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Steam Carriages for Common Roads

The Arctic Expedition

The Future

The Harrisburg and Lancaster Railroad Company, Pa

Girl of the Blue Eye Bright and Beaming

Lights of Genius

Rail Road News

The Pennsylvania Railroad

Sturgeon Flesh in Europe

The Fair of the American Institute

An Ancient Press

Wholesale Poisoning

Hours of Labor

Importance of Punctuality

Quadrature of the Circle

Singular Phenomenon

Religious Manufacturing Association

On Some Properties of Alumina

American Scientific Association

No. 3


Tortoise Shell

Gunpowder and Greek Fire

Gypsnm Mounds in Western New York

New Piano Attachment

Bung Cutting Machine


Gunshot Wounds

Yankee Music in London

Horse Power

Improvement in Pumps

Iron Ore

List of Patents

Mill Stones

New Process to Color Stone and to Make it Hard and Impermeable

New Boring Machine

Progress in Useful Art

The Camera Lucida

The Cholera

The Mechanic Arts

The Telegraphic System

The Weather Strip


Value of Manufactures to a Country

Disease from Intemperance

Florida Reef and Everglades

New Telegraphic Line

Planing Machines

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

Turning or Irregular Forms

Fossil Footprints

Ignorance and Crime

Pictorial National Society

Agency Revoked

The Union for October

U.S. Mail Steamships

Palmer's Business Men's Almanac

New Chemical Law

How to Plant Chesnuts

Iron Pipe Compared with Wood

History of the Rotary Engine

Prepared expressly for the Scientific American

To Remove Rust from Polished Steel


Cure for Toothache

The Solubility of the Oxides of lron, Copper, and Cobalt, in Caustic Potash

Attraction of Gravitation

Attraction of Cohesion

A Metal That Expands Most in Cooling

The Best Mechanical Paper

In the World Fourth Year of the Scientific American


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    Foreign Correspondence

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October 14, 1848

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