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Freestone County

Description: Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Freestone County, Texas. The center of Freestone County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: March 1888
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Treasure Vault for Railway Cars.

Description: Patent for a new and improved safe. This design consists in "a safety treasure-vault for express cars, &c., with the combination of the walls, floor, and roof of the vault constructed of bullet-proof steel plate riveted together at their corners, and the angle-irons to which the walls, floor, and roof are riveted, the bullet-proof steel-plate door, the parcel-delivery window, the combined desk-shelf and bullet-proof shutter, the said vault provided with a port-hole and the bullet-proof plug that stops the port-hole" (lines 21-31).
Date: July 3, 1888
Creator: Olsson, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he improved interchangeable or convertible machine . . . comprising the diverging bars, the standards pivoted thereto and carrying shovels, the bridle-loops pivoted to the standards and engaging the bars, the journal-boxes bolted to the diverging bars, the axle mounted in said boxes and having a crank-arm at one end, the carrying-wheels mounted on the axle, the hopper removably secured on the diverging bars by the same bolts that secure the bearing-boxes thereto, [and] the longitudinal partition in the hopper" (lines 5-17).
Date: October 9, 1888
Creator: Thornton, Thomas William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Freestone County, State of Texas.

Description: Map shows land tracts, landowners, dates and volumes of land patents, and towns; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale [1:133,334].
Date: 1888
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library