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Apparatus for Handling and Cleaning Seed-Cotton.

Description: Patent for improvements in apparatus for handling and cleaning seed-cotton that “use a pneumatic tube, through which cotton is drawn by an exhaust-current.” (Lines17-19) Illustration is included.
Date: June 16, 1891
Creator: Thomas, Robert S.; Hardwick, Saunie W. & Elam, William E.
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Machine for Handling and Cleaning Seed-Cotton.

Description: Patent for improvements in machines for handling and cleaning seed-cotton by “taking seed-cotton from wagons or storehouses through pneumatic tubes and delivering it freed from dust and other extraneous matter to any number of gins. It includes devices for imparting flexibility to the feed-section of the tube for distributing the cotton and for disposing of the surplus when the cotton is supplied faster than it can be ginned.” (Lines 15-22) Illustration is included.
Date: August 25, 1891
Creator: Thomas, Robert Smith; Hardwick, Sauny Warren & Elam, William Erwin
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Cotton-Picker for Forming Mattress-Bats.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton-pickers for forming mattress-bats is to prepare the cotton to be light and elastic when the cotton is compressed into mattress-bats. Illustration is included.
Date: April 29, 1902
Creator: Morgan, John W.
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