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San Saba Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of San Saba 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: 1918
Creator: Wicker, George T.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for improvements in the specifics of the design and construction of a baling press.
Date: August 20, 1901
Creator: Chapman, Robert E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for an improved baling press including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 24, 1901
Creator: Tom, Joseph C. & Walker, Hiram F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk-Cutter

Description: Patent for a stalk cutter that is especially adapted for cutting cotton-stalks or cornstalks, although it may be used for cutting any variety of stalks.
Date: April 8, 1891
Creator: Brownlee, Robert N.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper with adjustable choppers and axles, so that the distance between the hills of cotton and between rows of hills of cotton can be variable. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 9, 1897
Creator: Miller, John R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for an improvement to gates so as "to simplify and improve the construction of swinging gates and to enable the same to be readily operated without necessitating a persons leaving a vehicle or dismounting" (lines 9-13).
Date: September 27, 1892
Creator: Smith, Thomas M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretcher and Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire stretcher and fastener. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a bar constructed of metal and provided at one end with a claw and having its other end bent at right angles to form an arm provided with a slot or bifurcation forming prongs, one of the prongs being longer than the other, the stud secured to the bar on the side opposite the arm and arranged adjacent to the same and forming a hammer-head, and a handle arranged on the same side of the stud and located adjacent to the claw" (lines 55-65).
Date: September 27, 1892
Creator: Chamberlain, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved animal trap. This design "consists in the combination of a suitable frame upon which a revolver or pistol is secured, a treadle which is secured to the front end of this frame, and a suitable spring and levers, by which the fire-arm is discharged when the animal steps upon the treadle" (lines 14-20).
Date: December 26, 1882
Creator: Williams, James Alexander
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Axle.

Description: Patent for vehicle axle that can be used as a replacement part of a worn out spindle, this invention is cost effective and efficient because it requires no welding.
Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: Cornett, Reuben B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Governor

Description: Patent for a governor. This invention is designed for the regulation of speed in engines and motors. Illustration included.
Date: December 26, 1906
Creator: Cude, Charles R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department