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The New Orleans Telegraph Line via The Mississippi Valley

Railroad to the Pacific

Rapid Travelling

Do Something


Song of a Poor Man

India Rubber Springs

Plttsburg and Connellsville Railroad

Pratt and Morse's Improved Railroad Brake


Railroad Suit

Lead Pipes

Westphalia Hams

What a Spike Can Do

Composition of Corn

Wonderful Marching

Wool Trade in Michigan

Model Manufactory

Dust of Roads

Fast Walking

Fire at East Boston

New Way of Sowing

Otto of Rose


Splendid Prize

A Bold Push for News

A Lump of Silver

An Editor in Luck

The Sun Flower

Potatoe Disease

Health Associations

The Bear and the Tea-Kettle

Be Firm

Prize Essays by Working Men

Railroad Accident

Improvement in St. Anthony's Falls

To Preserve Strawberries

Cabbage and Greens

The Nitre Lakes in Egypt


Receipts for the Cure of Hydropnobla

Chemistry Applied to the Arts

Seidlltz Powders

Gropher Hunt

Preserving Currants


Ancient Metals

As Good as a Yankee Trick

To Preserve Cherries

List of Patents

Broom Reform

Improvements in Sawing Machinery

New Carriage Hub

New Loom

New Spoke Machine

New Telegraph

Fire-Escape Ladder

Ocular Discovery

Self-Adjusting Ox Yoke

Patent Shirt Collar

Glass for Leather Cutting Boards

Steam Boiler Alarm

Jointing Staves

Improved Faucet

Bleaching Resin and Shellac

Improvements in Saw Mill Gearing


Machinery for a Cotton Factory

Mechanics Associations

Cost of 1000 “Ring” Spindles and Preparation

Report of the Patent Office

Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Selling an Invention Before a Patent is Secured

Patent Suit

Influence of the Fine Arts

Survey of the Copper Mines

Lead and Zinc Mines of Kentucky

Two Dispositions Contrasted

Collections of Specimens from Soundings

Arts, Manufactures and Machinery

The English Patent Laws

Russ Pavement

Patent Agency

Pictorial National Library

The Illuminated Vacuum

Artificial Cold

Art of Dyeing--Drab Color

The Scientific American

Glass and Milk

Galvanic Battery


Rectilinear Motion and Circular


  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

  • Letters

    On Brick Manufacture

  • Steam Boilers

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June 24, 1848