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Writing Pen.

Description: Patent for a new and improved pen. This design has for its object "to provide a simple implement which may be readily employed for writing purposes; and it consists in a thimble-like sleeve having a writing-pen arranged at its outer end, adapted to be easily applied to the index or fore-finger; and it further consists in the peculiar construction of implement" (lines 7-14).
Date: October 16, 1888
Creator: Seabaugh, Conrad
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Insect Destroyer.

Description: Patent for a new and improved insect trap. This design "relates to certain new and useful improvements in devices for distributing liquid poison on cotton and other plants to destroy insect life thereon; and it consists in the [novel] construction and arrangement of parts" (lines 14-18).
Date: July 18, 1882
Creator: Binkley, James E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bee Hive Stand.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bee-hive stand. This design consists in "the combination, with a floor, of a frame provided with opposite side standards and a row of central standards, the longitudinal side bars, and a central longitudinal bar connected with said standards, tie-bars constructed to hook on said longitudinal bars, and a roof provided with hinged lids and supported by said side and central standards" (lines 85-93).
Date: December 10, 1889
Creator: Lipp, Simpson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Antispreading Attachment for Rails.

Description: Patent for the improvement of antispreading attachments for rails. The attachments provide a structure comprising a span tie located between the rails and is adapted to connect with dogs, one dog being connected with each of the rails.
Date: May 4, 1915
Creator: Simpson, Mary E.
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Animal Hopple

Description: Patent for certain new improvements in animal hopples. This device prevents animals from rearing up in the front when it is worn. The device consists of several plates and a collar with a connecting chain.
Date: June 2, 1914
Creator: Hentschel, Andrew J.
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Bridle and Bit.

Description: Patent for improvements to Bridles and Bits, specifically what are known as stranglers, used to easily gain control over an animal by exerting pressure on its nose, operated by a slight pull on the auxiliary reins. This patent also provides for a device which activates the strangler when the driver releases it and the animal steps on it.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Hentschel, Andrew J.
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Vehicle-Tire

Description: Patent for a bolt-free spring connection between a vehicle tires inner and outer rims, allowing for an air cushion between rims and improving overall performance of vehicle tires.
Date: September 18, 1917
Creator: Horne, Henry M. & Buford, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Elevated Irrigation System

Description: Patent for an elevated irrigation system that relates to a useful system for supplying and distributing water, for the irrigation of large tracts of land.
Date: September 23, 1913
Creator: Anderson, Young Rhea
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Tailor's-Goose Attachment.

Description: Patent for a tailor's goose which provides a "depressible and detachable dampening means for the goose for supplying water to the dampening means".
Date: May 6, 1913
Creator: Talley, Thurmon H.
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Churn

Description: Patent for a vertical dash butter churn with a frame that allows for removal of the receptacle with dash parts still attached to the frame, including illustrations.
Date: March 25, 1913
Creator: Collins, Edward L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Track-Laying Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in track laying machines that enable railway ties to be delivered to the exact location that they are to be places in the track; includes illustrations.
Date: January 12, 1915
Creator: Simpson, Charles M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement to Bridle-Rods

Description: Patent for the improvement of Bridle-Rods “of means whereby the device may be adjusted to accommodate itself to rails of different sizes” (lines 18-20). Instructions and illustrations included.
Date: February 9, 1915
Creator: Simpson, Charles M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department