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Composition of Matter for Removing Grease, &c.

Description: Patent for a compound that is meant to remove grease, oil, paint, and similar things from delicate cloth. It is composed of gasoline, chloroform, sulfuric ether, alcohol, spirits of ammonia, powdered borax, powdered carbonate of soda, and saltpeter in lumps.
Date: February 7, 1893
Creator: Ehman, Benedickt
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sheep-Dipper.

Description: Patent for a sheep dipper that does not drown the animals. It "may be readily operated without requiring that the entire weight of the sheep under treatment be lifted by the operator; and furthermore to provide a device which may be supported upon wheels and made portable, and which is provided with simple and efficient means for conveying the sheep into and from the vat containing the dip" (lines 12-19).
Date: March 28, 1893
Creator: Sieker, Edward Armin & Schmidt, Adolph H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk-Breaker.

Description: Patent for a stalk-breaker that breaks "the stalks into small pieces and which will be under the control of the driver so as to be thrown in and out of gear at will, and in which the breaker mechanism will be so constructed that it will give when an unyielding substance is run against, thereby preventing breakage or damage to the machine" (lines 13-20).
Date: March 28, 1893
Creator: James, Will S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn-Harvester.

Description: Patent for an improved, simple, and durable corn harvester that "when drawn over a field of corn of cutting the ears of corn from two rows simultaneously, and of depositing the cut corn in a receiver at the rear of the cutters" (lines 11-15).
Date: October 10, 1893
Creator: Perkins, James Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Brownwood 1893 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Brownwood in Brown County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1893
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Brownwood 1893 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Brownwood in Brown County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1893
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Brownwood 1893 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Brownwood in Brown County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1893
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Brownwood 1893 Sheet 5

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Brownwood in Brown County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1893
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Brownwood 1893 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Brownwood in Brown County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1893
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History