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Improvement in Car-Couplings.

Description: Patent for an improvement to car couplings which would "obviate the necessity and its attendant danger of going between the cars" (lines 17-18) including an illustration.
Date: July 22, 1879
Creator: Ahrenbeck, C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stephens County

Description: Cadastral map of Stephens County, Texas in the Prairies and Lakes region. Some borders, features, and notes are marked in color. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: August 1879
Creator: Appell, P. F.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Improvement in Water-Tanks.

Description: Patent for an improved water-tank built with lumbers that are thoroughly dried and covered with asphaltum as waterproof agent. It includes illustrations.
Date: January 28, 1879
Creator: Bardon, Prosper
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Spring-Hinges.

Description: Patent for a new spring hinge design which will "either open or close the door or gate after it has passed an angle of forty-five degrees" (lines 20-22) including illustrations.
Date: June 24, 1879
Creator: Barry, William G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Picking Shade.

Description: Patent for a cotton-picking shade that will furnish a portable shade or shield for the use of cotton-pickers to protect them from the direct rays of the sun while at work.
Date: July 22, 1879
Creator: Benthall, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Erath County

Description: Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Erath County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1879
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Palo Pinto County

Description: Map of Palo Pinto County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: June 1879
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Partner: Texas General Land Office
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