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Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for "an improved wire stretcher especially adapted for use in localities where trees or other stationary objects from which to pull are scarce" (lines 11-15).
Date: March 29, 1910
Creator: Carnes, John P.
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Rail-Antispreader.

Description: Patent for a rail anti-spreader to prevent the rails from spreading over time with expansion and contraction from the weather.
Date: October 31, 1911
Creator: Clark, Edward D.
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Fence-Post.

Description: Patent for "improvements in fence or other posts and bases thereof, and especially telegraph and telephone posts" (lines 13-15). The design involves "a minimum amount of lumber" and "a maximum amount of strength" (lines 17-19). It claims further benefits, such as "preventing early decay" (lines 22-23) allowing "perfect drainage" (lines 25-26), and facilitating the re-use of old posts.
Date: August 11, 1903
Creator: Beazley, John & Beazley, William H.
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Cultivator and Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for an more efficiently designed cotton chopper.
Date: April 27, 1886
Creator: Brown, Thomas Jefferson.
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Wire Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire stretcher. This design "consist[s] of the bar notched at one end to receive a barbed wire, and provided with a ferrule at its opposite end, having the short arm and the long arm, the stud serrated on its inner side at the outer end of the arm, and the serrated cam-lever pivoted between the arms, the bar being adapted to be used as a lever in connection with a fence-post as a fulcrum" (lines 53-61).
Date: August 11, 1885
Creator: McMickin, Levi Scott
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Hub for Vehicle Wheels.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wheel-hub. This design "has for its object the provision of a simple and effective separable hub composed of the fewest possible number of parts and capable of resisting strain in every direction. [The] hub is made with a central box for receiving the axle spindle, and having a central enlargement or collar on its outer side. The two body portions of the hub are set upon the box and fit up against the collar. They are provided on their opposing faces with lugs, which form the spoke-mortises, and are made plane and straight on one side, while the other side is inclined" (lines 17-30).
Date: June 25, 1889
Creator: Clark, Edward D. & Clark, Simmion C.
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