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Water - Tank.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in water tanks.
Date: April 12, 1898
Creator: Stevenson, William M. & Bailey, William K.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Plow And Stalk-Chopper.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in a combination plow and stalk chopper, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Williams, Wood
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for an improvements in cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 22, 1898
Creator: Stevenson, William M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for a new cotton chopper with improvements that have the ability to raise or lower the height of the blades and keep them nearly horizontal to the ground, including illustrations.
Date: June 12, 1900
Creator: Smith, Gilbert L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine

Description: Patent for a "pounder" washing machine that can be easily repaired and operated with little effort. Illustrations included.
Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Bolton, George William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Box for Presses.

Description: Patent for a box used to house heated metal presses to extract fluid from cotton seeds.
Date: July 31, 1900
Creator: Galbraith, Oscar B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rein-Holder For Cultivators

Description: Patent for a rein-holder for field cultivation.
Date: August 28, 1900
Creator: Stockton, James Silas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Specific-Gravity Scale

Description: Patent for a type of weighing-scale, "designed for determining the specific gravity of any body, be it solid, liquid, or a gas" (lines 14-15) including illustration.
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Bogue, Robert Jackson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Scew-Propellers.

Description: Patent for "means for guiding pivoted propeller-blades so that they can open and close readily and uniformly. It also consists in a new mode of applying a spring there-to so that the obliquity or resistance of the blades will be automatically graduated." (Lines 6-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 18, 1873
Creator: Wilson, Martin M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Trip Gear for Power Presses.

Description: Patent for a new and improved trip-gear for power-presses. This design "consists in providing the lever connected with an ordinary reversible gearing with a cord and weight, so that when in its normal position and not in use the small friction-wheel will not come in contact with either face of the large friction wheel. The upper end of the press is provided with a notched metallic plate connected with the reversing-lever, so that when the follow-block in its upward passage passes the said plate the lever will be released, and, falling back into its normal position by the press, is immediately stopped" (lines 24-36).
Date: December 1, 1885
Creator: Wilson, Martin M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Knee-Pad.

Description: Patent for a simple and expensive knee-pad used while picking cotton, berries, &c. The invention affords "the most perfect protection to the user by protecting his knee against contact with objects which would tend to bruise and injure it, and by preventing the dampness of the ground from being transmitted to the knee, which, as is well known, results in various diseases, such as rheumatism" (lines 13-20).
Date: August 6, 1895
Creator: Hamilton, James William & Siebenthall, John Francis
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting-Frame.

Description: Patent for a quilting-frame that holds "the quilt in position to be sewed with an ordinary sewing machine" (lines 13-14). The frame has rollers on it.
Date: November 20, 1894
Creator: Broadfoot, Thomas W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in plows by using “a double-mold-board plow comprising a plow-point provided with a shank, whose reverse inclines are slightly convex from the upper end of the shank to the plow-point, in combination with two mold-boards that are concavo-convex in cross-section as well as in longitudinal or vertical section” (p. 2, lines 44-50). The described construction of plow would enable the plow to thoroughly broken up the soil. Illustration is included.
Date: September 15, 1891
Creator: Rutherford, John W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Back Band for Harness.

Description: Patent for a new and improved back-band for harnesses. This design "relates to back-bands for that class of harnesses wherein chains are used for traces; and [the] invention consists, principally, in providing the back-band at its ends with metal loops through which the traces pass to protect the leather of the back-band from wear. The invention also consists in connecting snap-hoops to the metal end-pieces by means of metal loops" (lines 7-15).
Date: January 18, 1887
Creator: Johnson, Ike
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "the combination, with a frame, a hopper, and a wheel provided with pins projecting from its sides, of the slide provided with the pins, the [other] slide provided with the inclined slots, the levers pivoted to the frame, the links connected to the said slides and levers, the stirrer-shaft provided with crank-arms, and the [other] link" (lines 21-29).
Date: January 4, 1887
Creator: Hasty, James P. & Hise, George L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow Point.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow-point. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the double mold-board rigidly fixed to the curved beam in the rear of the lower end thereof, of the point having symmetrical corners and lugs adapted to pass beneath the front edge of said mold-board and prevent rocking of the point upon the beam, to which alone it is attached, and bolts securing said point in position" (lines 65-73).
Date: May 22, 1888
Creator: Martin, Isaac Jasper
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for "a cotton-cultivator which will chop out the superfluous plants and at the same time work up the soil between the rows of plants, the implement being made to straddle the row and produce a fine tilth on both sides thereof" (lines 15-20).
Date: September 2, 1890
Creator: Smith, Thomas H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dental Chair

Description: Patent for "a simple and convenient chair which may be folded to render it portable, so that it may be carried from place to place by the dentist when his practice is away from his office" (lines 9-13).
Date: January 29, 1889
Creator: Moorman, Zach B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spark Arrester for Smoke Stacks.

Description: Patent for a new and improved spark arrester. This design consists "a direct flue or smoke-stack . . . [which] projects and deflects the sparks or cinders through perforations in a vertical wall of a stack into a dead-air space that surrounds the draft-flue, there causing these sparks . . . to impinge against vertical ribs that subdivide the annular air-space that intervenes between an inner and outer cylindrical wall of the stack, gravity of the accumulating mass of cinders causing their discharge . . . through gates that are opened by the weight of the sparks above them and closed by their own gravity" (lines 15-30).
Date: June 21, 1887
Creator: Wilson, Martin M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Millstone Dress.

Description: Patent for a new and improved millstone-dress. This design is "to provide a millstone-dress having angular furrows intersecting the main furrows of the stone and of gradually increasing depth from their outward extremities to the point where they intersect the main furrows, said angular furrows being oppositely inclined upon the upper and lower stones to form a perfect cutting system, to discharge the grain over the face of the stone and throw it toward the skirt or edge thereof, thereby giving a good draft" (lines 30-41).
Date: June 24, 1890
Creator: Snodgrass, George M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cotton Planters

Description: Patent for "a new and useful improvement in Cotton-Planter" (lines 3-4) with "construction and means to adjust the furrow-opener" (lines 6-8) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 13, 1874
Creator: Troat, Oliver H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting-Frame.

Description: Patent for a quilting frame that has "a novel means of supporting and tilting the track, and also other features" (lines 15-16). The frame is suspended in a track, and the track can be tilted so the frame can run in bot directions on the track.
Date: March 13, 1894
Creator: Banker, John P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk Cutter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved stalk cutter. This design "consists in the construction and combination of parts . . . [of] that class of machines for cutting cotton and other stalks, consisting, essentially, of parallel runners or beams carrying outwardly-projecting knives, which serve to cut the stalks as the machine is drawn over the ground" (lines 15-22).
Date: November 29, 1881
Creator: Bolliver, William S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water Heater and Purifier.

Description: Patent for a new and improved water heater and purifier. This design consists "[i]n the condenser, having the cover, the water-pipe and exhaust-steam pipe combined with the corrugated convex disk, whereby the water falls upon the disk and the steam enters beneath it" (lines 6-10).
Date: November 16, 1886
Creator: Wilson, Martin M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department