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Description: Patent for a combination-tool which includes a putty-knife and hammer and claw. The idea is that when one tool is in use, the other portion can be closed away.
Date: May 22, 1906
Creator: Carlton, Thomas R.
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Press-Box for Horizontal Oil-Presses.

Description: Patent for a press-box for horizontal oil-presses that produces "a cake of even thickness and density, and without strain on any part of the box" (lines 11-13) that has "a box fitted with a strainer that will be more lasting, which can be cleaned without removing it form the box, or the box from the press, and to which the cake will not adhere; [and] to provide a box fitted with effective and economical means of raising the cake out of the box after it is pressed" (lines 13-20). This box is made out of metal.
Date: May 7, 1895
Creator: Lelardoux, Pierre
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Description: Patent for improvements in animal-traps that would be capable of catching two animals; to set the trap, bait is placed upon the hooked ends of the bait-hooks, the jaws are elevated and retained in a position by the link-catches, which have the lower hooked ends engaging the trigger, which has its free end engaging the eye at the inner end of the bait hooks, thus setting the trap, (lines 66-73) ready to catch animals. Illustration is included.
Date: May 5, 1891
Creator: Anderson, Henry Clay
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Improvement in Brick-Presses.

Description: Patent for a "new and useful improvement in brick-presses by which bricks may be quickly and cheaply pressed by hand power from clay taken direct from bank or mixer" ( Lines 1-3 )including instructions and illustration.
Date: May 14, 1878
Creator: Moore, Andrew A.
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