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Improvement in Picket-Fences.

Description: Patent for secure, inexpensive picket-fence construction using various sizes of wood pieces and wire. It is meant for situations in which wood is scarce. Illustration included.
Date: October 14, 1873
Creator: McGinty, Robert H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Insect-Destroyers.

Description: Patent for improvements on insect destroyers to be used in cotton fields, including illustrations.
Date: October 16, 1877
Creator: Fordtran, Eugene H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Earth-Augers.

Description: Patent for a new and improved earth auger. This design calls for "a hinged door having its edge folded or bent to form an air-tube . . . [and] a pair of hemi-cylindrical doors having on one or both an air duct or ducts," as well as interchangeable bits with a shouldered and threaded shank and a nut combined and arranged in a novel way (paras. 12-15).
Date: October 30, 1877
Creator: Fields, Daniel G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cotton-Choppers

Description: Patent for improvement for cotton-choppers. Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: October 28, 1879
Creator: Sauls, William W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvements in Escapements for Time-Pieces

Description: Patent for inprovements in escapements for time-pieces involving levers and duplex escapements as a way of improving force and regularity in time-pieces. Patent gives instructions and provides illustrations.
Date: October 21, 1879
Creator: Laughlin, Abner G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Plows

Description: Patent for improvements in the constuction of plows in order to obtain the "best" (line 50) results of "cleanness in furrow, lightness of draft, and facility afforded in constructin the plow" (line 51-52).
Date: October 23, 1879
Creator: Woodward, Lewis E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvements in Traction-Engines.

Description: Patent for improving traction engines for use in hauling on farms and farm roads. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 14, 1879
Creator: McGregor, Montague M. & Croxton, James C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Angle-Plates for Doors.

Description: Patent for a strengthening bracket for improving angle-plates for door hinges, such that the door will be supported from sagging at the hinge.
Date: October 14, 1879
Creator: Morris, Robert C. & McLane, Hiram H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Hand Cotton Pickers.

Description: Patent for a new method of picking cotton by hand, whereby 3 spindles remove the fibers from the bolls.
Date: October 14, 1879
Creator: Ham, Thomas William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Churning-Machines

Description: Patent for improvement in mechanisms in operating churns. Includes a crank wheel and spindles for churning, as well as a better balanced upright position.
Date: October 14, 1879
Creator: Haile, James T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Bale-Band-Tying Machines.

Description: Patent for a device that automatically ties bands of cotton bales by mechanical means.
Date: October 14, 1879
Creator: Matthews, James H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Vehicle Axle-Lubricators

Description: Patent for improvements to the design of axle lubricators, in which the oil reservoir is in the rear as opposed to the front.
Date: October 14, 1879
Creator: Hinkle, James V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Strap-Protector and Buckle

Description: Patent for improvements in strap-protector and buckle for harness in order for it to not become cracked or bent. Provides instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 21, 1879
Creator: Padgitt, Tom
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Sheet-Metal Vessels

Description: Patent for a cylindrical vessel made of sheet-metal rather than tin. Including a inward double hanging ledge and two layers of metal soldiered together.
Date: October 14, 1879
Creator: Morris, Robert C. & McLane, Hiram H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Plates for Holding Screw-Cutting Dies.

Description: Patent for plates to hold screw-cutting dies, which allows the threads to be more accurately placed. Dies are also able to work for left handed dies as well as right handed dies.
Date: October 14, 1879
Creator: Geiser, Johan G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Description: Patent for "a perfectly-tight fastening - one that will not slip or give, and one that can be easily and quickly unfastened without cutting the band, or in any way injuring the part." (Lines 16-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 10, 1876
Creator: Krieg, Christian
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Rotary Cultivators.

Description: Patent for a machine for "opening ditches to drain land and form fences, and to grade railroads, &c." (lines 15-17) including illustrations and instructions.
Date: October 10, 1876
Creator: Tadlock, Sevier
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Pessaries.

Description: Patent for an improved uterine supporter with changes to the arrangement of the wings, with illustrations and instructions.
Date: October 31, 1876
Creator: Barnett, Jonathan P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Portable Fences

Description: Patent for an improvement to portable fences so that they can be "easily and cheaply constructed in sections, and then quickly put together and firmly braced and supported." (lines 14-17) Illustration included.
Date: October 3, 1876
Creator: Martin, Josiah
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Single-Trees

Description: Patent for "a new and Improved Single-Tree and Breast Yoke." (lines 3-4) Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: October 3, 1876
Creator: Flatau, Louis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Wheel-Cultivators.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful machine for Plowing"
Date: October 10, 1876
Creator: Hodges, Ludia H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Wasing-Machines.

Description: Patent for improvements in washing machines.
Date: October 10, 1871
Creator: Lee, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Ventilators and Protectors for Roofs.

Description: Patent for improvements in ventilators and protectors for roofs relating to "a ventilating combing or ridging for roofs of houses" (lines-15-16) including illustrations and instructions.
Date: October 24, 1876
Creator: Brock, Ernst Moritz
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department