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Great Projects

The New Telegraph Line

Enormous Suspension-Bridge

Salem and Lowell Road

American Ole Bull

Massachusetts and Troy Road

Another Railroad to Buffalo

Magneto Electric Light

Formation of Coal

Scientific Discovery

Fire and Smoke

Remarkable Woman

Look Up

Verdict of This Poor

Introduction of Steam Printing

Surgical Operation

Iron in Massachusetts

The Yankee Blade

The Cotton Crop

Gas Lights

Deaths by Ship-Fever

The Sun's Mammoth Printing Press

The Capitol

Niagara Suspension Bridge

The American Ocean Steamers

Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines

Mackarel Fishery

Irish Sculpture

Statue of Corwin


A Pitiful Case

Singular Affair

Infamous Crime

American Art Union

A Doubtful Blessing

Surface of The Sun


Alledged Cure for Hydrophobia

Extraordinary Preservation

Surprising Agility

Steam Rotted Hemp

To Prevent Wood Decaying

New Lubricating Compound

Evaporation Grate

Veneering Metal Plates

Decorations in Leather

Another Washing Machine

Method of Preserving the Denominations of a Bank Bill from Being Altered

Improvement in the Manufacture of Cotton Cord

Improvement in Roving Cans

New Railway Signal

Improved Adjustable Incline Door and Gate Butt

Swimming Skate

Coming the Dodge Over the Fowls

Inventor's Claims

Packing and Pressing Cotton

Improved Rock Drill

Mechanics Industrial Association

Steam Navigation on the Orinoco


Elective Franchise

Turpentine Distillery


The Scientific American

Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Antidote for Cholera

Mining Telegraphs


A Frenchman's Account of English Soups and Stomachs

Curious Particulars Relating to Marriage

Wagon Shelvins

The Process of a Sculptor

Patent Agency

Lap-Welded Wrought Iron Tubes for Tubular Boilers

To Painters, &C. for Sale

Patent Agency at Washington

General Agents

To Machinists Carpenters and Others

Agricultural Tools

Engraving on Wood

Dropsy Jaundice and Contraction of the Leg

To the Subscribers of the Mechanics' Journal

American Hardware


Wood Cuts

The Best Yet

An Apology

A Literary and Family Paper the Yankee Blade

Mechanics' Mutual

Prussic Acid

Painting on Glass

Mechanical Movements

Traverse Motion

White Hard Spirit of Wine Varnish

Changing Speed and Direction of Circular Motion


To Harden Steel Engravings Without Injuring the Impression

Question for Consideration

To Dye Yellow Color

The New York Scientific American


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November 20, 1847

Confronting Common Wisdom