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Stalk Cutter.

Description: Patent for a new stalk cutter that cuts up stalks, stems of weeds and vines to prepare the field for cultivation. This stalk cutter provides rocking or oscillatory movement regulation to avoid rocks or other obstructions.
Date: May 26, 1914
Creator: Edwards, Jessie V.
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Plow.

Description: Patent for a riding plow that can be operated by a person rather than a horse or motor. The plow includes means to form straight furrows and stops vines and bushes from getting stuck between the wheels and frame.
Date: May 26, 1914
Creator: Edwards, Jessie V.
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Syrup Percolator.

Description: Patent for a percolator that makes syrup from sugar, or can turn any granular, or leaf substance into liquid, that involves an air tube to allow air to escape from syrup during the process. Includes illustrations.
Date: May 14, 1912
Creator: Elledge, William, N.
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Baby Jumper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baby jumper. This design consists in "the combination, with the vertically-resilient supporting-rod having a frame swiveled on its lower end, of the supporting garment adapted to be fastened around the infant and comprising the waist to be buttoned around the body, the pants depending from the waist and having the front flap and the side flaps adapted to be buttoned together in front of the infant, and the skirt attached to the waist at the top of the pants and hanging around the said pants, the upper edge of the waist being attached to the lower ends of [the] cords" (lines 1-13).
Date: May 15, 1888
Creator: Jones, Mary Perciller
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Windmill.

Description: Patent for an improved design for windmills that are in regular use. The design implements two sets of hinged vanes and uses weights to control the amount power that the windmill can generate. Included are instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 18, 1880
Creator: Rudolph, Calvin Foster
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