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Oil Can Spout.

Description: Patent for new improvements to oil can where an attachment to the can is made and acts as both a stopper and a spout
Date: October 10, 1911
Creator: Melvin, Joe D.
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Ant-Trap

Description: Patent for "a simple device of this kind which will excel the former traps in depositing the ants within the annular pan and in efficiency for convenient discharge of the trapped insects" (lines 18-22).
Date: April 2, 1901
Creator: Inman, Joseph
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Acetylene Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in apparatus for generating acetylene gas. This design is to "provide with few applicances a simple and compact apparatus requiring little attention for generating acetylene gas for light, heat, and power purposes" (line 11 - 14).
Date: February 15, 1898
Creator: Dederick, Zadoc P.
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Pop-Valve For Kilns.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in pop valves for kilns, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 24, 1899
Creator: Moore, La Fayette
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Can

Description: Patent for a can. Illustration included.
Date: February 4, 1905
Creator: Hanna, Richard
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Compound Railway Rail

Description: Patent for a compound railway rail. This invention is comprised of separate tread and base parts. Illustration included.
Date: August 20, 1907
Creator: Finley, Alfred P.
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Rotary Engine

Description: Patent for a rotary engine. This invention is a rotary steam engine. It consists of a cylinder, rotatable drum, and pistons. Illustration included.
Date: May 27, 1907
Creator: Hopper, James F.
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Envelop Stamping Machine

Description: Patent for an envelop stamping machine. This machine is designed to process sheets of stamps for the application of one stamp per envelope. Illustrations Included.
Date: May 25, 1906
Creator: Human, Oscor M.
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Improvement in Railway-Gates.

Description: Patent for "automatically operating slide-gates which are operated by pressure on treadles, and are suitable for use either as farm-gates or railroad-gates." (Lines 15-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 28, 1878
Creator: McCaffrey, James M. & Larkin, James
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Improvement in Cotton-Presses.

Description: Patent for "a press by means of which the cotton can be backed and pressed into the bale in small quantities at a time, by alternating pressing a quantity, then lifting the follower, and inserting more, and pressing again, and so on until the bale is formed." (Lines 19-25) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 16, 1875
Creator: Frost, Willis Lee
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Improvement in Fire-Escapes.

Description: Patent for improving fire-escapes and provides a portable instrument that "may be used for letting persons directly down from buildings, or for carrying them from the upper stories of buildings to others buildings at a distance" (lines 9-12).
Date: August 28, 1877
Creator: Staples, George S.
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Flue-Beader.

Description: Patent for a tool that allows a boiler flue to rotate while not letting any steam out of the flue. This allows for the projecting end of the flue to turn without damaging itself and makes taking the flue apart easier for workmen.
Date: May 4, 1897
Creator: Hutchison, Wilson F.
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Improvement in Churns.

Description: Patent for the improved design of churns "in which the dasher-shaft is vertical and receives rotation by gearing at the top of the churn" (2nd para.), including illustrations.
Date: January 25, 1876
Creator: Davis, Henry T.
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