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Missouri and Arkansas.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Missouri and Arkansas roads, railroads, counties, lakes, rivers, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:2,414,000].
Date: [1874..1883]
Creator: A & C Black
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

New map of Massachusetts : compiled from the latest and best authorities.

Description: Map shows counties, railroads, canals, ponds, and churches; street names, public buildings, parks, railroads, churches, schools, wharves, military facilities, and ward boundaries for city of Boston and Boston harbor. Inset: "Map of Boston, 1875 : with all the latest improvements." Includes table of population by town from the 1870 census and key to buildings on inset. Relief shown by hachures on inset. Scale [ca. 1:410,000] and [ca. 1:20,000].
Date: 1875
Creator: A. Williams & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

New map of Massachusetts : compiled from the latest and best authorities.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Massachusetts roads, railroads, counties, townships, and notable physical features; street names and select buildings for insets. Insets: "Boston," "Lowell," "Springfield," "Salem," and "Worcester." Includes "Census of Massachusetts" for 1871 table of population statistics. Relief shown by hachures on inset. Scale [ca. 1:410,000].
Date: 1872
Creator: A. Williams & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mississippi & Louisiana.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Mississippi and Louisiana counties/parishes, roads, railroads, lakes, rivers, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:2,160,000].
Date: [1877..1886]
Creator: Adam and Charles Black
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Atlantic Ocean &c. shewing [sic.] the communication between Europe, North America and the Pacific.

Description: Map shows major existing and proposed railroads in the United States and Canada, Chagres Railway across Panama, transatlantic cables, steam and sailing routes, currents, and the Sargaso Sea. Includes travel times and distances for various routes, dates of cables. Scale [ca. 1:27,500,000].
Date: [1874..1889]
Creator: Adam and Charles Black (Firm)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Texas, part of New Mexico &c.

Description: Map shows counties, cities, military outposts, areas of Native American habitation, roads, railroads, and routes of military expeditions for Texas, New mexico, and "Indian Territory." Includes names and dates of expeditions. Scale not given.
Date: [1876..1883]
Creator: Adam and Charles Black (Firm)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Improvement In Corn And Cotton-Seed Planters.

Description: This patent is an upgraded corn and seed planter machine that plants corn, cotton, and other types of seeds for mass production. The machine is aligned with the surface of the ground. It does not converse with the plows that are attached to it, freeing up the machine to release seeds proficiently with ease.
Date: April 9, 1878
Creator: Adams, Benjamin F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Car-Couplings.

Description: Patent for an improvement to car couplings which would "obviate the necessity and its attendant danger of going between the cars" (lines 17-18) including an illustration.
Date: July 22, 1879
Creator: Ahrenbeck, C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Axles for Vehicles

Description: Patent for "an Improvement in Wagon-Axle Skeins" that "has for its object to furnish an improved iron axle for wagons and other vehicles which shall be stronger without being heavier than iron axles made in the ordinary manner."
Date: July 2, 1872
Creator: Ahrenbeck, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Car-Journal Boxes.

Description: Patent for the improvement in car-journal boxes. This invention "relates to oil-boxes used upon journals of car-axles, the object being to prevent the lid from shaking off of the oil-stop or oil-packing surrounding the axle to be removed and replaced by a new one without removing the box from the journal."
Date: October 15, 1878
Creator: Alexander, Francis M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Paper Bags.

Description: Patent for an improvement in paper bags with design specifications and a description of their functionality and usage, including illustrations.
Date: June 18, 1878
Creator: Alexander, Newton J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Car-Couplings.

Description: Patent for "an improved car-coupling simple in construction, convenient in use, and effective and reliable in operation." (lines 12-14) e.g., including illustration.
Date: September 24, 1872
Creator: Allen, Henry & Baldwin, Addison H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from R. T. P. Allen to J. D. and D. C. Giddings - October 20, 1871]

Description: Letter from R. T. P. Allen to J. D. and D. C. Giddings. Colonel Allen writes that he needs to collect some notes on behalf of Helen L. Carmer from the Giddings brothers, who received the notes from the late Allen Lewis. Mrs. Carmer also would like the brothers to take up the matter of a claim on the Female College Boarding House in Chappell Hill between $2,000-$3,000.
Date: October 20, 1871
Creator: Allen, R. T. P.
Partner: Southwestern University
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