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Fertilizer-Distributer.

Description: Patent for a fertilizer-distributer with "means for agitating and loosening up the fertilizing material and delivering the same through a series of discharge-openings, such series extending transversely of the path of movement of the machine across the field and controlled by individual and independently-operable feed slides or gates, whereby the machine may be used for simultaneously fertilizing adjoined furrows or as a broadcast fertilizer-distributer" (Lines 12-21).
Date: May 20, 1902
Creator: Mize, William P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grimes County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Grimes County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:266,666] (2000 varas to 1/4 of an inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Matzow, Fr.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Grimes County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Grimes County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, surveys of land, and towns. No scale information given.
Date: 1858
Creator: Von Rosenberg, W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Map of Grimes County]

Description: Map of Grimes County, Texas, showing towns, creeks, and blocks of land. Map includes a legend corresponding to the owners of the blocks of land in the lower-right corner.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of John D. Rogers Farm

Description: Hand-drawn map of Rogers farm along the Brazos River in Grimes County; formerly called Allen Farm; currently owned by the Moore Brothers. The plat shows the property with notations to show subdivisions and dimensions.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Improvement in Speed-Measures.

Description: Patent for a "means for indicating the degree of speed with which an engine or train of cars is passing over a rail-road, and for enabling an engineer to regulate the speed of his engine to conform to the 'time' enjoined by his table, so that he will run at an even degree of speed, and be required neither to 'slow down' to save his schedule nor quicken the pace of his engine to make up lost time." (Lines 15-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 22, 1875
Creator: Minton, Stephen F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Tie.

Description: Patent for a railroad-tie in which it will “maintain the gage standard when one rail is replaced by another rail having larger cross section than the original rail.” (Lines 21-23) Illustration is included.
Date: March 3, 1914
Creator: Hynds, David H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Window-Sash Fastener.

Description: Patent for a window sash fastener with improvement in locking device that hold it in any position or securely locked against movement, including illustrations.
Date: December 9, 1913
Creator: Driscoll, Spurgeon E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cutting Implement

Description: Patent for a cutting tool which can be attached to the bottom of a shoe in order to chop cotton or other plants and pulverize ground. It is a sharp, flat, knife blade that affixes to the shoe with straps across the bridge and toe sections.
Date: May 4, 1915
Creator: Brigance, Alice O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crossover

Description: Patent for cross-overs in railways to prevent collisions of trains traveling on intersecting track ways
Date: March 2, 1915
Creator: Miller, Sam P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department