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Clark's Fraction Horse Power

What a Hog Can Do

Half or Three-Quarters

Nonsuiting a Creditor

Musical Fish

Issued from the United States Patent Office

Freaks of a Sailor

Look Forward

A Queer Chap

Steam Engines in St. John

The Weather and the Crops

Canada Mining

Knapp's Summer Beverage


New York Canals

Melancholy Accident


Hudson River Railroad

Gold and Silver Ore

Newburgh Yacht

Industrial League

Uses of Wood


Ship Ventilation

Coal-Fields in Virginia

New Hydraulic Apparatus

Melancholy Effects of Folly



Office Hunting

Chapel of the Medici

Late From Mexico

A New Invention

Gold and Silver Mines of America

Changing Gear

British and French Railroads

A Model Factory

A Steam Horse

Idle Daughters

Foreign Officials

Western Boats

The Calculating Negro

The Albany Knickerbocker on the Dignity of the Lowly

To Construct a Cheap Galvanic Pile

The American Mechanic

The Abuse of Ether

The Chinese Junk

Copper and Silver Mines, Mexico


Refining Tallow

Purifying Oils

Yeaman's Improved Wheat Fan

Electric Telegraph of Philadelphia

Double Acting Water Wheel

Gutta Percha Hose Cylinder

The Square of the Circle

Improvements in Calico Printing

Self-Moving Ferry Boats

Atmospheric Railway

Improved Truss

Singular Patent

Another Corn Dryer

Wire Fences

Improved Power Loom

Hand Loom Weaving

Government Steamers


Ancient Minehead

A Dark Picture

Over the Sea Curiosities

To New Subscribers

Mistakes of Science

The Screw

Smelting Copper Ore

Albany Agate and Glass Works

Acquire Information

General Taylor's Portrait

Height of Water in the Lakes

Mechanical Force of the Cataract of Niagara

The Teeth

Cleaning Harness

Supposed Population of the World

One in a Thousand

An Echo

Steam Navigation in South America

Wives of Working Men

Times' Improvements in the Oiling of the Journals of Railroad Cars

A Vegetable Snake

First Volume

Mechanics Mutual Protections

Solution of Silk

Aventurine Glass

Golden Glass

Drugged Liquors

New Stone

Buckwheat for Coloring

Gutta Percha

Scientific American


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July 24, 1847

Of Shamrocks and Science

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