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Who Says Despair?

Alarm Lock

Nature's Nobility

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The Female Dress

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Frankfort and Lexington Railroad


Ogdensburg and Champlain Railroad

Useful Article

A King's Liabilities

The Power of Water

Iron in Architecture

Singular Death

An Emperor and Mechanic

A Good Offer to Emigrants

To Make Furniture Paste

The Propellor Sarah Sands

Important Discovery

The Benefit of Music

Practical Knowledge

The Arctic Expedition

A New Play

Lip Salve

Florida Oranges

Violet Metal


Factory Labor

Remarkable Case

Galloway's Rotary Engine

Not to be Beat

The New Telegraphic Instrument

Sewing Machine


To Remove Fruit Stains

&Aelig;rial Locomotion

Don't Be in a Hurry to Get Rich


To Make Splendid Candles

Speed of Drums

Curious Apple


Washington's Servant

The Effect of City Atmosphere Upon Stone

New Hemp Dressing Machine

Improved Horse Rake

New Spark Arrester

Alarm for Steam Boilers

Improvement in Vault Covers

List of Patents

Lard and Oil Lamp

Improvement in Gold Pens

Permanent White Lead Paint

Percolating Apparatus

New Propeller

Rotary Engine Propelled by Explosive Gases

Report of the Commissioner of Patents'

Railway Sleepers


Economy of Power in Cotton Factories

Another Splendid Steamboat

Last Machines

Cheap Postage

Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Wisconsin Copper Ore

Concrete Walls

The Bridge Over the Ohio at Wheeling, Virginia

How to Spoil a Child


Lukium, or Turkish Plaster

The Female Temper


Love to the Saviour

Island of Chusan

Be True to Yourself

Patent Agency

To Make Kitchen Vegetables Tender

The Scientific American

Cure for Hydrophobia

To Transfer Engravings to White Paper


To Distinguish Steel From Iron, and to Soften and Color Steel

Ether and Chloroform

Carburet of Sulphur

The Dinanometer

Diamond Dust

Ladies' Waists

Curious Experiments in Managing Pigs

Blasting by Potassium

Khorassan or Turkish Mortar

Gun Boring

Painting Top Rollers for Spinning Mules, Frames, Speeders. &C


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April 22, 1848

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day