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Cotton-Tie Buckle.

Description: Patent for a new cotton tie buckle "that will prevent the band engaging the same from slipping, forma a reliable securing means of simple and cheap construction and also economize in the use of the band length, with considerable consequent by saving in expense, the positive retention of the band b the improved device as required rendering the bale of uniform density and the strength of the device resisting breakage and consequent expense of repair frequently necessary in the ordinary uniform of buckle-ties now in use." (Lines 11-22). Illustration is included.
Date: March 26, 1901
Creator: Ragsdale, William C. & Eddleman, Dudley E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wireworking-Tool.

Description: Patent for improvements to wireworking tools which are "especially designed for twisting the opposite ends of a tie-wire to a runner-wire of a fence and also for twisting the intermediate portion of the tie-wire, so as to tighten the embrace of the latter upon the fence-post. It is furthermore designed to provide means for supporting or bracing the tool upon the post during the twisting operation thereof, and, finally, to arrange the handle of the tool so as to provide a convenient and effective wire-cutter." (Lines 10-21) Illustrations are included.
Date: February 12, 1901
Creator: Tate, Newton J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department