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Trolley Cut-Out.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved cut-out designed for use on trolley-wires, electric light and power wires, and telegraph wires, the cut-out being arranged to reduce the danger from such wires incident to the breaking of the live wires." (Lines 7-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 14, 1896
Creator: Fletcher, Theodore
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Automobile-Headlight

Description: Patent for movable automobile headlight which reflect downward on the road surface and utilizes the at-hand mounting hardware for static automobile headlights.
Date: July 14, 1914
Creator: Allan, William N.
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Boot-Tree Former.

Description: Patent for a boot-tree former, which is used in boot manufacturing to form and stretch the shape of a boot.
Date: March 14, 1914
Creator: Lucchese, Michele
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Churn.

Description: Patent for a new and useful churn, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 14, 1899
Creator: Neuendorff, John B.
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Lawn-Sweeper.

Description: Patent for a light weight lawn sweeper that doubles as a shovel for lawn debris. Illustrations included.
Date: August 14, 1900
Creator: Caruthers, John Irving
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Time-Strike for Watch and Clock Movements.

Description: Patent for time striking mechanism for watches and clocks that strikes different amounts of time for the quarters of an hour so that the approximate time may be known when there is no light available to see the clock face.
Date: April 14, 1908
Creator: Stricker, Carl H. J.
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Water-Lift.

Description: Patent for a water lift for wells, which can be easily removed from the well for cleaning.
Date: September 14, 1909
Creator: De Hymel, Franklin Oscar
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Revolving Sand Drag

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in revolving sand drags. This design is to "provide a machine of this character by means of which the sand-bars in formed in rivers" (line 12-14)
Date: December 14, 1897
Creator: Murphy, James
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Receptacle For Use In Outhouses And Like Places

Description: Patent for Receptacle For Use In Outhouses And Like Places. "This invention relates to an improvement in receptacles for use in outhouses and other like places, the object being to construct a simple and inexpensive receptacle which will not give out any offensive or unhealthy odors while being removed from the outhouse for the purpose of cleaning or for any other purpose." (lines 13-19)
Date: August 14, 1888
Creator: Carrico, Thomas W.
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Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "consists in the employment of a handled shaft hung in suitable bearings or buffers at the end of the car, and having a wheel provided with a series of pins or arms adapted to be automatically projected and retracted, said shaft also having ratchets engaged by holding-pawls" (lines 15-21).
Date: November 14, 1882
Creator: McLeary, James Harvey
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Combined Pole Tip and Neck Yoke Clamp.

Description: Patent for a new combination wagon-pole tip and neck-yoke clamp. This design "provide[s] a combined wagon-pole tip or socket and neck-yoke clamp of novel construction, which can be easily attached to and detached from the pole or neck-yoke, and which, when in use, will be self-adjusting to the movements of the neck-yoke due to the motion of the team" (lines 9-15).
Date: November 14, 1882
Creator: Sibert, Francis William & Hurd, Stephen Porter
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Cultivator and Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for improvements "to provide flexible revolving knives or hoes, and, second, to afford facilities for supporting the cultivating and chopping device when out of the ground without throwing more weight behind the axle on the main wheels to tip the end of the pole against the horses necks" (lines 13-19).
Date: January 14, 1890
Creator: Hurd, Judson B. & McLane, Hiram H.
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Feed Water Heater.

Description: Patent for a new and improved water-heater. This design consists in "the combination of the supply-pipe, the supply-tank into which said pipe discharges, the said tank having a perforated bottom through which the water percolates, the vertically-divided cylinder forming the annular heating-chamber, the scatter-plates alternatingly located in diverse directions in said chamber, the said plates arranged to spray the water while heating as it falls from plate to plate, and the exhaust-steam pipe that discharges through an open port near the base of said annular heating-chamber" (lines 19-31).
Date: January 14, 1890
Creator: Knox, George F.
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Disk-Hoe and Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for a self-adjusting machine to uneven ground, that is gentle when cultivating around plants, and can be used as an attachment to a wheeled cultivator.
Date: January 14, 1890
Creator: Hurd, Judson B. & McLane, Hiram H.
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Improvement in Piano-Pedal Attachments.

Description: Patent for improved piano-pedal attachments which would help "children who are not able to reach the regular pedals; by hooking the stool to the regular pedal-support and setting the connecting-rods in the little sockets in the piano-pedals." (Lines [9-14]) Illustration is included.
Date: March 14, 1876
Creator: Cheesman, Charles F.
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