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Ant-Trap.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in ant-traps.
Date: April 12, 1898
Creator: Selvidge, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Index.

Description: Patent for a certain new and useful index, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 12, 1899
Creator: Hall, Henry Lyons
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thill-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and useful thill coupling for "locking the thill-iron to the attached thill in a raised position" (line 8 -9).
Date: September 27, 1898
Creator: James, Will S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a certain new and useful wire stretcher, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 28, 1899
Creator: Hancock, Benjamin Columbus
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Camp-Bed.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in folding camp beds, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 20, 1898
Creator: Long, Reuben
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Fence Tool.

Description: Patent for wire fence tool attachment for a wire stretching machine. The tool can also perform other operations related to the fence wires when detached from the machine.
Date: October 22, 1901
Creator: Pearson, C. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bedstead Brace.

Description: Patent for a new and useful bedstead-brace. "This invention is an improved construction of bedstead-brace, the object being to provide an exceedingly cheap, simple, and efficient device which can be applied to any and all beds" (line 7-11).
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Campbell, Ike W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Combination-Padlocks.

Description: Patent for "a padlock in which the permutation locking device is not permanently connected to the hasp; and said invention consists of a permutation device the fixed ends whereof are provided with sockets to receive the ends of a separate hasp, and be locked therewith by a notched bolt passing through the permutation device and both ends of the hasp, whereby the usual hinged connection of the parts is avoided, and the padlock made more secure and cheaper than when the parts are permanently united." (Lines 6-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 23, 1873
Creator: Hall, William N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hitching Device.

Description: Patent for "a hitching device which can be applied to a strap between its ends and which is freely adjustable back and forth upon the strap without wearing or injuring the strap in any manner and to form a hitching device which consists of two entirely separate and distinct pieces, thus doing away with all joints, pivots, or other connections, and the necessity for forming holes or perforations of any kind in the strap." (Lines 22-31) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 6, 1897
Creator: King, Sandy & Myers, Marshall
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Advertising Device.

Description: Patent for a new and improved advertising sign. This design "consist[s] in the fixed staff or upright having pulley, bent rotary vane having the opening, and adapted for the display of advertisements, inside [the] bent rotary vane, and the governor adapted to regulate automatically the speed at which the vanes are to revolve" (lines 68-80).
Date: February 19, 1884
Creator: Carly, John Wesly
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved washing machine. This design consists "in a washing-machine, the combination, with the furnace, of the box, having the semicircularly-curved top, of the cylindrical cage and the flues in the box" (lines 87-90).
Date: November 10, 1885
Creator: Richardson, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring Bed Bottom.

Description: Patent for a new and improved box-spring. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the main frame, the springs having their connecting pieces curved or coiled to form double heart-shaped configurations, the hinged head-rests, the wide bails, movably attached at the ends of their side pieces to the connecting-pieces of the springs at the side edges of the head-rests, and having their middle pieces curved or coiled to form heart-shaped configurations resting upon the tops of the springs of the head-rest, and the coiled wire coiled around all the portions of the springs" (lines 76-87).
Date: September 29, 1885
Creator: Bunnell, James F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Provision-Safe.

Description: Patent for a provision safe that keeps food cool that uses "a jacket of absorbent material inclosing a suitable frame provided with shelves for supporting the articles of food, and a vat for containing water and supplying it to the jacket by capillary action whereby the temperature is reduced through the process of evaporation" (lines 15-21). This patent improves the design of provision safes.
Date: November 21, 1893
Creator: Stephens, James Howell
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ant-Trap.

Description: Patent for an ant-trap with an inflexible bottom with a hole in the middle, a perpendicular section rough on the inside and smooth on the outside, and the perpendicular smooth sides are attached to the edges of the bottom. The trap has a device that prevents the ants from running around the trap.
Date: November 13, 1894
Creator: Carter, William B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department