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Minerals of Indiana

Pennsylvania Line

Pease's Buckwheat and Other Grain Separator

Metallic Evaporization

Overflowing Wells

A Speaking Telegraph

Labor Worship

Improvement on the Boston and Stonington Railroad


All Stopped

Advertising for a Wife

Wash for Buildings

Hardened Vilainy

Scientific Darkee Trick

Cheap Postage

League of Universal Brotherhood


Flying Seeds

Cotton Thread Factory

Diminished Prices


Opinions of Our Ancestors

Kentucky Crops

The Sugar Crop

Population of Germany


Novel Travelling Machine

Manufacture of Silk in the United States

Harvest in Virginia

Frightened Black


Tea Drinking

Burring, Carding and Combing Wool Machines

A Sensible Answer

Little Kindnesses

Subterranean Gasometer

Boot Planes

Bell's Oblique Tennon, or New Method of Dovetailing

Improvements in the Manufacture of Iron

The Viometer or Travelling Register

Improvement in Stuffing Boxes

Organ Pipes

New Hemp Brake

List of Patents

Simple Boiler Feeder


Novel Dredging Apparatus

The Croton Bridge

A Subject for Discussion

Canal From the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific


Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Manufactures in the South

The Magnetic Telegraph

Light and Vegetation

Steam Engines and Price and Power

Arts, Manufactures and Machinery

Indian Corn in England

Labor Lost

The Town of Singapore

The Soap Tree

Curious Pearl Fishing Story

A Rebuke


Manufacture of Glass

The Water Cure Journal

Death of the Submarine Armor Inventor

Patent Agency

Platinizing by the Moist Way

Manufacture of Marbles

Lac Scarlet


Cement for Copper Boilers

Live Fence

The Scientific American


Circular and Rectilinear Motion

Arseniate of Copper

Copying Engravings

Straw for Bonnets

Working Ship Pump

Varnish for Wood Patterns

To Find the Pressure of Air


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    To Correspondents

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    Foreign Correspondence

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July 08, 1848

Science for the Modern World