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Improvement In Water-Elevators.

Description: Patent for improvements to water-elevators using water-vessels which are suspended from a chain or cord, also known as endless carriers.
Date: August 18, 1877
Creator: Wright, Martin Van Buten
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Convertible Cotton-Planter.

Description: Patent for improvement in convertible cotton-planters. The mechanism has a seed-dropping mechanism and a rear or side plow covers the dropped seed.
Date: December 20, 1877
Creator: Willie, William T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Band-Cutting Feeder for Thrashing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved band-cutting and feeding attachment for thrashing machines. This design receives grain bundles "upon an endless traveling apron provided with teeth or claws, and by it conveyed under rotary cutters, which sever the bands, the grain being then scattered or spread out by a vibrating rake into a thin sheet as it passes to the toothed cylinder. The invention relates more particularly to the construction and arrangement of parts" (paras. 3-4).
Date: November 27, 1877
Creator: O'Neall, James Madison
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Wheel-Plows

Description: Patent for a wheel plow designed to be simple, durable, easily controlled, and of light draft.
Date: June 19, 1877
Creator: Amonett, Ammon A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement of Cotton Cleaners and Condensers

Description: Patent for changes in the parts of cotton cleaner and condenser machinery, includes illustrations. The changes in machinery seek to eliminate impurities in the cotton while also compacting the cotton into a sheet.
Date: May 1, 1877
Creator: Greaves, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Weighted Horseshoes.

Description: Patent for improvement in weighted horseshoes, which are used in horse training for gait improvement. The horseshoes have removable weights received by a flange and held in place by screws. The weight may be formed in various shapes to correct different issues.
Date: January 16, 1877
Creator: Seixas, Eugene E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvements in Ice-Machines

Description: Patent for an improved make and design for ice-machines including instructions for construction and illustrations.
Date: March 27, 1877
Creator: Rankin, Thomas L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Wardrobe-Beadsteads.

Description: Patent for a new and improved office-furniture that combines a desk, bookshelf, folding bed, hat-rack, and wash-basin, including descriptions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1877
Creator: Sutcliffe, Wilson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Sulky-Plows.

Description: Patent for an invention of a new and improved sulky-plow, "which shall be so constructed that it may be readily adjusted to cause the plow to take or leave land, and to work at any desired depth in the ground, which will enable the plow to be readily raised from the ground" (lines 13-17). Illustrations included.
Date: February 20, 1877
Creator: Riddle, William N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Vapor-Burners.

Description: Patent for, "an improved construction and arrangement of vapor-burner, by which the same is readily lighted, adjusted to a larger or smaller flame, or extinguished" (lines 13-17). Illustration included.
Date: February 27, 1877
Creator: Sawyer, Frederick A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Vehicle-Springs

Description: Patent for a newly designed vehicle spring that attached to the axle and features an auxiliary spring.
Date: May 22, 1877
Creator: Faber, Fredrick W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Targets for Shooting-Galleries

Description: Patent for a shooting gallery target that releases balls when hit in the center.
Date: May 29, 1877
Creator: Hoshall, David W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Sulky-Plows

Description: Patent for sulky plow improvements plow beams, pivot studs, and plow frame.
Date: June 5, 1877
Creator: Fowler, Albert A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Wagon-Brakes.

Description: Patent for a foot operated wagon braking mechanism, including illustrations. Patent for a better alternative to lever brakes on buggies and wagons as the braking mechanism is "out of the way, and not noticeable or prominently visible from the sides of the vehicle".
Date: June 19, 1877
Creator: O'Neall, James M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Vehicle-Wheels.

Description: Patent for an "invention to provide a vehicle-wheel that is capable of being expanded so as to fit the tire". Patent for an invention to facilitate removing and replacing wagon or buggy tires.
Date: July 10, 1877
Creator: Racer, Martin J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Valve-Gear for Steam-Engines.

Description: Patent for "an improvement in steam-engines which shall be so constructed as to give a full application of the steam and a free exhaust at regular intervals, which will enable the engine to be easily reversed, can be easily attached to any engine, which will enable an engine to be worked by water-pressure, will run smoothly and with very little friction, and will be very durable." (Lines 11-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 24, 1877
Creator: Davis, James H. & White, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Traction-Engines.

Description: Patent for a traction engine "for running on common roads and rails, and to be used for drawing plows, and as a motive power generally" (lines 8-10) including illustrations.
Date: July 31, 1877
Creator: Walker, Leander
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Sulky-Plows.

Description: Patent for an improvement on sulky-plows which allows it to be adjusted for different uses.
Date: August 28, 1877
Creator: Renfro, Roberson A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Washing-Machines.

Description: Patent for improving the washing machine by being operated by a spring-motor.
Date: September 11, 1877
Creator: Cummings, James K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Sulky-Plows.

Description: Patent for an improvement of the "construction and arrangement of the sulky-plow" (line 17-18).
Date: September 18, 1877
Creator: Payne, Joseph M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Wagon-Brakes.

Description: Patent for "wagons which have brakes applied to them, so constructed that in descending a grade the brakes will be automatically applied, and, in moving on a level or ascending a hill, the brakes will be relieved from the wheels." (Lines 6-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 4, 1877
Creator: Hart, Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Tug Attachments for Harness.

Description: Patent for improving the tug-harness attachments on a horse harness to better lock straps in place.
Date: January 23, 1877
Creator: Brodnax, David W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Rotary Engines.

Description: Patent for an improved design of the rotary engine. Illustration included.
Date: February 6, 1877
Creator: Willson, Hodgen I.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Rotary Churns.

Description: Patent for an improvement of the churn that is, "within a square wooden box, of a rotating dasher or paddle, and the mechanism for driving the same, that various parts being constructed, arranged, and operated" (lines 20-24). Illustrations included.
Date: February 20, 1877
Creator: Dean, Charles C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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