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Plow-Stock.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow-stock. This design is of "an improved plow-stock, which shall be so constructed that various kinds of standards, according to the various kind and size of the plows to be used, may be attached to it, which may be adjusted to take and leave land, as may be desired, and which shall be simple in construction and easily adapted" (para. 4).
Date: January 16, 1877
Creator: Weber, Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Description: Patent for "an improved fastening or tie for cotton-bales, &c.; and it consists of two angular plates, secured at the rear part to one end of the band generally used in baling cotton, &c., and the front part thereof being provided with V-shaped jaws, which engage with angular slots in the opposite end of the band." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 30, 1877
Creator: Hanson, Asbury J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement for Machines for Washing Photographs.

Description: Patent for an improved machine for washing photographic prints allowing metallic or other rigid plates to be washed in addition to flexible prints.
Date: February 6, 1877
Creator: Miller, Noah J.
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 Gang-Plows.

Description: Patent for "an improved gang-plow, which shall be so constructed that it may be readily adjusted to cause the plows to take or leave land, and which will enable the wheels to be adjusted closer to or farther from the plows, as may be desired." (Lines 12-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1877
Creator: Cummins, John R.
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

Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Description: Patent for a new and improved seed-planter. Illustration included.
Date: February 20, 1877
Creator: Miller, Benjamin F.
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 Plows.

Description: Patent for the, "improvement in the auxiliary blades attatched to plows...[and] in the improved method of constructing and attaching the blade to a plow, so that it can be shifted and adjusted in different positions" (lines 14-21). Illustrations included.
Date: February 27, 1877
Creator: Kersh, Thomas E.
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 Reciprocating Churns

Description: Patent for "certain new and useful improvements in the construction of churns, whereby dashers are caused to rotate very rapidly, thus greatly facilitating the process of producing butter; also, the churn and its supporting frame-work being constructed and arranged in sections permits of it being taken apart very readily, and packed in a very small space for shipment." (lines 12-20) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 27, 1877
Creator: Welch, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Hame Fasteners

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in hame-fasteners. "This fastening can be readily fastened and unfastened without taking off the gloves, and with cold and benumbed fingers, and when fastened will hold the hames securely" (lines 35-38). Including instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 6, 1877
Creator: Poland, Tunis H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Measuring Packaged Fabrics

Description: Patent for an improved device to measure textiles and other similar fabrics, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 13, 1877
Creator: Bond, Virgil A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Adjustable Hats

Description: Patent for an improvement to adjustable hatband which includes directions and illustrations.
Date: March 20, 1877
Creator: Cassiano, I. Ygnacio
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Buckles

Description: Patent for a new and improved buckle for use with hame-straps, breech-straps, etc. The patent contains an explanation of the buckle and various illustrations.
Date: March 20, 1877
Creator: Melton, Benjamin F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Convertible Wagon-Bed and Hay-Rack.

Description: Patent for "an ordinary wagon-bed with sides and a rear end board or gate, which are both adjustable and removable, and attach slats or bars to said sides and end-board in such manner that they may be extended laterally when requires, to practically increase the width of the wagon-bed." (Lines 12-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 20, 1877
Creator: O'Neall, James M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Photographers' Bath-Warmers

Description: Patent for keeping photographers' chemicals and bath water the same temperature throughout the liquids. The patent contains instructions and illustrations for the creation and use of the invention.
Date: March 27, 1877
Creator: Fellrath, Charles J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Machines for Tightening Iron Bands on Bales.

Description: Patent for an apparatus that consists of "a series of metal bars to be inserted between what is known as the 'channel bars or teeth,' both on the upper and lower platens of a compress used for compressing cotton-bales, which bars thus inserted shall be so attached to the channel-bars that, by the force of springs, the said bars will be kept below the surface of the teeth on the platens, allowing ample space to insert the iron bands to be used in tying the bales, in the same manner as they are now universally inserted." (Lines 13-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 3, 1877
Creator: Quin, Michael
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Mosquito-Net Frames.

Description: Patent for "mosquito-net frames which are made adjustable, so that they may be extended over the bed or folded compactly, according to the requirements of use." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 3, 1877
Creator: Volle, Johann F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Bridle Attachments.

Description: Patent for "a bridle of novel construction for training and taming horses; and it consists in the combination of brace and guide-reins, neck and crupper straps, sureingle, and collar." (Lines 12-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 10, 1877
Creator: Cummings, Seton S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Leather-Cutting Gages

Description: Patent for improvement in leather cutting-gages in order to negate the need for the set-screw at the end of the gage handle that is needed to hold the rule. The document contains instructions and illustrations of the device.
Date: April 17, 1877
Creator: Lindsay, George F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Car Brakes and Starters

Description: Patent for improvements in rail road-car breaks, starters, and checkers. "The nature of the invention consists in certain constructions, combinations, and arrangements of parts" (lines 19-21).
Date: April 24, 1877
Creator: Marean, William
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 Cotton-Cleaners

Description: Patent for a device that enhances the performance of cotton-cleaner machinery.
Date: May 1, 1877
Creator: Greaves, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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