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Mosquito Bar Frame.

Description: Patent for a new and improved frame for mosquito bars. This design calls for wires, bent at right angles, to be attached to a center piece, in which hanging-cords can be stored. This design represents a lighter, more portable alternative to the wooden predecessors.
Date: November 1, 1881
Creator: Bostick, William T.
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Gate.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the gate having a cross-bar, and mechanism . . . for operating the cross-bar and moving it vertically, the weighted levers, and the standards supporting the levers, of the latch-levers pivoted between their ends to the weighted levers and having their front ends engaged by the cross-bar, and the stops for engaging the rear ends of the latch-levers and holding the gate closed" (lines 15-24).
Date: November 1, 1887
Creator: Terry, Hiram
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Combined Cotton Chopper and Scraper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton chopper and scraper. This design consists in "the combination of a central beam having a slot at its rear end and a hook at its front end, the laterally-adjustable bars connected with said beam, the scraper-standards pivoted to the adjustable bars, the front clevis for the beam, and rear yoke or support having a transverse pin, and the suspension-chains with a supporting-frame" (lines 101-108).
Date: November 1, 1881
Creator: McCaskill, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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