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Hand Car.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hand-car. This design has "such construction and arrangement of the cranks and levers of hand-cars that the maximum amount of the power exerted upon the levers by the operators will be applied to the propulsion of the car" (lines 7-12).
Date: March 28, 1882
Creator: Sessions, Henry H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Measuring and Drawing Tool.

Description: Patent for an improved, simple, and durable measuring and drawing tool that is easily adjusted and used to find bevels, pitches, degrees, and lengths in framing roofs. It has other purposes as well. "The invention consists of a plate in the shape of an eighth of an octagon having four sides, and a straight edge pivoted on the side plate and indicating thereon" (lines 14-17).
Date: May 2, 1893
Creator: Allred, Lemuel O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draw Bar for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for a new and improved draw-bar for locomotives. This design consists, "with the frame of the locomotive and pilot mounted thereon, of the draw-bar connected to the frame, devices for locking and holding the draw-bar on the pilot, and a counter-weight for automatically elevating the draw-bar when released" (lines 97-102).
Date: August 16, 1892
Creator: Heidelberg, Samuel H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Seat.

Description: Patent for improvements to the "Scarritt-Forney" seat so that the seat body and frame are detachable from each other. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 22, 1897
Creator: Meier, Hermann
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draw-Bar for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for an improved draw-bar for locomotives that consists of a frame, a pilot and draw bar, a counterweight that moves vertically in the pilot, a coupler head with a knuckle and a toe and a guide arm, and a release mechanism for the locking device on the bar.
Date: January 9, 1894
Creator: Heidelberg, Samuel R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Rail Joint.

Description: Patent for a specialized railroad joint that has a "novel combination of a T-shaped splice rail" (lines 12-13) in combination with other parts, "connected with downwardly-curved truss-bolts passing through the vertical member of the splice-rail in such matter as to hold all of the parts firmly together..." (lines 19-23).
Date: March 16, 1897
Creator: Trammell, Jefferson D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hoop Fastening for Buckets, &c.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fastener for barrels and buckets. This design "consists of a metal strap provided with side tongues and having its ends bent around the upper and lower hoops and the side tongues bent around the intermediate hoops. . . . to prevent them from dropping off when the vessel dries and shrinks" (lines 10-17).
Date: February 20, 1883
Creator: Phillips, Hiram B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Converting Reciprocating into Rotary Motion.

Description: Patent for a new and improved device for converting reciprocating into rotary motion. This design "has for its object to provide means whereby rotary motion may be converted into reciprocating motion or reciprocating motion into rotary motion without the intervention of cranks; and to this end it consists in a mutilated gear pinion secured to a rotating shaft and provided with suitable cams, whereby the gear-teeth upon the pinion are caused to engage with gear-teeth upon a yoke embracing said pinion" (lines 23-32).
Date: July 18, 1882
Creator: Richardson, John T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hand Car.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hand car. This design consists in "[a] hand-car constructed with a frame-work . . . and provided with a propelling mechanism consisting of the bent pipe-lever in combination with the rocking lever, provided with the socket, the connecting-rod, driving wheel, and pinion" (lines 92-98).
Date: January 16, 1883
Creator: Johnson, Roberto H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "relates to car-couplings of that class which have a sliding spring-actuated pin-support, against which the link comes to drive the support back and permit the pin to fall and effect an automatic coupling" (lines 9-13).
Date: May 6, 1884
Creator: Mayfield, Samuel Brooks.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hoop-Fastening for Buckets, &c.

Description: Reissued patent for a a hoop fastening "to hold the hoops on buckets, barrels, kegs, and other like vessels in an effective manner, and to prevent them from dropping off when the vessel dries and shrinks" (lines 8-12).
Date: June 5, 1883
Creator: Phillips, Hiram B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sash Balance.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sash balance. This design "furnish[es] a spring-tensioned sash-balance by which the top sash may be held in close contact with the top of the window-frame or adjusted at a lowered position without hoisting the bottom sash. [The] invention consists in certain peculiarities of construction and arrangement" (lines 9-15).
Date: January 3, 1882
Creator: Quick, John Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Harvester

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements to cotton harvesters" (lines 5-6) with illustrations and instructions.
Date: July 6, 1883
Creator: Myers, John & Meyers, John Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil Expressing Box.

Description: Patent for a new and improved oil-expressing box. In this design, "the follower is adapted to fit the box, so as to obviate the need of any joint-closing device, and the face of the follower at its side edges is raised to better confine the bag in place, and at its center or central portion is channeled and provided with a false bottom to provide for the escape of the oil" (lines 24-31).
Date: June 23, 1885
Creator: Cathcart, Rodney S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mechanical Movement

Description: Patent for invention has relation to mechanical movement and object is to provide a mechanical means for operating trip lever or other devices, and to this end the novelty consists in the system of lever cranks.
Date: July 28, 1885
Creator: Pickle, Obadiah A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rack and Spool for Holding Rope Coils.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rack for ropes. This design "consists in a peculiar construction of frame and arrangement of the spools or reels upon the frame to secure a light and compact structure of sufficient stability to support the required number of rope-coils" (lines 15-19).
Date: September 28, 1880
Creator: Le Roy, Charles Jerome
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grinding Planer Knife.

Description: Patent for a new and improved attachment for grinders of wood-planing-machine knives. This design "may be securely attached to the frame of a wood-planing machine for grinding the revolving knives of the planer without removing the knives from its shaft or the shaft from its bearings upon the frame of the machine. . . . in so constructing and combining the parts of the improved device . . . it may be readily adapted to suit various-sized machines" (lines 10-22).
Date: November 9, 1880
Creator: Le Roy, Charles Jerome
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reel for Measuring Bagging, &c.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cloth-measuring machine. This design "consists in the peculiar arrangement of a spool or roller from which the stock is taken, a wheel upon which it is wound from the roller, a cutting board or table, and a measuring-wheel, whereby . . . handling, measuring, and cutting bagging, matting, carpets, and other goods . . . may be effected in a simple and convenient method" (lines 11-19).
Date: December 7, 1880
Creator: Le Roy, Charles Jerome
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Watch-Barrel.

Description: Patent for a winding mechanism for watches, related to the barrel and rachet of the winding mechanism, with illustrations and instructions included.
Date: November 5, 1880
Creator: Martin, Josiah
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mosquito Netting Frame.

Description: Patent for a new and improved mosquito netting frame. This design "consists of a mosquito-netting frame formed of two longitudinal rods removably fastened to uprights attached to the bedposts, and held by cords or wires passing from the outer ends of each of said longitudinal rods to the top of each upright. A transverse rod or bar is removably attached to the outer ends of said longitudinal bars or rods. . . . [The design] is simple in construction, light, durable, and convenient" (lines 9-18).
Date: March 8, 1881
Creator: Bailey, Alfred H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rack and Spool for Holding Rope Coils.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rack for spools of rope. This design "consists in a particular construction of frame adapted for supporting spools of different lengths, as well as an improved construction of spool for expanding and holding the coil of rope in the center of the reel while being used, and improved hangers for the wheels, whereby the latter may be arranged within the frame to accommodate the different sizes of coils now manufactured" (lines 14-23).
Date: March 29, 1881
Creator: Le Roy, Charles Jerome
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shovel-Plow.

Description: Patent for the improvement of shovel plows "to so construct and arrange the several parts of the device that they may be easily and quickly adjusted to adapt the implement to different kinds of work," (lines 17-20) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 9, 1890
Creator: Kersh, Thomas E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for a pipe-wrench that has a shank with a fixed jaw, a handle for the shank, a movable jaw with two loops for the shank to pass through and a movable upper loop, a ferrule attached to the handle with a long opening, an adjustable screw with a milled collar in the movable jaw, and a pin attached to the shank.
Date: July 16, 1895
Creator: McElroy, Harry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Furnace.

Description: Patent for a simple, durable, and effective furnace that uses fuel economically and does not release smoke and gases besides out of the chimney. The furnace has a suction fan that draws the gases into the chimney.
Date: April 2, 1895
Creator: Wainright, Walter Wallace
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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