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Improvement in Lever-Powers.

Description: Patent for a lever-power which applies "the power and resistance to the lever, so that they will change positions with relation to the fulcrum as the power end of the lever descends" (para. 2). The relation of the lever with the fulcrum is flexible, and allows for increased leverage.
Date: September 23, 1879
Creator: Franklin, Mathew Calhoun
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Improvement in Plows

Description: Patent for improvements in the constuction of plows in order to obtain the "best" (line 50) results of "cleanness in furrow, lightness of draft, and facility afforded in constructin the plow" (line 51-52).
Date: October 23, 1879
Creator: Woodward, Lewis E.
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Improvement in Vises

Description: Patent for new construction for vises that will "enable the vise to be set and secutured in any desired position and thus hold the work in a position convenient to the operator" (lines 8-10).
Date: November 4, 1879
Creator: Zanetti, Fortonato C.
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Improvement in Fire-Lighters.

Description: Patent for a device which allows the lighting of "fires, lights, blasts, &c., by a person located some distance from the object to be ignited." (lines 7-10) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 18, 1879
Creator: Craig, Samuel M.
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Improvement in Cotton-Gin-Saw Cleaners.

Description: Reissued patent for "a device for quickly cleaning the saws of cotton-gins when they become gummed. It consists in a series of knives that are supported by a movable bar or frame, and may be thrust between the saws when the same are to be cleaned (para. 4-5).
Date: May 20, 1879
Creator: Munger, Robert S.
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Improvement in Grub-Plow and Stalk-Cutter.

Description: Patent for a device to remove grubs from soil, which consists of an adjustable gage-wheel and a cutter to remove grubs and to cut roots. The cutter can be also used to cut cotton-stalks. It includes illustrations.
Date: January 14, 1879
Creator: Talley, Reuben Jones
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Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses.

Description: Patent for improvements in baling-presses. It consists of movable followers and a sliding drum that has a ratchet secured to a clutch and a shaft. It includes illustrations.
Date: January 21, 1879
Creator: Smithson, Richard T.
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