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Plow

Description: Patent for invention new and useful improvement in Plows, relates the shape of the mold-board and the manner of securing the point and land side to the standard [5-15].
Date: June 30, 1885
Creator: Kelly, George A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Design for a Watch-Chain.

Description: Design patent for a rosary watch-chain that includes strings of beads, hearts, an image of the "Virgin Mary," and a watch-key in the shape of a crucifix. There is no accompanying illustration.
Date: May 12, 1885
Creator: Graham, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined cotton and corn planter

Description: Patent for new and useful improvement Combined cotton and corn planter to provide at a slight cost a machine which will be simple in its construction
Date: September 22, 1885
Creator: Loafman, John E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adding Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved adding machine. This design "consists in the combination, with a box, of a spindle in the same, a sleeve surrounding the spindle, a hand on the spindle, a hand on the sleeve, devices for turning the spindle from the sleeve, a cog-wheel revolving from the spindle, and an extra hand in connection with the cog-wheel" (lines 10-16).
Date: September 22, 1885
Creator: McCaleb, John L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clock Striking Mechanism.

Description: Patent for a new and improved clock-chimes. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the chime of bells in the clock case, of the wheel having the lateral pins, the rock-shaft, a lever extending from the rock-shaft and engaging the said pins, and the hammer arms respectively connected with the rock-shaft by the short arm" (lines 21-26).
Date: September 22, 1885
Creator: Witherspoon, Frank.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clothes Washer.

Description: Patent for a new and improved clothes washer "in which air is driven by the action of a piston through the clothing and the water surrounding it"(lines 9-11), includes instruction and illustration
Date: September 22, 1885
Creator: Gardner, James D. & Brumbelow, James N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coin Sorter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coin sorter. This design "consists of a cabinet or coin-receptacle divided horizontally by a vertical series of drawers, each of which, except the lower one, is formed with a bottom that is provided with closely-set rows of circular openings that communicate with the drawers beneath, the openings in the bottom of each drawer being smaller than those in the bottom of the next drawer above, whereby the larger coins are retained in the upper drawer or drawers, while the smaller coins will pass successively through the several drawers to the bottom" (lines 15-27).
Date: September 22, 1885
Creator: Harcourt, Guy M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Brace Wire Fastening for Wire Fences.

Description: Patent for a new and improved brace-wire fastening for wire fences. This design consists "[i]n a fence, the combination, with the panel wires, of the braces with their ends hooked upon one and the same side of the upper and lower panel-wires, and said braces being stepped to receive and applied to the opposite side of the intermediate panel-wires, and the tri-armed or T-shaped clasps with their arms embracing the panel-wires and the braces at their points of intersection" (lines 81-89).
Date: September 22, 1885
Creator: Lott, Arthur
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ink Fountain for Printing Machines.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ink fountain for printing machines. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the shell-shaped frame having an inclined bottom, a hole in the lower part of the front end wall, and a socket provided with a thumb-screw, a vertical arm passing through the said socket and provided with a clamp at its lower end, a roller for distributing ink, journaled at the front of the shell and vertically adjustable therewith, and the removable reservoir having a gate, an inclined bottom, and an opening corresponding with the hole in the shell" (lines 17-27).
Date: September 29, 1885
Creator: Bomar, Thomas E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reversible Harness Hame.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hame. This design consists "of wood, properly curved to conform to the configuration of a horse-collar, and having their front and rear sides shaped alike, so that they may be applied interchangeably to the right or left sides to the collar. To accomplish such result [the design] provide[s] each hame with a swiveling trace attachment" (lines 7-14).
Date: September 29, 1885
Creator: Lewis, Lewis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wash Boiler.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wash-boiler. This design "consists in, first, the combination of the boiler and revolving drum placed therein, with the steam-generator secured to the bottom of the boiler, and a steam motor or engine for revolving the drum; second, the combination of the boiler, a revolving-drum placed therein, and the steam-generator with a tank for clear water, and a suitable chamber and valves for connecting the tank and generator together" (lines 13-22).
Date: September 29, 1885
Creator: Wilson, Homer T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hame-fastener. This design "consists of an adjustable regulating fastener for the upper and lower ends of the hames, and this fastener is further provided with a swinging loop, to which the breast-strap may be attached on the lower fastener and the strap on the upper fastener when desired" (lines 19-25).
Date: September 29, 1885
Creator: Hake, Francis A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Packer.

Description: Patent for an improvement that "relates to that class of cotton-packers which receive cotton from the condenser after ginning and pack it in a box preparatory to being pressed and tied into a bale; and its object is to provide means whereby the cotton may be packed int he box automatically" (lines 8-14).
Date: September 29, 1885
Creator: Hart, Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Open Fire-Place

Description: Patent for improvements to an open fireplace making the different sections of the fireplace detachable and replaceable individually. Patent granted to Daniel E. Jones.
Date: September 25, 1885
Creator: Jones, Daniel E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring Bed Bottom.

Description: Patent for a new and improved box-spring. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the main frame, the springs having their connecting pieces curved or coiled to form double heart-shaped configurations, the hinged head-rests, the wide bails, movably attached at the ends of their side pieces to the connecting-pieces of the springs at the side edges of the head-rests, and having their middle pieces curved or coiled to form heart-shaped configurations resting upon the tops of the springs of the head-rest, and the coiled wire coiled around all the portions of the springs" (lines 76-87).
Date: September 29, 1885
Creator: Bunnell, James F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trunk.

Description: Patent for new and improved trunk that according to the inventor, "can be erected and adapted for use as a wardrobe, desk, or table, or can be adjusted as a support for a mattress or other bedding".
Date: October 6, 1885
Creator: Wulff, Henry F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planter

Description: Patent for a new improved planter. "It consists in the peculiar construction and combination of devices, that will be more fully set forth hereinafter, and particularly pointed out in the claims" (p. 1; lines 10-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 6, 1885
Creator: Morris, John Edwin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rocking Chair.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rocking chair. This design "relates to an improvement in rocking chairs; and it consists in a detachable rocker and a clamp for securing the rocker to the legs of an ordinary chair for the purpose of converting the latter into a rocking chair" (lines 9-13).
Date: October 13, 1885
Creator: Brown, Frederick H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Table.

Description: Patent for a new and improved table. This design "is to increase the utility of tables by providing them with drawers extending from side to side, that will open from either side of the table, and also providing the drawers with additional means of support that will enable them to contain articles of great weight without injury to the structure, and thus adapt the same for use in stores" (lines 10-18).
Date: October 13, 1885
Creator: Davis, James Franklin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination, in a seed-planter, of a main frame having side beams, the standard secured midway between said beams at their forward ends, and provided at its lower end with a shovel and a presser located immediately in rear of said shovel, the hopper supported on said side beams, and having its planting mechanism arranged to drop the seed directly in the furrow formed by the shovel and presser, [and] wheel journaled in the side beams in rear of the planting mechanism" (lines 3-14).
Date: October 13, 1885
Creator: Gardner, Robert J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Beer Cooler.

Description: Patent for a new and improved beer cooler. This design consists "in a beer-cooler, the combination of the cup-shaped rubber cap having the opening with the faucet, said cap being adapted to form an air-tight joint between the faucet and the beer-cooler" (lines 89-93).
Date: October 13, 1885
Creator: Follett, Charles Jonathan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Paint Brush.

Description: Patent for a new and improved paint brush. This design "consists in an extensible and contractible frame having means for clamping a brush within the same, and provided at the end of its component members or plates with a sockets or tubes, in which are fitted adjustable stems carrying brush holders or sockets at their ends which are capable of receiving an angular adjustment in relation to said stems" (lines 15-23).
Date: October 13, 1885
Creator: Nowlin, William Abner
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Flower and Meal Bin and Flour Sifter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved flour and meal bin and flour sifter. This design "has relation to that class of flour-sifters in which the sifting mechanism is secured at the lower end of a bin or receptacle containing the flour or meal; and it consists in the improved construction and combination of parts of such a device in which the bin is divided in two receptacles opening into the sifting mechanism, and having suitable cut-off slides" (lines 21-29).
Date: October 13, 1885
Creator: Williams, Robert E. & Trammell, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vermin Poison.

Description: Patent for "insecticide compositions for exterminating prairie-dogs, ants, &c." (lines 6-7), including dosages and instructions for use.
Date: October 13, 1885
Creator: Womack, John David
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department