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Numbers and Philosophy

Rail Road News

Improvement in Railroad Speed

Principle of Railroad Damages

Railroad Between Watertown and Rome

Hints to Young Farmers

Singular Death

The Comet

Lost Time

Machine for Turning Irregular Forms

The Humble Happy Man

Chide Mildly the Erring

New Rail Road Bridge

A Word With Our Contemporaries


Death of Mrs. Wilkes

Destructive Crickets

Fancy Telegraph Posts

High Life Amusement

Massachusetts the Starting Point

The St. Louis Post and the Mystic Family

The Power Loom


New African Republic

A Deserted Palace

A Great Piece of Art

Turf Pressing Machine

Moving Buildings

Will Gas Explode

Washington National Monument

Ohio Iron

New York Salt Works

Preserving Newspapers

Domestic Architecture

Energy and Mind


Taking a Shower Bath

The Best Way to Make Butter


The Fakeers of India

Make Your Beds Young Ladies

The Poor of England

American Indian Corn

Peck's Improved Door Spring

Particular Notice

Harness Relief Spring

Engine Attached to the Boiler

List of Patents

Machine for Reducing Wagon Tyres

Manger's Water Wheel

Book Backing Machine

New Method of Engraving

New Corn Sheller

Patents Granted

Cotton Factories of Pennsylvania

Disease and Electricity

Steam Navigation of the Pacific

How Shall I Bring Out My Invention?

The Empire State

The Franklin Institute Philadelphia

The Commissioner of Patents

Twelve Horse Engine and Boiler

Unprecedented Demand for Old Papers

British Cotton Factories

Water as a Lubricator Instead of 0il

Changes in the Relative Level of Sea and Land

Patent Fish Hooks

Hunting the Hipopotamus

The Gullibility of Mankind

The West and Rural Villages

Arts, Manufactures and Machinery

Show Them to Your Friends

The Best Patent Agency in the United States


Near Sightedness

New Prospectus of the Scientific American

Tomato Ketchup

To Extract Lamp Oil from a Dress

Mechanical Movements

Friction Wheels

Manufacture of Saltpetre

Iron Bedsteads

Inducements for Clubbing

Taking Wrinkles Out of Papers

Cranberries a Cure for Cancer

Poison of Silver and its Antidote


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