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Ironing Table.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ironing board. This design consists in "the rigid supporting-frame of an ironing-table, a cross-piece secured to the outside of the upper ends of the supports at one end of the frame, so that its upper edge shall project above the supports, an ironing-board top hinged to one side of the cross-piece, and a shelf secured to the upper edge and projecting to the opposite side of said cross-piece" (lines 86-94).
Date: October 19, 1886
Creator: Adair, Annie E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ink-Bottle.

Description: Patent for improvements in in bottles: "it consists, essentially, of a hexagonal or analogous polygonal shaped body having dip cups arranged adjacent to one and thereof at such angles as to regulate the flow by turning the body and bringing it to bear on different bases." (lines 12-17).
Date: October 19, 1897
Creator: Anderson, Alexander C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carpenter's Square.

Description: Patent for a carpenter's square, which has a table of rafter cut measurements, a table of measurements in inches, and the standard carpenter's measure table.
Date: October 19, 1909
Creator: Bailey, Louis Eugene
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Scraper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton scraper. This design consists in "the vertical standard having the horizontal reardwardly-extending arm at its lower end, the cotton-scraper attached to the said arm and extending rearwardly and outwardly therefrom, and having the upturned curved broadened rear end forming the blade, and the clip-bolts and clamping-plate to secure the standard to the plow-standard and permit the said standard to be vertically adjusted" (lines 82-91).
Date: October 19, 1886
Creator: Basham, Wesley Houston
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gin-Saw-Filing Machine.

Description: Patent for a mechanism to sharpen the blades of a gin saw. Includes illustrations of the device.
Date: October 19, 1897
Creator: Beavers, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

WRENCH.

Description: Patent for wrench related device "for locking the gripping element after it is applied to the pipe or other pipe (lines 14-15)" including instructions and illustration.
Date: October 19, 1915
Creator: Black, Lee J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination-Tool.

Description: Patent for a tool that is comprised of a hammer, wrench, staple puller, wire cutter, and a claw. Includes illustrations.
Date: October 19, 1897
Creator: Burkhalter, William P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Indian Club and Dumb-Bell.

Description: Patent for a combined Indian club and dumbbell, which are easily interchanged and having varying weights.
Date: October 19, 1909
Creator: Burr, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carbureter.

Description: Patent for a carburetor that automatically regulates oil based on how much air enters the carburetor.
Date: October 19, 1915
Creator: Cerny, Alois
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Unicycle Road and Racing Sulky.

Description: Patent for a one-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle, with illustrations.
Date: October 19, 1897
Creator: Coleman, Thomas Gardner
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Chair.

Description: Patent for a new and improved knockdown chair. This design of a knockdown chair (a chair that isn't fully assembled until at its destination so that it may be collapsible, saving space until then) marks improvements over previous models. This design calls for side-rails that extend through the mortises and countersunk apertures so that the ends of the side-rails can expand in the countersinks.
Date: October 19, 1880
Creator: Creager, Frank A.W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rotary Display-Cabinet.

Description: Patent for a rotary display cabinet for lace and ribbons, which has a dust free delivery system, rotates to allow the spools to be wound back up easily, and has a glass window for easy viewing.
Date: October 19, 1909
Creator: Duncan, Delorus
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle Wheel.

Description: Patent for a new and improved vehicle wheel. This design features "the construction and combination of parts whereby the spokes may be adjusted radially outward, and also forced tightly around the axle-box, to compensate for shrinkage" (lines 11-15).
Date: October 19, 1880
Creator: French, Stephen H. & Maltby, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draft Appliance

Description: Patent for a draft attachment to be used with a animal-drawn vehicle to hitch a third horse to the vehicle if need be. Illustrations included.
Date: October 19, 1909
Creator: Gaines, Wister F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

STALK AND STRAW CHOPPER.

Description: Patent for "improvements to stalk, straw and weed choppers for attachment to plows" (lines 13-16) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 19, 1915
Creator: Gray, Wallace W. & Witzsche, Frank P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Swivel Connection

Description: Patent for a swivel connection for pipe joints which does not require packing and allows each pipe to turn independently of the other.
Date: October 19, 1909
Creator: Guild, George
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Sheet-Metal Tank

Description: Patent for a sheet metal tank supported by outside beams made of metal studs or sheets. The design also provides means by which the tank can be sheathed and secured by concrete.
Date: October 19, 1915
Creator: Harry, Owen K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Potato-Digger.

Description: Patent for a potato digger, which leaves the potatoes on top of the soil and can be used in a variety of different soil types.
Date: October 19, 1909
Creator: Herring, Jesie M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mattress Making Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved mattress making machine. This design calls for a box with a hinged door and gauges that adjust the box to the desired width for mattress making. Additionally, slats at the bottom of the box and along the inside of the hinged lid have straps and pins that one uses to bind the mattress material after it fills the box.
Date: October 19, 1880
Creator: Howe, Charles P.
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Combination Chair and Ironing Board

Description: Patent for a chair that can fold and act as an ironing board. Illustration included.
Date: October 19, 1909
Creator: Hufft, Rose; Harrell, Cullen Carr & Hufft, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for a new and improved Cotton Chopper, which explains what it is used for and what the new improvements are.
Date: October 19, 1897
Creator: Hyland, Robert R.
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Pump

Description: Patent for a pneumatic pump that attaches to automobiles and fills up pneumatic tires and self-lubricates.
Date: October 19, 1909
Creator: Kreiter, Richard F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steering Mechanism for Automobiles.

Description: Patent for an attachment for steering wheels that allows for more stable steering and shock absorption.
Date: October 19, 1915
Creator: Law, James P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Box Car Door Fastener and Spark Arrester.

Description: Patent for a new and improved box-car door fastener and spark arrester. This design consists in "the door, the screws extending therefrom, the strips having the inclined slots received on the screws, and provided with the projections, the lever pivoted on the screws outside the strip, stops on the lever to engage the projections, and means--such as cord--for locking the lever" (lines 4-11).
Date: October 19, 1886
Creator: Lynch, Hubbard Calhoun
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department