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Liquid for Exterminating Grass or Similar Growths.

Description: Patent for a new and useful liquid for exterminating grass or similar growths, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 5, 1898
Creator: Chapman, William A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Governor.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in governors, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 15, 1898
Creator: Hunter, Victor E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Governor.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in governors, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 20, 1899
Creator: Hunter, Victor Emmet
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and useful hose coupling, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1900
Creator: Davenport, Robert L. & Rast, Felix Q.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Stopping Mechanism for Engines.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in automatic stopping mechanism for engines.
Date: January 11, 1898
Creator: Hunter, Victor Emmet
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dental Dam-Holder.

Description: Patent for improvement in dental dam-holders.
Date: April 17, 1900
Creator: Myers, Samuel M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lubricating Apparatus

Description: Patent for "lubricating the bearings of locomotives while moving or standing still." (lines 8-10)
Date: June 19, 1900
Creator: Dangler, Hank
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

APPARATUS FOR PUMPING WATER, SAND, &c.

Description: Patent for "an apparatus for emptying sandboxes of locomotives" (lines 13-14) "operated by compressed air to elevate and discharge sand, water, &c." (lines 10-11).
Date: October 30, 1900
Creator: Butler, Thomas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Method of Exterminating Johnson Grass.

Description: Patent for a method to kill Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense) by repeatedly breaking up the ground around the plant during winter.
Date: July 16, 1901
Creator: Harpold, Clay
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Casting Dental Plates.

Description: Patent for casting dental plates which builds upon a previous patent by the same inventor, Patent No. 633,222, accepted on September 19, 1899. This patent professes to eliminate previous issues with casting metal such as pinholes and air bubbles that create imperfections in the dental plates.
Date: May 27, 1902
Creator: Streetman, Willard
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Carriage-Axle Boxes.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful improvement in carriage-axle boxes and spindles" (lines 3-5), includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 11, 1877
Creator: Sitton, William A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Rotary Engines.

Description: Patent for Improvement in Rotary Engines concerning "the arms of the frame" (lines 9), which are powered by steam and "steam valves with arms" (line 17) including a detailed explanation and description of the illustration.
Date: February 5, 1878
Creator: Evens, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Car-Brakes.

Description: Patent for "car-brakes that work automatically and without manual intervention as soon as the locomotive is stopped." (Lines 12-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 1, 1875
Creator: Kirtley, Fielding L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Car-Brakes.

Description: Patent for "a means for the automatic application of brakes to the cars of a railway-train; and it consists in a loosely-moving draw-bar attached to the car by means of bolts passing through a central longitudinal slot, and having its sides wrought into two rack-bars, which mesh with pinions upon two windlass-shafts; which arrangement, when the locomotive is "slowed," causes the impact of the cars to drive up the draw-bars and wind up cords upon the windlass-shafts, which communicated with and apply the brakes to the wheels." (Lines 11-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 1, 1875
Creator: Kirtley, Fielding L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for a churn. The patent is for a "means for adjustably securing a series of vertically-arranged breakers in a churn-body of any size, operating with a revolving dasher" (lines 8-11).
Date: June 16, 1896
Creator: Haley, William L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk Cutter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved stalk cutter. This design "has for its object to produce a machine which shall possess superior advantages in point of simplicity, durability, and general efficiency. To this end it consists in certain improvements in the construction of the same" (lines 10-14).
Date: November 13, 1883
Creator: Snider, John J. & O'Bannon, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Watch Maker's Pliers.

Description: Patent for new and improved watchmaker's pliers. This design "consists in a combination watch-hand tool or pliers to be used by watch-makers for removing the hands from a watch when it is to be repaired or new hands are required to be put on; also for holding new hands when they are to be filed and otherwise fitted to the watch; and the invention more especially consists in certain constructions of the jaw end portions of the pliers" (lines 8-16).
Date: May 12, 1885
Creator: Horton, Henry A.R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pulverizer and cultivator.

Description: Patent for improvement of pulverizer and cultivator, which according to the inventors, "pulverizes the soil in an improved manner, and with less expenditure in power in draft, and so that the land can be plowed close up to plants growing in rows, but which are not regularly in line with one another".
Date: 1885-7-21
Creator: Chambers, John R.; Chambers, Silas; Chambers, Asa & Davis, William Jefferson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Packing Attachment for Baling Presses

Description: Patent for an "improved cotton packing attachment for baling-presses" (lines 9-10).
Date: May 15, 1883
Creator: Shepherd, James R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "is to provide means for setting and supporting the pin and link of the ordinary car-coupler, so that cars will be automatically coupled when brought together; and it consists in a frame or holder for the coupling-pin and a frame or holder for the coupling-link" (lines 11-17).
Date: September 23, 1890
Creator: Godsey, William J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Swinging Gate.

Description: Patent for a new and improved swinging gate. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the main posts . . . [one] having the shallow recesses therein, of hinges, slotted batten, bell-crank lever connected with the upper hinge-bolt, and with a pin in the slot in the batten, spring, gravity-catch, gate, and roller" (lines 29-35).
Date: April 10, 1888
Creator: Sipe, Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail Bond For Electric Railroads

Description: Patent for improvement to rail-bonds for electrical railroads to aid in maintaining electrical contact, which will then reduce the loosening of parts which results in broken contact. Illustrations and instructions are included.
Date: August 17, 1897
Creator: Hunter, Victor Emmet
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Flour and Meal Bin and Sifter.

Description: Patent for a combined flour and meal bin sifter meant for the kitchen. The amount of flour or meal put into the machine does not matter, and the sifter may be removed when desired. The sifted material is directed into a container, and the end of the chute can be closed when not in use.
Date: September 1, 1896
Creator: Alexander, Charles P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department