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Beware of the Saw

Mineral Railway Sleepers

Chaffee's Cloth and Wool Drier

Nashville Tennessee Railroad

Natural Gas

Dancing on a Chimney

River Sport

Safety of Railroad Traveling

South Carolina Railroad

The Crop Of Acorns


Wire and Hemp Ropes--Their Comparative Strength

Coat of Arms

Extraordinary Case

Gas in Buffalo

The Fair of the American Institute

A New Trade

Anthracite Coal in Onondaga County

Artful Robbers

To Take Ink Out of Linen

Human Life Estimated by Pulsation

Important Decision for Odd Fellows in Britain

How to Cook Salt Cod

Will Saltpeter Explode?

Wives of the Ancients

The Electric Telegraph

The Lower Classes

Artificial Mode of Increasing the Quantity of Cream

List of Patents

Moulding Glass

New System of Steam Engines


Fountain Marking Brush

Facts to be Remembered

Ship's Light

The Camera Lucida

Artificial Flowers

Improved Wagon Box

Window Curtains

International Postage

Bread Made From Horse Chestnuts

New Mexican Wool

Patent Cases

Securing Patents

The Culture of Silk

The Pocket Diary

The Principle of the Remington Bridge

The Scientific American

Lighting of Factories

Curious Swearing

Planing Machines

Peruvian Bark

The Tomb of the Prophet Jonah

Valuable Scientific and Mechanical Works

Typographical Blunders

Guide to Health and Long Life

Artificial Legs of India Rubber

History of the Rotary Engine

Prepared expressly for the Scientific American

The Best Mechanical Paper

New Chemical Law


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November 25, 1848