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Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton planter. This design is for "a cotton-planter, the vibrating agitator having radial flanges and lateral flanges upon its bow, and clamped to the under side of [a] rocking shaft by means of cuffs and [a] clamp-screw, in combination with [a] hopper having [a] removable adjustable bottom" (lines 62-67).
Date: May 10, 1881
Creator: Walton, Jacob Gipson
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Horse-Power

Description: Patent for an alternative horse power design without cogs that has the same level of efficiency with an increased speed of output as well.
Date: November 15, 1892
Creator: Walton, Jacob Gipson
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Improvement in Ant-Traps.

Description: Patent for catching burrowing insects, especially for large ants.
Date: July 15, 1873
Creator: Leander Rubarth, of Davilla, Assignor of one-half his rights to John J. Pike of Milam County, Texas.
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Cotton-Scoop.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive cotton scoop and is "adapted to have its tines yield to facilitate its insertion in a mass of cotton" (lines 13-14).
Date: April 18, 1893
Creator: Brown, William C.
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Combination Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements on the combination plow that can be converted into a single, double, or three plow, including illustrations.
Date: October 28, 1890
Creator: Walton, Jacob Gipson
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Windmill-Tower.

Description: Patent for "skeleton towers of a character more especially adapted to support a wind-wheel" (lines 8-10) and that allow the wheel to be lowered.Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1891
Creator: Walton, Jacob Gipson
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Clothes-Pin

Description: Patent for a clothes pin. Illustrations included.
Date: December 24, 1907
Creator: Cooke, Jasper Newton & Moeller, John Charles
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Attachment for Harrows

Description: Patent for attachment of harrows that facilitate the use of harrows in pilling cotton stalks. This device allows the harrows to be in continuous motion creating efficiency in cotton pilling.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Taylor, David T. & Barker, Felix
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[Letter from Mary P. and H. J. Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout, January 21, 1882]

Description: Letter from Mary P and H. J. Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout regarding news she had heard from the Osterhouts. Mary appreciated hearing from the family and told Ora that they should take good care of their mother. She included other small bits of gossip. Her husband wrote his own brief letter on the back and expressed his gratitude for the Osterhouts.
Date: January 21, 1882
Creator: Chamberlin, Mary P. & Chamberlin, H. J.
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Davilla Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1989
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Davilla Quadrangle

Description: Satellite image topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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