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Corn and Cotton Scraper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved corn and cotton scraper. This design "is to provide an improved corn and cotton scraper for turning or shovel plows for the cultivation of cotton, corn, and other plants, which is adapted to be attached to the beam of the plow without weakening the same by cutting or boring. The scraper is so arranged as to be adjusted either to the right or left, as desired, and up and down, on a central slotted foot-piece, by means of which the line of draft on the blade of the scraper is at all times the same as that on the beam of the plow" (lines 14-25).
Date: November 9, 1886
Creator: Adams, William Hinyard
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Awning

Description: Patent for an improvement in Awnings, that include interchangeable parts that can be permanent or easily detached pending on the situation. Included are detailed illustrations.
Date: November 9, 1886
Creator: Ferrel, Alexander
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Planter and Chopper.

Description: Patent for planting and chopping cotton.
Date: November 9, 1886
Creator: Pitts, Lee Paschal
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ant Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ant trap. This design "has for its object the production of a simple, cheap, and effective device whereby the ants are confined to a space within the circle of the trap, speedily captured, and exterminated. It consists in a trap constructed with a circular flanged pit provided with tubes leading therefrom to a central ant-receptacle; also, in the details of construction of the trap" (lines 8-16).
Date: November 9, 1886
Creator: Barnes, Robert Hanson & Salles, George Camiel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn and Cotton Planter Combined.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "is to provide a planter which may be used as a cotton-planter or other small-seed planter, the various parts being so arranged that the number of grains planted in a hill may be regulated as desired, while the depth of the furrow may also be regulated in accordance with the requirements of the case" (lines 8-15).
Date: November 9, 1886
Creator: Davis, Joseph Green
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Commode.

Description: Patent for an integrated air-venting commode.
Date: November 9, 1886
Creator: Bardon, Prosper
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water Elevator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved water-elevator. This design "has for its object to provide for the escape of the air initially held in the upper bends of the screw, so as to relieve the same of the pneumatic pressure caused thereby in connection with the ascending water, thus causing less resistance to the rotation of the screw, enabling it to be operated by decreased motive power" (lines 11-18).
Date: November 9, 1886
Creator: Campbell, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feed Water Heater.

Description: Patent for a new and improved feed-water heater. This design "is to provide a boiler with a feed-water heater which will serve as a spark-arrester, and which will also purify the water and prevent the formation of scale in the water, and whereby, also, the heating surface will be increased and fuel economized. The invention consists of a feed-water heater composed of a series of pipes attached to half-cylindrical heads, placed diagonally in the fire-box of the boiler, and connected with the water-space of the boiler" (lines 8-19).
Date: November 9, 1886
Creator: Green, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seeder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved seed-planter. This design "consists in the combination of the seed-hopper, the reciprocating seed-slide, and a sieve or screen suspended from the seed-slide and reciprocating therewith for sowing the seeds broadcast" (lines 10-14).
Date: February 9, 1886
Creator: Lovin, William Milton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Holder for Shades and Reflectors.

Description: Patent for a new and improved holder for shades and reflectors. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a lamp-burner and its reflector, of a collar having the female threads, the radial arms, correspondingly threaded at the inner end, and having eyes at the outer end, and the spring-wire or cut ring carrying the reflector on one end" (lines 56-61).
Date: February 9, 1886
Creator: Vestal, Addison F. & Vestal, Charles A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved press. This design "consists in compressing-rollers placed in suitable bearings, so as to coincide with an inlet-channel which receives and guides the fibrous substance to be baled into the baling-box of a press after the compressing-rollers have given it a preparatory pressing" (lines 10-16).
Date: February 9, 1886
Creator: Holmgreen, Julius H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Honey Extractor.

Description: Patent for a new and improved honey extractor. This design "consists in, first, the combination, in a honey-extractor, of the pail, a suitable support for the revolving frame, a revolving frame which is made widest at its top, a perforated cross-piece which extends across the pail, and a spool or drum which is attached to the top of the vertical shaft . . . [and] second, the support which extends across the top of the pail or can, and which is provided with a series of holes so that it can be adapted to cans of different sizes" (lines 13-24).
Date: February 9, 1886
Creator: Melcher, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cane Mill.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sugarcane mill. This design "consist[s] of the frame composed of [a] bed-piece, vertical standards, and horizontal pieces, [one] piece having [a] trough, the vertical shaft, horizontally movable . . . and provided with the gear, the roller having stationary shaft provided with pinion, the [other] roller having stationary shaft provided with pinion, boxes, and screw-threaded rods" (lines 81-89).
Date: February 9, 1886
Creator: Webb, John T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "the combination of two sliding draw-heads, each provided with a shank having coiled around it a spring and a nut secured thereto, an upper sliding supporting-plate for the pin, having a tripping device, a lower sliding supporting-plate for the link, having a catch, a latch with a trip-arm for holding and releasing said plate, and a spring for drawing it back to its normal position" (lines 11-20).
Date: February 9, 1886
Creator: Ballentine, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame Lock.

Description: Patent for a new and improved lock for hames. This design "consist[s] of the coupling branches . . . [one] being composed of the two pivoted sections forming the bell-mouth, the section having the slot and spring secured to its opposite end and pressing against the underside of the section, and the branch having the catch-tooth adapted to enter the bell-mouth and engage the slot" (lines 67-75).
Date: February 9, 1886
Creator: Anderson, Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire Tongs.

Description: Patent for new and improved fire tongs. This design "is designed to produce an article . . . which will be practical in every respect, and which will prevent the slipping or sliding of the legs or arms thereof while handling the logs, enabling the latter to be grasped with a firm hold, thereby avoiding the numerous accidents that often occur from the use of the present form of tongs" (lines 9-17).
Date: March 9, 1886
Creator: Bishop, John Andrews
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shutter Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved shutter fastener. This design consists "[i]n a blind-fastening, the case, constructed . . . and provided with [a] projection in combination with the bolt having recess, the spring, the swinging catch, and the keeper secured in the window sill" (lines 45-49).
Date: March 9, 1886
Creator: Cutter, Martin A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed planter.

Description: Patent for the improvement of seed planters, according to the inventor, "by providing the hopper of the same with regulating devices, whereby the seed may be planted in desired quantities and at desired intervals".
Date: February 9, 1886
Creator: Ratliff, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department