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A Western Introduction

Phonography

Afar From the World

Astronomical

Striking Anecdote

Strength of Affection

Guyon's Compound Lever Press

North River Traveling

“The Leg I Left Behind Me.”

Trade of London

The Moon

Valuable Alloys

Providence and Worcester Railroad

New Composition for Roofing

From Mexico

Connecticut Valley

Nickel

Hat for General Taylor

Railways in Peru

Steamships

How to Make an Enemy

Launch

A Hint to Young Married Women

The Great Erie Railroad

Ploughing With Elephants

Oil of Roses

Might Against Speed

The Corn Trade at Constantinople

Great Lantern

Pittsburg Coal Trade

The French Steamer Missouri

Save Your Bones

Fires

A New Town of Brooklyn

The Acids of Tobacco

The Bulk of the Earth

A Touching Incident

Too Late

Profits of Painters

Fashionable Science

The Ruins of Nineveh or Nimrood

Spare the Birds

Ivory Pens

Factories

Space

Scientific Memoranda

Utica Steam Woolen Factory

Physicking the Mississippi

Improvements in Daguerreotype Plates

Patent Pocket Lock

Another Propeller

New Motive Power

Spark and Dust Catcher

Clay Bottles

New Composition

Sewing Machine

Cider Mill and Press

Spindles for Circular Saws of Medium Size

Revolving Blind Hinge

New Propeller

Gold Mining

Canton to Boston

Cement in Masonry

Humble Life

To New Subscribers

Brooklyn Heights

Poor Inventors

Boston Enterprise

The Steam Engine

The Half Ounce Letter

Face Wheel

The Scientific American

Vibrating Water Trough

Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Association

Mental Toil and Mental Science

The Inventor of Pattern Turning

Nature and the Mind

Locomotive Improvement

The Constancy of Man's Love

Blasting by Potassium

Mexican Antiquities

Asking for Work

Patent Agency

Columbian Magazine

A Splendid Map

Vol. 1 Scientific American

Mechanics Mutual Protection

Chambers' Miscellany

Cure for Cancer

Recipe for Making Yeast

Magnetical Experiments

To Prepare Bees-Wax

Camomile Destructive to Insects

Fine Flour and Whole Meal

Painter's Cholic

Modern Antiques

Venitian Atmosphere

The Art of Painting

Chiaro Oscuro, or Light and Shade Painting on Walls

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August 28, 1847

Beyond XX and XY

Biology. Identity. Equality.