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Franklin Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Franklin County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:152,380] (4000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1899
Creator: Pressler, C. W. & Wynne, Amos
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Canning Apparatus.

Description: Patent for Canning Apparatus used to preserve fruits and vegetables in sealed cans. Apparatus also consist of a boiling platform to boil the contents of the can before sealing it.
Date: July 15, 1902
Creator: Garner, John Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Instrument for Dividing Angles into Equal Parts.

Description: Patent for an instrument for dividing angles into equal parts and is meant to be used with a beam compass. The "invention consists in a member having a point adapted to be placed at the point of the angle to be divided, and having movable thereon a beam extending horizontally and having at one end a transverse head projecting from each side of the beam and carrying at one end an indicating point and at the other end a marking pencil" (lines 22-29).
Date: April 30, 1895
Creator: Cornelius, Francis W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for an improved animal trap that can catch a large variety of animals, including fish, and does not injure the animals. Bait is placed in the trap, and the door on one end is spring-activated. A hinged door on the top is where the operator can take out the animal.
Date: July 18, 1893
Creator: Crockett, William E. & McAdams, Richard E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Scraper and Chopper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton scraper and chopper. This design "consists of an oblong frame composed of a front piece, side beams, and the rear cross-beam, provided with the handles" (lines 29-32).
Date: August 13, 1889
Creator: White, John Calvin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Heel-Sweep Plow.

Description: Patent for an improved plow that can have "either first a whole heel sweep, or a right or left half heel sweep, second a whole solid sweep, or a right or left half solid sweep, third a right and left turn plow, or a right or left half turn plow" (lines 15-19).
Date: February 28, 1893
Creator: Dean, John Rowe
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oat-Cutter.

Description: Patent for a type of straw and hay cutter designed especially for cutting sheaf oats that is easily operated, including illustrations.
Date: November 10, 1891
Creator: Laws, John Aderson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Coupling

Description: Patent for a vehicle coupling designed to allow vehicles to travel over rough terrain without incurring damage. Illustrations included.
Date: September 28, 1909
Creator: White, Joseph B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Franklin Co. [Texas].

Description: Map shows land patents, landowners, tract numbers, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale [1:66,667].
Date: 1943
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Franklin Co. [Texas]

Description: Map shows plats and ownership, railroads, and townships; most plats numbered; adjacent counties boundaries where property lines exceed county limits. Scale [1:66,667].
Date: 1899
Creator: Pressler, Charles W.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Franklin County [Texas]

Description: Map shows land tracts, ownership, patents, railroads, towns, portions of adjacent counties where property lines extend beyond Franklin County [Texas] limits. Scale [1:104,000].
Date: [1905..1925]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library