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Sash-Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in sash holders, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Morrow, Scott A. & Halcom, Jarret Conklin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

General Highway Map Hunt County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Hunt County, Texas, showing rivers, lakes, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage betweem points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, state roadside parks, airline routes, and airfields. Map includes ten inset maps - Merit, Peniel, Inset No. 1, Inset No. 2, Fairlie, Cash, Floyd, Kingston, Jardin, and Inset No. 3 - and an extensive legend indicating geographical and human-made features in the lower-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1940
Creator: Texas State Highway Department
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hunt Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Hunt County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, surveys of land, and towns. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and appear to denote the addition of names and roads. Scale [ca. 1:66,667] (2000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1914
Creator: Pressler, C. W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a fence-wire stretcher with an improved clamping device for holding the wire after it has already been drawn. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 5, 1897
Creator: Sharpe, Thomas F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sorghum Boiler and Evaporator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved boiler and evaporator for sorghum. This design consists in "[an] evaporating pan having the partition walls, the elbow-tubes pivoted in the lower edge of said partitions, and capable of being turned parallel to the bottom of said pan at any angle or perpendicular thereto, [a] copper coil laid in a serpentine groove, made in the bottom of said pan, one end passing through one end of said pan and connecting with a steam generator, and having a valve to regulate the flow of steam, the other end of said coil passing through the other end of said pan" (lines 83-94).
Date: February 16, 1886
Creator: Wynn, John Clinton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Tightener

Description: Patent for invented certain new and useful improvement in Wire-Tightener invention relates to an improvement in and it consists in the peculiar construction and combination of devices, that will be more fully set here in after and particularly pointed out in the claim.
Date: January 22, 1889
Creator: Bulter, Constant, B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Gipson & Babb General Store]

Description: Front of Gipson & Babb Drugs & General Merchandise in Hunt County. Five men in western dress on front porch, one man on horseback. Hand made signs for ice cold drinks and one for long distance telephone.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

Railway- Rail Joint.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in railway-rail Joints.
Date: March 15, 1898
Creator: Mauldin, Doctor Chester
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feed-Valve for Compensating for Leakage in Train-Pipes.

Description: Patent for a new and useful feed valve "for compensating the loss by leakage of fluid in leaky train pipes in fluid-pressure brake systems" (line 8 - 10).
Date: March 29, 1898
Creator: Tipton, Commodore P. & Tipton, David B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sewing-Machine Brake.

Description: Patent for a new and useful sewing machine brake to "prevent retrograde rotary movement of the shaft" (line 9 - 10).
Date: April 5, 1898
Creator: Weaver, John Robert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle-Repairing Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new, simple, and efficient axle repairing apparatus for "facilitating the repairing of worn axles without the removal of the wheels or the axles from the vehicle-body" (line 10 -12).
Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: Hammer, Willie Alice
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bolt-Holder.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in bolt holders, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Higdon, Jasper S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in pumps, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Gardner, Felix G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fence-Post.

Description: Patent for improvements to fence post design in which a base is added to hold the post upright while keeping it above ground to prevent deterioration from soil with illustrations.
Date: July 31, 1900
Creator: Hammer, Willie Alice
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windlass Elevator

Description: Patent for providing "an improved device... which is especially designed for use as a water-elevator for drawing a bucket out of a well and arranged so as to conveniently take up the slack cable and coil it upon the windlass-drum" (lines 8-14) including illustrations.
Date: March 5, 1901
Creator: Higson, Jasper S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

CHURN

Description: Patent for the improvement of a churn. The churn has a detachable support and a closure for the upper end of the body of the churn.
Date: February 18, 1913
Creator: HARRISON, DAVID M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay Or Cotton Press

Description: Patent for "certain new and useful improvements in Hay or Cotton Presses" (lines 4-6), including illustrations.
Date: November 12, 1901
Creator: Hamilton, Robert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Game-Table.

Description: Patent for improvement in game-table in which it provided with a table similar in construction to the ordinary billiard-table. “A series of spring-pressed levers fulcrumed in the lower end of a casing and each provided at its upper end with a hook and at its lower end with a ball extending over the floor of the table.” (P. 2, lines 67-71) This game is played by using one or more balls to strike a series of balls that are arranged along the bottom of a casing, causing the levers to disengaged the rods, therefore revealing a card through an opening formed in the front of the casing. Illustration is included.
Date: August 18, 1891
Creator: Patillo, John P. W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cradle.

Description: Patent for a improved cradle with a fan attachment, including instructions.
Date: March 4, 1879
Creator: Reisor, Andrew S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horse-Power Machines.

Description: Patent for new and improved cog-wheel designed to improve horse-powered machines that are used in "flouring mills, and agricultural, and other machines" (lines 16-17) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 25, 1880
Creator: Hooker, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Cotton and Corn Planter.

Description: Patent for a combined cotton and corn planter by having two wheel guards and graduators, one feed-wheel is mounted fixedly on the shaft, the other is removable; so that it can be easily converted from planting corn or cotton-seed, and vice versa, and regulating the planting of either. Illustration is included.
Date: February 3, 1891
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved seed planter. This design "entirely do[es] away with the use of belts in the operation of the two dropping-cylinders, so that there will be no slipping of the belts upon the pulleys, and thus caus[ing] the seed[s] to be planted at different distances apart" (lines 22-27).
Date: August 24, 1880
Creator: Ward, Michael.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Uterine-Supporter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved pessary, or uterine supporter. This design "provides an easy and flexible support . . . and one that will adapt itself to the flexions of the body . . . and one that can be readily removed" (lines 36-40).
Date: February 10, 1880
Creator: Long, Cornelius Pruett
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Convertible Corn and Cotton Planter, Stalk-Cutter, and Roller.

Description: Patent for a convertible corn and cotton planter, stalk-cutter, and roller. It has a main frame, a supplemental frame that has its front end hinged to the front of the main frame, a roller with circular journaled in the supplemental frame, transverse segment-plates with removable blades attached to the supplemental frame, spaces between the segment-plates, an axle, driving-wheels, a sprocket wheel and chain, feed-boxes, means for feeding the grain, and wheels for laying the ground and the coverers.
Date: April 28, 1896
Creator: Mauldin, Columbus Scott
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department