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[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, May 18 & 19, 1879]

Description: Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis. The first part of the letter is dated May 18, 1879, and the second part is dated May 19, 1879. The first part discusses John being ill, a barbecue John and Emma attended, and mutual acquaintances. The second part discusses John feeling better, and a "singing" he went to.
Date: May 18, 1879
Creator: Brewer, John C.
Partner: Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer

Improvement in Fire-Lighters.

Description: Patent for a device which allows the lighting of "fires, lights, blasts, &c., by a person located some distance from the object to be ignited." (lines 7-10) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 18, 1879
Creator: Craig, Samuel M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements applicable to a gang of plows. Ability to adjust depth, security of plow arms, and can plow three rows at once.
Date: March 18, 1879
Creator: Gifford, George Lewis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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