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Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cultivator. This design has for its object "to render the points or shovels laterally adjustable with relation to each other and the plow-beam and to render the side rows of points or shovels reversible in position on the plow-beam" (lines 19-23).
Date: March 29, 1887
Creator: Kirven, Peter E.
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Slicing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved slicer. This design "consists, essentially, in the combination, with a suitable frame and slotted clamping or holding plates, which are adjustable with relation to each other in order to accommodate articles of varying thickness, of a revolving eccentric or cam shaped cutter having a spiral or volute edge and secured spirally upon a shaft which has its bearings of the frame of the machine, and which, when revolved through the medium of the said spirally-arranged cutter and the slotted clamping-plates, has an automatic lateral motion imparted to it" (lines 17-29).
Date: April 5, 1887
Creator: Miller, Walker C.
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