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Those Dirty Mechanics

Richmond and Ohio Railroad

Central Ohio Railroad

Various Railroads

The Capitol at Washington Illuminated

The Heart

Hoe-Neck and Tilt Hammer

The Questioner

The Romance of War

Lines of Telegraph List Progress

Steamboat Burnt

An Observatory in New York

Bachelors

Canal Tolls at Albany

Chambers' Miscellany

Choice Teas

Selfishness

Damages Against Railroads

Mint Oil

Odd Fellows

A Stuck Bridge

A Whole Hog

Parisian Antiquities

Our List of Patents

Omnibus Business in New York

Wisdom of Ancient Egypt

Greenwood Cemetary

Heavy Verdict

The President's Message

Inventors Institute

Iron in Maine

Singular Accident

Action of White Lead With Oil

Queries--Galvanic Astronomy

Change of Bed in the Great Miami

Outlawed Umbrellas

The Last Telegraph Joke

Gold

Humorous Inventions

The Rifle

Effect of Different Colored Lights Upon Plants

A Splendid Car

Electric Telegraph

Another Hemp Brake

Rotary Boot Heel

New Coffee Apparatus

Purifying Gas

Printer's Counting Machine

A Great Day's Work

Ornamented Glass

New Kind of Cloth

Novel Foot Stove

Window Blind Fasteners

New Gun Breeching

Syphon Condenser

Fire and Burglar Alarm

Flax Breaking Scutching and Hackling Machines

Improved Clock

Inventor's Claims

Rasping Dye Woods

Lead Pipe Machinery

Steam Boilers

The Scientific American

Astronomy

Canal Business

Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Death of Rev. Charles Van Loon

Winter Fire-Side Amusements

The British and North American Royal Mail Steamship Company

Electro-Gilding

The Greatest Study of Mankind is Man

The Hemp Crop

Decrease in the British Revenue

Cunard Docks

Opening the Great Western Railway to Cheltenham

Newark Franklin Institute

White's Patent Fire Engine

Distance and Time by Railroads and Steamships

The Future

Fortunate Discovery

The Ohio River

Improvement in Weaving Looms

Patent Agency

Substitute for Potatoes

India Ink

Glue for Cementing Paper, Silk and Leather

Yellow Ink

On the Manufacture of Gas

Pneumatic Engine

Scraping Mezzaotint Engravings

Color from St. Johns Wort

Circular from Perpendicular Motion

Russian Ink Powder

Scientific American

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December 11, 1847

Think Outside the Gift Box