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Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design is "to provide a plow adapted to be used in connection with either single or double sweeps and to facilitate the application and removal of either thereof, and, furthermore, to provide means for steadying the plow during operation" (lines 8-14). It consists, "with the beam and standard, of the triangular brace having a series of adjusting holes at its upper end and at its lower front end curved upwardly, forwardly, and downwardly and at its extremity slotted, the adjusting-bolts . . . passed through the adjusting-holes and slot, [and] the steel shoe" (lines 6-13).
Date: June 14, 1892
Creator: Lee, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Combined Planter and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for improvement in combined planter and cultivator by “combining instruments such as hoppers, plow-beans, brace-bars, foot-levers and many others that required for preparing the ground, planting the seed, and cultivating the plants and which may be easily adjusted for the various uses.” (Lines 22-25) Illustration is included.
Date: March 16, 1869
Creator: Switzer, W. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[1.00 Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is octagonal and says, "Good For 1.00 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "C. F. Hellmuth General Merchandise, Nelsonville, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[C. F. Hellmuth Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is octagonal and only partially legible. On one side it says, "Good for [...in] Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "C. F. Hellmuth Gen. Mdse., Nelsonville, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Sad-Iron Heater.

Description: Patent for sad iron heaters: "a device for heating sad irons, and it has for its object to provide a heater adapted to receive a plurality of irons" (lines 8-11).
Date: April 17, 1894
Creator: Lee, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Historic Marker Application: Old Roesler Place]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Old Roesler Place, in Nelsonville, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: October 27, 1976
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Partner: Texas Historical Commission