement includes an added horse-rake for hay, which can be used to load hay into a wagon or place in a stack.
Date: December 24, 1901
Creator: Jahns, R. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn-Cropping Tool.

Description: Patent for a manual corn harvesting tool in which a curved cutting knife is secured to a metal plate which fits into the hand(s) of the operator and is secured to the hand(s) by a strap and buckle. Use of this apparatus would replace the two separate actions of grasping the corn with one hand and cutting it with the other.
Date: July 17, 1906
Creator: Gordon, Frederick William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roberts County, Texas.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Roberts County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, and drilling locations. A legend is included in the upper-right corner of the map, indicating drilling locations of oil and gas wells, dry holes, and abandoned wells. A handwritten note has been made at the top of the map: "Roberts Co." Scale [ca. 1:168,962] (2 miles to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: [1890..1925]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas Ranches Panhandle Section

Description: Survey map of large ranches in the Texas Panhandle region, including the name and/or the owner(s) of each ranch. Map also includes labeled counties, towns, rivers, creeks, and roads. Handwritten notes have been made to the map in pencil to denote the approximate acreage of a number of ranches.
Date: 1949
Creator: Williams, J. W. & Neal, A. D., Sr.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Roberts County

Description: Survey map of Roberts County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes river, creeks, towns, and roads. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: August 1889
Creator: Hausmann, E. A.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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