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Subsoil Attachment for Plows.

Description: Patent for a subsoil attachment for plows in which the attachment can be “held fixedly relative to the plow so as to be maintained constantly at the desired depth without pushing upwardly under the resistance offered by the soil. This attachment can also be adjusted easily to plow to the desired depths.” (P. 1, lines 15-22.) Illustration is included.
Date: October 14, 1913
Creator: Mathis, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Envelop-Lock

Description: Patent for an Envelop-Lock, which "appertains to a sealing or locking device for envelops and other containers, and aims to provide a novel and improved means for locking or sealing the closure flap of an envelop, whereby the envelop cannot be opened without tearing or mutilating the same, so as to be apparent to the recipient of the envelop." (lines 8-14) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 24, 1914
Creator: Buckner, Charles C.
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Rail Tie Plate

Description: Patent for "a rail tie plate with a horizontally extending member which will slidably support a switch point and hold the same in proper relation to the main rail and thus prevent the jouncing of the switch point (lines 14-18).
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Morrison, Oscar P.
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Clothes-Pin.

Description: Patent for an improved clothes pin made from resilient wire stock and comprised of side by side loops and nipping jaws, including illustrations.
Date: August 11, 1915
Creator: Griffin, William Henry
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Seed-Dropper.

Description: Patent for a seed dropper that is used to drop peas or other seeds between hills of corn. This tool is very light and can be handled with one hand.
Date: July 31, 1917
Creator: Hefner, John M.
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Testing Device For Jump Spark Ignition Systems.

Description: Patent for the improvement of testing devices for jump spark ignition systems, especially those in explosive engines.
Date: January 20, 1914
Creator: Estes, Thomas Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shock-Absorber.

Description: Patent for a shock absorber for motor vehicles that have springs systems extending transversely to the vehicle body. The shock absorber is designed to absorb and break the sudden movements of the vehicle enabling an easier ride than would otherwise be possible.
Date: October 30, 1917
Creator: Williams, Robert Sears
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Cooking-Range.

Description: Patent for a cooking-range that "heat may be conducted from the firebox above the oven, and into a lid compartment" (lines 11-12).
Date: November 18, 1913
Creator: Daniel, James Edward
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Wheel.

Description: Patent for an improved and resilient spring wheel for a vehicle.
Date: December 23, 1913
Creator: Collinsworth, John W.
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Septic Tank

Description: Patent for Septic Tank for sewage disposal. This patent improves previous models, due to its easily instillation.
Date: April 8, 1913
Creator: Payne, George Ralph & Moore, Stewart
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Rock-Drill.

Description: Patent for a composite rock drill composed of granular metal or minerals held together in a binder to present sharp points for the efficient drilling of rock and other substances.
Date: April 1, 1913
Creator: Blackburn, Julian E.
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Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper with an attachment for a guided chopper. This cotton chopper allows for the chopping device to engage the soil when the device is driven over various types of soil.
Date: January 9, 1912
Creator: Tedder, Morgan C.
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Collapsible Barrel.

Description: Patent for a collapsible barrel for use in shipping.
Date: October 13, 1908
Creator: Lemly, Samuel
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Rat Trap

Description: Patent for a rat trap. Illustration included.
Date: December 28, 1909
Creator: Turnbo, Lycurgus S.
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Stamp Affixer

Description: Patent for
Date: August 16, 1910
Creator: Harwell, Marvin E.
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Pump System.

Description: Patent for a pump system with an improved air compressor for use in cars that produces a very quiet engine.
Date: July 25, 1911
Creator: Read, William K.
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Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a cattle guard for railroad tracks, which is activated by the pressure of a cow stepping on its platform and raises bars to block the the cow from crossing the track. It goes back down automatically when the pressure is removed off the platform.
Date: February 2, 1909
Creator: Crouch, Jim L.
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Savings Bank

Description: Patent for savings bank for use in the home. Illustration included.
Date: January 31, 1905
Creator: King, John B.
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Shoe Blacking and Polishing Machine

Description: Patent for an invention "to improve the construction of shoe blacking and polishing machines" (lines 10-12) Illustrations included.
Date: June 25, 1912
Creator: Bean, Jesse Alfonso
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Lumber-Stacker.

Description: Patent for a certain new and useful improvement in lumber stackers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 23, 1899
Creator: Coleman, Thomas A.
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Process of Saturating

Description: Patent for a process saturating wood with preservatives. Illustration included.
Date: November 7, 1905
Creator: Jones, William C.; Stratford, William R. J.; Byrnes, Frank B. & Nixon, Edward J.
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Cross-Tie.

Description: Patent for a railroad cross tie made of concrete and metal, which can be attached without spikes or bolts.
Date: October 24, 1911
Creator: Whaley, Albert L.
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Log-Cart.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvement sin log carts, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Bender, Gustave
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Check-Row Attachment for Corn-Planters

Description: Patent for "an improved check-row attachment for corn-planting machines, the object of my invention being to provide an efficient mechanism for actuating the seed-dropping mechanism of the corn-planter and which my be operated by the feet of the driver or by a check-wire in such manner as to cause the seeds to be planted in check-rows." (lines 8-15) including illustrations.
Date: June 9, 1903
Creator: Agee, George S.
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