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Cotton Chopper and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a machine that allows the user to simultaneously cut down and plow cotton, or perform either task separately. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 5, 1897
Creator: Hargrove, Byron Lafayette
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Antirefilling Bottle.

Description: Patent for a bottle that can be easily sealed but cannot be resealed after opened. There is a groove in the neck of the bottle, and the cork is placed below the groove. The cork is hollowed out and a plug is placed in the cork. The cork is hollowed out and a plug with a groove around it is placed in the cork.An elastic compressible locking-ring fits in the gap the groove in the bottle and the groove in the plug create.
Date: January 5, 1897
Creator: Nevill, William B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a railway cattle-guard that is simple, inexpensive, and efficient. It prevents the cattle "from traversing a railway-track in order to pass form one field or inclosure to another" (line 12-14). It has spurred rollers, and has a unique way of mounting rollers or rotary ties, in that they do not block the track.
Date: January 5, 1897
Creator: Nevill, William Birt
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department