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Plant-Protector.

Description: Patent for improvements in plant-protection by providing a foraminous hood for young plants. This particular plant-protector is protect melon type and vegetable of similar qualities against worms, grubs, lice and other pests.
Date: November 6, 1917
Creator: Cook, John H.
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Means for Fumigating

Description: Patent for a means of fumigating.
Date: November 3, 1903
Creator: Cock, Lewis W.
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Improvement in Chairs.

Description: Patent for improvement in chairs consisting of self-adjusting chair-backs.
Date: November 5, 1872
Creator: Haupt, William W.
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Sash Balance.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sash balance. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a window-frame provided with the pulleys . . . sash provided with the grooves, and [the other] pulleys working in said grooves, and cord having one end attached to the upper part of the frame . . . passing thence under [the latter] pulleys in the upper sash, thence over [the second] pulley" (lines lines 81-87).
Date: November 4, 1890
Creator: Cayce, Henry P.
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Meat-Cutter.

Description: Patent for a meat-cutter designed for making meat tender by "running it back and forth under the knives and cutting the meat both ways," (lines 30-31) including illustrations.
Date: November 17, 1891
Creator: Ricks, Tillmon Perry
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Snap-Hook.

Description: Patent for improvements in snap-hooks in which it “formed of a single blank of wire and consisting of the strap-receiving loop having the long and the short terminal, the latter at its end bent or coiled about the former and the former extended to form an eye and the former extended to form an eye and rear-wardly disposed and terminating in rear of the point of connection between the terminals and opposite said point provided with the inward bend 6, forming a passage narrower than the width of the ring.” (Lines 67-77) Illustration is included.
Date: November 24, 1891
Creator: Whitby, William H.
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