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Seed-planter. (open access)

Seed-planter.

Patent for a machine that can plant any kind or size of seed or grain at any desired distance apart.
Date: December 3, 1878
Creator: Hoshall, David W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Cotton and Corn Planters. (open access)

Improvement in Cotton and Corn Planters.

Patent for a new and improved cotton and corn planter design with an axle that has agitators, including illustrations.
Date: December 10, 1878
Creator: Hall, James Madison
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Cotton-Condensers. (open access)

Improvement in Cotton-Condensers.

Patent to improve the compressing-roller design in a cotton gin, to keep the mechanisms from clogging. This is an addition to a previous patent by the same inventor that improved methods of cleaning the cotton. It includes an explanation with references, and illustrations.
Date: December 10, 1878
Creator: Donovan, John T.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Cultivators. (open access)

Improvement in Cultivators.

Patent for a new and improved Shovel-Cultivator design with adjustable parts and various shapes of shovels, including illustrations.
Date: December 10, 1878
Creator: Smith, Matthew
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Addressing-Machines. (open access)

Improvement in Addressing-Machines.

Patent for a new and improved design of addressing-machine which is intended for use in newspaper offices and business purposes in general. It includes illustrations.
Date: December 17, 1878
Creator: Piner, John
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Bale-Ties. (open access)

Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Patent for a new and improved bale-tie design with different buckle and band. It includes illustrations.
Date: January 14, 1879
Creator: Johnson, Jordan
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Wood Pavements. (open access)

Improvement in Wood Pavements.

Patent for a new and improved construction of Bois D'Arc Pavement, which uses two layers of planks that cross at right angle as a base, sand to hold bois d'arc blocks in place and fill gaps in between, and coal-tar covering planks to prevent sand from shifting. It includes illustrations.
Date: January 14, 1879
Creator: Shellenberger, Samuel Luther
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Grub-Plow and Stalk-Cutter. (open access)

Improvement in Grub-Plow and Stalk-Cutter.

Patent for a device to remove grubs from soil, which consists of an adjustable gage-wheel and a cutter to remove grubs and to cut roots. The cutter can be also used to cut cotton-stalks. It includes illustrations.
Date: January 14, 1879
Creator: Talley, Reuben Jones
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Door-Securers. (open access)

Improvement in Door-Securers.

Patent for a new and improved safety-locks for doors which consists of only three parts: a screw with sharp points, a nut, and a guard pivoted to the nut. It includes illustrations.
Date: January 21, 1879
Creator: Hine, Miller J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses. (open access)

Improvement in Cotton and Hay Presses.

Patent for improvements in baling-presses. It consists of movable followers and a sliding drum that has a ratchet secured to a clutch and a shaft. It includes illustrations.
Date: January 21, 1879
Creator: Smithson, Richard T.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Water-Tanks. (open access)

Improvement in Water-Tanks.

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
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Tube-Fastenings for Boilers. (open access)

Improvement in Tube-Fastenings for Boilers.

Patent for improvement of tube-fastenings for boilers which will secure flues in steam-boilers, including illustrations.
Date: January 28, 1879
Creator: Walsh, William H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Planter and Cultivator. (open access)

Improvement in Planter and Cultivator.

Patent for an easily converted machine that can plan corn, drill corn or cotton, or cultivate growing crops, including illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1879
Creator: Bowles, Talbot M. & Farmer, Joesph W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improvement in Plows (open access)

Improvement in Plows

Patent for a plow for use in heavy or wet lands, including illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1879
Creator: Woodward, Lewis E.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Car Ventilation. (open access)

Car Ventilation.

Patent for an apparatus to improve car ventilation, including illustrations.
Date: February 18, 1879
Creator: Knipscheer, John
System: The Portal to Texas History
Binder for Paper Tablets. (open access)

Binder for Paper Tablets.

Patent for improvements for tablets for blank paper, leterheads, etc. that holds content securely, including illustrations.
Date: February 25, 1879
Creator: Murray, Bredett C.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Device for Ringing Bells. (open access)

Device for Ringing Bells.

Patent for improvements in the construction of devices for ringing bells, including illustrations.
Date: February 25, 1879
Creator: Perry, Elton
System: The Portal to Texas History
Combined Shawl-Strap and Head-Rest (open access)

Combined Shawl-Strap and Head-Rest

Patent for a head rest to be used in cars and other places and can be attached to a seat or shawl, including illustrations.
Date: March 4, 1879
Creator: McLane, Hiram H.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cradle. (open access)

Cradle.

Patent for a improved cradle with a fan attachment, including instructions.
Date: March 4, 1879
Creator: Reisor, Andrew S.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Construction of Roofs. (open access)

Construction of Roofs.

Patent for improvements in the construction of roofs, including instruction.
Date: March 11, 1879
Creator: Boyd, John
System: The Portal to Texas History
Plow. (open access)

Plow.

Patent for improvements in the plow with a heated mold-board to prevent sticking, including illustrations.
Date: March 11, 1879
Creator: Tucker, Argyle W.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Attachment for Wheel-Plows. (open access)

Attachment for Wheel-Plows.

Patent for "invention has relation to improvements in attachments to sulky and other horse-plows" (para. 3). Combines a circle-plate, transverse clamp-ridge, clamps, a bearing plate, a king-bolt, a transverse sleeve, an axle, adjusting collars, and transporting-wheels on said axle.
Date: December 21, 1878
Creator: Cummins, John Randolph
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fumigating Apparatus for Exterminating Insects. (open access)

Fumigating Apparatus for Exterminating Insects.

Patent for ant extermination device. Injects gas into the entrance of (primarily) ant or insect nests.
Date: March 11, 1879
Creator: Mueller, Onno
System: The Portal to Texas History
Plow. (open access)

Plow.

Patent for improvements applicable to a gang of plows. Ability to adjust depth, security of plow arms, and can plow three rows at once.
Date: March 18, 1879
Creator: Gifford, George Lewis
System: The Portal to Texas History