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Apparatus for Irrigating Land.

Description: Patent for a new and improved irrigation machine. This design "consists in an irrigating-pipe having lapped side joints and notches in the inner edges of the lapped joints. The invention also consists in the combination, with a tank, of a trough below it, tubes projecting from the trough, and irrigating-pipes connected with the said tubes" (lines 12-18).
Date: November 17, 1885
Creator: Briggs, Elias
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Spiral Ring.

Description: Patent for a new and improved lap-ring. This design consists in a "lap-ring for connecting the tree-irons of double-trees and single-trees, consisting of the S-shaped lap-ring having the end curves spread laterally from the stem of the S, and carried round on spiral curves to points ninety degrees beyond a line that would evenly divide the figure thus formed longitudinally" (lines 41-48).
Date: July 8, 1884
Creator: Brooks, George W.
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Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cultivator. This design is "for cultivating stubble, sugar-cane, cotton, corn, and other plants planted in rows or drills, which will remove the soil from the sides of the rows without injuring the roots, and will throw soil around the plants, and which shall be simple in construction and convenient in use" (lines 15-21).
Date: May 10, 1881
Creator: Brenner, August William & Fraser, James
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Bridge

Description: Patent for the construction of substantial bridges of wood adapted for long spans, and which can be put up where iron bridges would be too expensive.
Date: May 24, 1881
Creator: Brenner, August W.
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Copy-Holder for Record-Books, &c.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient copy-holder meant for recording things. The invention feeds paper line by line, so the records are straight. The copy-holder also holds the pages of a book in place.
Date: July 30, 1895
Creator: Powell, Phanor P.
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Rotary Plow

Description: Patent for a gang-plow to be used when gangs of disks are used to turn over the soil so that it generates minimal friction and thus increasing efficiency.
Date: November 15, 1892
Creator: Cleveland, George P.
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Rotary Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in rotary plows which can be used as a subsoil-plow or it can be converted into a cultivator. The “purpose is to provide a novel gang-plow capable of cutting the soil at different depths, as circumstances may require, and in which the angle at which the plows enter the soil may be varied.” (Lines 18-23) Illustration is included.
Date: June 30, 1891
Creator: Cleveland, George P.
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Gang-Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in gang-plows in which the “disks” would contain a flared annulus and, it is formed by the truncation of a conical shell of large base and small altitude. This disk-plow “will penetrate the soil to the desired depth by its own natural draft with the minimum degree of friction and outlay of force.” (Lines 21-23) Illustration is included.
Date: June 30, 1891
Creator: Cleveland, George P.
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Windmill

Description: Patent for a new windmill design with improvement to the "mechanism for transmitting the motion of the wheel shaft to the pump rods."
Date: November 25, 1902
Creator: Morrisson, Andrew
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Cultivator Attachment.

Description: Patent for " agricultural implements, more especially harrows or cultivators ; and it has for its objects a device which can be conveniently attached to the standards or footpieces of any cultivator and which may hold or carry different numbers of small plows or harrow-teeth for the cultivation of any crops or at any place where a small harrow is needed;" (lines 7-15) including illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Crosby, Henry T.
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Steam-Turbine for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for a compact mechanism related to steam turbines, which has positive geared connections with the driving access of the locomotive, resulting in reduced friction. This increases efficiency of the driving action while reduced the expenditure of elastic fluid in order to run smoothly.
Date: December 5, 1911
Creator: Dumas, Joel Benjaman
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Branding-Chute.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in branding-chutes for "securely holding live stock during the process of branding the same" (line 12 - 14).
Date: April 19, 1898
Creator: Bennett, Joe
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Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper with hoes on a shaft, which turns and that makes a straight furrow.
Date: March 31, 1908
Creator: Smith, Calvin Ewing
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Rein-Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and useful rein holder, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Sewell, John S.
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Attachment for Planters

Description: Patent for attachment for planters, provides a simple, inexpensive, easily-applied, and effectively operating attachmentc for cotton, corn, or other seed-planting machines in which is included a truck or a carriage whereby a sweep-plow can be connected with the planter truck or carriage for laying out a furrow and covering the seed (Johnson, 1902).
Date: June 14, 1909
Creator: Johnson, Major
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Transmission Mechanism.

Description: Patent for a transmission mechanism which "provides an improved mechanism by which the motion of of a drive shaft rotating at an uniform speed may be transmitted to a driven shaft at variable speeds and also to provide for the reversal of the driven shaft at different speeds" (lines 8-14).
Date: January 25, 1910
Creator: Jameson, William C.
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Transmission-Gearing

Description: Patent for a car power transmission gearing which is operated by one simple stick that does not require lateral movements and eliminates the danger of stripping the gears.
Date: July 2, 1912
Creator: McCurdy, Horace L.
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Sheaf-Carrier for Binders

Description: Patent for sheaf carrier for binders which allows sheaves to be gathered without danger of them being dumped or dislodged and allow for automation of sheaf carrier arms.
Date: July 13, 1909
Creator: Pillow, James Gid
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