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Steam-Engine.

Description: Patent for "steam-engines of the reciprocating type, the purpose being to simplify the construction, reduce the number of working parts, economize in fuel, and to utilize the steam so as to obtain a maximum percentage of power therefrom." (line 8-13) instructions and illustrations included.
Date: February 13, 1906
Creator: Murphy, Joseph F.
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Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines.

Description: Patent for "an attachment which can be applied to the table of a sewing-machine and removed therefrom at a moment's notice and which can be taken apart when required and reduced to a small package for the purpose of storing or placing aside when not required for immediate use." (Lines 10-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 13, 1897
Creator: King, James E.
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Improvment in Cotton-Presses.

Description: Patent for the improvement in pressing cotton, hay, and tobacco with moveable bale-boxes and a more rapid-working press, including illustration.
Date: March 13, 1860
Creator: McCray, Thomas H.
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Quilting-Frame.

Description: Patent for a new and useful quilting frame, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 13, 1899
Creator: Phillips, William Manson
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Mail Crane

Description: Patent for a mail crane. This invention is designed "for instantly shifting the bag or pouch holding arms of the crane" (line 17-18). Illustration included.
Date: December 13, 1904
Creator: Hardwick, Robert L.
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