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An Industrious Woman

Reaping Machine

New. Pon Honor

Water Filterer for Steam Engines

Grinding Tools

Couplings for Cars


Laugh, Lady, Laugh

Love-Letter Ink

Another Comet

Late from Mexico

Pennsylvania Coal


Free Navigation of the St. Lawrence

San Pedro Expedition


Shingle Palace

Shipment of Bread Stuffs

Copper From the Sault

Home Manufacture for Foreign Use

Copper Ore

What is Doing on the “Great Father of Rivers.”

Wonderful Cave

Something New

Interesting Geological Discoveries

A Humbug Exploded

Curious Fact

Mechanics Mutual Protection

The Sun and Moon in Danger

Accident to a Professor of Chemistry

An Earthquake at Glen's Falls

A New Manufacturing Company


The Way to Grow Big

Lamp and Candle Flame

Beneficial Effects of Ventilation

Chalk and Coal Fires

Cure for Deafness

Wonders of Nature

Motion of Comets

The Broken Heart

The Discoverer of the Drummnond Light

The Mexican Plough

A Curious Discovery in Natural History



Atmospheric Tides

New Boiler Feeder

New Life-Buoy

New Spring Awl

New Style of Carpets

Bee Hive

New Wagon Springs

Blast Lathe

Sailing Trunk

Hedge's Corn Sheller

Improved Passenger Car

India Rubber Springs for Carriages

Wrought Iron Tube Machine

Musical Instruments

Fire Clay Alum


To New Subscribers

Uniformity in the Universe

Carbonic Gas

Grand Rapids Michigan

War Steamers

Western Railroad

Mental Developement

Middletown, Ct. Manufactures

Arch Head

Discovery of a New Cave

Exploring Expedition

The Women of California

Foreign Items

Walking and Riding


Cobre Copper Mines

Heroism in a Child

Spontaneous Combustion

Singular Accident to a Snipe

The Perils of Mining

New Telegraph Lines

Elllicott's, Harper's Ferry, Wheeling, &C

Wyeth, the Artist

Union Magazine

Columbian Magazine

Making Brick by Machinery

Literary Notices

Assaying Metals

Magic Mirrors

Microscopic Wonders

Electric Incandescence of Charcoal Points

Daguerrotyping Lightning

Landscape Painting on Walls of Rooms

Scientific American



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July 31, 1847

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