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Burner.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in burners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Dickerson, Ernest Clifton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Yardstick Calculator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful yard stick calculator for linear measurement. Yard stick is use in connection with dry goods and or business where items are sold by linear measurement including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 1, 1899
Creator: Praeger, Ewald
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Can-Opener

Description: Patent for a new and improved can opener. This design "consists of can-opener comprising a blade or cutter vertically adjustable to allow it to be forced into a can-head to be cut" (lines 34-36).
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Connett, Matthew F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vault or Cell for Outhouses.

Description: Patent for a new and improved vault or cell for outhouses. This design "consist[s] of the combination of a vault made of impervious material and provided with wheels on its bottom, with a housing and an inclined cover secured above it at the rear and having a seat and hopper in the house, and a receptacle located within the vault and closely fitted to the mouth of the hopper" (lines 5-12).
Date: August 12, 1890
Creator: Carrico, Thomas W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Supporter for Trousers and Similar Garments.

Description: Patent for a new and improved belt. This design "relates to appliances used either instead of the usual suspenders or in addition thereto for supporting trousers, overalls, and similar garments upon the wearer's person" (lines 10-14). It "compris[es] a belt, a number of upwardly-extending rigid supporting-standards connected to said belt and each provided with a pivoted clamping-lever, and a number of rigid upwardly-extending extension-supports working telescopically in said standards and held in position by said clamping-levers" (lines 100-106).
Date: August 9, 1892
Creator: Rogers, Charles S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for an improved plow that consists of a plow beam, a horizontal shoulder and a loop in its front, a clamp that adjusts the loop, a screw in the clamp and the vertical bar, and draft appliances. It is especially designed to easily connect to the animal that is drawing it.
Date: August 8, 1893
Creator: Blunck, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Appratus for Treating Refuse Matter.

Description: Patent for "the perfection of an apparatus by the use of which night soil or garbage may be reduced to ashes in the shortest possible time and at a comparatively trivial expense" (lines 20-24).
Date: August 8, 1893
Creator: Carrico, Thomas W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tumbler-Washer.

Description: Patent for a device that is meant to thoroughly clean the inside and outside of glasses, mugs, and similar articles. The operator need not get their hands wet, and the brushes that clean the glasses are adjustable for different sized glasses.
Date: August 22, 1893
Creator: Zauner, Alexander
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Detachable Handle and Spring-Catch.

Description: Patent for improvements in detachable handles and spring-catches for valises, satchels, traveling-bags, and the like in which a handle “may be readily detached from the valise, and devices for automatically engaging and locking the handle to the valise when the handle is replaced.” (Lines 16-19) Illustration is included.
Date: August 18, 1891
Creator: Epstein, George B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Design for Overalls.

Description: Patent for a design for a pair of overalls that has a lengthened apron over the pant legs. This apron is fastened from its center down to its crotch.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Lightner, Charles Eugene
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Crate.

Description: Patent for a crate that is "readily folded into a small compass when not in use and easily unfolded and adjusted, so as to serve the purpose of an ordinary crate, and when so adjusted it will be as rigid as though of ordinary construction." (Lines 11-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 3, 1897
Creator: Hausmann, Otto
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut-Lock.

Description: Patent for nut locks that "as for its object to provide simple means for locking the nut against accidental displacement, at the same time allowing it to be removed by the proper application of force, and, furthermore, to permit the permanent locking of the nut at a pre-determined point." (Lines 9-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 31, 1897
Creator: Millen, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department