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Waco Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1892
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for "a cotton-chopper attachment for cultivators... to be applied to the ordinary sulky-cultivator frame... and when so applied to constitute and efficient machine for chopping and thinning cotton." (Lines 9-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1891
Creator: Cansler, Hurnon K. & Cansler, Thomas G.
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Harrow.

Description: Patent for a harrow that is constructed without frames, so it is lighter and easier to use. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 27, 1891
Creator: Grisham, James Madison
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Sad Iron Heater.

Description: Patent for a new and improved iron heater. This design "consists of an elliptical iron-receiver adapted to fit within a stove-opening, the upper edge of which is provided with a surrounding flange adapted to rest upon the edge of the opening and thus support the receiver depending below said opening, a pair of openings formed in the top of the receiver, each of said openings being provided at opposite edges with iron handle-receiving pairs of notches, a pin extending from the top of the receiver opposite one of the notches" (lines 90-100).
Date: April 5, 1892
Creator: Thomason, Sue
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Tongue Support.

Description: Patent for a new and improved tongue-support. This design "is to provide a simple and inexpensive tongue-support capable of being readily applied to any vehicle" (lines 9-12). It "consist[s] of the two wires provided intermediate their ends with coils and twisted together at opposite sides of the coils to provide the spring-arms" (lines 48-51).
Date: October 25, 1892
Creator: Johnson, William B.
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