Categories
BLOG

seed dropper

Cotton Seed Dropper.

Description

Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in “the frame, the roller journaled in the rear side thereof and having the crank, the seed-spout, the supporting bars on opposite sides of the frame, the rigid shaft connecting the said bars, the seed-disk rigidly secured to the said shaft and having the curved fingers or teeth, the hopper journaled on the shaft and adapted to oscillate thereon, the said hopper having the discharge-opening in its lower side, through which the lower edge of the seed-disk connects, and the pitman connecting the crank with the hopper” (lines 26-37).

Physical Description

[2], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Creation Information

Context

This patent is part of the collection entitled: Texas Patents and was provided by the UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 261 times, with 7 in the last month. More information about this patent can be viewed below.

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this patent or its content.

Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "the frame, the roller journaled in the rear side thereof and having the crank, the seed-spout, the supporting bars on opposite sides of the frame, the rigid shaft connecting the said bars, the seed-disk rigidly secured to the said shaft and having the curved fingers or teeth, the hopper journaled on the shaft and adapted to oscillate thereon, the said hopper having the discharge-opening in its lower side, through which the lower edge of the seed-disk connects, and the pitman connecting the crank with the hopper" (lines 26-37).