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Blotter.

Description: Patent for "a combined hand-blotter, ruler, paper-cutter, and pen-rack... especially for the use of book-keepers and accountants," (lines 12-15) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 14, 1891
Creator: Betts, Walter & Herbert, William B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway-Construction Car.

Description: Patent for "certain new and useful Improvements in Railway-Construction Cars..." (lines 4-5) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 29, 1892
Creator: Brown, Carver C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Convertible Trunk.

Description: Patent for a trunk that converts between luggage (for use while traveling) and a bureau (for use while not traveling), with illustrations.
Date: March 29, 1892
Creator: Dwyer, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Whiffletree.

Description: Patent for an all-metal one-piece whiffletree of "strength, economy, durability, and lightness" (lines 21-22) with solid metal ends that interlock with trace-hooks and prevent "the trace-coupling from becoming accidentally disconnected" (lines 26-27), including illustrations.
Date: November 29, 1892
Creator: Flatau, Louis S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Earth-Auger.

Description: Patent for an invention that "relates to an implement designed for boring earth, and may be used for well-boring and also for boring post-holes," (lines 11-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 27, 1891
Creator: Franks, Madison S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Process of Manufacturing Soap.

Description: Patent for an improved process designed "to lessen the time required for the manufacture of soaps and at the same time have all portions of a mass thereof of uniform character, also to make more soap from the same amount of fat or oils than is now done by the ordinary processes." (Lines 8-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 28, 1890
Creator: Grant, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Smoke-Consumer.

Description: Patent for a device used by locomotives that "will cause the smoke to be returned from the stack to the fire-box until it is entirely consumed" (lines 11-13), condenses exhaust steam, and heats the water in the tender. Includes illustrations.
Date: March 29, 1892
Creator: Hadlock, Edson J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department