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Cartridge-Loading Machine

Description: Patent for improvements for loading cartridge, included detailed drawings.
Date: September 11, 1888
Creator: Franklin, Edward A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for "a simple, light, and durable press, which may be conveniently manipulated in either a vertical or horizontal position and readily transported in a field from stack to stack of hay. . .wherein the hay may be expeditiously and effectively baled by two persons" (lines 9-16).
Date: December 11, 1888
Creator: Freytag, Anton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tent

Description: Patent for "a simple light inexpensive tent structure which may be made of any required size, and may be easily and quickly pitched or struck, and will be securely anchored to the ground by the weight of its occupants, and will promote their good health, and will afford them ready exit in emergencies" (lines 9-15).
Date: December 11, 1888
Creator: Gentzen, Herman
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grocer's Bin.

Description: Patent for a new and improved grocer's bin. This design "consists, broadly, in a box or bin pivoted so that its upper open end may be conveniently tilted out for the purpose of replenishing or taking therefrom, and may as conveniently be pushed back into the casing or framing" (lines 9-13).
Date: December 11, 1888
Creator: Johnston, Lysander
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Uncoupling Device.

Description: Patent for a new and improved uncoupling device for railroad cars. This design consists in "a draw-head provided with a vertically-movable coupling-pin support and lifting frame, a spring holding the coupling-pin support in raised position, a catch for holding the pin-support in lowered position, and a lever mechanism for releasing the catch and effecting the uncoupling of a car" (lines 7-14).
Date: December 11, 1888
Creator: Rutledge, William O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Truck.

Description: Patent for a new and improved car-truck. This design "relates to railway-car trucks; and it consists in providing the axle inside the wheel with a supplementary journal and shoulder and a supplementary journal-box supported above the inside journal by the truck-frame, said supplementary journal-box being immediately over the inside journal and arranged so as to support the truck on the inside journal should the outside journal become broken or inoperative by means of a hot box or otherwise" (lines 10-20).
Date: September 11, 1888
Creator: Tull, Francis Shalis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sleeping-Car

Description: Patent for a combined train car that can "be adapted for day use a parlor or chair car, and may be readily converted into a sleeping-car with independent state-rooms, thus insuring privacy and comfort to passengers" (lines 16-20) thus saving achieving maximum efficiency of space.
Date: September 11, 1888
Creator: Tull, Shalis Francis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lock

Description: Patent for "improvements in locks, having special reference to locks for the doors of freight-cars; and it has for its object to provide a strong lock so constructed as to be comparatively safe from the attacks of lockpickers" (lines 8-13).
Date: September 11, 1888
Creator: Bergman, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spout-Connection for Cans and the Like.

Description: Patent for a device that connects a spout to any vessel.
Date: September 11, 1888
Creator: Vacher, E.W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department