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New Propeller

Accidents by Railroad

The Fate of a Canal

The Telegraph

Rail Road News

N. Y. and Erie Railroad

Reprehensible Conduct

The Snow Drop the Poor Man's Window

Reduction of Fares


Theft on an Ancient Manuscript

A Noble Act Handsomely Acknowledged

A Metropolis of Monkies

Morse's Air Distributor, for Burning Sawdust. Tan, Fine Coal Dust, and Refuse Fuel

Hints to Gas Consumers

Drunkenness Among the Hindoos

An Interesting Relic

Potatoe Cheese

Maryland Institute for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts

The Census of France

Bogardus Flour Mill

A New Suspension Bridge

Cholera Liquid


American Association for the Advancement of Science

Incrustations in Steam Boilers

Microscopic Discoveries

Double Headed and Pointed Finishing Brad

Chloroform a Substitute for Steam

An Old Revolver

Improvements in Wrought Iron

Dodge's Balance Pump

Coke Versus Dlamond.--An Important Discovery

Novel Mode of Propelling Steamboats

New War Engine

List of Patents

Infringement of a Patent for a Machine to Saw Irregular Shapes

Sculpture and Monuments

Reduction in the Price of Gas

Oat Meal

Important Patent Cases.--Morse vs. O'Reilly

What Our Contemporaries Think of Us

The Scientific American

Scientific Associations

The Miners of Pennsylvania

The Best Form for Strength

Please Send Me the First Half of Vol. 3

Origin of the Electric Telegraph


On Patent Laws.--Selling Before the Issue of a Patent

A Great Mechanic Gone

The Wild Man

Cause of Dark Color of the Skin

Artificial Eyes for Horses

New Chemical Law

History of the Rotary Engine

Prepared expressly for the Scientific American

The Best Mechanical Paper

In the World Fourth Year of the Scientific American

To Weld Iron, Steel and Sheet Iron

Priming for Percussion Guns

An Excellent Plan for Preparing Glue


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    Foreign Correspondence

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