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Inventors Claims

Try to be Honest and Happy

Oh Dear !

Watts' Atmospheric Engine

A Fine Blue Wash for Walls

Western Correspondence.--Steamboat and Ship Building in Michigan

Vegetable Curiosities

General Manufacturing Law

Gigantic Plank Road Project

Two Great Battles

Decrease of Nobility

Clerical Compensation

The Explosion at Stamford

New Telegraph

Not in Haste

State Credit

Mexican Silver

Magnetic Telegraph

Scetional Dock Lost


Reduction of Taxes

Receipe for England's Troubles

Lake Superior Copper

For the Ladies

Broken China


An Honest Face

Ahead of Weathersfield

A Beautiful Geological Discovery

The Cuea

The Song of Toil

Anecdote of Raising the Obelisk at Rome


A Good Show With Little Means

Test of Gentility

Self-Made Men

Force of Projectile Compounds

Preparation of Hemp and Flax

Don't Know His Master

Locomotives for Overcoming Inclines

New Kind of Paint

Railroad Sprinkler

Double Ratchet Brace

New Steam Generator

New Hemp and Flax Brake


Seed Plough

Life Preserver for Threshers

Sawing Engine

Improved Cotton Gins

Improved Spinning Jenny

Drilling Machine--Value of American Patents

Preparing Hemp

Mortising Machine

Nothing Need be Wasted

American Mechanics in Russia

Utlca, N. Y. Screw Manufacturing Co

Niagara Suspension Bridge

Railroad from Mauch Chunk and Tamaqua, Pa., to New York

Copper Ore in Maryland

The Scientific American

A Great Opening for Mechanics

The City of Buffalo

Silk Manufacture in Louisiana


Distribution of Wealth

Leaning Tower of Pisa

Interesting Apprentice Case

Great Work of Art

A Fine Thought

Queer Game

A Discarded Headsman

A Stupendous Structure

Likeness of Gen. Taylor

Patent Agency

Vol. 1 Scientific American

To Our Patrons and the Public

Steam on the Schuylkill Canal

Smith's Improved Electric Machines

Portable Gas Light

Where is the Fault

Parallel Motion

Preparation of Iron, &C for Fine Gilding

Freezing Mixture

Electrotypic Process for Fitting Artificial Teeth

Japanning Liquid


Mechanics Among the Ancients

Squaring the Circle

Successful Surgical Operation

The New York Scientific American

Distance of the Earth From the Sun

Transparency of Gold

How to Make Laughing Gas

Lighting by Electricity

Mechanical Movements


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September 18, 1847