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Bathing-Suit.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in bathing suits.
Date: March 29, 1898
Creator: Davis, Jesse W D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus For Cleaning Dishes.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in apparatus for cleaning dishes, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1900
Creator: Wright, John W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mechanism for Cleansing Clothing for Textile Fabrics

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in mechanism for cleansing clothing or textile fabrics. This invention is to "provide a simple and economical construction and combination of parts whereby the clothes or fabrics operated upon shall be disturbed and displaced at each successive stroke of a pump forming part of the mechanism" (line 11-16).
Date: December 21, 1897
Creator: Wright, John W. & Burkes, Howell H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crayon Holder

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in crayon holders. This design is to "provide an improved device which may be constructed cheaply, be light, and have a neat appearance" (line 13-14).
Date: December 14, 1897
Creator: Rugeley, Fannie M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn

Description: Patent for a butter churn with gentle agitation meant to keep butter cells from breaking including illustrations.
Date: October 2, 1900
Creator: McCausland, Joseph H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for churns with accompanying illustration and description of machine.
Date: July 2, 1901
Creator: McCausland, Joseph H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for this plow relates to an improvement in plows commly known as "sweeps;" and provides a device of cheap and simple construction adapted to be applied to the rear or upper edge of an ordinary sweep.
Date: February 23, 1892
Creator: Hill, David Jeferson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for "a plow especially adapted to be used in turning the well-known black or stiff lands in the Western States," (lines 8-10) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 2, 1891
Creator: Hill, David J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements to the washing machine "which shall enable the washing of clothes or garments to be effected with but little exertion to the operator and with but comparatively little wear to the garments themselves." (Lines 19-23). Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 2, 1891
Creator: Smith, Robert H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Projectile.

Description: Patent for a new and improved projectile. This design consists "[i]n combination with the ellipsoidal projectile having a truncated base, a plano-concave sabot or driver whose plane face is contiguous to the base of the projectile, and whose periphery is grooved for the attachment of the charge-container" (lines 75-80).
Date: September 9, 1884
Creator: Hopson, Lucien
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rotary-Engine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rotary engine. This design consists "of a wheel provided with radially-sliding pistons and revolving within a fixed circumferential steam-chest, and having fixed on its axle an eccentric and spring, that operate to throw the pistons or floats outward to receive the pressure of the steam or other motor that is to drive the engine" (lines 19-26).
Date: January 20, 1880
Creator: Adams, James Ansley
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Weighing Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new and improved scale. This design consists in "[a]n improved apparatus for containing and weighing shot and powder, the same consisting of the box [which is] slotted . . . the pivoted bottles and connecting cords and knobs, the pan pivoted and projecting through the slot, the weighing device proper, and indicator located on top of the box, and having a rod pendent from it and supporting the said pan" (lines 13-21).
Date: December 1, 1885
Creator: Irvine, William Fielding
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for a baling press that holds the material in the press while it is being formed into a bale. It consists of a frame with notches in the back, a resistance bar that pivots across the back of the frame, a latch that holds the bar in place, and a pin to pin the bar to the latch.
Date: December 12, 1893
Creator: Mealer, James A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tire-Heater.

Description: Patent for a rotary tire-heater that used for and movably supported near a blacksmith's forge, where it can be swung over for use when needed. It economizes time and fuel, and is automatically adjustable.
Date: June 26, 1894
Creator: Callaway, John A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Force-Pumps.

Description: Patent relating to "that class of force-pumps which are to be submerged and are double-acting" (lines 17-19). Includes instructions and illustration.
Date: July 8, 1879
Creator: Finney, James J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Pole.

Description: Patent for a simple vehicle-pole that has an improved fastening. It consists of a table with a socket, a pole in the socket, arms connected to the table, singletrees attached to the extending ends of the arms, and a running gear.
Date: July 11, 1893
Creator: Rohn, Frank G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Shears

Description: Patent for an improvement in animal shears to "simplify and improve the construction of animal-shears, and render their operation more positive and reliable" (lines 11-13).
Date: August 26, 1890
Creator: Monday, Robert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Broadcast Seeder.

Description: Patent for a broadcast seeder designed to "cultivate, plant, and subsequently roll or cover the seed, the elements for accomplishing the same being combined in a single device simply constructed" (lines 10-13).
Date: June 3, 1890
Creator: Callaway, Johnathan Asa
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Door Check and Alarm.

Description: Patent for a new and improved door-check and alarm. With this design, "[t]he latch normally stands in the engaging position, and when it aligns with one of the notches it engages the same automatically. One of the notches is so arranged that it is engaged by the latch when the door is closed, and when the knob is turned to open the door the cord, wire, or chain draws the latch out of engagement with the notch. . . . [a] bell on the end of the latch will give warning when the latch is moved, and the door cannot be opened without moving the latch" (lines 63-92).
Date: February 12, 1889
Creator: King, Charles Rufus
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Projectile

Description: Patent for an explosive projectile for use of penetrating and exploding ironclad and steel-clad ships, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 3, 1885
Creator: Hopson, Lucien
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sheep Shearing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sheep-shearing machine. This design consists in "the plate having the teeth with the concave faces and cutting edges, in combination with [another] plate operating on [the first] plate and having the teeth, with the concaved lower faces and cutting edges adapted to operate on the cutting edges of teeth" (lines 10-16).
Date: November 19, 1889
Creator: Monday, Robert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Military Saddle.

Description: Patent for a new and improved military saddle. This design is "so constructed that the valises and other equipments may be connected with the saddle in such a way as to distribute and balance their weight, and at the same time make the saddle comfortable for the rider. The invention consists in constructing a saddle with appliances to receive valises, a pair of girths, a gun, and an overcoat" (lines 19-28).
Date: September 28, 1880
Creator: Hastings, John Reed
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hinge.

Description: Patent for a two-way roller hinge for gates, doors, shutters, etc. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 24, 1897
Creator: Goodwin, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wool-Press.

Description: Patent for a wooden machine that is used to compress wool, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 19, 1884
Creator: Brooks, David F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department