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New Machine for Making Weaver's Heddles

What is Woman

Syracuse and Oswego Railroad


Costly Railroad Bridge

Erie Rail Road to this City

Great Speed of a Locomotive


Locomotive Speed

New South Wales

Prussic Acid

Something Startling

Cause of an Explosion

Tanner's Sumach

The Fair of the American Institute

Basements Unhealthy, Why


New Invention

Piano Forte Tuners

Planing Machines

Spent Tan-Bark May be Employed as a Manure

The Electric Telegraph

An Enormous Gas Meter

Farmers' Wives in Olden Times

Treatment of Cholera


How to Make the Hair Wavy

Pen Holders

Improved Turn Tables

List of Patents

New Wheel Pump

Prevention of Explosions in Steam Engines

California Gold

Emigration and Trade Societies

Words of Wondrous Length and Thundering Sound

The Scientific American

Evening Free Schools

Honor to Mechanical Ingenuity

Honor to Whom Honor is Due

Vogel and Thomas's Harness

Mammoth Pump

Of the Comparative Duty of Long and Short Stroke Engines

Wine in Australia

Bleaching Straw

Importance of the Insignificant

Incrustations in Steam Boilers

Picket Machine

The Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Case

Improvement in Railroad Cars

International Postage

Preserving Eggs

New Cloak

New Chemical Law

History of the Rotary Engine

Prepared Expressly of the Scientific American

To Obtain Fresh Blown Flowers in Winter Any Day One Chooses

Artifical Mahogany

Evaporation of the Watery Particles in Butter

The Best Mechanical Paper


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October 28, 1848

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