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Combined Hay Press and Horse Power.

Description: Patent for a combined hay-press and horse-power with illustrations.
Date: January 1, 1884
Creator: Randle, William, Sr
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Refrigerating Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new and improved refrigerator. This design "consists, essentially, in a series of vessels surrounded or enveloped by fibrous material, dipping into a water-vessel above, and serving to maintain a constant supply of water to the exterior of the vessels through capillary action, the water being caused to pass down in such quantity as to drip from the bottoms of the vessels and collect in a second tank supplying a second series of vessels in the same manner, and finally to collect in a suitable vessel below, intermediate filtering apparatus being provided or not, as required" (lines 9-20).
Date: January 1, 1884
Creator: Dodge, Frances A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drag Saw.

Description: Patent for a new and improved drag saw. This design "is to provide a simple, inexpensive, durable, and easily-operated machine for cross-cutting timber for railway-ties and material, or for cord-wood, stove-wood, or other uses" (lines 7-11).
Date: January 1, 1884
Creator: Bennett, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale Band Tightener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bale-band tightener. This design "is to produce a device by which one person may with ease draw a band tightly around a bale of cotton or other merchandise, in place of one that has by accident been broken" (lines 12-16).
Date: January 8, 1884
Creator: Willis, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wheel or Felly Screw.

Description: Patent for a new and improved screw for a wheel or felly. This design "relates to screws for setting vehicle fellies or rims on the tenons of the spokes; and its object is to provide a device possessing superior advantages in point of simplicity, ease of adjustment, and general efficiency, whereby one [person] can easily and conveniently set the rim" (lines 9-15).
Date: January 8, 1884
Creator: Rotzien, Christoph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Ventilator and Chimney.

Description: Patent for a new and improved combined ventilator and chimney. This design consists in "[a] combined ventilator and chimney . . . composed of a central flue surrounded by an annular air-chamber, in the top and bottom of which are openings, flange, and case, provided with a water-shed or apron, in combination with [a] section consisting of a flue or chimney, having its lower end inserted in the flue of the ventilator and extending therefrom above the roof, and covered with a cap or caps, and its juncture with the ventilator protected by a downward-projecting hood" (lines 38-49).
Date: January 15, 1884
Creator: Matthews, William F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad Switch.

Description: Patent for a new and improved railroad switch. This design "consists in securing the short switch-rail to a long guard-rail, instead of pivoting it to the end of the sliding-rail or supporting-plate, the said guard-rail having the end remote from the short switch-rail spiked securely to the track, and the end carrying the switch-rail provided with lever or other moving devices whereby the switch-rails are thrown" (lines 21-29).
Date: January 15, 1884
Creator: Crowley, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydraulic Excavating Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hydraulic excavator. This design "consists in combining a submerged propeller-wheel with a water-jet tube having a flexible connection with the supply-pipe, so as to permit the water-jet tube to rise and fall . . . and also move laterally, whereby the tube will, when it meets an obstruction, yield sufficiently to prevent breaking, jarring, or injuring any of the parts, the water-jet tube and propeller bearing such relative positions to each other that the . . . obstructions disengaged by the jet will be held in suspension . . . and carried off by the natural current" (lines 14-27).
Date: January 15, 1884
Creator: Mansfield, Samuel M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Stretching and Removing Fence Wires.

Description: Patent for a new and improved machine for stretching and removing fence wires. This design "is to provide a simple, effective, and inexpensive machine for stretching the wires of fences along the fence-posts, and straining the wires taut while they are being fastened to the posts, and also for removing the wires from the posts when required, as in removing or resetting a fence" (lines 8-14).
Date: January 8, 1884
Creator: Killough, John N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle Wheel.

Description: Patent for a new and improved vehicle wheel. This design "consists in the improved construction and combination of parts of a brace consisting of two rings secured together, and having recesses in their meeting sides, and provided with a number of brace-rods passing to one or two rings secured upon the hub of a vehicle-wheel, the spokes fitting in the recesses in the meeting sides of the rings" (lines 19-27).
Date: January 15, 1884
Creator: Stein, Philip Harris
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Car Brake.

Description: Patent for a new and improved automatic car brake. This design "consists, first, in the combination of the draw-heads . . . connecting-rods . . . and a partially-rotating shaft provided with suitable slotted cams, which cams are attached to the brake-beams, so that when the draw-heads are forced inward or drawn out the brakes will move out of contact with the wheels; second, in the combination, with the slotted cams and a mechanism for moving them, of the rods which are connected thereto, and which pass through the brake-beams, the sliding sleeves, the springs, and the nuts" (lines 13-27).
Date: January 22, 1884
Creator: Miller, John D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton press. This design "consists of a horizontal press with reciprocating follower, worked by power, the press being arranged to receive the cotton from a chute descending from the floor above the press, the said press and the driving mechanism being constructed and arranged . . . specifically" (lines 7-13).
Date: January 22, 1884
Creator: Allen, John Chapman
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Converting Motion.

Description: Patent for device that converts "motion of the piston-rod in steam engines into a rotary motion" (lines 10-11).
Date: January 29, 1884
Creator: Catlin, Eli
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Telephone Call Box.

Description: Patent for reduction of movements in an improved telephone call box with illustrations.
Date: January 29, 1884
Creator: Oram, John M.; Sutton, Henry M. & Garrett, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam Heated Evaporator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved steam-heated evaporator. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the receptacle, the chest inclosing the receptacle, the coil surrounding the chest, the vat containing the chest and coil, the pipe having branches communicating, respectively, with chest and coil, and cocks, for controlling the passage of steam to the chest and coil, and the pipe for condensing the vapor from the receptacle" (lines 60-68).
Date: January 29, 1884
Creator: Turner, Robert W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Escapement for Torsion Pendulums.

Description: Patent for a new and improved escapement for torsion pendulums. This design "consists in one or two weighted levers acting in conjunction with an escape-wheel and a spindle, which levers are used as a medium to carry force from the train of a clock to the pendulum" (lines 12-16).
Date: February 5, 1884
Creator: Stahlberg, Charles.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Refrigerating Machine.

Description: Patent for improvement of refrigerating machines with detachable top and hinged sides with refrigerant pipes extending longitudinally. Accompanied by illustrations.
Date: February 5, 1884
Creator: Lee, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design consists in "the combination of sill having uprights or fulcrums, levers mounted upon the latter, a follow-block connected to the inner ends of said levers by loose joints, a vertically-sliding follower, rods connecting the outer ends of said follower with the outer ends of the levers, and mechanism for operating the follower . . . the follower moving vertically above the sill, levers pivoted to uprights or fulcrums upon the sill, and having inner beveled ends, a follow-block loosely jointed between the inner ends of said levers" (lines 64-77).
Date: February 5, 1884
Creator: Robburts, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Marking Brush.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton-marking brush. This design has for one of its objects "is to construct a brush that will permit the trimming down of the bristles at an angle without injuring or damaging the brush. . . . In marking cotton-bales and the like a brush with an inclined edge is desirable" (lines 16-21).
Date: February 5, 1884
Creator: Pfeifer, Gustav
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soil Pulverizer.

Description: Patent for a new and improved soil pulverizer. This design consists in "the combination of rotating blades on a shaft adjustable forward and backward, the driving wheel shaft, the intermediate operating mechanism, and the two transverse shafts . . . the driving-wheels, the multiplying gear-wheels, the two shafts, blades, [the] shaft adjustable forward and backward by means of a lever, frame having recesses for journal-boxes, the lugs on the latter, and the connecting rod" (lines 84-95).
Date: February 5, 1884
Creator: Rankin, John Dake & Knox, William Custis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Poultry Coop.

Description: Patent for a new and improved poultry coop. This design's "interior . . . has a vertical central partition between which and the ends of the coop are vertical transverse partitions and vertical longitudinal partitions, which preferably consist of strips . . . forming compartments, each of a sufficient size to contain a given number of a given kind of poultry . . . as the coop is divided off into compartments the poultry can with great ease be examined as to condition, and not being in large mass, but being separated into small numbers, they are kept in a better state of preservation and health" (lines 25-44).
Date: February 5, 1884
Creator: Bleike, William T., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hopple for Horses.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hopple for horses. This design "consists in the combination of two curved or bent pieces which are to go around the horses ankles . . . [each with] three links and a ring . . . allow[ing] the horse to walk slowly about, permitting [it] to graze at leisure, and enabling [it] to be easily caught when desired" (lines 14-34).
Date: February 12, 1884
Creator: Cottle, Julius O. & Ivie, Rufus
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fence.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fence. This design consists of cross-posts pivoted to a stringer, provided with a top-rail, having slats extending from the stringer to the ground, and secured to said stringer by barbed wire and staples (lines 36-40). This design is easily disassembled and moved, and the barbed wire prevents animals from disturbing it.
Date: February 12, 1884
Creator: Messenger, John William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Propelling Vehicles.

Description: Patent for a means of transportation similar to a bicycle, the "essential feature" (line 7) of which "resides in the combination, with the vehicle, of an extensible frame adapted to freely slide back and forth…" (line 7-10). Includes illustrations.
Date: February 12, 1884
Creator: Moore, Baldwin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department