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Appliance for Protecting Oil-Wells from Fires.

Description: Patent for an appliance for protecting oil-wells from fires. As stated within the patent, "this invention relates to certain new and useful improvements in appliances for protecting oil-wells from fires; and to this end it consists of the novel combination and arrangement of parts hereinafter more specifically described in the accompanying drawings, and particularly pointed out in the claims herein appended" (Lines 9-16).
Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Cochran, James M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Harrows

Description: Patent for attachment of harrows that facilitate the use of harrows in pilling cotton stalks. This device allows the harrows to be in continuous motion creating efficiency in cotton pilling.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Taylor, David T. & Barker, Felix
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Wheel-Plows.

Description: Patent for "invention has relation to improvements in attachments to sulky and other horse-plows" (para. 3). Combines a circle-plate, transverse clamp-ridge, clamps, a bearing plate, a king-bolt, a transverse sleeve, an axle, adjusting collars, and transporting-wheels on said axle.
Date: December 21, 1878
Creator: Cummins, John Randolph
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Bridle Bit.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bridle bit. This design "consist[s] of curb-plates provided with the mouth-bar and having the upper ends provided with slots and the lower ends formed with longitudinal slots, and the cheek-plates loosely fitted to the outer ends of the mouth-bar and having their opposite ends formed with openings for the attachment of the head-stall and reins" (lines 72-79).
Date: March 11, 1890
Creator: Allen, John Hudson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Button.

Description: Patent for a new and improved button. This design consists "[i]n a detachable button, the combination, with the hollow threaded shank of the button-head, having end serrations, and the base-disk, having a central screw, of the loose clamp-disk, applied on the screw, and having a spring-pawl or projection to engage the serrations of the shank" (lines 70-76).
Date: March 11, 1884
Creator: Matthews, William H.
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Chicken-Roost

Description: Patent for an improved chicken roost.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Conner, Joshua H.
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Churn

Description: Patent for a churn. Illustrations included.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Brown, Herbert E.
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Construction of Roofs.

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction of roofs, including instruction.
Date: March 11, 1879
Creator: Boyd, John
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Cotton Chopper and Cultivator

Description: Patent for "a machine of this class which shall be simple in construction, durable, and effect ive in operation, and which may be easily manipulated" (lines 11-14).
Date: March 11, 1890
Creator: Porter, William Daniel
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Cotton Conveying and Cleaning Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new and improved conveyer and cleaner of cotton. This design consists, "with the cotton pneumatic tube and the fan for producing an air-current therein, of the branch-tubes connecting the segments of the tube first named, the cotton-arresting screens, the enlarged mouth upon the tube-segment opposite the fan, the rotating cylinder mounted between said branches, the wings thereon completely filling, with the cylinder, the upper portion of the mouth and sweeping over the faces of the screens, the flexible valve, and the spring-actuated gate closing that part of the mouth" (lines 14-25).
Date: March 11, 1890
Creator: Elam, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crate-Clamping Machine.

Description: Patent for "improvement in crate clamping machines" (line 10), holding end boards and partition of crates to enable crate assembly.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: C. T. Dickson; Dickson, C. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Easel

Description: Patent for an adjustable easel.
Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Mueller, Carl P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fountain-Brush.

Description: Patent for a fountain brush which allows for the attachment of a wiping cloth, and featuring a spring handle.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Shanley, Michael Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fumigating Apparatus for Exterminating Insects.

Description: Patent for ant extermination device. Injects gas into the entrance of (primarily) ant or insect nests.
Date: March 11, 1879
Creator: Mueller, Onno
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hinge-Gainer.

Description: Patent for a hinge-gainer related to "certain improvements in devices of that class employed for cutting a gain or mortise in a door-jam or door for the reception of a hinge. The object of the invention is to provide an improved machine or tool in which all the parts may be readily and accurately adjusted to cut recesses of different width, height, and depth" (Lines 8-16).
Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Ward, Richard Bryant.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hog-Trough

Description: Patent for a feeding trough for pig sties. Illustrations included.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Wilkinson, Duke A. & Austin, Ben A.
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Horseshoeing-Rasp

Description: Patent for improved horseshoeing rasp, both portable and mechanical, which removes extra hoof after shoe is applied to foot. Invention also provides smoother and trimmer hoof with shoe.
Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Daggett, John P. & Hestand, Hardy
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Machine for Distributing Poison on Plants.

Description: Patent for a new and improved machine for distributing poison on plants. This design consists in "the combination, with a wheeled-frame, a counter-shaft thereon driven from the wheels, a poison-hopper, an air and discharge pipe communicating therewith, a fan giving air-blast through said pipe, and an agitator in the poison-hopper, of wheel and belt-gearing operating the fan and agitator from the counter-shaft on the frame" (lines 112-119).
Date: March 11, 1890
Creator: Brown, George R. & Brown, John W.
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Marine Propeller

Description: Patent for a marine propeller which allows for "a reversal of the action of the wheel for propulsion in opposite directions or for turning the boat without changing the direction of rotation of the power-shaft."
Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Burrell Cannon
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Mat

Description: Patent for a mat. Illustration included.
Date: March 11, 1905
Creator: Horsley, Robert L.
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Mattress-Making Machine

Description: Patent for a machine designed to improve the creation of mattresses, with the intent of making them of uniform length, width, depth, and amount of stuffing.
Date: March 11, 1901
Creator: White, Charles W.
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Nut and Washer for Vehicle Axles.

Description: Patent for a new and improved nut and washer combination. This design consists, "with a threaded end on an axle-spindle, which is longitudinally grooved on opposite sides of the thread, and a radially-flanged nut made to engage the threaded-end of the spindle, of a cap-ring having an annular recess formed on one side from its inner edge outwardly, said ring being secured upon the radial flange of the nut, and a cylindrical outer shell having an inwardly-extended flange on one end, and ears on the edge of said flange, which hook over the reduced edge of the cap-ring" (lines 20-31).
Date: March 11, 1890
Creator: Sullivan, Jonathan L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plaiting Apparatus

Description: Patent for improved apparatus for plaiter, to increase efficiency and ease of use with durable and simple design.
Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Reynolds, Charles A. & Reynolds, Sallie A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in the plow with a heated mold-board to prevent sticking, including illustrations.
Date: March 11, 1879
Creator: Tucker, Argyle W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department