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Carriage Wheel.

Description: Patent for a new and improved carriage wheel. This design "consists in so constructing a carriage-wheel that the members thereof may be made interchangeable, and the whole may be made in a factory and shipped thence 'knocked down,' to be assembled and put together at any point to which the same may be shipped, not requiring, as is usual, the aid of a blacksmith or other skilled laborer" (lines 8-15).
Date: November 8, 1881
Creator: Clarke, George R.
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Lever Scraper for Cleaning Plows.

Description: Patent for a new and improved lever scraper for cleaning plows. This design "relates to improvements in plows, the object being to remove quickly and readily from the mold-board the earth which, in plowing stiff, waxy, or greasy soils, adheres thereto; and it consists in the construction and novel arrangement of a scraper-blade and of the actuating mechanism therefor" (lines 9-15).
Date: November 8, 1887
Creator: Tucker, Argyle W.
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Wagon-Body

Description: Patent for "an improvement in extensible wagon-bodies," (lines 8-9) including illustrations.
Date: November 8, 1887
Creator: Stumpf, Joseph
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Stalk Knocker.

Description: Patent for a new and improved stalk knocker. This design consists in "the combination, with the running-gear of a wagon, of a frame-work mounted thereon and provided with vertically-adjustable hangers at its rear end carrying stalk-knockers and their shaft, a diagonal adjustable brace connecting the hanger and the frame-work, and a driving-pulley formed in sections, having spoke-embracing lugs, and connected to the knocker-shaft by means of a belt" (lines 10-18).
Date: November 8, 1887
Creator: Allen, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tire Tightener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved tire tightener. This design calls for a wheel with a gap rather than a continuous ring, so a double-threaded bolt in the gap may be tightened or loosened to contract or expand the wheel and subsequently the tire.
Date: November 8, 1881
Creator: Jones, James Daniel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hoeing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hoeing machine. This design is "first, to provide a joint between the handle and the gage-wheel, and to insure such arrangement of parts as will enable the operator, by raising and lowering one hand, to give the blade an oscillating motion or swing it from right to left with the greatest ease, and without tipping or turning the wheel or changing too much the position of the blade in respect to the surface of the ground; second, to provide a double gage-wheel that w… more
Date: November 8, 1887
Creator: Hurd, Judson B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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