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Map of Lampasas County

Description: Blueline format of Lampasas County, Texas, showing blocks of land, rivers, creeks, land grants, and roads. No scale information is given.
Date: 1864
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

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.
Item Type: Map
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.
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

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.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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.
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