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Falls County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Falls County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1919
Creator: Atlee, Tom & Davis, Grady W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Saw Cotton-Gin.

Description: Patent for "cotton-gins, and more particularly to pneumatic means for removing the lint from the gin-saws, [the] object being to provide a constructions by the use of which the cotton will be taken from the saw-teeth in the condition of down and not in a tufted or ropy state." (Lines 10-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 31, 1895
Creator: Lumpkin, Robert B. & Ogden, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tool-Handle.

Description: Patent for tool handles relating to "improvements in handles for hoes, rakes, and similar agricultural or mechanical implements; and it consists in the novel devices hereinafter described and claimed (lines 10-15).
Date: February 7, 1898
Creator: Barry, Jefferson D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring-Gun

Description: Patent for "a cheap and simple device of this nature wherein the projectile will be held in such manner as not to interfere with sighting the catapult and wherein derived will be held in place in such manner as will prevent their accidental displacement and will yet permit of ready removal when desired" (lines 9-17).
Date: June 4, 1901
Creator: Wilkins, Willie A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow

Description: Patent for a plow which may also be used to adjust a cultivator shovel. Illustrations included.
Date: May 19, 1908
Creator: Wigley, William P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Station-Indicator.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in station indicators for moving vehicles, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 20, 1898
Creator: Barry, Jefferson D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Distributer.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton distributers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Ogden, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gin-Saw Cleaner.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in gin saw cleaners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Ogden, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow

Description: Patent for a plow. This invention is a cultivator-plow designed for cultivating cotton, corn, potatoes, etc. into rows while at the same time cutting out grass and weeds. Illustration included.
Date: June 7, 1902
Creator: Griffin, Tom & Howell, Louis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate

Description: Patent for a swinging gate for "general purposes; and consists in the constrcution hereinafter described and shown by which when the gate is shut the hinge-supports are relieved of any strain which would tent to pull them out of perpendicular position, and at the same time the gate itself when in a closed position is so supported that all liability of sagging is avoided, and the gate when in closed position is securely locked against accidental opening.(line 11-20)
Date: October 18, 1902
Creator: Ogden, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Boll-Weevil Exterminator

Description: Patent for a boll weevil exterminator, which rids cotton plants and bolls of insects and exterminates them. Illustrations included.
Date: October 21, 1907
Creator: Watkins, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cotton-Pickers.

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Hand-Machines for Gathering Cotton in the Field" (lines 3-5), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 16, 1856
Creator: Shields, B. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trace-Carrier.

Description: Patent for improvements in trace-carriers in which it would “provide each with a buckle or similar means that can be attached to the back-band of a harness for horses. The purpose is to provide means to a trace-chain which may be readily inserted in the carrier to prevent from removal, either accidentally or otherwise, so long as the carrier remains in position for service.” (Lines 12-20) Illustration is included.
Date: June 23, 1891
Creator: Barton, Samuel Jones
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department