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Attachment for Ice-Boxes.

Description: Patent for an attachment for ice-boxes which is "a vessel for the reception of ice and having a surrounding series of compartments for the reception of the matter to be refrigerated" (lines 11-14).
Date: April 3, 1900
Creator: Moyes, Aceph B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Breakwater.

Description: Patent for a new and improved breakwater. This design "furnish[es] breakwaters for protecting harbors and roadsteads, and keeping open channels through bars at the entrances of harbors, the mouths of rivers, and in other places, and which shall not be liable to be destroyed by the marine worm" (lines 13-19).
Date: August 9, 1881
Creator: Follett, Alexander Glass
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oar Lock Attachment.

Description: Patent for an oar-lock attachment that allows the oar to be removed but not easily disconnected, using a hook on the oar with a spring plate and an eye on the boat gunwale, with illustrations.
Date: December 20, 1892
Creator: Livingston, Joseph R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Two-Piece Box.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in two piece boxes, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 28, 1899
Creator: Armstrong, Martin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rowing Appliance.

Description: Patent for a rowing appliance, which allows the oarsman of a boat to face toward the bow and see where the boat is traveling.
Date: August 11, 1908
Creator: James, William Francis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Map of Velasco, Texas, and environs.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century block numbers, lot numbers, streets, and railroad in Velasco, Texas. Includes historical information about Velasco and the Brazos River Channel. Relief shown by hachures. No scale noted.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Velasco, the first & only deep water port on the coast of Texas: the commercial hope of the Trans-Mississippi.

Description: Sheet consists of four insets: "Map of the United States, Mexico and Central America, showing the City of Velasco, at the mouth of the Brazos River, and its position with reference to the most important Cities and Transportation Routes," "Map of the City of Velasco, Brazoria Co. Texas," "View of the Jetties at the mouth of the Brazos River, Texas and of the City of Velasco and surroundings," and "Agricultural Texas, Map of Brazos Valley, Wheat, Cotton, Cattle, Corn, Iron, Coal, Timber, Sugar, Railroads, Rivers." Verso: Extensive text promoting Velasco as a private deep water port development. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. No scale noted.
Date: unknown
Creator: Giraud, Louis
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library