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[Ad for Silliman Hardware & Grocery Co.]

Description: Ad, which was in the Palestine Daily Herald for Silliman Hardware and Grocery Company, a business in Palestine which was founded in 1871. It was one of the largest hardware stores in the region toward the end of the 19th century. Proprietor was John H. Silliman and he and his family resided at 638 S. Magnolia.
Date: 1880~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Adjustable Stool.

Description: Patent for an adjustable and foldable stool for but not limited to field workers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 6, 1880
Creator: Smith, William Alexander & Smith, Robert Toumbleson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Aerial View of West Side of the Denton Square]

Description: Photograph of west side of the Denton Square. Visible businesses from the left to the right: C. M. Greenlee, Drug Store, H. J. Howell: Jeweler, Health Office, Houston Stiff Saloon, The Chronicle's offices, W. H. Cleveland Groceries, Carpets, J. B. Schmitz Furniture, Opera House, Carter and Benners Grocers, Land Office; A. D. Beaty, Tin Shop, C. F. Sanders and Company's Saddles and Harness. Written on back of photo in black ink: West side-about 1880"
Date: 1880~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Affidavit for release, September 26, 1880]

Description: Affidavit from Lewis Beasley in which he asks to be set free after serving his sentence for aggravated assault that he was charged with and plead guilty to on September 6, 1880. (Note: on a previous document the named was spelled Lewis Brasley.)
Date: September 26, 1880
Creator: Williams, W. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Agricultural Implement.

Description: Patent for a device related to plows, with a corn-planter and a cotton-planter attachments, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 23, 1880
Creator: Chapman, William Arnol
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Albert Peyton George seated in an upholstered chair, wearing a dark three piece suit]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George. George, who is seated in an upholstered chair, is wearing a dark three piece suit (top button buttoned). George has his right arm across the arm rest of the chair. His left arm is resting on his left thigh. Portrait ends just above the knees. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. The cardboard has a red trim around the perimeter. Back of portrait in black print: "Louis Rice Photographer Texas." The words are written inside of drawn banners. A camera and paint palette image are drawn between drawings of two women in round frames.
Date: [1880..1887]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

Alberta.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Alberta, Canada existing railroads, proposed railroads, rivers, lakes, cities and towns. Scale [ca. 1:4,680,000].
Date: [1880..1900]
Creator: C.S. Hammond & Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Allen Hall, Tillotson Institute]

Description: Photograph of a five-story brick building with a mansard roof. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Allen Hall, Erected 1880-1881, Demolished 1966." Cabinet card format.
Date: [1880..1901]
Creator: Hill, S. B.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

America del nord.

Description: Map shows geography and place names in late nineteenth century North America. Includes sketches of American wildlife, mining industries, natural landscapes, and natural resources by Albert Richter. Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Scale [1:50,000,000].
Date: [1880..1900]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Apparatus for Obtaining a Vacuum.

Description: Patent for a new and improved vacuum. This design utilizes a liquid pump, plates, tubes and valves to make "about as perfect a vacuum . . . as can be obtained by an ordinary pump" (lines 53-55).
Date: July 27, 1880
Creator: Ward, Lyman Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Retailing Shot.

Description: Patent for a new and improved round dispenser. This design "consists in a receptacle or multiple bin the several compartments of which are provided with valves controlling exit-openings, whereby any desired quantity of shot, descending by gravity from the appropriate compartment, may be directed into the scale-pan of a scale without the necessity of lifting the receptacle or bin or any part of its contents" (lines 35-43).
Date: September 21, 1880
Creator: Stokes, Micajah
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for the Manufacture of Ice.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ice maker. This design calls for "two or more sheets of galvanized iron or other metal set in a tank of fresh water, one on either side of the evaporation-pipes, and held in a position parallel to each other by anchors or yokes that connect them" (lines 15-20). This eliminates the need for strong (ammoniacal) brine and is a faster, more reliable, and less leaky ice-making process than previous ones that used said brine.
Date: March 2, 1880
Creator: Zilker, Andrew J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Artificial-StoneTomb.

Description: Patent for the concept of an artificial tomb that serves as a tomb and ornamental piece made as one. "This invention relates to certain improvements in artificial-stone tombs; and it has for its object to produce a tomb with head-stone and foo-piece all in one piece that can be built up or placed immediately over grave, so as to form an ornamental finish, at a comparatively small cost." (lines 15-22) including illustrations and instructions.
Date: April 6, 1880
Creator: Wilson, Hence
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Balance Staff and Wheel for Watches

Description: Patent for an improved design of a balance staff and wheel used for watch repair. The new design allows for an easier repair when replacing a broken staff and decreases the chance that the wheel would be damaged when replacing the staff. Included are instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 18, 1880
Creator: Bugbee, George G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale-Ejector for Presses.

Description: Patent for the improvement in cotton-bale presses or compressors; and it has for its object to provide a means whereby the bale, after being properly compressed, will be automatically ejected from the press, as more fully hereinafter specified.
Date: December 7, 1880
Creator: Riesel, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale Tie.

Description: Patent for a new and improved tie for bales. This design calls for one long, flat piece of scrap metal to be folded over on itself twice so that there are four layers of metal as well as a loop (or "rib") on either end. Then, a hole should be cut through all four layers with a tapered opening through the edge; this design is cheaper and more durable than previous bale ties.
Date: August 24, 1880
Creator: Riesel, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department