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Wire Fence

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in wire fences. This invention is to "make a cheap and efficient post to which fence-wires may be quickly and durable stapled" (line 15-17).
Date: December 21, 1897
Creator: Johnson, Thomas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed - Conveyer.

Description: Patent for a new and useful seed conveyer, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 6, 1900
Creator: Johnson, Thomas E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Portrait of Isabel Nickerson Chapman]

Description: Portrait of Isabel Nickerson Chapman, visible from the chest up, wearing a light-colored top with a dark-colored fabric around her neck. She either holds a bouquet of flowers against her chest or has a large corsage pinned to her blouse. A handwritten note on the back identifies her as "Isabel Nickerson Chapman."
Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson, Thomas H.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Curry Comb.

Description: Patent for a new and improved curry-comb. This design "has relation to that class of curry-combs provided with detachable and reversible handles, and has for its object to provide simple and effective means whereby the handle can be readily detached from the comb and replaced in a reverse position, or removed for the purpose of economizing for space in packing for transportation" (lines 17-24).
Date: June 8, 1886
Creator: Johnson, Thomas Jefferson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "consists in the improved machine . . . wherein a series of rods actuated by the main carrying-wheel are intermittently projected beyond the periphery of the latter at or about the time they approach the seed hopper, so that they may enter said hopper and cause the seed to be fed to the drill-tube" (lines 17-24).
Date: November 12, 1889
Creator: Johnson, Thomas J. & Mitchell, Joseph L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department