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Washing Compound

Description: Patent for a washing compound that can be employed in cleansing fabrics without danger of causing colors to fade.
Date: May 3, 1892
Creator: Odell, Jacob
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hoisting Apparatus.

Description: Patent for "an improved hoisting apparatus for use in loading and unloading freight from and upon a wharf, bluff, bank, or other elevated place." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 14, 1891
Creator: Davis, Benjamin F. & Davis, Matilda L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hoisting Apparatus.

Description: Patent for improvements in hoisting apparatus by “employing two cables and two sheaves that one cable and one sheave operate to elevate the weight or object in an approximately-vertical plane, so as to avoid contact with any side obstruction, while the secondary cable can subsequently be slackened sufficiently to permit the traveling sheave of the hoisting-cable to run off in a lateral direction and carry with it the sheave of the slackened secondary cable, for the purpose of transferring the object or weight to a desired position out of the line of the approximately-vertical direction first given to it.” (Page 2, lines 4-16) Illustration is included.
Date: March 22, 1892
Creator: Davis, Benjamin F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feed Trough.

Description: Patent for a new and improved feed trough. This design "is to provide a portable feed rack and trough adapted to hold a quantity of feed and to discharge the same as is found necessary" (lines 10-13). It consists in "a platform mounted on runners and provided at its sides with troughs, bins arranged at the ends of the platforms and provided at the lower ends of their sides with openings" (lines 99-102). It further consists in "slides arranged in . . . recesses and adapted to vary the size of said openings, strips arranged on the outer edges of the inclined bars, and set-screws connecting the strips" (lines 3-7).
Date: April 19, 1892
Creator: Anderson, John Stow
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stovepipe Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and improved stovepipe attachment. This design "consists of a receptacle formed in two parts, which are secured together around the stovepipe just below the point where the latter enters the chimney immediately above the stove. The object of [the] invention is to construct an attachment which may be readily secured to or detached from the pipe for the purpose of catching any dirt or soot which may drop from the chimney, thus preventing it from reaching the stove" (lines 14-24).
Date: May 17, 1892
Creator: Pearson, Harriet N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soap.

Description: Patent for a system of making soap and the amount of the ingredients therein.
Date: August 30, 1892
Creator: Gray, John & Simmons, Abner
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vest and Drawers Holder.

Description: Patent for new and improved suspenders. This design consists, "[a]s an improved article of manufacture, the vest and drawers holder . . . consisting of the main bar having the arm bent downward from its upper end and provided with a clasp for connecting with the drawers, the main bar being also provided near its upper and lower ends with safety-pins for connection with the vest" (lines 60-67).
Date: September 27, 1892
Creator: Lustig, Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stove Flue Cleaner.

Description: Patent for a new and improved stove-flue cleaner. This design "has for its objects, among others, to provide a simple device by which the soot may be removed from the flue and gathered into a receptacle without danger of getting it on the floor" (lines 11-15). It "consist[s] of a vessel with a tube extending therethrough and a handle fitted to slide through said tube and carrying a scraper" (lines 52-55).
Date: July 26, 1892
Creator: Mothershed, Thomas Bortley
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department