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Automatic Cotton-Tramper

Description: Patent for an automatics cotton presser. Illustrations included.
Date: June 22, 1909
Creator: Campbell, Edgar Howard
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Hydrocarbon-Burner.

Description: Patent for Hydrocarbon burner for heating oil along with the steam. This burner will also improve the process of atomizing discharge.
Date: July 22, 1902
Creator: Higgins, James Franklin
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Combination Box And Stock Car

Description: Patent for "a new and improved box and stock car which is simple and durable in construction and arranged to permit of readily transforming the car to carry either box-freight or live stock." (lines 10-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Russell, Charles Henry
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Cattle-Yoke.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cattle yoke for preventing them from breaking, tearing down, jumping over, or crawling through the openings in fences (line 6 -8).
Date: March 22, 1898
Creator: Kirk, Robert S.
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Bit for Well-Drilling Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a rotary expansion bit for use with well-drilling apparatuses. The bit can be adjusted without removing the well tubing, and can drill a hole large than the tubing in order to insert casing sections.
Date: April 22, 1902
Creator: Sloan, James W.
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Composition for Killing Grass

Description: Patent for an improved chemical designed to kill grass, weeds and other undesirable plants. It can sprayed or sprinkled on the plants and within twenty minutes the grass or weeds will start to die even within the roots themselvs.
Date: May 22, 1906
Creator: Hulsey, Charley Marion
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Fuse for Shells.

Description: Patent for a new and improved shell fuse. This design "relates to that type of percussion-fuses wherein a fuse-tube is secured in the point or end of a shell and contains a plunged connected with a friction-wire embedded in the fulminate in such manner that when the flight of the shell is suddenly arrested the friction-wire is drawn forward by the plunger, thereby igniting the fulminate and setting fire to the powder-charge for bursting the shell. The objects of [the] invention are to . . . provide novel means which not only insure bursting of the shell, but avoid premature bursting at the muzzle of the gun" (lines 8-48).
Date: April 22, 1890
Creator: Phillips, George
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Hoisting Apparatus.

Description: Patent for improvements in hoisting apparatus by “employing two cables and two sheaves that one cable and one sheave operate to elevate the weight or object in an approximately-vertical plane, so as to avoid contact with any side obstruction, while the secondary cable can subsequently be slackened sufficiently to permit the traveling sheave of the hoisting-cable to run off in a lateral direction and carry with it the sheave of the slackened secondary cable, for the purpose of transferring the object or weight to a desired position out of the line of the approximately-vertical direction first given to it.” (Page 2, lines 4-16) Illustration is included.
Date: March 22, 1892
Creator: Davis, Benjamin F.
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