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Design for a Bouquet Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and original bouquet-holder made of ductile wiring.
Date: January 12, 1897
Creator: Postert, Alwina D.
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Printing by Lithography

Description: Patent for improvements in lithography printing that further help reproduce worn or difficult engravings, as well as transfer and make impressions into engravings with slight loss of effect, while also providing a means in which the engraving or stone can be prepared expeditiously and inexpensively. (lines 10-25)
Date: March 2, 1915
Creator: Ray, James
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Automatic Fire-Alarm.

Description: Patent for the automatic fire alarm system relates to a fusing wire that reacts to any heat or fire by closing circuit inside of the battery resulting in sounding off the alarm, and thus, improving the fire-alarm system structure.
Date: March 15, 1904
Creator: Fred, Mason K.
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Cactus-Burner.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cactus burner for "removing thorns from cactus or prickly pear or similar plants or growths of a fleshy or succulent nature provided with spines" (line 10 - 13).
Date: August 8, 1899
Creator: Beever, Charles H. & McCoy, William A.
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Seeder

Description: Patent for an attachment or stand-alone seeding device which is "inexpensive...durable, and easy and effective in operation." (lines 16 & 17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 17, 1906
Creator: Mouser, Robert H., Jr
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Seeder

Description: Patent for a seeder. This invention relates to seed dropping mechanisms for corn planters. Illustration included.
Date: January 29, 1907
Creator: Mouser, Robert H., Jr.
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Seed Planter

Description: Patent for a seed planter. This invention is designed to plant seed in hills at any desired predetermined distance apart.
Date: October 6, 1903
Creator: Coble, William H.; Coble, Robert L.; Johnson, Bennett & Johnson, N. J.
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Cotton Chopper and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for improvement in cotton chopper and cultivator in “which the cultivator-blades may be readily adjusted to cultivator-blades may be readily adjusted to any desired distance from the row of plants that is being operated upon, and in which the number of chopping-hoes may be increased or diminished, so as to regulate the distance between the stands of cotton or the extent of each stand.” (Lines 13-19) Illustration is included.
Date: March 24, 1903
Creator: McAda, James Newton
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Package-Tie.

Description: Patent for a package tie for packages of mail, which holds securely and is easily undone by pulling from both ends.
Date: August 18, 1908
Creator: Sharpe, Edmund L.
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Adding Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved adding machine. This design "consists in the combination, with a box, of a spindle in the same, a sleeve surrounding the spindle, a hand on the spindle, a hand on the sleeve, devices for turning the spindle from the sleeve, a cog-wheel revolving from the spindle, and an extra hand in connection with the cog-wheel" (lines 10-16).
Date: September 22, 1885
Creator: McCaleb, John L.
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Measuring Wheel.

Description: Patent for a new and improved measuring-wheel. This design "relates to the construction of an instrument whereby lineal measurements may be taken and automatically registered where the distance is greater than the circumference of the measuring-wheel. The invention consists of a graduated wheel in the slot of a bifurcated handle, and of an automatic registering attachment" (lines 7-14).
Date: June 29, 1886
Creator: McCaleb, John L.
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Adding-Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improvement in adding-machines in which a mechanical wheel has teeth. " The object of the invention is to provide the means for adding columns of figures by machinery"(lines 13-15), with instruction and illustration
Date: February 12, 1884
Creator: Barmore, Albert King
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Improvement in Machines for Bending Stirrups.

Description: Patent for an invention that "is to provide a simple and efficient machine for bending and shaping stirrups for saddles" (lines 10-12). The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: February 1, 1870
Creator: Forest, Demsey
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Improvement in Machines for Destroying Insects.

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements in insect destroyers and more particularly to that class especially adapted to the extermination of boll-weevils" (lines 9-12) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 29, 1914
Creator: Nail, Louis L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department