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Prospectus of Twelve Central Texas Counties.

Description: This book gives an overview of the twelve Blackland Counties of Texas in alphabetical order. For each county, a brief description of the geographic and agricultural characteristics is given as well as statistics on population and county income. Additionally, a geological description of the Black Prairie Region gives more specific aspects of the area and the soil compositions and a final chapter discusses the property market of the area.
Date: 1895
Creator: Crawford, Wilbur F. & [Moore, Monta J.]
Partner: UNT Libraries

Hasp.

Description: Patent for a hasp that "may be adjusted longitudinally to compensate for expansion or contraction of the parts to which it is applied, or which it is designed to connect, the means for adjustment being such that they may be manipulated without displacing or altering the relative positions of any of the parts of the device, and furthermore, to provide means whereby the hasp is capable of universal movement, whereby it is operative irrespective of the planes in which the surfaces of the connected parts are arranged" (lines 10-21).
Date: February 5, 1895
Creator: Hutton, Milton Calhoun
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for a gate "used to guard thoroughfares on farms, passages into fields and for like purposes, and belongs to a class wherein two similar gates are together employed, and are pivoted to rock on a frame, so as to open a passage through said fame, or close the gate opening as occasion may require" (lines 10-16). The invention is easily opened and closed, has newly designed latches, and has counterbalances.
Date: February 12, 1895
Creator: Whittenberg, William B. & Hawkins, Augustus L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seeder and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for "an arrangement whereby the usual corn and cotton planters are supplied with a preceding or furrow-opening plow." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 11, 1895
Creator: Hester, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow.

Description: Patent for a harrow that has "teeth bars or beams and teeth [that] may be readily cleared of rubbish and other obstacles which tend to clog the teeth and interfere with the efficient working of the harrow" (lines 16-20).
Date: June 16, 1895
Creator: Faris, John Wesly
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department