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Map of Fort Concho Reserve

Description: Cadastral map of the 1648 acre Fort Concho Reserve, showing property lines, ownership, and plat numbers. The map also includes roads, rivers, mail stations, and Fort Concho. Scale [ca. 1:17,000] (500 varas to the inch).
Date: 1870
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Improvement in Ox-Bows.

Description: Patent for improvements to ox-bows so that they "shall not require bending, and which may be made in parts of the country where timber suitable for bending is scarce" (lines 9-12).
Date: May 24, 1870
Creator: Moore, Alfred L. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Gun-Locks.

Description: Patent for "a novel application of hair-trigger catch to the main trigger, which operates together with a holder and separate springs." (Lines 30-33) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 16, 1870
Creator: Deutz, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bexar County

Description: Map of Bexar County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The location of an abandoned Mormon settlement under Colonel White is shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: July 1871
Creator: Klappenbach, Louis & Lungkwitz, Herman
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Improvement in Fences.

Description: Patent for improvement in iron fences by using rails and bars to support the braced posts. All the parts are easily taken apart, this flexibility allows the fence to be set on uneven as well as on level ground. Illustration is included.
Date: July 23, 1872
Creator: Lerick, Isaac N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Adjustable Hats.

Description: Patent for a mechanism improving the ability to adjust the shape of a hat to fit different sized heads. The patent is for an "adjustable attachment for enlarging and contracting" the hat's design.
Date: August 30, 1873
Creator: Cassiano, Ygnacio I.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department