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Bale Tie

Description: Patent for "a new and useful bale tie" (lines 5-6), including illustration and instructions.
Date: May 14, 1900
Creator: Walker, Millard Fillmore
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-chopper

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper mounted on wheels.
Date: November 27, 1900
Creator: Walker, Millard F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tie-Plate Machine.

Description: Patent for "a machine for properly positioning and securing metal plates to the cross-ties in the construction of railways, and which will obviate the coupling, buckling, or warping of the said plates when applying them to the wooden ties." (Lines 8-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 8, 1896
Creator: Greenshield, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvment in Spray-Nozzles

Description: Patent for an improvement on spray nozzles for use with force pumps. These force pumps are used for spraying insecticide on cotton to protect the crop from cotton-worms and other insects.
Date: September 2, 1879
Creator: Yeager, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sewing Machine Table.

Description: Patent for a new and improved table for sewing machines. This design "consists in the construction and novel arrangement of the divided opening in the top, the bearing-bar extending across the same below its level, the hinged sewing machine plate or support, the hinged filling-section and its under-folding hinged extension, whereby the top may be entirely closed over the machine" (lines 20-27).
Date: July 26, 1881
Creator: Williamson, Weldon Jones
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the adjustable standard-iron and the handles, of the transverse bar, clamp or hook bolt, and the pivoted adjustable brace, connected to the furrow-bar of said iron" (lines 87-91).
Date: January 17, 1882
Creator: Nitschmann, Franz
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and improved motor. This design "relates to a mechanical power adapted to operate a churn, saw, and for other light work, and it has for its object to provide a device of this character which shall be cheap and simple in its construction effective in its operation, and one that will be strong and durable" (lines 9-15).
Date: February 24, 1885
Creator: Forister, John Hardin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Painter's Scaffold-chairs.

Description: Patent for use of house-painters and others an improved scaffold-chair that may be elevated and lowered at pleasure by the person sitting on the scaffold.
Date: May 16, 1876
Creator: Crockett, John R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cotton-Worm Destroyers.

Description: Patent for an improvement in cotton worm destroyer, includes instructions and illustration.
Date: May 28, 1878
Creator: Yeager, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bird-Cage.

Description: Patent for improvements in bird cages by "having a woven-wire casing the meshes of which cannot be penetrated by ordinary insects, such as flies,&c., will be lured into the cage to be devoured by the bird" (lines 16-21).
Date: February 3, 1880
Creator: Flato, Fridrich W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw Sharpening Machine

Description: Patent for Saw Sharpening Machine. "have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Saw-Sharpeners." (lines 5-6) Including illustrations.
Date: May 19, 1885
Creator: Eidelbach, Andrew C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Press

Description: Patent for steam-powered screw-press for pressing cotton.
Date: April 6, 1884
Creator: O'Daniel, Josiah Dial
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for "a simple, light, and durable press, which may be conveniently manipulated in either a vertical or horizontal position and readily transported in a field from stack to stack of hay. . .wherein the hay may be expeditiously and effectively baled by two persons" (lines 9-16).
Date: December 11, 1888
Creator: Freytag, Anton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design "relates to improvements in plows, particularly to that portion of the plow known as the point; and it has for its object to produce a point that may be reversed, so that both ends may be utilized or may be made to project sufficiently to convert the plow into a sub-soil plow. To this end the invention consists of a blade with two or both sets of bolt-holes and a double-ended point with holes nearer one end than the other" (lines 11-21).
Date: January 8, 1889
Creator: Rhodes, William Taylor
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the plow-beam, of the staple secured to the plow-beam, the curved shank provided at its upper front end with the triangular loop having notches on its lower edge, which engage with the said staple, the bolt pivoted in the said plow-beam and connected to the rear portion of the shank under the handles, and the blades secured to the lower front end of shank under the staple" (lines 72-81).
Date: May 1, 1888
Creator: Nitschmann, Franz
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bedstead Tie.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bedstead-tie. This design "is to obviate the spreading of the side bars of a bed, which allows the bottom slats to fall, especially those near the center of the bed; and [the design] accomplish[es] this object by providing one of the slats, preferably at or near the center, with adjustable keepers" (lines 21-27).
Date: February 12, 1889
Creator: Fernau, Magnus
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Insect-Destroyers.

Description: Patent for improvements on insect destroyers to be used in cotton fields, including illustrations.
Date: October 16, 1877
Creator: Fordtran, Eugene H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Press

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction and design of hay presses.
Date: November 22, 1887
Creator: Flato, Friderich W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ribbon Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ribbon holder. This design consists in "[a] rotary ribbon-holder case made in sections having slots and arc-latches, and the removable rotary-spindles, having squared portions to engage the spools and projecting heads, formed with necks to engage the arc-latches and key-sets" (lines 70-75).
Date: November 6, 1883
Creator: Lane, Isaac Theophilus
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dredging Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved dredging machine. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a boat or the like, provided with depending hangers at its bow and stern, of the shaft journaled in said hangers, and provided with a spiral screw extending throughout its length" (lines 88-92). It is "for removing sand-bars and similar obstructions in the beds of harbors or in streams by loosening the sand or the like, so that it will be suspended in the water and carried off by the natural or created current" (lines 22-26).
Date: May 10, 1887
Creator: Crockett, John Richardson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electrical Railway Signaling System

Description: Patent for an electrical railway signaling system. Illustration included.
Date: November 29, 1904
Creator: Lyon, Leonidas N., Jr.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway-Signal.

Description: Patent for improvement to the "construction of railway-signals and to provide a simple and comparatively inexpensive one adapted to utilize the light of a telegraph-office or other structure and capable of housing and protecting parts and of being readily operated for displaying either white or colored light" (lines 10-17).
Date: July 16, 1901
Creator: Walker, Millard Fillmore
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Air-Brake Coupling.

Description: Patent for "coupling devices for connecting the air-brake hose of railway-cars" (lines 9-10) automatically, including illustrations.
Date: March 20, 1906
Creator: Simecek, Vaclav
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Endless Band or Cord.

Description: Patent for a new and improved endless band or cord, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 5, 1898
Creator: Hurphy, Jeremiah H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department