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Sing On! Sing On!

New York and Philadelphia Rail Road Fare

Rhode Island New Coal Vein

St. Joseph and Hannibal Railroad

Anthracite Coal

Mr. Adams's Last Efforts

Manufacturing Dividend

Machine for Stamping Metal Plates

A New Cure for Consumption

New Machine

Mercantile Honor

Lusus Natura

Temperance in Europe

Smith's Yea and Nay Machine

Shutting up Shop

New Invention

Long Sea Weed

The French Telegraph

British Tea

Wood Set on Fire by Steam

Town Swallowed by an Earthquake

The Eclipse

Extension of a Patent

Extension of a Patent

Alleviation From Cough

The Coal Trade for 1848



A Valuable Invention


American Journal of Agriculture and Science

A Silver Cradle

Mind Small Things

Ice in London

Hot Air Flues

The Moon


Hydraulic Telegraph

The Ventilometer


Traveller's Door Fastener

Figure of the Earth

Steam Wagons

Can't Understand it

Railway Alarm

Spurious Opium

Knitting Stockings by Steam

Foreign Scientific Miscellany

Cotton Yarn Covered With Wool

New War Steamer

New Furnace Grate

List of Patents

Inventor's Claims

Patent Fire Annihilator

New Cloth Measurer

Improvement in Steam Engines

Improved Carriage and Wagon Axie

New Roller for Fancy Printing

Iron Chimney Pieces

The Weather and the Comet


Value of Small Things

The Scientific American

Squaring the Circle

Scientific American--Bound Volumes


Marine Engines

To Subscribers

Spontaneous Combustion

New Shot Tower

Iron Mine

Coal on the West Coast of America

A Mechanic Hermit

Dependence of Happiness and Virtue on Health

Cotton Manufacture

Mechanic's Mutual Protection

Glasses for Rifles

Improved Mode of Cooling Mill Stones

Georgia Lumber Trade

Wonderful National Clock

Spirit of Commerce

Patent Agency

Those Prospectuses

Solidification of Gas

The Magnet

Mechanical Movements

Great Bridge

Gravitation of the Electric Fluid

Image of The Sun

Engraving on Silver


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March 18, 1848

Confronting Common Wisdom