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Sulky Carriage for Plows.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sulky plow. This design "furnish[es] a sulky-frame and plow supporting and adjusting devices of a simplified construction, and [provides] more effective means for gaging the depth of the penetration of the plow into the ground, and guiding or steadying the movement thereof" (lines 17-23).
Date: September 20, 1881
Creator: Ward, James & Washburn, Rufus
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Improvement in Bee-Hives.

Description: Patent for a bee-hive that prevents insects (such as moths) from entering therein and maximizes the amount of honey collected from the hive, including a detailed explanation and description of the illustration.
Date: March 5, 1878
Creator: Park, Jesse W.
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