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Sewing-Machine Table (open access)

Sewing-Machine Table

Patent for a sewing machine table intended to extend the top of the sewing machine. Illustrations included.
Date: May 26, 1908
Creator: Saettler. Ernest C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Game Apparatus (open access)

Game Apparatus

Patent for a folding game table apparatus for playing bowling type games.
Date: December 3, 1912
Creator: Warren, James W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Adjustable Handle for Sweep-Stocks and the Like (open access)

Adjustable Handle for Sweep-Stocks and the Like

Patent for adjustable handles for sweep stocks, plows, cultivators, and related equipment.
Date: February 26, 1907
Creator: Hoerhold, Theodore
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton Oil Mill Seed Huller (open access)

Cotton Oil Mill Seed Huller

Patent for a cotton oil mill seed huller. This invention is designed to prevent the breaking or drilling of knives by foreign matter. Illustrations included.
Date: February 8, 1910
Creator: Kappler, John G. & Gaines, John
System: The Portal to Texas History
Horse Detacher (open access)

Horse Detacher

Patent for a new and useful horse-detaching device. This design is to "provide an exceedingly cheap and simple device wich can be applied to all classes of vehicles" (line 8 - 10).
Date: January 11, 1898
Creator: Ponton, Joseph P.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Sash - Lock (open access)

Sash - Lock

Patent for a new and useful improvements in Sash Locks to "provide a device of this character whereby the sash will be automatically locked in all its adjusted positions, thereby dispensing with the employment of sash cords and weights (line 13-17).
Date: November 16, 1897
Creator: Crocker, Lauren A.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cotton Tie Buckle. (open access)

Cotton Tie Buckle.

Patent for an improved style of buckle for tying cotton bales. Includes illustrations.
Date: January 6, 1903
Creator: Howlett, Payton L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Milk-Cooler. (open access)

Milk-Cooler.

Patent for certain new and useful improvements in milk coolers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 26, 1898
Creator: Estelle, Rhodes
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vegetable-Cutter (open access)

Vegetable-Cutter

Patent for a vegetable cutter. Illustrations included.
Date: June 22, 1909
Creator: Spacek, Joseph P.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Valve-Gear for Engines. (open access)

Valve-Gear for Engines.

Patent for a valve gear for steam engines that can reverse or stop the rotation of the engine shaft, with illustrations.
Date: June 19, 1906
Creator: Hanser, Joseph
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire-Fastening Clip. (open access)

Wire-Fastening Clip.

Patent for improvement in wire-fastening clips by constructing the clip using “a collar, a finger carried by the collar and extending above and below the collar, and a set-screw to engage with the finger below the collar.” (P. 2, lines 8-11.) This clip can be “adjustably secured to the fence-post in such manner that it may be readily raised and lowered, whereby the wires may be spaced as desired without necessitating boring of the post.” (Lines 17-21.) Illustration is included.
Date: May 21, 1901
Creator: Dunk, John H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Tramper Attachment for Cotton-Presses (open access)

Tramper Attachment for Cotton-Presses

Patent for "an improvement in tramper attachments for cotton-presses, and has for its object to provide a tramper of simple, durable, and economical construction, which may be readily applied to any press, and which is designed to be operated by steam" (lines 8-14).
Date: March 12, 1889
Creator: Schkade, August
System: The Portal to Texas History
Plow. (open access)

Plow.

Patent for a plow that improves on a previous patent granted to the inventors (No. 507,854). The improvements are that the "stock may be used in connection with any form of share needed for working a crop" (lines 14-16) and the plow provides "a sweep-stock with a point which will be integral with its shoe or foot-bar, and which will assist in holding the share in position" (lines 20-23).
Date: April 28, 1896
Creator: Symmank, Herman & Matthijez, Ernst
System: The Portal to Texas History
Baling Press (open access)

Baling Press

Patent for the "new and improved Baling-Press which is very simple and durable in construction, and is very easily operated by hand or other power" (lines 4-10) including instructions and illustrations. Patent for a new baling-press, including illustrations.
Date: April 10, 1888
Creator: Mattijetz, Andreas
System: The Portal to Texas History
Plow. (open access)

Plow.

Patent for a strong, durable, and adjustable plow that has an improved sweep stock. The plow has an "implement for holding sweeps, half shovels, bull tongues, &c., all of which are needed in the proper cultivation of corn, cotton and the like; and a further object of the invention is to do so construct a sweep stock as to prevent it from choking by weeds" (lines 10-16).
Date: October 31, 1893
Creator: Symmank, Herman & Matthijez, Ernst
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cultivator. (open access)

Cultivator.

Patent for a cultivator "in which all of the plow shanks will be adjustable to or from the center line of the frame in order that the cultivator may be adapted for working different kinds of plants" (lines 19-23). It is laterally adjustable, and the tongue is vertically adjustable.
Date: December 5, 1893
Creator: Mattijetz, Andreas
System: The Portal to Texas History
Metallic Railroad-Tie (open access)

Metallic Railroad-Tie

Patent for an improvement on metallic railroad ties that is "simple and durable in construction, very effective in operation, and arranged to prevent the spreading of the rails and displacement of the ties in the railroad-bed" (lines 9-12).
Date: December 13, 1892
Creator: Mattijetz, Andreas
System: The Portal to Texas History
Trace. (open access)

Trace.

Patent for a trace in which the "portion of the trace in which the eye is located, and which is adapted for engagement with a single tree, will be rendered as durable as any other portion of the trace" (lines 9-13).
Date: March 28, 1893
Creator: Saettler, Ernest S.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Baling-Press (open access)

Baling-Press

Patent for "an exceedingly rapid baling of the hay, to provide for the easy transportation of the press and the power employed in connection therewith, and to provide for the adjustment of the size of the baling-chamber" (lines 9-13).
Date: February 25, 1890
Creator: Mattijetz, Andreas
System: The Portal to Texas History
Plow. (open access)

Plow.

Patent for a new and improved plow. This design consists in a plow-beam "having a downwardly-projecting extension or arm at its rear end and a plow-standard pivoted to the beam in front of said extension, of a plate connecting said standard and extension and adapted to slide vertically thereon and an adjusting screw for operating said plate" (lines 1-7).
Date: September 9, 1890
Creator: Swiedom, Ernst J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Riding Saddle. (open access)

Riding Saddle.

Patent for an improved design for the riding saddle, including illustrations.
Date: December 28, 1890
Creator: Northrup, Julius Don
System: The Portal to Texas History
Car-Replacer. (open access)

Car-Replacer.

Patent for improvements in car-replacers by using a jack-screw with a swiveled rest secured on top. The swiveled rest consists of an oblong box having rollers projecting above its upper edge. A windlass with a rope is journeyed in the jack-screw, passing through the swiveled rest, over a pulley and out of one end of the rest; the rope end having a hook or other suitable means for connecting it with the car. When the windlass is turned, “the car-body is moved laterally upon the rollers until the car-wheels are in line with the track.” (Lines 46-47) Illustration is included.
Date: September 8, 1891
Creator: White, James L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Wire-Fence Machine. (open access)

Wire-Fence Machine.

Patent for "new and useful improvements in wire-fence machines" (lines 12-13), including illustrations.
Date: October 6, 1891
Creator: Darden, John J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Animal-Trap. (open access)

Animal-Trap.

Patent for improvements in bait-trigger traps for catching small animals, with instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1891
Creator: Edwards, Joseph H.
System: The Portal to Texas History