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Turn About's Fair Play

Wont Believe It


Thrilling Incident

Novel Sport

Remarkable Properties of Guano

Traits of the Hodmen

Orton's Drummond Light

Verdict of the Poor

Comic Song for Young Ladies

A Blue Offer

Wool at Canandaigua

Death of Lieutenant General Sir Colin Campbell

Early Rising

Cotton in France

The Lancaster Cotton Factory, Pa

The Mechanics' Association in Richmond

New Mode of Water Power

Advice to Young Men

The Uses of a Palace

An Old Engine

Tonnage of The United States

Sawing Planks

Spendid Car

Health of New York

Ship Blocks

Cheap Travelling

Home Compendium

Horse Awning

A Donation

A Large Raft

Telegraph Lines

Iron Works and Agriculture of Tennessee

Just Punishment

Inventor's Claims

A Loving Hug

Large Bell

Water Wheels

Libraries in The United States

Plank Roads

Progress of The United States

New Discoveries in Asia Minor

The Star Spangled Banner

Agriculture and Horse Power Machines

Gas Manufacture


Pennsylvania Coal

Steam in Great Britain

Ingenious Smuggling

Virtue Alone Gains Respect

The Bible

Locomotive for Ascending Inclines

A New Washing Machine at Cincinnati

Amputating Saw

Reid's Improvements in the Manufacture of Electro-Telegraphic Wire

New Shafting Bearing

Cloth Measure Register

Hyde's Lathe Chuck

Improvement in the Ox Yoke

Testimony to a Real Deserver

A New Kind of Rifle

New Corn Dryer

Pile Driver

The Flour Trade

The New American Steamers

Progress of the Cotton Manufacture

The Scientific American

Manufactures in Russia

To New Subscribers

Trade of Orleans

Circular and Rectilinear Motion

New Comet


Love-Letters of Mary, Queen of Scots

Foreign Correspondence

Arrival of The Washington Steamer in Kingland

Mechanics' Institutions

Blackberry Syrup

Author of the Letheon

A Great Undertaking

Steam and Sailing Lines


The American Architect

Woman: Her Education and Influence

Mechanics Mutual Protection

Ranlett's Architect

Chemistry: Its Application to Agriculture, &C.

A New Magazine

The Art of Painting

Sublime Model for an Artist

Important Discovery

Mosaic Gold

Splendid Cars

Gutta Percha

Scientific American

Gum Elastic

Great at Figures

Advice on the Use of Spectacles


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July 17, 1847

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