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Cotton-Harvester.

Description: Patent for a cotton harvester designed for the harvesting of the cotton crop, including illustrations.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Upshaw, Lucius L.
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Elastic Chain

Description: Patent for this invention is to provide a chain which yield longitudinally when subjected to a tensile strain and to this end arrangement of parts, as will be herein after described and claimed. [5-10]
Date: December 3, 1889
Creator: Redwood, Charles
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Improvement in Baling-Presses.

Description: Patent for a baling press "intended for compressing and re-pressing cotton for shipment" (para. 4), and is created using a "simple and efficient" (para. 2) design.
Date: November 27, 1877
Creator: Drake, John
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Machine for Mixing Mortar.

Description: Patent for a new and improved machine for mixing mortar. This design "consists in a cylinder composed of bars set into open heads and rotating beneath a hopper . . . so that the material to be mixed rests upon the cylinder, and is rasped or grated off by the motion of the cylinder and received on the inside of the cylinder between the bars. . . . When the material is received inside the cylinder it is carried around by the rotary motion, and is turned over and forced out" (lines 7-22).
Date: September 14, 1880
Creator: Schellenberger, Samuel L.
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Cotton-Harvester.

Description: Patent for an improved cotton harvester that is lighter and cheaper to manufacture and "is capable of operating upon two rows of standing cotton and the same time, and to economically harvest the cotton and deliver the same into a suitable receptacle" (lines 16-20), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 25, 1913
Creator: Upshaw, Lucius L.
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Poultry-Crate

Description: Patent for a poultry-crate with new and useful specifications for a "light but very durable constriction that can be very readily washed out when desired" (lines 27-29).
Date: May 11, 1915
Creator: White, William R.
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Freezer

Description: Patent for a portable freezer designed to freeze cream and milk. Illustration included.
Date: December 28, 1909
Creator: Milburn, William M.
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Valve Stem Packing

Description: Patent for "valve-stem packing for locomotives and steam engines." (lines 8,9) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: McComas,F. Charles
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Piston-Rod Connection

Description: Patent for a connector between a cross-head and a piston-rod that reduces strain by using a double taper and binder elements in line with the thrust of the piston-rod to prevent fractures and breaks as a result of the end thrust.
Date: April 17, 1906
Creator: McElvaney, Charles T.
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Sanding Apparatus for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for a sanding apparatus for locomotives, which dispenses sand on the tracks for a better grip. This device prevents the system from being clogged with wet sand and can be easily turned on and off.
Date: April 7, 1908
Creator: Martin, Abram O.
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Gaff

Description: Patent for a gaff. This invention is for catching small animals. Illustration included.
Date: January 31, 1911
Creator: Werline, William Frederick
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Telephone Transmitter and Receiver

Description: Patent for a telephone transmitter and receiver. The device is for lines "known as 'long-distance' telephones for the purpose of taking up the weakened vibrations and re-energizing them...transmitting them with increased volume" (line 12-15) illustration included.
Date: June 30, 1903
Creator: Sammons, Oliver P.
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Boiler Stay Bolt

Description: Patent for a boiler stay bolt. This design is made of flexible stay-bolts for boiler allowing for movement bracing sheets. Illustration included.
Date: June 16, 1908
Creator: Borneman, Lewis
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Apparatus for Controlling Trolley Poles

Description: Patent for an apparatus for controlling trolley poles. "This invention relates to an apparatus for controlling trolley poles employed for effecting electrical connection between a trolley wire and a motor on a car, and has for its object to provide improved means for automatically throwing the trolley into position to be placed in engagement with the trolley wire" (line 9-15). Illustrations included.
Date: November 10, 1903
Creator: Bogue, Judson L. & Jennings, David M.
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