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Bonnet.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvement sin bonnets, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 9, 1900
Creator: Thornton, Frances E.
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Umbrella-Case.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in umbrella cases, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 7, 1899
Creator: Ferry, Thomas Cate
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway-Gate

Description: Patent for a railway gate that can be operated from a distance. Illustrations included.
Date: August 17, 1908
Creator: Buchannan, Edward M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Kitchen-Cabinet.

Description: Patent for "a more complete and convenient kitchen cabinet... with an effective and desirable sink attachment, whereby dirty water may be easily disposed of." (Lines 9-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 28, 1895
Creator: Brooks, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stove.

Description: Patent for "a stove in which the heat may be shifted to various parts thereof to the exclusion of other parts," and "wherein the radiation of the heat from the bottom of the heat-passage is made to heat a secondary or supplemental oven, thereby making use of heat which is otherwise lost." (Lines 19-30) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 28, 1895
Creator: Brooks, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad Gate.

Description: Patent for a new and improved railroad gate. This design "has relation to railroad-gates of the class that is designed to be erected at the lines of fences for the purpose of preventing cattle and stock from passing from one field to another, and further designed to be opened by the wheels of a passing train, and automatically closed after the train has passed; and the invention consists in the construction and novel combination of parts" (lines 20-28).
Date: June 1, 1886
Creator: Jacobs, William Ramsey & Houston, Samuel Callahan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Air-Pipe Coupling.

Description: Patent for an improved air-pipe coupling that is airtight and watertight and has a flexible union for railroad cars.
Date: May 2, 1893
Creator: Thomas, James Bryant
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sulky Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sulky plow. This design "consists in a sulky-plow constructed with the sliding block carrying the adjustable wheel locked in place by a sliding spring-pressed bolt and withdrawn by means of an elbow-lever. The sliding wheel-carrying block is provided with rack-teeth engaging with the teeth of a double-gear wheel placed loosely upon the journal of the plow-crank, and connected with the plow-crank lever by a pawl, whereby the machine can be leveled and the plow adjusted by means of the same lever (lines 20-31).
Date: October 9, 1883
Creator: Henderson, William Chancy
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Carriage Top Prop.

Description: Patent for a new and improved prop for carriage tops. This design consists in "a prop-joint for vehicles, the combination of the bow, the prop-casting having the circumferential flanges lying against the opposite sides of the bow, and the opposite extension plates lying against and secured by screws to the rear edges of the bow" (lines 70-75).
Date: July 31, 1888
Creator: Jacobs, William Ramsey
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Hearth for Fire Places.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hearth for fireplaces. This design "ha[s] a depression in its upper side, and a lid hinged to the hearth at the rear end of the depression, so as to fill the same when not in use" (lines 93-96).
Date: July 26, 1887
Creator: Moore, John Thomas
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Gate for Railway Tracks.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a shaft crossing a railway-track and provided with weighted depending ends, with rollers connected eccentrically to said ends, a gate connected to said shaft, and lever and bar apparatus for operating said weighted ends from the vicinity of the rails" (lines 41-47).
Date: December 25, 1888
Creator: Jacobs, William Ramsey & Houston, Samuel Callahan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Faucet.

Description: Patent for an improvement on a previous faucet, patent no. 539,633. This faucet is "a valve-seat consisting of a cylinder having an internal shoulder, a tubular valve operating within said cylinder and below said shoulder, a packing-ring carried by said valve and engaging said shoulder, a piston-road attached to said valve for operating the same, and a drop-valve in the lower end of said tubular valve, substantially as specified" (lines 60-69)
Date: January 18, 1897
Creator: Murphy, George S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Medical Compound.

Description: Patent for a cough syrup formula made from various plant extracts, to treat inflammatory diseases. No illustration.
Date: June 26, 1860
Creator: Reeves, J. J.
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Ironing Table.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ironing board. This design consists in "the rigid supporting-frame of an ironing-table, a cross-piece secured to the outside of the upper ends of the supports at one end of the frame, so that its upper edge shall project above the supports, an ironing-board top hinged to one side of the cross-piece, and a shelf secured to the upper edge and projecting to the opposite side of said cross-piece" (lines 86-94).
Date: October 19, 1886
Creator: Adair, Annie E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Car and Air-Brake Coupling

Description: Patent for an invention that provides "a single structure in which the air-brake pipes will be simultaneously coupled with the coupling of a car" (lines 14-17).
Date: September 6, 1892
Creator: Thomas, James Bryant
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horse-Power.

Description: Patent for a new and improved "horse-power" (motor). This design utilizes a central pinion and a counter-wheel to accelerate the rest of the motor with minimal friction and minimal complicating of design.
Date: January 29, 1878
Creator: Randall, John C.
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Battery-Connector

Description: Patent for a battery connector for providing electricity in homes without being connected to a power plant.
Date: October 15, 1912
Creator: Hall, James Monroe
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Lamp-Socket.

Description: Patent for an electric lamp socket that regulates the intensity of the current passing through the socket. It has multiple contact posts and a manually operated slide that makes contact with the posts.
Date: February 13, 1912
Creator: Hall, James Monroe
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Can Soldering Machine

Description: Patent for a can soldering machine. This device is designed to solder multiple units of lids to cans. Illustration included.
Date: May 11, 1912
Creator: Irwin, Wiley I.
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