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Pedemotive Carriage

Hudson River Railroad

The Artizan

Railroad Tunnel

London and South-Western Railway

An Ancient Eagle

A Clean City

Interesting Relic of Antiquity

The Locomotive in Italy

Swarm of Bees in a Chimney

Deprival of a Princess of her Distinction

The Asparagus of the Cossacks

Substitute for the Crank

Important Telegraphic Improvement

Food & Slavery, Freedom and Starvation

Mechanical Magnetism

The Niagara Bridge

Freaks of Electricity

Fattening Horses

Lighting of Streets

Harvesting Machines

A Yankee Feat

Cast Iron Saddles

The Beet


Bramah's Planing Machinery

New Method of Inlaying and Coating Metals with Various Substances

Wheat and Bran

Facts About Digestion

Paper Hangings Prepared by Means of Nitrate of Silver and Other Salts

Mode of Preparing Tannate of Iron

New Diamond

The Carrot

Tannate of Iron in the Treatmeat of Chlorosis


New Boot Heel



Improved Bellows

New Marine Ventillator

List of Patents

Hot Air Furnace

Book Backing Machine

New Last Machine

Magnet Ore Separator

Substitute for Oil in Woolen Manufactures

Sawing Irregular Shapes

Smoke Consumers

Letters for Europe

Nitre in City Wells

Wooden Pavements

Valuable Book for Sale

Improving the Condition of the Laborer

Vegetable Ivory

Unprecedented Demand for Old Papers

Electricity and Hydropathy

Securing Patents

An English Patent


Fineness of Wool


National Happiness

The Silk Weavers of Lyons

Arts, Manufactures and Machinery

Barry's Tricopherous

Spoke Machines

Practical Receipts


Photographic Paper

The Drill

Gutta Percha

The Tooth Key of Dr. Blume

Vibratory and Rectilinear Motion

To Dye Silk a Gold Color

The Scientific American


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    To Correspondents

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August 12, 1848

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day