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Cartridge-Loading Machine

Description: Patent for improvements to the machine originally patented on August 10, 186 by Edward A. Franklin of Brenham, patent no. 347,268.
Date: January 15, 1889
Creator: Franklin, Edward A.
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Fire-Escape

Description: Patent for "a fire-escape and observation-tower, which may be raised or extended at any point, or be lowered and compactly folded for transportation" (lines 7-10).
Date: January 15, 1889
Creator: Rüllmann, John D.
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Temperature-Regulator

Description: Patent for "improvements in thermostatic devices for automatically regulating the temperature of lumber-driers" (lines 8-10).
Date: January 15, 1889
Creator: Lutcher, Henry J.
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Fire Extinguisher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fire extinguisher. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the expansible rod, the sweep arm or lever pivotally connected thereto, the horizontal rod, the doors, the cord connected to said doors and to the rod and adapted to be disengaged from said rod by the sweep-arm, the steam-pipe provided with a cut-off valve, and the weight supported normally in an elevated position by the sweep-arm and adapted to be released thereby to open the valve" (lines 72-81).
Date: January 15, 1889
Creator: Lutcher, Henry J.
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Fire Escape.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fire escape. This design "is to provide a fire-escape consisting, essentially, of a cushion adapted to receive and break the fall of persons jumping from a burning building, the said cushion being so constructed as to enable it to be folded to a convenient and portable size" (lines 8-14).
Date: January 15, 1889
Creator: Simon, Jacob Peter
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Cotton and Corn Planter

Description: Patent for "a durable and illexpensive planter which will serve to plant both corn and cotton in a perfect manner, and thus combine the two machines in one" (lines 11-14).
Date: October 15, 1889
Creator: Letot, Clement
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Combined Torch and Gas Burner Key.

Description: Patent for a new and improved combined torch and gas-burner key. This design "relates to a device for lighting gas-burners and operating the cock of the gas-burner, and has for its object to provide a combined torch and key by means of which the gas may be lighted without the flame of the torch coming in contact with the globe surrounding the burner and the cock of the gas-burner readily taken hold of and operated" (lines 8-15).
Date: October 15, 1889
Creator: Lindsay, George Washington
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Cotton-Press

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction of steam cotton presses using a change in the frame and use of hydraulic-pressure pumps to operate the press. The pumps are driven by steam
Date: October 15, 1889
Creator: Turnpaugh, James William
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Wheel.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wheel. This design "is to obviate the . . . great difficulty . . . experienced in the construction of wheels in putting the axle-box in the hub and getting it true. . . . and [to] improve and strengthen the construction of wheels, and especially the manner of securing the spokes in the hubs" (lines 9-17).
Date: October 15, 1889
Creator: Holland, William Johnson
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Gate.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate. This design consists in "the post having projecting pins or studs combined with the gate having the hinges composed of a pair of plates bolted together, the said plates being swelled outward to provide collars, which are provided with cams" (lines 66-71).
Date: October 15, 1889
Creator: Friday, Henry
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Cotton-Cultivating Machine

Description: Patent to "provide an implement which, in passing once over the row of cotton, will chop, scrape, and cultivate said row" (lines 10-13).
Date: October 15, 1889
Creator: Runyon, Edwin Elijah
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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