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Maryland Mechanics Institute

The Wondrous Virtue of Silence

Lamb's Patent Joint Lever Press

Bridge Roofs

A Lover's Logic

Hilnnis Central Rallroad

Speak Niagara

A Lover's Logic

Rail Road News

Locomotives

Henry Clay

Value of a Dollar

First Paper Mill in Havana

The Very Last

Steam Washing Establishment

Solar Light

The Origin of the Name Ohio

Rare Dish

New Movement

Yankees in Russia

Honor to the Mighty Dead

Tinned Lead and Iron Pipes

Ewbank's Hydraulics

Coal Trade

Raising the Wind

New Worcester

Worcester Manufactures

Gun Trumpet

Ewbank's Hydraulics

Young Men Should Read Good Books

Frederick the Great and Zimmerman

Carpeting

The Rich Man and Day Laborer

Charts of the Winds Currente, Etc.

Interesting Dutch Colony

Spots in the Sun

Artisans in Persia

Practical Geometry

New Rolling Machine

A New Fabric

Clover Thrasher and Seed Cleaner

New Railroad Car Brake

Improvement in Dyeing

New Paddle Wheel

Inventor's Claims

Bullet-Proof Coat

New Musical Instrument

Jones' Elastic Flyer and Wharve Coupling

Jones' Elastic Flyer and Wharve Coupling

New Car for Curves

Modesty

Copper

Resources of America

Percussion Powder

Jethro Wood's Plough Patent

Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Pearl Fishing

Usefulness as Belonging to Invention

Scientific American—Bound Volumes

A Rara Avis

Expansive Steam

Jethro Wood's Plough Patent

Evil Speaking

Fine Stockings

Chloroform and its Discoverer

Americanisms in London

Circus Spectacles

Ancient Astronomy

Steam Boiler Explosions

Rigging of Vessels

Some Comfort to Inventors

Patent Agency

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Fire in Albany

Anthracite Coal

Weight of Metal

The Magnet

Traverse Motion

The Scientific American

Sea Spray on the Hilltops

Planting Cotton

Novel French Frigate Destructive Weapons of War

Bevil Wheel Coupling

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March 11, 1848

Confronting Common Wisdom