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Door Hanger.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hanger for doors and gates. This design consists in "the brackets secured to a door or gate way at intervals apart and having the horizontal supporting arms, the track made of angle-iron and having the horizontal treadway secured to the arms of the brackets, and the upwardly-extending flange at the outer edge of the treadway, and the hangers secured to the door or gate and having their upper portions bent to form an inverted U-shaped yoke or frame, and rollers journaled between the sides of the frame" (lines 80-91).
Date: May 17, 1887
Creator: Charlton, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safety Shaft Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for thills. This design consists in "the combination of the side plates having recesses in their upper edges, the coupling-plates pivoted to the side plates and having recesses in their lower edges registering with the recesses in the side plates, the free ends of the coupling-plates forming detents, the thill having trunnions resting in the registered recesses, and the spring-actuated locking-bar engaging the detents of the coupling-plates" (lines 110-119).
Date: May 17, 1887
Creator: Spinks, Rudd C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Joint

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction and design of rail-joints.
Date: May 17, 1887
Creator: Anderson, Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dust Guard for Car Windows.

Description: Patent for a new and improved dust guard for windows. This design consists in "the body . . . which is of concavo-convex form, closed at its upper end by a transverse plate and provided at its lower end with a contracted opening for the discharge of cinders, dust, &c., said body portion being provided with means . . . for affecting its attachment to a window frame" (lines 77-85).
Date: May 17, 1887
Creator: Duzan, Thomas H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Process of Curing Moss

Description: Patent for invention relates to new and improved process of curing Spanish moss object of the invention being to shorten the time here to fore deemed necessary to properly cure the moss, second to obtain a larger percentage of higher grades of fiber will not be injured but will appear in a sound healthy condition, and fourth to so treat the moss that any desired grade of fiber may be obtained. [5-15]
Date: April 17, 1887
Creator: Lottman, Charles, F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Knee Pad and Protector.

Description: Patent for a new and improved knee pad. This design consists in "the combination of a body or main portion, padding contained therein, a re-enforcing piece secured to the said main portion, and a spring interposed and bearing between said main portion and re-enforcing piece . . . [a] cap-piece for knee-protectors slitted from its opposite edges . . . forming flaps, combined with connections for securing said flaps to the body of the cap-piece" (lines 72-81).
Date: May 17, 1887
Creator: Ridgill, Angus G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ice Making and Blocking Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ice machine. This design consists in "the combination of a non-conductive casing containing a freezing tank having water supply and discharge pipes, a water-tight diaphragm supported in said casing above the bottom of said tank having downwardly-tapered hollows in its upper surface and corresponding upwardly-tapered molds in its under surface, and a refrigerating medium contained within the said casing over said diaphragm and filling the hollows in the latter" (lines 82-91).
Date: May 17, 1887
Creator: Knox, George F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Screen.

Description: Patent for a new and improved insect screen. This design consists in "the combination, with the wire frame and the base to which the ends of the wires of said frame are connected, of the auxiliary strands bracing the arch-wire of said frame, and the book-holder having the upper end of its supporting-wires bent and connected to the longitudinal wire of said frame" (lines 18-24).
Date: May 17, 1887
Creator: Rice, Robert G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Wheel-Cultivators

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in attachments for wheel cultivators, including description and illustrations.
Date: May 17, 1887
Creator: Brown, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department