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Served Him Right

Hatch's Stop Motion for Looms--Figure 1

Hitching the Cussed Thing

Bachelor's Lament

Precocious Genius

Dialogue Between a Man in Want of Work and a Man in Want of a Workman

Standing Guard

Tall Trees

Railroads in Germany

The Telegraphic Wires

Absence of Mind

American Telegraphs

A New Enterprise

Copper Mine in New Jersey


Fog Bells

Good Profits

Emigration in Canada

Obtaining Patents in France

Heating the Oven and Cooking

Ladies' Pages

Parasols in the Drawing Room

Perpetual Motion

Pasteboard Shoes

The Akron Æolian

The Ring

From Mexico

White Whale

The Greek Slave

Steam Hod Carriers

Postal Negotiation

Co-Operation Trading Society


A Novelty in Sculpture

Fireproof Cement

Nutritious Value of Bones

Lead Pipes in Cisterns

A Strange People

Father is Coming

Curiosities of the West

Creatures with Thousands of Eyes



Bridges in Texas

The Cambridge Telescope

Strange Discovery

Curious Tenure

New Stave Dressing Machine

Lighthouse Light

Æolian Attachment

Iron Carriage Wheel

Magic Carriage Step

Lathe Chucks for Very Small Saws

Improvement in Locomotives

On the Construction of Chimneys

Percussion Cap Machine

Barrel Making at Oswego

Spark Arresters

Street Sweeping Machine

Vulcanized India Rubber

Coupling for Railroad Cars

Smoke Consumer

Steamer North America

The Utility and Pleasures of Science

To New Subscribers

Longitude and the Electric Telegraph

Never Saw a Railroad

New Beacon Light at St. Joseph

Coal for Steam Engines

Clock Work

Mechanical Movements

Rotary Steam Engine

Cast Iron Houses

Whaling Gun


Clouds and Light on the Crescent

Connecticut Genius

A Bank Safe Blown up and Robbed

A Dog Story

Plowing in Ancient Peru


A Useful Hint for Prosy Chairmen

Delaware, Lehigh, Schuylkill and Susquehannah Railroad Company


Patent Agency

Vol. 1 Scientific American

Daugerrian Establishment

Science for the Kitchen

Tincture of Roses

To Have Good Teeth

To Keep a Way the Moth

New Method of Cleansing the Lenses of Telescopes

Manufacture of Shell Cameos

A Castle of Chemical Ice

Medicine for Hogs

Chinese Mode of Fishing

How a Farmer Out West Preserves His Eggs

Improved Galvanizing Process

The Art of Painting

A Snake Story


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August 21, 1847