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Map of J. D. Rogers Farm

Description: Hand-drawn map of the Rogers farm along the Brazos River in Grimes County; formerly Allen Farm; currently (2006) owned by the Moore Brothers. Scale 1:4,800
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Map of John D. Rogers Farm

Description: Hand-drawn map of Rogers farm along the Brazos River in Grimes County; formerly called Allen Farm; currently owned by the Moore Brothers. The plat shows the property with notations to show subdivisions and dimensions.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Grimes County, Texas"

Description: Large blue-line map of Grimes County abstracts printed on light-weight cotton
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Map of Grimes County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Grimes County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, surveys of land, and towns. No scale information given.
Date: 1858
Creator: Von Rosenberg, W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Grimes County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Grimes County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:266,666] (2000 varas to 1/4 of an inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Matzow, Fr.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Map of Grimes County]

Description: Map of Grimes County, Texas, showing towns, creeks, and blocks of land. Map includes a legend corresponding to the owners of the blocks of land in the lower-right corner.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fertilizer-Distributer.

Description: Patent for a fertilizer-distributer with "means for agitating and loosening up the fertilizing material and delivering the same through a series of discharge-openings, such series extending transversely of the path of movement of the machine across the field and controlled by individual and independently-operable feed slides or gates, whereby the machine may be used for simultaneously fertilizing adjoined furrows or as a broadcast fertilizer-distributer" (Lines 12-21).
Date: May 20, 1902
Creator: Mize, William P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Speed-Measures.

Description: Patent for a "means for indicating the degree of speed with which an engine or train of cars is passing over a rail-road, and for enabling an engineer to regulate the speed of his engine to conform to the 'time' enjoined by his table, so that he will run at an even degree of speed, and be required neither to 'slow down' to save his schedule nor quicken the pace of his engine to make up lost time." (Lines 15-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 22, 1875
Creator: Minton, Stephen F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acala cotton seed poster

Description: Advertisement for No. 111 strain Acala cotton seed developed by John D. Rogers of Navasota, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Cotton display

Description: Display board of Texas Pedigree Cotton; nine staples grown by "J.H.M." near Navasota, TX. A label at the top of the display says, "Staple of Texas Pedigreed Cottons."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Ventilator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful ventilator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 27, 1900
Creator: Schumacher, Robert H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mechanism for Overcoming Dead-Centers.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in mechanism for overcoming dead centers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 11, 1898
Creator: Johnson, Willie H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Compound Engine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in compound engines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 20, 1899
Creator: Johnson, Willie H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful acetylene gas generator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 30, 1899
Creator: Camp, Charles M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for a new design of rail joints in which headed bolts and wedge plate have keyhole slots, including with illustrations.
Date: April 24, 1900
Creator: Park, Henry J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow Attachment.

Description: Patent for an adjustable plow attachment that is placed onto a plow blade and sweeps aside earth while "forming a load-bearing surface." (p. 1)
Date: December 25, 1900
Creator: Bracewell, William B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Book

Description: Patent for a book with margin numbering which allows for page numbers to be visible with one glance, including illustrations.
Date: October 1, 1901
Creator: Rhodes, Samuel E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department