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Life-Insurance Table or Chart.

Description: Patent for a new and useful life-insurance table of chart.
Date: April 5, 1898
Creator: Neal, Nathan P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow-Carriage.

Description: Patent for a new and useful plow carriage, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 1, 1898
Creator: Shipman, Samuel H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Single-Delivery Match-Safe.

Description: Patent for a new and useful match safe, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 1, 1898
Creator: Shipman, Samuel H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Check - Book

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in check-book for " customer's use, such as are employed by banks for free distribution" (line 11 - 13).
Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Exline, Marcus P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and useful plow to "provide a plow which by slight alterations, shifting, and leaving off of some of the parts can be made to break ground, bed the land, list, or perform any required work" (line 7 - 11).
Date: February 15, 1898
Creator: Ingram, John R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of Unidentified Man]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified young man. He poses in a room with several pieces of furniture, wearing a jacket and striped pants.
Date: unknown
Creator: Harper
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Check Book.

Description: Patent for an improvement to check books and covers.
Date: April 10, 1900
Creator: Exline, Marcus P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

CULTIVATOR AND PLANTER.

Description: Patent for improvement to the "manner of mounting and adjusting the swinging frames [of planters], and to enable the said swinging frames to be readily adjusted vertically" (lines 12-15).
Date: November 6, 1900
Creator: Graves, Elbert G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame-Hook.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful invention of hame-hook that can be easily and quickly applied to harness-hame." (line 5-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 5, 1900
Creator: Plumhoff, Edward
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Percolator.

Description: Patent for a percolating tea- or coffeepot that segregates the tea or coffee within the body of the pot so that the material doesn't float freely in the liquid.
Date: February 25, 1902
Creator: Seney, Joshua C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draft-Equalizer.

Description: Patent for improvement in draft-equalizer “to drive a plurality of animals abreast, and is arranged so that neither of the animals need travel upon ploughed ground. It is also designed to obviate the usual unnecessary looseness of the draft connections and to provide for an adjustable tension upon the connection between the opposite equalizing-bars.” (Lines 12-19) Illustration is included.
Date: June 18, 1901
Creator: Shipman, Samuel H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Description: Patent for an improved seed-planter "which will deposit the seeds in the requisite quantities and proper distances apart, and which will cover and mark the bills, so that a plowman will not be at a loss where to start at the commencement of a new row, and after having passed around tree-stumps or other obstructions, as he can always see the marks on the preceding rows" (lines 16-23) with illustrations.
Date: December 21, 1869
Creator: Woods, David C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wheel.

Description: Patent for "improvements in wheels particularly designed for use on harvesters in heavy or muddy ground." (Lines 8-10) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 19, 1891
Creator: Stroud, Wiley N.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in the plow with a heated mold-board to prevent sticking, including illustrations.
Date: March 11, 1879
Creator: Tucker, Argyle W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Muzzle for Stock.

Description: Patent for "weaning and grazing muzzles for stock, the object in view being to provide a muzzle adapted when the head of the animal is elevated to remain closed and when the head of the animal is lowered to open, and thereby permit grazing." (Lines 9-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 21, 1897
Creator: Wingrove, Franklin R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement In Sulky-Plows.

Description: This pantent was created for the construction and preperation of a sulky plow cultivator. The invention was created for new and mechanical improvements.
Date: April 9, 1878
Creator: Tucker, Argyle W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Folding Store-Shelves.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful improvement in Folding and Portable Store-Shelving" (lines 3-5), including illustrations.
Date: February 9, 1875
Creator: Key, Minter P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sulky-Plow.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and durable sulky-plow "that will avoid the collection of trash, weeds, grass, &c., and thereby will not clog; that is designed to run upon the unplowed ground and therefore retain the plow in a steady position; to provide an improved adjusting means for plows whereby the same may be set to run shallow or deep; and to adapt the plow for successfully operating upon hillsides or rolling ground" (lines 12-20).
Date: December 19, 1893
Creator: Shipman, Samuel H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Binding Grain

Description: Patent for improvement in machines for binding grain for reapers.
Date: February 13, 1875
Creator: Tucker, Argyle W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shoe Upper Blank.

Description: Patent for a new and improved shoe-upper blank. This design "relates to an improvement in blanks for the uppers of what are known as 'plow-shoes,' wherein a fly is folded over the instep and secured upon the side of the shoe by means of a tongue and buckle. The object of [the] invention is to provide a durable, inexpensive, and comfortable shoe which will be largely free from stitching and will have a neatly fitting and pleasing appearance" (lines 7-16).
Date: October 4, 1887
Creator: Skinner, John Leary
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Broom Rack.

Description: Patent for a new and improved broom rack. This design "compris[es] the lower ring provided in its outer edge with a series of notches adapted to receive the head of the brooms, the upper ring arranged to fit within the opening of the lower ring when not in use and provided with a series of perforations to receive the handles of the brooms, the chains or other suitable means for connecting the rings, and the chains . . . secured to the upper rings" (lines 79-88).
Date: June 24, 1890
Creator: Neely, William D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Packing Cotton.

Description: Patent for a new and improved packer. This design consists "[i]n a cotton-packer, the combination of the frame, guides mounted therein, rack-bars moving in the said guides, a press-box and steam-cylinder, and heads secured to the rack-bars and moving in the press-box and cylinder, respectively, cog-wheels of different diameters journaled in the frame and meshing with the rack-bars, and anti-friction rollers pivoted in the guides and bearing against the rack-bars" (lines 4-13).
Date: May 21, 1889
Creator: Brady, Farley
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire stretcher. This design "consists in the combination of a slotted lever provided with points at one end to catch against the side of the post and a hook over which one end of the chain is fastened, a sliding frame, a reel or drum, pawls, a guiding-pulley, a wire or chain, to which the clamp is secured, and a chain for fastening the stretcher to the post . . . [it] is to provide a slotted handle a sliding frame . . . so that when the strain of the wire being stretched is brought to bear upon the frame it will tighten" (lines 13-26).
Date: July 26, 1887
Creator: Dunbar, William E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Throat Latch Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved throat-latch fastener. This design consists in a "connecting-plate for bridles, having the side and end bars, the intermediate transverse bars . . . and the central longitudinal bar, having a stud in one portion thereof" (lines 79-83).
Date: April 17, 1888
Creator: Hopson, Franklin Oliver
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department