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Kinney County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Kinney County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1909
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

An Audit Report on the Kinney County Groundwater Conservation District

Description: Report of the Texas State Auditor's Office related to determining whether the Kinney County Groundwater Conservation District (Distric) has accounting procedures and controls that ensure accurate, timely, and complete financial information is available for making management decisions, ensure it is able to meet its financial obligations, and protects against violations, abuse, and fraud; whether the District achieves its management goals and objectives as outlined in its management plan; and whether the Department complies with applicable statutes, rules, and regulations.
Date: January 2006
Creator: Texas. Office of the State Auditor.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas: Brackettville Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Brackettville, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, ranches, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1944
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Intrenching-Tool.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in intrenching tools, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 8, 1899
Creator: Hoffmann, Arnold G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for "a wrench adapted to engage the nut of the wheel hub, so that on turning the wheel the nut will unscrew from the threaded end of the axle." (Lines 14-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 30, 1894
Creator: Stambaugh, Julius Locke
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carriage Wheel.

Description: Patent for a new and improved carriage wheel. This design "consists in so constructing a carriage-wheel that the members thereof may be made interchangeable, and the whole may be made in a factory and shipped thence 'knocked down,' to be assembled and put together at any point to which the same may be shipped, not requiring, as is usual, the aid of a blacksmith or other skilled laborer" (lines 8-15).
Date: November 8, 1881
Creator: Clarke, George R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved harrow. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the revolving harrow-teeth and prong-wheels, of the centrally-hinged vibratory frame, carrying drag-hook teeth . . . [and] [t]he combination, with the harrow-frame . . . carrying the hook-teeth, of the pulley, chain, and lever" (lines 62-70).
Date: March 20, 1883
Creator: Lewis, Charles Patton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut Lock.

Description: Patent for a new and improved nut lock. This design utilizes "[t]he combination, with the bolt having a longitudinal groove therein, and the nut having a circular recess in its inner face and a series of perforations in its outer face, of the key having its inner end bent at right angles and fitted in said recess, and provided with an arm and pivoted catch at the outer end, which catch is adapted to engage with a perforation in the nut" (lines 47-55).
Date: May 15, 1883
Creator: Mlinarich, Gioseppe Iosef Pepos
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Billiard Table Leveler.

Description: Patent for a new and improved billiard-table leveler. This design consists in "the vertical case having the closed bottom, the open upper end, and provided with the removable plate, the vertical guide-rods extending through openings in the plate, the follower in the upper end of the case and having openings to receive the guide-rods, and provided with an interiorly-threaded opening, the vertical shaft having its lower end stepped in the bottom of the case and journaled in the plate, the said shaft having the miter-pinion and the threaded upper end working in the threaded opening of the follower" (lines 58-70).
Date: May 11, 1886
Creator: Himes, Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Kinney County

Description: Map of Kinney County, Texas, including the Hill Country region. The roads to Griffin Valley, to Nueces River and Fort McKavett, and to Fort Lancaster and Camp Hudson are marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas General Land Office