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Spring Draft Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and improved spring-draft attachment. This design "is to do away with the ordinary doubletree . . . which is especially adapted for a two-horse vehicle, which . . . prevents the horses from pulling against one another, [and ] prevents the pole from swaying sidewise" (lines 10-18). It "consist[s] of a frame provided with an eye at one end and with a cross-bar near its center, a draw-bar having one end screw-threaded and provided with an eye at its other end and with a collar at its screw-threaded end, a nut on the draw-bar, and a spring surrounding the draw-bar" (lines 65-71).
Date: July 26, 1892
Creator: Tiner, John F.
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Draft Equalizer

Description: Patent for a draft class. This device is for use with wagons to equalize draft animals. Illustration included.
Date: June 29, 1909
Creator: Bouldin, John R.
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Sweep.

Description: Patent for sweep that is improved with the addition of a middle-break so that it "will be adapted to do its work thoroughly with the least possible draft and which will not be liable to get out of kilter." (Lines 16-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 12, 1896
Creator: Schoenfelder, August
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Draft-Rigging for Railway-Cars.

Description: Patent for a draft-rigging for railway-cars that consists of a metal plate in an inverted U-shape, with its legs doubled upward and attached to the middle sills of the car, and the option of attaching a coupler to the plate. The plate legs can receive a king bolt ransom.
Date: July 2, 1895
Creator: Roosevelt, James A.
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[Transcript of Letter from Nathaniel Cox to Stephen F. Austin, November 12, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Nathaniel Cox to Stephen F. Austin, in which Cox requests that, if Austin still has access to letters that were sent in care of his office addressed to Mr. Carbajal, that he remove several bills for Edward Robinson, (which were included as attachments) and forward them to a lawyer for collection.
Date: November 12, 1830
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