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Disagreement at Niagara Falls Bridge

The Weary at Rest

New London, Willimantic and Springfield Railroad

Ohio Railroads

Shameful Railroad System

Attacked by Wild Bees

The Harp's Wild Notes

The Pork Trade of the West

Columbus and Cleveland Rail Road

Home and Friends

The Largest Building in America

Electrified Cotton

Animal Magnetism a Science

Ole Bull Turned Fiddle Maker

Waste Steam Usefully Applied

Drinking in London

Den of Darkness

Springfield Mechanics

American Pills

A Runaway Peer

Oil and Cotton

Iron Ore

A Propelling Gas

The Benefit of an Open Mouth

A Little Hero

Late News from Europe

The Commissioner of Patents

Great Conflagration in Albany

Broad and Narrow Guage

Vancouver's Island

Improved Method of Constructing Gas Burners

Expanding the Chest

Coking Diamonds

Lapis Lazuli

Indian Corn

Curiosities of Astronomy

Silver in California

Bramah's Planing Machinery

Truth and Sincerity

How Spiders Make Bridges

The Cabbage

A Word About Lightning Rods

Radiators

A Small Model

New Railroad Gate

Hill's Patent Balance Valve

Improvement in Pans for Making Sugar

Twyeres

Machine for Cutting Files

Invalid's Bed

Improvement in Printing Yarns

Engine and Locomotive Boiler

Bullets

Novel Musical Instrument

Our List of Patents

Improvement in Fan Blasts

Hot Air Furnaces

Enamels for Iron

New Spark Arrester

Window Blinds

Unprecedented Demand for Old Papers

Inventors and Manufacturers

Engines

The Diving Bell

Plate Glass

Spoke Machines

Arkansas Lands

Wrought Iron Nails by Machinery

Velocity of Electricity

Poisons and Their Antidotes

To Calculate the Power Required to Raise Water

Arts, Manufactures and Machinery

Another Rotary Engine

Omnibusses in New York

Light Houses

Premium Tract

To Keep a House Cool All Day

The Scientific American

Dressing Movements

Powder, for Rendering Iron Malleable, and Cleaning it from Sulphur, Phosphorus, and Arsenic

Alternate Rectilinear Motion

A Glaze for Earthenware

Incombustible Wash

Paintings

Pen Holder for Weak Hands

Wool Mattress

Rules for the Recovery of the Apparent Drowned

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