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Rapid Travelling

Railroad to the Pacific

Railroad Suit

The New Orleans Telegraph Line via The Mississippi Valley

India Rubber Springs


Pratt and Morse's Improved Railroad Brake

Song of a Poor Man

Plttsburg and Connellsville Railroad

Wool Trade in Michigan

Otto of Rose

Wonderful Marching

Westphalia Hams

Lead Pipes

The Sun Flower


The Bear and the Tea-Kettle

Composition of Corn

Railroad Accident

Splendid Prize

An Editor in Luck

New Way of Sowing

What a Spike Can Do

Improvement in St. Anthony's Falls

Fire at East Boston

Prize Essays by Working Men

Potatoe Disease

A Lump of Silver

Model Manufactory

Health Associations

Fast Walking

Dust of Roads

Be Firm

A Bold Push for News

Gropher Hunt

As Good as a Yankee Trick

Seidlltz Powders

Ancient Metals


To Preserve Strawberries

Preserving Currants

To Preserve Cherries


Chemistry Applied to the Arts

Cabbage and Greens

The Nitre Lakes in Egypt

Receipts for the Cure of Hydropnobla

Self-Adjusting Ox Yoke

Bleaching Resin and Shellac

New Loom

New Carriage Hub

Steam Boiler Alarm

Ocular Discovery

Improvements in Saw Mill Gearing

Fire-Escape Ladder

Jointing Staves

Improvements in Sawing Machinery

Patent Shirt Collar

New Telegraph

List of Patents

Improved Faucet

Glass for Leather Cutting Boards

Broom Reform

New Spoke Machine

Machinery for a Cotton Factory

Lead and Zinc Mines of Kentucky

Cost of 1000 “Ring” Spindles and Preparation

Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Report of the Patent Office

Survey of the Copper Mines

Selling an Invention Before a Patent is Secured

Patent Suit


Mechanics Associations

Influence of the Fine Arts

Arts, Manufactures and Machinery

The English Patent Laws

Two Dispositions Contrasted

Collections of Specimens from Soundings

Russ Pavement

Pictorial National Library

Patent Agency

The Illuminated Vacuum

Glass and Milk

Artificial Cold

The Scientific American

Galvanic Battery

Art of Dyeing--Drab Color


Rectilinear Motion and Circular


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    To Correspondents

  • Letters

    Steam Boilers

  • On Brick Manufacture

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June 24, 1848

Confronting Common Wisdom