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Combined Computing Device and Weighing-Scale.

Description: Patent for "a simple, economical, and portable combined computing and weighing scale for ordinary use so simple in its operation that an illiterate person can manipulate it with as much facility as one trained to the practical use of more complicated devices" (lines 20-25).
Date: July 11, 1899
Creator: Stephens, John H.
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Horse-Detacher.

Description: Patent for improvements in horse-detachers by engaging “straps or chains spring-actuated bolts to the free ends of the pivoted levers; and on the opposite ends of said levers hooks are attached for securing trace or tug straps.” (Lines 21-25) Illustration is included.
Date: March 8, 1898
Creator: Napier, John S.
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Churn-Dash.

Description: Patent for new improvements to a churn dash, including two concentric rings joined by inclined wings with accompanying illustrations.
Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: Renfro, John R., Jr.
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Stirrup.

Description: Patent for a stirrup that "will normally lie alongside the horse, so as to at all time be ready to receive the foot." (Lines 21-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 6, 1897
Creator: Stephens, John H.
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Weighing-Scale.

Description: Patent for a weighing-scale that is "of simple and improved construction which will instantly determine and indicate the weight of the article placed thereon" (lines 13-16). The scale uses revolving disks that have a chain around them which moves a lever to indicate the weight of the object being weighed. The object being weighed sits on a pan that is suspended by the same chains that hold the revolving disks in place.
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Stephens, John H.
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Motor.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and durable motor for driving pumps, sewing machines, and other small machinery. The motor is reliable and does not break easily, and the weight cord can be easily wound on its drum.
Date: January 9, 1894
Creator: Thrasher, Benton C.
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Combined Measure and Funnel.

Description: Patent for "a combined measure and funnel, the same being especially designed for dealing out molasses" (lines 13-15), including illustrations.
Date: June 8, 1897
Creator: Sevier, Moses Nimrod
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Hame-Hook.

Description: Patent for a strong, simple, and durable hame and trace attachment that can be easily detached and reattached without tools.
Date: June 6, 1893
Creator: Rosson, Alpine B.
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Harness Attachment.

Description: Patent for a simple, strong, and durable back-band and chain trace attachment that connects the two. This holds "the chain trace and back-band in their proper places and thus prevent[s] chafing of the horse, &c., by the trace chain when it slackens" (lines 12-15).
Date: June 27, 1893
Creator: Camp, John Cecil
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Scale Beam.

Description: Patent for a scale beam with notches at different heights on the upper edge, so that weights may be adjusted in the dark or by the blind, and including illustration.
Date: January 24, 1893
Creator: Sevier, Moses Nimrod
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trousers.

Description: Patent for new and improved trousers. This design "relates to an improvement in pants; and it consists in a pants-leg having a recess or notch cut in its lower rear edge, so as to prevent it from coming in contact with the ground" (lines 12-16).
Date: November 15, 1887
Creator: Sevier, Moses Nimrod
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Milk-Stool.

Description: Patent for "certain new and useful Improvements in Milk-Stools" (lines 4-5) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 29, 1892
Creator: Sevier, Moses Nimrod
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Hame-Hook.

Description: Patent for a hame-hook that "may be readily applied to the hames or removed therefrom, and which wile in position is secure against any accidental loosening or removal; and furthermore, is strong, cheap, and durable" (lines 12-17).
Date: January 23, 1894
Creator: Swann, Robert B.
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Railroad-Gate.

Description: Patent for improvements in automatic railway and farm gates by using a combination and arrangement of two supporting-frames, two sliding gates, a diagonal rod to secure the gates; with three levers each having its own functions, and two friction rollers. Illustration is included.
Date: May 12, 1891
Creator: Wood, Horace Overall & Smith, Sanford Sanders
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Hose-Coupling.

Description: Patent for new usability improvements for hose coupling, designed for novice users, including illustrations.
Date: July 3, 1906
Creator: Stephens, John H.
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Means For Protecting River Banks

Description: Patent for a means for protecting river banks. The invention is designed to prevent erosion of banks and maintain the water flows course. Illustration included.
Date: October 22, 1906
Creator: Nabers, John A.
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Baling-Press

Description: Patent for a hay baling press that uses less compressions per bale to lengthen the life of the press and speed up the process, requires less workers to attend to it, and is a more powerful baler than previous models. It also could be operated by horses or by a gas-motor.
Date: April 9, 1907
Creator: Carney, James A.
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Hose Coupling

Description: Patent for a hose coupling. This invention is designed to be used with flexible hosing that is damaged. Illustration included.
Date: May 17, 1909
Creator: Stephens, John H.
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Hose Coupling

Description: Patent for a hose coupling. This invention is designed for flexible tubing in need of repair. Illustration included.
Date: February 12, 1908
Creator: Stephens, John Hall
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