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Railway-Ticket, &c.

Description: Patent "to furnish for railway-companies a form of excursion-ticket whose return portion or stop-over portion, as the case may be, is not capable of successful use by scalpers" (lines 11-15).
Date: July 9, 1901
Creator: Smith, Lowndes G.
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Street Car.

Description: Patent for a new and improved street car. This design "has reference to the construction of steam and other street-cars, whereby the same can be readily turned around corners, having for its object the simplifying of the construction and lessening the cost of construction" of previous street cars (lines 22-27).
Date: August 9, 1881
Creator: Towell, Isaac
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Quilting Mechanism for Sewing-Machines.

Description: Patent for an improved, simple, inexpensive, and efficient quilting-frame and makes quilting much faster. "The frame is provided with a longitudinal bar having a groove to form a track, in which travels a gage-wheel, which is adjustable and held by a spring-arm, which serves, also, as a means of changing the position of the wheel" (lines 22-26).
Date: August 9, 1892
Creator: Delany, Charles William
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Garden Implement

Description: This a letter from John S. Ward to the United States Patent Office. John S. Ward described and proposed his invention on Garden Implement and he provided a detail of diagrams of how the device could improve the Garden or field hand implements. It enables the hoe and weeder adapted to turn over the soil and to cut the root of the grass.
Date: November 9, 1912
Creator: Ward, John Swayze
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