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Kitchen Song

Albany and Buffalo Line

Railway and Steam Boat Whistle

Jersey Railroads

Progress of the Philadelphia Road

Canada Maple Sugar

The Battle of Our Lift

Sackets Harbor and Saratoga Rail Road

Mobile and Ohio Railroad

Shortening the Mississippi

To Preserve Beef Steaks

Method of Washing

Foreign News

Manufacture of Pins

Evading the Law

Antimonial Paint

Whiskey and Grain


Chloroform and Ether


Southern Manufactures

Gone to Pot

Engineers of Steamships

Composition of Corn

Trial Trip of the Crescent City

Mexican Idol



Care of Fruit Trees

Banvard, the Artist

Niello-Metallic Engraving

Baltimore Mechanics' Fair

A New Water Cement

New Lever Press

New Engines

The French Sewing Machine

Malleable Iron

Inventor's Claims

Paddle Wheels

Escape Fire Ladder

Improvements in the Manufacture of Iron

List of Patents

Improvement in Flower Pots

Cannon Primer

American Manganese


Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Motive Power

Music of the Hammer

English Horses

Wants of the Working Classes

A Good Move Among Workmen

Labor Saving Machinery

Gutta Percha Patents

Glass Floors

Arts, Manufactures and Machinery

Woodworth's Patent


Advice to Parents

A Gem

Patent Agency

Electro Gilding and Plating


The Scientific American

Olive Green

Cleaning Trees

Curiosities of Mechanism

Oblique Lever and Wheel

Coloring Wood


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June 03, 1848

Confronting Common Wisdom