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Then Came the Indians

Description: This is a research paper written by Richard Hewitt for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 10, 1969. It includes stories about Indian attacks in west Texas, the location of petroglyphs, and descriptions of different arrowheads and their uses.
Date: December 10, 1969
Creator: Hewitt, Richard
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Farm and Garden Implement.

Description: Patent for a new and improved tool rack. This design "consists in the novel construction and combination of parts, whereby the device may hold implements of various kinds—such as the hoe, rake, a fork, shovel-blade, a trowel, and similar hand-tools—by simply detaching one tool from the holder and inserting another" (lines 12-18).
Date: April 19, 1887
Creator: Hewitt, Ditus Pinson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

North America

Description: Map shows geography and settlements in early nineteenth century North America. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca.1:14,200,000].
Date: 1814
Creator: Hewitt, N. R.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cultivator

Description: Patent for a cultivator designed to "regulate the pitch at which the sweep blades enter the ground" (lines 13-15). Illustrations included.
Date: March 22, 1910
Creator: Hewitt, John Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wagon-Brake.

Description: Patent for an automatic wagon brake, which engages when the vehicle is stopped to prevent it from rolling downhill and disengages when the wagon starts moving again.
Date: November 16, 1909
Creator: Hewitt, James E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department