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Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper that can either be used independently or as an attachment to cultivators.
Date: September 22, 1914
Creator: Jones, Charles F. & Jones, Erastus T.
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Stamp-Vending Machine

Description: Patent for improvements in stamp vending machines. "To improve the construction of coin-operated vending-machines and to provide a simple and comparatively inexpensive one designed for selling postage-stamps and capable of operation only by a coin of the proper denomination and adapted when properly operated to feed a stamp to the operator." (Lines 9-17) Illustration is included.
Date: December 10, 1901
Creator: Fender, John Brown
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Planter.

Description: Patent for a planter which distributes seeds from the top of the seed hopper rather than from the bottom, allowing the operator to see that it is distributing seeds properly.
Date: March 10, 1914
Creator: Maddux, Jesse D.
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Churn.

Description: Patent for a churn with a construction which will prevent "access of objectionable matter to the churn-body" (lines 14-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 3, 1900
Creator: Hargrove, Kincheon W.
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Stirrup-Spur.

Description: Patent for a certain new and useful improvement in stirrup spurs, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 27, 1900
Creator: Coleman, Thomas G.
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Water Elevating and Discharge Apparatus.

Description: Patent for an automatic water discharge apparatus for wells that can be used with the standard pulley and bucket setup.
Date: August 27, 1907
Creator: Harper, William L. & Harper, John H.
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Grain-Fender

Description: Patent for a grain fender to be used as an attachment to a grain table. Illustrations included.
Date: June 25, 1907
Creator: Dean, George A. & Hall, Samuel E.
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Balanced Piston Engine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved balanced-piston engine. This design "relates to that class of steam or other engines which are constructed with two pistons receiving the pressure in opposite directions, each connected with cranks set at opposite positions, whereby the strain occurs simultaneously in opposite directions upon the crank-shaft and balances the same within its bearings, and thus obviates great friction on the journals and thereby economizes power" (lines 7-15).
Date: February 15, 1881
Creator: Peebles, William D.
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Spinning-Wheel

Description: Patent for "an improvement in domestic spinning wheels; and it consists in the combination of parts whereby the spindle or whirl is supported from above so as to hang down within the operator's reach, and is made to constantly revolve at the same time that the whirl is moved from and toward the operator" (lines 12-19) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 22, 1880
Creator: Church, Joshua G.
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Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton-choppers by using a crown-wheel attached to one of the ground-wheels of the chopper. When the ground wheels impart motion to the crown wheel, which in turn communicates motion to the pinions of the shaft. This shaft drives the two sprocket-wheels; the sprocket wheel that located in the rear portions of the crank-shaft imparts motion to the crank-shaft, which drives the vertical choppers. Illustration is included.
Date: May 12, 1891
Creator: Baggett, Neil Jefferson
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Unicycle Road and Racing Sulky.

Description: Patent for a one-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle, with illustrations.
Date: October 19, 1897
Creator: Coleman, Thomas Gardner
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shaft-Support.

Description: Patent for improvements in harnesses through the accommodation of "varying positions of the animal with respect to the shafts or thills, so as to remove all strain from and upon the shafts and the saddle, while at the same time effectively supporting the shafts and preventing the slipping of the same up and down upon the sides of the animal."
Date: October 26, 1897
Creator: Coleman, Thomas Gardner
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