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Compound Tool

Description: Patent for a compound tool which combines the features of the nut-wrench and the pipe-wrench.
Date: March 18, 1913
Creator: Scroggins, James L. & Waldrop, A. S.
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Grading-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvement in grading machines in which the speed of the drum, the speed of the drive wheels and the distance of the axis of the drive wheels can all be adjusted. Illustration is included.
Date: October 14, 1913
Creator: Foley, Charles H.
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Oil-Can Spout.

Description: Patent for an oil can spout that is used as a connection to a dispensing can which serves as a spout and as a stopper. This spout is easily installed and removed when desired, this spout also prevents accidental removal while handling.
Date: September 9, 1913
Creator: Melvin, Joe D.
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Safety Air Brake Appliance

Description: Patent for " a safety air brake appliance for steam, traction or other railways, for each car" (lines 10-11). Including illustrations.
Date: April 17, 1914
Creator: Carpenter, Alfred A.
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Card Holder

Description: Patent for improvements made to card holders, mostly for handbags and other cases much like luggage tags today. The patent describes and illustrates improved design and construction so they can be manufactured at an economic price.
Date: May 19, 1914
Creator: Grabendike, Clyde C.
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Fire-Escape

Description: Patent for a fire escape "which will be capable of lowering people or goods for a high structure with perfect ease and comfort, and without danger of breaking" (lines 21-24) while also being "very simple and durable of construction thoroughly efficient in operation, and cheap to manufacture" (lines 26-28).
Date: March 6, 1888
Creator: Glasscock, James H.
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Check Hook.

Description: Patent for a new and improved check-hook. This design is "composed of the U-shaped frame having a threaded stem projecting from its lower end, and having the lugs extending from its vertical branches, the spring, and the cross-bar pivoted at one end between the lugs, and having side depressions near its other end to receive the lugs, and having its end adapted to be engaged by the spring and provided with the thumb-piece or horse-head" (lines 90-100).
Date: August 14, 1888
Creator: Matchette, James S.
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Syringe.

Description: Patent for a new and improved syringe. This design consists in "[a] syringe provided with a reservoir at the end of the piston-rod outside of the syringe-barrel, said reservoir communicating through the piston-rod with a fibrous piston-head and adapted to contain a suitable liquid, whereby said piston-head is kept continually moistened" (lines 62-68).
Date: April 9, 1889
Creator: Glasscock, James H.
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Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for a new improvement in baling presses that improves strength, durability and handling and is cheap to manufacture, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 14, 1887
Creator: Mansfield, James Edward.
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Combined Handle and Toilet Case.

Description: Patent for a new and improved toiletry case. This design consists in "[a] combined hollow parasol or umbrella handle and toilet-case, consisting of an ornamental hollow case having an end opening for the reception of a parasol or umbrella stick, its opposite end provided with a rigid extension-ring, a hinged cover provided with a mirror on its inner face and working against the tension of a coiled spring, and an end lip to said cover to contact with end spring secured to said case, the internal portion of said case divided to receive visiting-cards, face-powder, pads, a curved spring, and cloth-lining" (lines 20-31).
Date: July 26, 1887
Creator: Myers, Ida Louise
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Baling Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design consists in "a box having its upper end open and having an outwardly-opening door at the lower portion of one side, a plunger in the box having a post provided with a braced cross-piece near the upper end, ropes secured to the ends of the cross-piece, a drum under the lower end of the box, having a helical pulley at one end and a small drum at the other end, and having the ropes secured to it and winding upon it, a rope passing over guide-pulleys above the upper end of the box and winding upon the small drum" (lines 16-28).
Date: December 13, 1887
Creator: Weddle, Henry
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Band Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved band stretcher. This design "relates to improvements in band-stretchers in which a windlass, crank, and ratchets operate in conjunction with a sliding clamp; and the object of [the] improvement is to provide a device with which the ends of a band may be drawn together and held for the purpose of lacing" (lines 15-21).
Date: February 23, 1886
Creator: Lawrence, Joseph A.
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Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and improved motor. This design "relates to improvements in motors in which a screw or spiral operates in conjunction with suitable gearing; and the object of my improvement is to convert a vertically-reciprocating motion into a rotary for driving any light machinery" (lines 15-20).
Date: September 1, 1885
Creator: Chisholm, Toliver Lynn
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Lamp.

Description: Patent for a new and improved oil lamp. This design "relates to improvements in lamps in which the reservoir is beveled, adapting it for use in conjunction with a conical corrugated reflector; and the object of [the] improvement is to produce a lamp that will afford more and better light with a given amount of oil" (lines 7-13).
Date: July 24, 1883
Creator: Newman, William
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Pressure Device.

Description: Patent for a new and improved compacter. This design "has relation to portable pressure-devices for use in casks, boxes, barrels, or other receptacles; and the invention consists in the construction and novel arrangement of the pointed dogs and cam-levers pivoted together, and in the combination therewith of a pivot-bolt having its nut secured by means of a locking-key" (lines 20-27).
Date: August 28, 1883
Creator: Moore, William Alexander
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Fire Tongs.

Description: Patent for a new and improved pair of fire tongs. This design consists of "[a] guide device for preventing the legs of fire-tongs from crossing, consisting of a wing-plate having at one end an open eye to fit about one leg of the tongs, and attached thereto . . . and a slot-piece having open eyes to fit about the other leg, and a straight part attached to the said eyes and forming the slot through which the wing may move freely" (lines 91-99).
Date: August 16, 1881
Creator: Mangum, Wiley P.
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Farm Gate.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate. This design consists "[i]n a swinging gate pivoted at its lower inner end and suspended by a diagonal wire, upon which it swings in being opened and closed, the adjustable bar provided with a depending loop or staple for the suspending-wire, the point of suspension by said loop, being between the latch end of the gate and a vertical line drawn through its pivot-pin" (lines 51-58).
Date: September 13, 1881
Creator: Miller, Wilson B.
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Farm Gate.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate. This design "is mounted upon a hinge-rod, which is adapted for adjustment at its upper end within a rack fixed to the top of the hinge-post and provided with a pivoted keeper for said hinge-rod, the object being to set the upper end of the hinge-rod away from the latch-post as may be required to raise the free end of the gate to take up the sag, to support the gate a sufficient height above the ground to swing free of snow, and to allow of the passage of small stock when the gate is closed" (lines 12-22).
Date: September 13, 1881
Creator: Miller, Wilson B. & Bell, William H.
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Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton planter. This design "consists in the combination, with the slotted hopper-bottom, of the hinged and curved cut-offs and their spring, whereby the escape of seed will be prevented, except as forced out by the prongs of the feed-wheel" (lines 19-23).
Date: January 24, 1882
Creator: Byers, Anthony Walter & Dorser, James Carrol
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Buckle.

Description: Patent for a new and improved buckle. This design is for a double buckle, "of such a construction that secure fastenings may be obtained, and the two ends of a strap or the adjacent ends of different straps may be readily secured together in a reliable manner, thus admitting of the speedy manufacture of sets of harnesses" (lines 13-18). This eliminates the need for rivets or stitching the strap(s).
Date: September 19, 1882
Creator: Bills, James
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Cotton Seed Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton-seed planter. This design "is to promote accuracy and uniformity in the planting of cotton-seed and to secure the depositing of the seed in moist soil. The invention consists in the combination, with the frame, the drive-wheel, and the hopper, of gear-wheels connected to the drive-wheel, a shaft, a feed-screw working in the hopper, and a tube inclosing the rear part of the screw, whereby the seeds will be fed out one at a time by the advance of the machine" (lines 17-27).
Date: October 17, 1882
Creator: Hopper, Thomas Pinkney
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Hand Sawing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hand sawing-machine. This design "relates to improvements in hand sawing-machines in which a vertically-movable frame-work supporting the driving mechanism operates in conjunction with a horizontally-reciprocating cross-head for carrying the saw; and the object of [the] improvements is to provide a portable hand-power machine for the rapid cutting of stove-wood, and for other light sawing" (lines 8-16).
Date: December 5, 1882
Creator: York, Martin V.
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Reciprocating Churn.

Description: Patent for a new and improved reciprocating churn. This design "consists in a perforated open-ended flangeless shell, adapted for application to the common vertical dash-churn, and having at its sides vertical tubes or pipes extending through the cover or lid for the reception of hot or cold water, which thus modifies the temperature of the cream as required without mixing therewith" (lines 8-15).
Date: February 28, 1882
Creator: Davis, Henry T.
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Grave Guard.

Description: Patent for a new and improved grave guard. This design allows for a grave guard that receives fence posts, headstones, and water for neighboring plants, which compiles these effects from various other devices.
Date: May 16, 1882
Creator: Gent, Alfred
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