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Combined Buckle and Trace or Breeching Loop

Description: Patent for a "device whereby, in a harness, the back-band and belly-band may readily be connected to a trace-buckle, or a breeching-loop or 'trace-square'" (lines 10-13) without sewing the buckle into other harness pieces.
Date: August 10, 1886
Creator: Kay, William V.
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Disk Cultivator

Description: Patent for an improved "disk cultivator that will be adapted for the various purposes to which such devices are ordinarily applied. The invention consists in certain details of construction and combination and arrangement of parts" (lines 13-18)
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Brock, Andrew L.
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Cotton Chopper and Cultivator

Description: Patent for a simplified and "improved cotton-chopping mechanism which may be readily applied to a straddle-row cultivator of ordinary construction, whereby the cotton may be plowed and chopped at one operation" (lines 10-14). It also allows for the chopping mechanism to be adjusted to regulate the chopping operation and provides better support of the mechanism while operating.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Ledbetter,William H.
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Combined Cotton-Seed and Corn Planter

Description: Patent for a new and improved combined cotton seed and corn planter. The invention has "relation to improved means for adjusting the wheels laterally to provide for increasing or diminishing the width of the rows" (lines 13-16).
Date: August 16, 1898
Creator: Kile, William A.
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Bale-Tie.

Description: Patent for a bale-fastening device that "may be applied with facility to a cotton-bale or to an equivalent package." (lines 9-11) including instructions and illustrations. The tie comprises "a band, a key engaged with the band and rotatable to coil the same therearound, and a lock fitted upon the band and engaged with the key to prevent reverse rotation thereof" (lines 105-109).
Date: August 30, 1898
Creator: Campbell, Douglas M.
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Hay-Press.

Description: Patent for a hay bailing machine. "The invention relates to bailing-presses, and more particularly to that class adapted for bailing hay, straw, &c.; and it has for one object to provide a simple and efficient construction in which a continuous rotation of the bailing-lever will act in conjunction with a retractile spring to reciprocate the plunger" (lines 7-13). "A further object of the invention is to provide a simple and efficient construction of detent for holding the gate after the hay or other material has been compressed and while the piston is retracted" (lines 14-18). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Garrett, Irvin H.
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Cotton-Stalk Knocker.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton-stalk knockers. This invention "relates to cotton-knockers, and more particularly to a device of this class which may be readily attached to or combined with a wheeled cultivator of usual form" (lines 11-14). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: June 5, 1900
Creator: Chitty, Robert Henry
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Draft-Equalizer.

Description: Patent for a "draft even or equalizer...for various cultivators, and particularly for disk plows" (lines 10-12).
Date: May 27, 1902
Creator: Dysart, William C.
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Roller-Press.

Description: Patent for roller-presses that form cylindrical bales from cotton-bat delivered from the gin-condenser to the press. The invention is meant to make the structure more compact and lighter, with greater strength and capacity; to relieve friction; to automatically change pressure as the bale increases; to form the bale without a core; and to improve various aspects of completing the bales.
Date: April 29, 1902
Creator: Reagan, Edgar
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