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Youngland District

Description: Blueline print of survey map of Youngland District, showing blocks of land, rivers, creeks, and land grants. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map. No scale information given.
Date: 1857
Creator: Matthews, R. H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Improvement in Gang-Plow.

Description: Patent for improvement in gang-plow by using an adjustable slotted cross-bar to enable the “plow-beams to oscillate, so that their landsides are always vertical, however uneven the ground may be.” (Lines 20-21) “This tool can also regulate the depth of the plows in the ground whereby the depth of furrow is adjusted.” (Lines 24-25) Illustration is included.
Date: April 20, 1869
Creator: Hall, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cultivators.

Description: Patent for improvement in cultivators by using adjustable screw-rods from the ends of short laterally-vibrating levers to suspend the cultivator-beams in the front; the levers are arranged to be operated by an attendant’s feet. Illustration is included.
Date: September 28, 1869
Creator: Hall, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Gang-Plows.

Description: Patent for "constructing and arranging a gang or series of plows in one frame that they may have an adjustment on the supporting-runners, and a means of self-adjustment vertically, so that they may be set for furrow-slices of any given depth, and any one of the series may give way to an undue resistance in the line of the furrow without disturbing any other of the plows." (Lines 20-28) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 9, 1869
Creator: Hall, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coffee-Roaster.

Description: Patent for a coffee roaster that intends to "supply a ready and cheap means of effectually stirring the grains of coffee while being roasted in any convenient and suitable vessel...(lines 6-9). The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: November 23, 1869
Creator: Hall, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Gang-Plows.

Description: Patent for "a gang-plow, which is so arranged that the beams can be adjusted sideways and up and down at will, and can be permanently secured in any desired position in either movement." (Lines 17-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 30, 1869
Creator: Hall, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Plows.

Description: Patent for improvement in plows: "The invention consists in so attaching a revolving disk, cutter, or colter to the beam of the plow that it will rotate on its own axis, and vibrate laterally, to accommodate itself to the line of draft or direction of the beam of the plow; also, in the means used by which the revolving cutter or colter is attached to the beam of the plow, and having the means of swiveling or turning in the beam to accommodate itself to the line of draft of the plow" (lines 22-31) including illustrations and instructions.
Date: December 28, 1869
Creator: Hall, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Toilet-Cabinets

Description: Patent for improved toilet cabinets in order to better arrange "cabinets for containing sewing, writing, and shaving materials and various other articles" (lines 8-10). Provides instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 4, 1879
Creator: Zanetti, Fortonato C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Vises

Description: Patent for new construction for vises that will "enable the vise to be set and secutured in any desired position and thus hold the work in a position convenient to the operator" (lines 8-10).
Date: November 4, 1879
Creator: Zanetti, Fortonato C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Game Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a game device, designed for any number of players and in a bowling alley setting or similar. Included are illustrations of the device and instructions for building the device and how to play the game.
Date: March 30, 1880
Creator: Zanetti, Fortonato Clemente
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn and Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved corn and cotton planter. This design "is an improvement in the class of rolling-hopper planters; and it consists in the construction and arrangement of the devices whereby the hopper is attached to the beams or frame of the machine" (lines 8-12).
Date: September 21, 1880
Creator: Howard, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Press Mat.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton-seed-oil press mat. This design calls for three separate plates to be bound together, which allows for two pressings simultaneously. The materials (sheet metal, leather, press cloth) make for a press that is stronger, cheaper, more durable, and more effective than previous presses.
Date: June 7, 1881
Creator: Mistrot, Jean Jacques
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil Press Mat.

Description: Patent for a new and improved oil-press mat. This design "produce[s] a mat which is provided with three leaves, whereby two cakes can be pressed at the same time, and the three leaves to be flexibly connected together in such a manner that the mat can be readily and easily handled, at the same time that it is made strong and durable and lasting" (lines 25-31).
Date: June 28, 1881
Creator: Mistrot, Jean Jacques
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow. This design "has for its object to produce a plow suitable for general purposes, of great durability and efficiency, and provided with a reversible share and landside, which are so arranged that while the point or the one and edge or flange of the other are being worn away or dulled the reversed point of the former and reversed edge or flange of the latter are being pointed and sharpened by contact with the soil through which the plow is driven, thus compensating for the wearing and dullness of the cutting-points and flanges in operation" (lines 23-34).
Date: November 15, 1881
Creator: Holland, Joseph J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department