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Have I Paid the Printer

A Dandy

What a Day May Bring Forth

A Puzzler

A Yankee Pedlar

Peeled the Bark Off

A Boy Adopted by a Wolf

Losing a Character

Progress of the Republic

God Speed the Right

Foreign Items

Washington Monument

Washington City


A Colapse

A Fish With a Gold Ring

Collection for Ireland

Direct from the Atlantic to Detroit

A Hermit

New Way to Measure Milk

An Elopement and Rescue

Pennsylvania Coal Trade

British Post Office


Rapid Travelling

Magnetic Telegraph



Female Labor

Southern Crops

The Road to Mexico

The Truth

Latest News From Mexico

Sheep Shearing

Great Outrage

Great Telegraphic Experiment


Glass for Piano Keys

The Orphan Bride

Milk and Strawberries

Reverence for Age

Roman Mosaic Manufactory

Electric Clock

Novel Invention by Punch--A Piano to be Played Upon by the Toes

Anonymous Munificence

Profits of Trash


The Present Age

The Spider's Thread

Telegraph Printing

Water in Place of Oil

New Kind of Churches

New Method of Making Glass and Iron

New Mode of Propelling Vessels

New Use for Glass

Andraud's Compressed Air System of Propulsion

Apparatus for Decreasing the Loss of Heat in Locomotives

Bridge at the Point of Rocks

Bulkley's Corn Dryer

Sheathing Metal

Improvement in Light Houses

Harvesting Machine

Locomotive Speed and Improvement

Important Decision

Reciprocating Rectilinear Motion

Cheap Fuel in the West

Damages for Violating a Patent

Our Country

Transverse Motion

To New Subscribers


Mechanics Mutual Protections

The Scientiflc American

Telegraph Shipwreck

Telescopic Vision

Lead at Galena

The History of Printing

Old Psalm Tunes

A Big Bone

London Docks

The American Architect

A Card

Missionary News

A New Sea Steamer

Relies from the Wreck of a Former World

A Philanthropist

Patrons of the Mechanics' Journal

Powder Mill Explosion

Sale of Joseph Bonaparte's Estate

The Weathercock

The New York Scientific American

How to Color Green

Hit it at Last

Singular Streams

Hatching Fish

Stockings, the Feet, &C.

Relief for Tooth Ache

Curiosities of Art



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July 03, 1847

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