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Spudding and Pipe Driving Machine

Description: Patent for a spudding and pipe driving machine. This invention comprises "two oppositely disposed engines, a block and tackle for supporting either the spudding or driving mechanism, and means for imparting a jogging movement to the well rope to operate the drill or hammer" (line 13-18). Illustration includes.
Date: December 15, 1903
Creator: Higgins, Pattillo
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Steam Face-Bath

Description: Patent for an apparatus that provides a steam bath for the face. Illustrations included.
Date: February 15, 1910
Creator: Dalzelle, Sanford J.
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Fire Escape.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fire escape. This design "is to provide a fire-escape consisting, essentially, of a cushion adapted to receive and break the fall of persons jumping from a burning building, the said cushion being so constructed as to enable it to be folded to a convenient and portable size" (lines 8-14).
Date: January 15, 1889
Creator: Simon, Jacob Peter
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Trunk-Strap Fastener.

Description: Patent for a device "whereby a trunk-strap after having been tightly drawn around a trunk or other article of baggage can be fastened without the use of the usual buckle," (lines 10-14) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 13, 1891
Creator: Webb, William James
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