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Ellis County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Ellis County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, oil and gas wells, drilling locations, and railroads. A legend indicating producing wells, drilled wells, gas wells, and abandoned wells is included in the lower-right corner of the map. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: [1900..1925]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cultivator Hopple

Description: Patent for a cultivator hopple. This invention is for setting the plows of cultivators at suitable distances apart. Illustration included.
Date: January 22, 1907
Creator: Reeves, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for invention relating "to improvements in automatic car-couplings" (lines 9-10) for railroad cars.
Date: April 16, 1901
Creator: Priddy, Miles C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Changeable Exhibitor.

Description: Patent for a changeable exhibitor, which has horizontally and vertically moving rollers for displaying items.
Date: August 24, 1909
Creator: Williams, Winfield B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam Engine

Description: Patent for "useful improvements in Steam-Engines, of which the following is a specification" (lines 5-6). Includes description and illustrations.
Date: July 10, 1905
Creator: Murphy, Joseph F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wheel Scraper

Description: Patent for a wheel-scraper, which can be used in connection with a planter, or other farm machinery, or vehicles.
Date: August 14, 1906
Creator: Davis, Edward & Dellinger, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an Acetylene gas generator with an improved building method for holding the carbide tank above the generator tank.
Date: January 7, 1908
Creator: Walsh, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Chopper

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper. This invention is designed to mounted on a cultivator carriage. It also provides detachable devices by which the cotton chopping mechanism. Illustration included.
Date: January 1, 1907
Creator: Cowart, Stephen A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seal-Padlock

Description: Patent for a seal padlock, designed to "render it absolutely impossible to gain access to the interior of the lock" (lines 12-14). Illustrations included.
Date: June 11, 1907
Creator: Abrams, Frederic
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horse-Detacher.

Description: Patent for improvements in horse-detachers to "increase their strength, durability and efficiency and to provide one adapted to enable a horse to be readily released from a pair of shafts and capable facilitating hitching and unhitching." (Lines 12-16). Illustration is included.
Date: October 29, 1901
Creator: Haines, Samuel A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Pulling Stalks.

Description: Patent for improvements in machine for pulling stalks in which it “can break the stalks in small pieces and guide the stalks into the pulling-section of the machine; the pulling-section may be adjusted to suit the average height of the stalks and bodily raised and lowered at any time to permit the pulling-section to be carried out of the way of obstructions when occasion so demands.” (Lines 11-21) Illustration is included.
Date: May 24, 1904
Creator: Kirkpatrick, George Milton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator and Planter.

Description: Patent for improvement to the "manner of mounting and adjusting the swinging frames [of planters], and to enable the said swinging frames to be readily adjusted vertically" (lines 12-15).
Date: November 6, 1900
Creator: Graves, Elbert G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department