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Chemical Fire-Engine.

Description: Patent for a chemical fire engine that does not require refilling after the first charge is emptied.
Date: February 14, 1911
Creator: Minnis, Henry M.
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Clothes-Pounder.

Description: Patent for a clothes pounder used in washing clothes. It is a pyramidal vessel that is open in the bottom and has perforations on the top of the inside of the vessel, a cap covering the top of the pyramid with an air-hole, a sleeve that goes through the top of the vessel and through the cap, a handle in the upper portion of the sleeve, a diaphragm with perforations in the base of the vessel, a rectangular box secured beneath the diaphragm, and inclined tubes open at both ends of the angles of the vessel.
Date: January 14, 1896
Creator: Leddy, Owen
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Feeder for Cotton Presses.

Description: Patent for a new and improved feeder for cotton presses. This design "consists in a feeder for cotton-presses, constructed with a box to receive the cotton from the gin, the said receiving-box being provided with a movable top board to force the cotton into the packing-box placed beneath the said receiving-box, and from which the cotton is forced into the baling-press by a follower" (lines 23-30).
Date: February 14, 1882
Creator: Kirkpatrick, Robert Insley
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Quilting-Frame.

Description: Patent for a quilting frame that can be lifted up and down to allow for easy storage.
Date: February 14, 1911
Creator: Trantham, Lizzie
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Railroad-Spike.

Description: Patent for a railroad spike, which is securely anchored in the tracks.
Date: September 14, 1909
Creator: Butts, Carl K.
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