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The Young Idea Harpooning

Ins and Outs

The Little Candle

English Travellers

The Power of Suction

New Mode of Calculating Time

A Friend

Food Riots

Important Decision

Application of Ether for Insanity

Whale Fisheries in Connecticut

Vessel Building at Essex


Late from Mexico

The Minerals of Mexico

New Method of Sewing Boots

New Oyster Bed

Novel Distress

A Gift

A Large Casting

A Remarkable Cavern

Hail at the South

A Simple and Correct Barometer

Accident From a Fluid Lamp

Hints about Food

All May Learn

Advance of Tolls

How to Treat Lard

Rocking Stone

Splitting Saws

The Children of Lafayette

Telegraph Under Water

Cherokee Literary Institutions

Cost of Monarchical and Republican Governments

Curious Effect of Contrast

The Mining Journal and American Rail Road Gazette

Dwellings for the Poor in Villages


Cheap Paint for Barns


The Tear and Sigh

The Weather, &c


Tight Lacing

Construction of Magnetic Wires

Cement for Floors

Improvement in Wooden Screws

Another Smoke Consumer

Metallic Hub, Spoke and Rim

New Boot Crimping Machine

Mud Machine

New Stamping Machine

Oil of Stones

Paper Glass

Preserving Life in Case of Shipwreck

Great Improvement in Journals for Steam Engines

Towing Vessels

Valuable Invention

Rosin Paving

Florida Turpentine

The Age of Iron and Steam

Mahogany Ships

The Oregon Railroad

Motion, Resistance, and Effect on Machinery

New Discovery of Lead

The Scientific American

New Speculation

Phenomena of Light

Grand Demonstration of the Mechanics at the Tabernacle

Progress of Speed

To New Subscribers

“Empire House,” Syracuse

Death by Sorrow

Depend on Yourself

Formation of Rocks

Providence, Rhode Island

Turning the Penny

Subterranean Rivers

The Oregon Rail Road

First Volume

Chapman's Drawing Book

The Atmosphere

Rectilinear Motion

To Give Tin the Whiteness and Brilliancy of Silver

A Natural Æollan Lyre

Method of Supporting Trees

The Art of Painting

Lacquer for Brass

Something New

India Rubber Arm


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    To Correspondents

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June 19, 1847

Confronting Common Wisdom