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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Support for Wire Fences.

Description: Patent for improvements to supports for wire fences, so that wooden posts and other supplemental devices are not necessary. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 1, 1891
Creator: Weeks, Frank B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Medical Compounds or Bitters.

Description: Patent for a medical compound prepared with whisky, gentian-root, cinchonabark, quassia and cloves which is intended as "a remedy for miasmatic fevers" (line 23) including instructions for the preparation and administration of the medicine.
Date: January 23, 1872
Creator: Turner, Richard G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electro-Medical Belt

Description: Patent for "a suitable belt or other support carrying movable contact-plates, a galvanic battery, an induction-coil, connections between the battery and coil, and conductors connecting the secondary wire of the coil to the contact-plates through which the shock is to be conveyed, the contact-plates being provided with suitable binding-screws or other connectors, and also having suitable flaps or insulators for covering them when not in use" (lines 21-31).
Date: June 18, 1889
Creator: Shelton, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electro Medical Belt.

Description: Patent for a new and improved electro-medical belt. This design "consists in a belt or support constructed of multiple-ply electro-conductive belting, which [the design] make[s] by inserting a conductor or conductors between the folds of a multiple-ply band with suitable contact-points at the surface, a sling supported by and movable on the belt for carrying the electric generator, also constructed of the electro-conductive belting, and having detachable connectors between its contact points and those of the belt-contact plates, consisting of disks or plates provided with tongues" (lines 18-29).
Date: April 1, 1890
Creator: Shelton, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Distributing Insect Powder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bug sprayer. This design consists in "the combination of the body of the bellows and the perforate wall or sieve arranged longitudinally therein, dividing the bellows into two compartments, with a nozzle or an air-outlet communicating with one compartment, whereby material placed in the other compartment on the opposite side of the sieve is agitated by the operation of the bellows and delivered to the air-blast in a comminuted state" (lines 25-35).
Date: December 24, 1889
Creator: Hogarth, William H. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wheel.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wheel. This design "relates to improvements in that class of expanding wheels in which the hub is provided with an inclined abutment, on which the inclined ends of the spokes rest, the said spokes being clamped in position and adjusted on the abutment by clamping collars; and the invention consists in the peculiar construction and arrangement of parts" (lines 8-15).
Date: August 11, 1885
Creator: Mecham, George Wate
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hanging Millstones.

Description: Patent for improvement of hanging millstones using a driver to hang the runner of a pair of millstones, “as it rotates, adjust itself to the position of the stationary stone, and the parallelism of the faces of the two stones be preserved whether the stationary one be perfectly horizontal or not” (lines 19-24), including illustration.
Date: May 29, 1860
Creator: Dance, G. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Breakwater.

Description: Patent for improving seawalls to "preserve channels across the bars at the mouths of rivers, creeks, or canals and between bays and gulfs" (lines 6-8), including illustration.
Date: June 7, 1859
Creator: Armour, D. Hillen
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Process of and Apparatus for Extracting Crystallized Sugar from Bagasse.

Description: Patent for a new and improved extractor of crystallized sugar from bagasse. This design "is to save a percentage of [the] loss in the [sugarcane] juice, and also to secure a part, if not all, of the crystallized sugar from the refuse or bagasse or from any other plant producing saccharine matter. To that end [the invention] subject[s] the bagasse to a process which extracts the remaining juice and the crystallized-sugar by suction and atmospheric pressure" (lines 13-21).
Date: February 19, 1884
Creator: Yale, Thomas Blossom
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[J. G. Smith & Bro. Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." On one side, this coin says, "In Trade Only, 10" with a logo and patent date, "Pat. Apr. 7, 1914"; on the other it has the text: "J. G. Smith & Bro, 10, Columbia, Texas."
Date: 1914~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[J. G. Smith & Bro. Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." On one side, this coin says, "In Trade Only, 5" with a logo and a partially-visible patent date: "Pat. Apr. 191[4]"; on the other it has the text: "5, J. G. Smith & Bro., Columbia, Tex."
Date: 1914~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Hunting-Knife.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in hunting knives, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 5, 1899
Creator: Shelton, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department