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Aerodrome

Description: Patent for an aerodrome which is a heavier than air flying machine powered by motorized propellers
Date: August 24, 1909
Creator: Sinclair, William
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Air Compressor for Deep Well Pumps.

Description: Patent for a new and improved air-compressor. This design "relates to improvements in air-compressing mechanism for the purpose of pumping for forcing from deep wells and performing similar work; and it consists in the construction and arrangement of a larger and smaller air-cylinder, and the combination therewith of mechanism to force the air from the larger into the smaller cylinder to increase the air-pressure in the latter" (lines 22-30).
Date: August 2, 1887
Creator: Adams, John R.
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Appratus for Treating Refuse Matter.

Description: Patent for "the perfection of an apparatus by the use of which night soil or garbage may be reduced to ashes in the shortest possible time and at a comparatively trivial expense" (lines 20-24).
Date: August 8, 1893
Creator: Carrico, Thomas W.
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Baggage Check and Clasp.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baggage check and clasp. This design "consists in a novel construction and arrangement of a check, a direction-plate, and a clasp for securing said parts to an article of baggage" (lines 18-21).
Date: August 1, 1882
Creator: McLeary, James Harvey
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Bit.

Description: Patent for a bridle bit that helps a handler to hold or guide an animal without harming its mouth. Illustration included.
Date: August 21, 1900
Creator: Castro, Alberto
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BLIND-STOP

Description: Patent for an improvement in Blind-Stops. "My invention relates to improvements in blind-stops, and has for its object to provide a simple, strong, and cheap device of this kind." (lines 15-18) and illustration.
Date: August 18, 1903
Creator: Koenig, Charles Louis
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Burner.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in burners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Dickerson, Ernest Clifton
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Can-Opener

Description: Patent for a new and improved can opener. This design "consists of can-opener comprising a blade or cutter vertically adjustable to allow it to be forced into a can-head to be cut" (lines 34-36).
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Connett, Matthew F.
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Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a cattle guard to prevent animals from going on railroad tracks by installing plates which grate and rock if an animal steps on them to scare the animals away from the tracks.
Date: August 23, 1910
Creator: Herring, Henry H.
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Combined Seed Planter and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved combined seed planter and cultivator. This design "is to provide combined seed-planters and cultivators constructed in such a manner that the seed-planting mechanism can be readily detached when not required for use, and also in such a manner that each plow can be adjusted independently of the others when desired" (lines 18-24).
Date: August 15, 1882
Creator: Gifford, George L.
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Design for Overalls.

Description: Patent for a design for a pair of overalls that has a lengthened apron over the pant legs. This apron is fastened from its center down to its crotch.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Lightner, Charles Eugene
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Detachable Handle and Spring-Catch.

Description: Patent for improvements in detachable handles and spring-catches for valises, satchels, traveling-bags, and the like in which a handle “may be readily detached from the valise, and devices for automatically engaging and locking the handle to the valise when the handle is replaced.” (Lines 16-19) Illustration is included.
Date: August 18, 1891
Creator: Epstein, George B.
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Dip for Animals.

Description: Patent for a non-poisonous antiseptic and parasiticide dip to cure animal's skin diseases (including mange and Spanish itch) and stimulate the growth of wool or hair.
Date: August 26, 1913
Creator: Carpenter, Earl Collins
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Flash-Light

Description: Patent for flashlights to provide certain new and useful improvements designed and adapted for use in the handles of umbrellas, canes, and the like. The invention comprises a metallic tube or sleeve adapted to be inserted into a bore of an umbrella handle or sleeve having an enlargement in which a bulb carrier is mounted and over the end of the lens. The configuration will not interfere with the free use of the handle. There is a special construction of the circuit closer to the metallic sleeve and one battery being held within and insulated from the metallic sleeve.
Date: August 24, 1915
Creator: Matthies, Gustav & Rehberg Jr., August
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Folding Crate.

Description: Patent for a crate that is "readily folded into a small compass when not in use and easily unfolded and adjusted, so as to serve the purpose of an ordinary crate, and when so adjusted it will be as rigid as though of ordinary construction." (Lines 11-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 3, 1897
Creator: Hausmann, Otto
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Follower For Barrels.

Description: Patent for a new and useful follower for barrels, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Shanks, David Willis
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Grate Fender

Description: Patent for grate fender. Illustration included.
Date: August 30, 1904
Creator: Dickerson, Ernest C.
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Horse Power.

Description: Patent for a new and improved "horse power" (engine). This design "convert[s] the force expended by the horse—in pushing as well as in pulling—into power by the use of a solid shaft turned by the revolving platform and working inside of a sleeve-shaft, which is turned by the lever. . . . by means of which all the force expended by the horse is utilized" (lines 11-18).
Date: August 1, 1882
Creator: Tumey, Charles Henry
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Ice Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ice machine. This design consists in "[a]n oil-trap for compression ice-machines, consisting of cylinders provided with inclined diaphragms, and having extensions provided with water-chambers and pipes extending down through the same" (lines 96-100). Said pipes are "to communicate with the cylinders, one of said pipes communicating with the extension of one of the cylinders and the other pipe leading from the ammonia-pump, said cylinders having a suitable arrangement of pipes and valves" (lines 1-6).
Date: August 31, 1886
Creator: Diener, Frederic
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Improvement in Car-Axle Boxes.

Description: Patent for improvement to car-axle boxes, specifically "Oil-Collectors for Railroad Journals" (line 6), including illustrations.
Date: August 5, 1879
Creator: Morris, Robert C. & McLane, Hiram H.
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Improvement in Fences.

Description: Patent for improvements in fences: "simple and cheap construction, strong, and durable" (lines 21-22).
Date: August 28, 1866
Creator: Seabaugh, Conrad
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Improvement in Gun-Locks.

Description: Patent for "a novel application of hair-trigger catch to the main trigger, which operates together with a holder and separate springs." (Lines 30-33) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 16, 1870
Creator: Deutz, Joseph
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Improvement in Hair-Triggers

Description: Patent for a hair-trigger for firearms.
Date: August 24, 1869
Creator: Schenck, F.
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