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Improvement in Cotton-Scrapers.

Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-scrapers by using the combination of horizontal bars, cams, and a beam which consist of ploughs to construct the cotton-scraper; when the “cams revolve and give a lateral and forward motion to the horizontal bars, the beam and the ploughs. As it works backward and forward, the ploughs each describe a zigzag line which cross and leave a hill in diamond-shape undisturbed.” (Lines 21-24) Illustration is included.
Date: April 28, 1868
Creator: Kidd, I. J.
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Improvement in Corn-Planters

Description: Patent for a construction that will act as a plow, and aid in the process of planting corn. The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: September 8, 1868
Creator: Kidd, I. J.
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