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Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for "baling-presses, and has for its objects to provide a simple and efficient apparatus embodying a rebounding plunger; to provide means for regulating the resistance offered to the advance movement of the forward head-block; to provide improved means for tucking the material during the advance movement of the plunger; to provide means for regulating the length of a bale; to provide means for automatically inserting a head-block when a bale of the desired length has been formed; and to provide means whereby the raising and lowering of the press-box or baling-chamber is accomplished by the draft-horses through the sweep, and without the use of jacks or other analogous devices." (Lines 8-24) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 24, 1895
Creator: Keith, George A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gearing.

Description: Patent for improved gear structures for motor vehicles that pull plows or other items across the ground or across roadways.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Coleman, Arthur
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil Well Drill.

Description: Patent for a new rotary oil drill with improvements to anchor the drill-pipe, improve oil flow, and prevent blow-outs of the drill-pipe.
Date: July 3, 1903
Creator: Decker, Harry R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Music-Indicator.

Description: Patent for a device that is set upon a piano or other keyed instrument to indicate keys and chords, with illustrations.
Date: January 21, 1908
Creator: Hobart, Frederick Earl
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Composition Pulp Plaster and Process of Manufacturing Same.

Description: Patent for "a composition pulp plaster designed as a substitute for ordinary lime-plaster and equivalent materials and particularly adapted for use in warm moist climates, where the ordinary lime-plaster lacks durability and is rendered non-adherent. A further objective of the invention is to provide a cheap substitute for plaster which will be not only waterproof, but also fireproof and gas-proof or practically impervious to air" (lines 9-18). It includes instructions for manufacturing the plaster with various proportions of the ingredients depending on the purpose.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Blake, David H. & Ray, Jeramiah P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose Coupling

Description: Patent for a hose coupling. This invention is designed for flexible tubing in need of repair. Illustration included.
Date: July 19, 1910
Creator: Stephens, John Hall
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose Coupling

Description: Patent for a hose coupling. This invention is designed to be used with flexible hosing that is damaged. Illustration included.
Date: July 19, 1910
Creator: Stephens, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thill-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and useful thill coupling for "locking the thill-iron to the attached thill in a raised position" (line 8 -9).
Date: September 27, 1898
Creator: James, Will S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring Hinge.

Description: Patent for a new and improved spring-hinge. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a hinge having one of its leaves provided with a casing and the other provided with curved projections, the spring arranged in the casing, and the rod engaging said spring and having the curved portion provided with trunnions engaging the said projections" (lines 65-71).
Date: August 20, 1889
Creator: Pierce, Jesse W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Press.

Description: Patent for "a compress having a continuous operation, whereby one bale of cotton is being formed by the compress all the time the same is working, and thereby rendering it unnecessary to completely stop the working of the entire press for every single bale made until the bale can be wrapped and discharged out of the press." (Lines 15-22) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 14, 1896
Creator: Griffin, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stove.

Description: Patent for "a stove in which the heat may be shifted to various parts thereof to the exclusion of other parts," and "wherein the radiation of the heat from the bottom of the heat-passage is made to heat a secondary or supplemental oven, thereby making use of heat which is otherwise lost." (Lines 19-30) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 28, 1895
Creator: Brooks, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Elevator and Distributer.

Description: Patent for cotton elevators and distributors "whereby the cotton and air shall be separated in a simple and efficient manner and the air discharged from the suction-fan with the least possible degree of friction and back pressure." (Lines 11-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 12, 1897
Creator: Griffin, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Raising and Transporting Vessels.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful construction of barge having simple and powerful means for raising ships and vessels to a sufficient height so that the same may readily be carried through the water over shallow places or bars, and the barge is also equipped with means for being propelled through the water to carry a ship or vessel, and also for being propelled over a track, so as to act as a combined locomotive and ship-car when carrying a ship or vessel over dry land." (Lines 14-25) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 23, 1897
Creator: Schramm, Charles J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Gin.

Description: Patent for a saw-cleaning attachment for cotton gins. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 20, 1897
Creator: Griffin, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Header Device.

Description: Patent for a header device intended for the cutting of maize, sorghum, kafir, and other crops so that the plant heads land on a header platform without too much stalk accompanying the head.
Date: July 21, 1914
Creator: Montgomery, Carroll Hinckley
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Music-Indicator.

Description: Patent for a music indicator that shows the names of the notes on the piano and how to form various chords and scales to assist the user in learning music.
Date: July 4, 1911
Creator: MacMaster, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department