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Lampasas Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Lampasas County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:190,476] (5000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1915
Creator: McDonald, H. F. & Bramlette, H. M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

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.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shaft-Support

Description: Patent for a shaft support and anti-rattler for vehicle thills. Illustrations included.
Date: January 10, 1908
Creator: Stovall, Sidney P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saddle

Description: Patent for a western style equestrian saddle.
Date: September 30, 1902
Creator: Hastings, John Reed & Hastings, Clarence Brooks
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.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ore Separator

Description: Patent for ore separator. This invention "relates to separators or concentrators for separating or extracting gold from pulverized quartz sand or bearing dirt" (line 8-11). Illustration included.
Date: July 16, 1907
Creator: Donovan, John T., SR.
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
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.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Locomotive Drive-Wheel.

Description: Patent for "driving-wheels for locomotives; and it has for its object to provide an approximately perfect balanced driving wheel and thereby materially decrease the internal disturbances to the mechanism of the locomotive due to the present methods of counterbalancing in the driving-wheel the reciprocating and revolving parts thereof." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Davis, Philip Z.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Wheel.

Description: Patent for "driving wheels for locomotives; and it has for its object to provide an approximately perfect balanced driving-wheel and thereby materially decrease the internal disturbances to the mechanism of the locomotion due to the present methods of counterbalancing in the driving-wheel the reciprocating and revolving parts thereof." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Davis, Philip Z.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Locomotive Driving-Wheel.

Description: Patent for a perfectly balanced wheel for locomotives. It is meant to "materially decrease the internal disturbances to the mechanism of the locomotive due to the present methods of counterbalancing in the driving-wheel" (lines 15-18).
Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Davis, Philip Z.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department