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Mechanical Starter

Description: Patent for "improvements in mechanical starters for internal combustion engines" (lines 10-11). It is designed for the use in automobiles, trucks, and similar vehicles.
Date: January 3, 1918
Creator: Johnson, William S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sulky Plow and Cotton Scraper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sulky plow and cotton scraper. This design "relates to an improvement in sulky-plows, its object being to render the plow right or left hand for operation, to adjust the angle of presentation of the plow with relation to the line of draft, and to adapt the plow as a cotton-scraper; and it consists of the combination and arrangement of parts" (lines 14-20).
Date: May 16, 1882
Creator: Baucum, Samuel C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale Band Replacer and Tightener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bale-band replacer and tightener. This design "provide[s] a simple and convenient device for replacing a broken bale-bind, for tightening the band around the bale, and for drawing the ends together, so as to provide the necessary slack for slipping the loop out of the tie when it is desired to remove a band" (lines 13-19).
Date: July 4, 1882
Creator: Lenard, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Means for Ventilating Grain, &c.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ventilator for grain, etc. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the tubes, of the protecting end caps, consisting of a base-plate, by which it may be secured to the structure, and provided with a central opening, in which the ends of the tubes are adjusted, and a semi-cone . . . [also] [t]he combination, with the structure provided, with transverse ventilating-tubes projecting on the outside of the structure, of the . . . protecting caps" (lines 88-97).
Date: December 12, 1882
Creator: Street, John Kennedy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "a draw-head provided with a recess having an enlargement at its central portion, a series of vertical jaws on each side of said enlarged portion of the recess pivotally mounted at their lower end in the draw-head, springs connecting each jaw with its corresponding jaw in the opposite series, and means for opening the jaws" (lines 13-20).
Date: September 23, 1890
Creator: Hooks, Bentley Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shuttle Operating Mechanism for Looms.

Description: Patent for a new and improved shuttle-operator for looms. This design "has for its objects to provide novel, simple, and efficient mechanism for actuating the picking-sticks which effect the flight of the shuttles; to avoid the use of the ordinary lower picker-shaft; to avoid lateral angles in the picking-levers, which actuate the picking-sticks to throw the shuttles, and to otherwise improve the picking motion of looms for obtaining simplicity, strength, durability, power, and efficiency" (lines 8-18).
Date: October 21, 1890
Creator: Fisher, Finis E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mattress-Sewing Machine

Description: Patent for providing "means whereby the ticking may be held and properly presented to the stitching-machine, and whereby the latter may be fed along the edge of the filled tick and caused to operate thereon. . . [providing] simple means whereby a binding may be laid upon the united edges of the tick by the advance of the sewing-machine as the latter is fed along the edge, said binding being attached by the same stitching which closes the opening in the ticking. . .[and providing] means whereby the raw edges of the ticking may beheld and stretched, and whereby when properly aligned they may also be clamped along their entire extent and held in proper position for stitching (lines 10-29).
Date: October 28, 1890
Creator: Stephenson, Edwin N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "is to provide a device for automatically coupling the cars to which it is attached and which can be uncoupled without requiring the brake[person] to go in between the cars, and when uncoupled the coupling will stand uncoupled till thrown back in gear" (lines 13-19). It consists in "the combination of two similar draw-heads, each provided with buffers and a longitudinal slot therein, and a buffer-bridge and two rounded beveled and projecting loops, and a connecting-pin with rounded or ball head . . . and a gravity key" (lines 79-87).
Date: November 18, 1890
Creator: Seley, William W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Copy-Holder and Tablet.

Description: Patent for a combined copy-holder and tablet meant for record keeping. The invention's purposes are to "produce a convenient device designed to be employed ether upon the lap of the operator or upon a counter or other convenient support, and to maintain in position for writing a web of paper, thus requiring no holding of the same by the operator; to provide means for conveniently paying out said web of paper as the same is used or consumed; to provide for conveniently tearing the paper from the web into lengths convenient to the operator; to provide for a simple retention and support in a removable manner of the roll upon which the web is mounted; and finally for a support of the device in an inclined position convenient for transcribing notes therefrom" (lines 13-28).
Date: December 19, 1893
Creator: Stuart, Benjamin F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Bed.

Description: Patent for a new and improved folding bed. This design consists "of the base having side standards and an intermediate screen, two beds pivotally connected together and to the said standards at their inner corners and adapted to fold on each other and against the said screen, two drop-doors to close the open sides of the base and adapted to extend beneath the outer corners of the beds and support and hold them in a closed position, and two twin springs, one for each side of the bed, each spring being approximately U-shaped, the parallel members having coils at their upper ends" (lines 81-93).
Date: May 10, 1892
Creator: Yeager, James Ernst
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rock Drill.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rock-drill. This design "is to construct a simple and efficient rock-drill in which the forward feeding and rotating of the drill are accomplished automatically" (lines 15-18). It consists in "the drill-rod, a tappet-plate placed loosely on the drill-rod, clutch mechanism connected with the tappet-plate for engaging the drill-rod, a spring for impelling the drill-rod, a cam provided with conical ends for lifting the tappet-plate, and the guide" (lines 20-26).
Date: July 26, 1892
Creator: Belt, Perley P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydraulic Propulsion of Vessels.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hydraulic propulsion. This design "is to provide an improved means for the application of the jet principle in the hydraulic propulsion of vessels; and it consists in the combination, with the hull of the vessel, of one or more main or trunk tubes arranged longitudinally to the vessel and of tapering shape, largest at its front end, which is open, and provided along its length with a series of nozzles opening along the side of the vessel in rearward direction, and one or more propeller-wheels arranged within the main tube and adapted to suck water in at the front" (lines 8-20).
Date: August 9, 1892
Creator: Walker, James C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dumping Wagon.

Description: Patent for a new and improved dumping wagon. This design is "to provide a double dump for carrying dirt, sand, gravel, and other loose material on ordinary road-wagons, together with mechanism for instantly unloading the same" (lines 8-12). To this end, it consists "of a frame, double dumping-boxes swinging upon axles, and a U-shaped dumping lever, said lever provided with points extending slightly beyond its axis" (lines 90-93).
Date: September 13, 1892
Creator: Forsgard, Samuel J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Press.

Description: Patent for a cotton press with "a roller bed consisting of a plurality of rollers in conjunction with an overlying pressure roll or cylinder, between which and the roller-bed the bale is formed by winding up the bat, as it comes from the gin-condenser, in the form of a roll" (lines 15-20). The roll-bale is unique in this patent because of its core.
Date: March 23, 1897
Creator: Banister, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Display-Rack.

Description: Patent for..." a rack for displaying cakes, crackers, nuts, dried fruits, and like commodities in whole or half boxes, so as to admit of access being readily had to the contents of the boxes or the boxes being quickly removed and replaced for any pur pose, and to devise a rack for the purposes aforesaid which will be compact and occupy a minimum amount of room compared with the display-surface and which provides for the adjustment of the brackets or supports so as to receive boxes of different size and make" (lines 8-20) with descriptions and illustrations.
Date: June 29, 1897
Creator: Jordan, George M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Life-Boat.

Description: Patent for a life-boat that improves on a previous patent (No. 512,591) for a hydraulic propelling device and adapts the jet propulsion means to a life boat. The life-boat is made to have compartments that, when one compartment gets crushed, the others remain afloat. The water goes into the stove or crushed compartment and can be used to propel the boat forward. The boat also has a system of bulkheads on the roof of the boat, each independent of the others and has valved pipes. Independent oil-holding tanks connected with valved pipes to the hydraulic main pipes, and with valved pipes going outside the boat so they can be emptied in case of emergency.
Date: June 2, 1896
Creator: Walker, James C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Storage-Condenser and Lint-Cotton Conveyer.

Description: Patent for an improvement on a previous patent application (Serial No. 552,724), of which Patterson was an assignee. The improved and simply designed machine has a variety of assets, the main goal being to produce bats of uniformly thick and clean cotton.
Date: June 9, 1896
Creator: Patterson, Warren A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Storage-Condenser and Lint-Cotton Conveyer.

Description: Patent for a storage-condenser and lint-cotton conveyer based off two previous patents, one that the inventor was assignee of, Serial No. 552,724, the other one that the inventor submitted an application for, Serial No. 563,386. This patent simplifies the above patents and is meant to efficiently cleans the cotton, "to avoid the employment of the rotary foraminous drums or cylinders" (lines 29-30), to draw out the dirt with the air, and to regulate the amount of cotton that is supplied to the cotton compress.
Date: June 16, 1896
Creator: Patterson, Warren A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Leg-Protector.

Description: Patent for leg-protectors or overalls for cotton-pickers to wear to protect them from the ground. Waterproof material covers the legs of the wearer with leather reinforcement outside the knees. There is spacing around the waste for a belt, and regular fabric forms the rest of the overalls.
Date: June 23, 1896
Creator: Herbelin, Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Cleaning and Bat-Forming Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a cotton-cleaning and bat-forming apparatus that prepares cotton for compression into bales. The apparatus is meant to increase the value of the cotton it processes, and do so in an efficient and inexpensive manner. The amount of compression doubles the number of pounds of cotton one can fit into a bale. The chute does not let air out of the apparatus while cotton is being cleaned, and the air-pressure in the cleaner-condenser does not restrict the cotton's movement into the cleaner.
Date: July 7, 1896
Creator: Patterson, Warren A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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