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Governor for Cotton Gins and Cotton Gin Feeders.

Description: Patent for a new and improved governor for cotton gins. This design "consists, first, in the combination of an oscillating or movable roll-breast with a regulating attachment, whereby the size of the roll or the pressure of the cotton in the roll-box is made to regulate the feed to the gin to any desired degree; second, in forming a series of slots through the outer side of the roll-breast, so that the cotton seed may be discharged through the outer side of the breast, as well as in addition to the usual slot which is made through the bottom of the roll-box" (lines 15-25).
Date: May 10, 1881
Creator: Forbes, Lycurgus D.
Item Type: Patent
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Plow.

Description: Patent for an improvement in plows by “employing a combined brace for the mold-board and a locking device for the share” (lines 46-48), including illustration.
Date: March 3, 1891
Creator: Hyer, Robert Stewart
Item Type: Patent
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Condenser for Cotton-Gins.

Description: Patent for a method of compressing and baling cotton in which cotton is condensed into sheets and is then compressed and delivered to a lapping mechanism which builds up a bale from the compressed sheets, including illustrations.
Date: November 3, 1891
Creator: Goldthwaite, Joseph G.
Item Type: Patent
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Propelling Vehicles.

Description: Patent for a means of transportation similar to a bicycle, the "essential feature" (line 7) of which "resides in the combination, with the vehicle, of an extensible frame adapted to freely slide back and forth…" (line 7-10). Includes illustrations.
Date: February 12, 1884
Creator: Moore, Baldwin S.
Item Type: Patent
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Plow.

Description: Patent for a plow. This invention relates to an improvement in plows, and more particularly to the means for securing the share to the plow.
Date: January 26, 1892
Creator: Hyer, Robert Stewart
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department