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Limestone County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Limestone County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Hedick, J. D. & Giles, J. Bascom
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bevel.

Description: Patent for "bevel-squares adapted to be converted into a try-square through the medium of a pivoted and adjustable blade." (Lines 13-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Morris, Thomas R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Entrance to Parker's Fort - Limestone County]

Description: Photo of the entrance to Parker's Fort, which is located in Limestone County. Many descendants of the Parker family live in both Anderson and Houston Counties.
Date: January 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

Combination-Tool.

Description: Patent for a new and useful combination tool, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 31, 1898
Creator: Karner, Joseph C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Stretching Wire Or Other Purposes.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in machines for stretching wire or other purposes, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 21, 1898
Creator: Selvidge, Charles W.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ant-Trap.

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

Sash-Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and useful sash fastener, which is "capable of holding a sash at any desired adjustment and of being arranged to lock the sashes against vertical movement on each other" (line 13 - 14).
Date: February 13, 1900
Creator: James, Will S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Revolving Fan

Description: Patent for a new and useful revolving fan. This design "relates to certain improvements in revolving fans, such as are employed especially in connection with tables and the like for fanning the persons seated thereat" (line 8-11).
Date: December 14, 1897
Creator: Gibson, Levi A.
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gin-Saw Cleaner.

Description: Patent for a cleaner for cotton-gin saws for "an improved construction of cleaner adapted to be used in connection with saw-cylinders on different kinds of gins" (lines 10-13) and "which may be easily fitted and held securely in position in a detachable manner" (lines 18-19).
Date: April 24, 1900
Creator: Bolen, Walter M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame Attachment

Description: Patent for improved Hame Attachment with "snap hame-hook" (line 11) "preventing accidental displacement." (line 13-14)
Date: June 26, 1900
Creator: Dobbs, William, Jackson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Artificial Stone.

Description: Patent for a process of manufacturing artificial stone in which “it will not cracked by reason of exposure and which may be readily engraved, impressed or otherwise marked to form letters, characters, emblems and etc….” (Lines 16-20). No illustration.
Date: August 28, 1900
Creator: Johnson, Jesse W. & Hendrix, Albert S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churning Machine.

Description: Patent for a churning machine that includes illustration and description of machine parts.
Date: July 2, 1901
Creator: McDaniel, Bill Homer
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Method of Destroying Stumps of Trees.

Description: Patent for a method of destroying the stumps of persimmon and sassafras trees using saltpeter, soda, and salt.
Date: April 1, 1902
Creator: McLelland, Jacob J. E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretcher

Description: Patent for a wire-stretcher designed to repair wire fences manually.
Date: October 22, 1901
Creator: Pearson, Charles Ewell
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gage for Plows.

Description: Patent for a new type of gage for a running plow, that can be adjusted for a specific depth
Date: December 17, 1901
Creator: Wilson, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

PENCIL HOLDER

Description: Patent for a pencil holder that may be attached to a garment.
Date: January 14, 1902
Creator: PEARSON, JOHN WILLIAM
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department