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Pennsylvania Railroad


Tunnel Through the Green Mountains

Reduction of Railroad Fare

Remarkable Operation

Railroads in the West

Salt a Good Manure for Celery

Machine for Glass Moulding

Magnetic Telegraph

Telegraph Knocked Down

The Blind Girl's Song

Genial is the Soil of Sorrow

A Venerable and Valuable Present

Easy Way to Measure the Quantity of Oxygen in the Atmosphere

Phosphorescent Bodies

Honey Moon

How to Clothe

Independence Bell

Winter Killed Wheat

Steamboat Explosions

Southern Coal

Mahomedanism and Literature

New Balloon Ship

An Indian Cairn

A Prophecy

A Splendid Steamboat

New Mode of Navigation

The Player and the Preacher

Extraordinary Occurrence

Curious Manuscript of the Hebrew Bible

A Matrimonial Courtesy

Winds of Ohio

The American Rifle

The Minuteness of Creation

Consumption and Ventilation

The Women of Turkey

Cotton Cleaner

Pneumatic Telegraph and Annunciator

Horse Shoe Machines

Window Fastener

A New Mineral Useful in Arts

Self-Feeding Gold Pen

Ship Building

List of Patents

New Kind of Paving

Novel Parasol Sign

Patents for Combinations

A Government Speculation

Two Important Bills Defeated

Riding in Cars

Safety of Steam Vessels



Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Sending Money by Mail

Magnetic Action of Matter

Magnet Water Guage

Economy of Power in Cotton Factories

The Mining Population of Scotland

Preserved Potatoes

Electric Telegraph Experiments

Bell Casting

Patent Agency

Harrisburg Furnace Burned

Spirit Gas

French Varnish

For Weak Ankles and Wrists

The Scientific American

Oil of Ben

Benzoin Acid

Browning Gun Barrels

Eccentric for an Uniform Traverse


Sound Destroyed by Sound

Tracing Paper

Pile Driver



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April 15, 1848

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