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Burial of the Seed

Hartson's Improved Drill

A Russian Croesus

The Opium Trade

Jenny Lind

Telegraphic Wedding

Give a Trifle

Telegraph in France

Railroad Expenditures


Rail Road News

City Electric Telegraph

What the Telegraph Can Do

Spare Minutes

Property of Married Women

Holden's Dollar Magazine


American Inventor's Institute

File Machine

Singular Decision

Massachusetts Girls

Law's Stave Dresser and Jointer

Gold Pens

Chamber's Miscellany

A New Invention for Making Bricks

Edinburgh Phrenological Journal

Rock Driller

New Post Offices

Cold Water for Burns

New Copper Mine

Life Prolonged by Science

From Europe


A Curious Fact

Population Statistics

Lead Mine

Improvement in Sugar Manufacture


Value of Sawdust

A Sensible Girl

Kindness in Conversation

The Best Patrimony

Improved Firearms

Artificial Stone

A Good Deed

Hanging by Telegraph

Missionaries and Rum

New Railroad Brake

Carriage Brakes

Mattresses and Cushions

Law's Patent Stave Dresser

Making Sugar

Preparing Wool and Cotton

Electrical Precipitation

Improved Candlewicks

Another Improved Printing Press

The Past and the Future

Bread Making

Sentence of an Engineer

Brooklyn Flour Mills

Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Interesting Patent Case--Suit for Infringement of a Patent

An Important Suit

A Tidal Mill Company

Exiles in Siberia

A Just Minister

Foreign Patent Laws

Patent Agency

To Dye Indigo Blue on Cotton

Dying in Music

The New York Scientific American

To Drive Away Ants


Curved Figures

Bengal Lights


A Warning to Cockroaches


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January 08, 1848

Of Shamrocks and Science

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