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PINLESS CLOTHES-LINE.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive and easy to store clothesline that doesn't use clips, which are damaging to clothes.
Date: August 26, 1913
Creator: Kennedy, William Cambellos
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Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for baling presses that press for balling hay that simplify the construction of presses of this type and produce a press readily movable from one place to another.
Date: July 28, 1914
Creator: Redding, Robert B. & Barnett, James W.
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Whiffletree-Clip.

Description: A patent for a whiffletree hook and accompanying attachments meant to replace lap-links in harnesses. Illustrations and material recommendations included.
Date: February 25, 1902
Creator: Curry, Jasper
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Canning Furnace

Description: Patent for a canning furnace. Illustration included.
Date: March 23, 1909
Creator: May, Callie C.
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Fence

Description: Patent for fence improvements, "especially to a wire fence made, preferably, of plain strands of wire horizontally disposed and drawn toward one another by means of short pieces of wire which are twisted about the horizontal wires line" (lines 15 – 20) illustrations included.
Date: September 18, 1900
Creator: Bateman, Eugene E.
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Cotton Separator, Distributer, and Feeder

Description: Patent for a pneumatic suction that draws cotton in to be separated, suctioned down a trough to be distributed and fed into a gin.
Date: June 19, 1900
Creator: Bateman, Eugene, E
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Reversible Garden-Plow.

Description: Patent for a walking-plow with simple and compact construction. The depth for plowing is adjustable to height of individual operating.
Date: December 23, 1902
Creator: Nicholas, Joseph W.
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Insulator-Bracket

Description: Patent for an insulator holder. Illustrations included.
Date: October 22, 1912
Creator: Wyche, Daniel Webster
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Car-Couplings

Description: Patent for equipment to improve car-coupling to allow "automatically couple the cars, which can be readily uncoupled with-out going between the cars" (line 14-16).
Date: February 19, 1901
Creator: Lyons, Robert N.
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Apparatus for Extermination of Boll-Weevil.

Description: Patent for Apparatus for Extermination of Boll Weevil. A vehicle which can carry a furnace to generate noxious fumes with insecticides and cool those fumes to produce a toxic atmosphere around effected plants.
Date: May 4, 1903
Creator: Taylor, James Thomas
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Automatic Fire Alarm

Description: Patent for an automatic fire alarm. Illustration included.
Date: August 10, 1905
Creator: Suttle, Willis A.
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Elevator-Guide

Description: Patent for an elevator guide to be used for safety elevators used in mines. Illustrations included.
Date: December 29, 1908
Creator: Martini, Henry
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Monocycle.

Description: Patent for a monocycle/unicycle that allows the rider to balance more easily than on previous models.
Date: March 9, 1909
Creator: Morris, Sydney Albert
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Seed Planter

Description: Patent for seed planter. Illustration included.
Date: February 14, 1905
Creator: Morris, Sidney Albert
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Corn-Planter.

Description: Patent for a cotton or corn planter with detachable parts.
Date: August 2, 1887
Creator: Yarborough, William O.
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Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "comprises a draw-head slotted from top to bottom, and having at its forward end an incline, a peculiar latch to engage automatically with the slot in the draw-head, a pivoted weight for holding the latch in position, and a lever pivoted in the draw-head and operated from the outside for throwing up the latch and uncoupling the car" (lines 15-22).
Date: April 3, 1883
Creator: Coburn, Daniel W.
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Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the rear of beam, the notched cleat, the handle cross-bar, and the hooks, whereby the hopper may be conveniently attached and detached . . . [and] [t]he pivoted gates, having extensions with a series of holes, with the hopper-bottom plate having holes besides the regular seed-outlet, and the pins" (lines 64-72).
Date: November 6, 1883
Creator: Lindsey, William M.
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Cotton Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton-press. This design "is to so construct a press that the force shall be applied solely by the pulling action of the screw, and so that the cotton can be put in at the top of the box and compressed without the usual tramping of the same therein by an operative preparatory to applying the force of the press, thereby doing away with a door or opening near the top of the box for inserting the cotton, and dispensing with the tramping operation" (lines 32-42).
Date: September 16, 1884
Creator: Haiman, Elias & Winship, John
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Sun Shade Hat.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sun shade hat. The hat is designed to shield the wearer's head from the sun to prevent heatstroke and keep the wearer's hands free to work. This design utilizes a clamp and washers to enable the hat to remain in the desired opened/closed state while off of the wearer's head, which represents an improvement over previous designs.
Date: July 12, 1881
Creator: Ross, George W.
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Artificial-StoneTomb.

Description: Patent for the concept of an artificial tomb that serves as a tomb and ornamental piece made as one. "This invention relates to certain improvements in artificial-stone tombs; and it has for its object to produce a tomb with head-stone and foo-piece all in one piece that can be built up or placed immediately over grave, so as to form an ornamental finish, at a comparatively small cost." (lines 15-22) including illustrations and instructions.
Date: April 6, 1880
Creator: Wilson, Hence
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Combined Stalk-Cutter and Rake

Description: Patent for a stalk-cutter and rake design, "such as well enable others skilled in the art to which it appertains to make and use the same" (lines 9-11).
Date: July 2, 1889
Creator: Boykin, Archable T.
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Vehicle-Wheel Scraper.

Description: Patent for "a novel device for removing dirt from the peripheries of vehicle-wheels while the vehicle is in motion, and has for its objects to provide a novel, simple, and very efficient device of the indicated character which is readily attachable to the running-gear of a wagon or other wheeled vehicle, which may be readily adjusted thereon to remove dirt from its wheels, which will afford a reliable guard to prevent mud and slush from being thrown by the wheels on the body of the vehicle, and that may be conveniently removed from the vehicle when the improved scrapers are not needed for service." (Lines 7-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 19, 1896
Creator: Smith, William F.
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Gate.

Description: Patent for a rotary gate that has latch-posts and spring-latches at its ends. The spring-latches are designed to employ the latches. "Levers fulcrumed on the top of the gate and connected with each other, connecting-rods connecting said levers with the spring-latches, and vibratory braces rising from the sides of the gate and secured to said levers" (lines 33-37).
Date: July 21, 1896
Creator: Holder, Elisha G.
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Pinless Clothes-Line.

Description: Patent for "a simple device constructed of connected links and provided with means for engaging articles to be suspended therefrom, such means being so constructed as to prevent displacement when subjected to severe strains." (Lines 9-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1896
Creator: Cooper, John A.
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