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A Good Arrangement

Compound Atmospheric Churn

To Railroad Proprietors

Rome and Oswego Plank Road


A Misdirected Tunnel

Spontaneous Combustion

The Body Rendered Fire Proof

Sea Weed for Manure

Galvanic Sheeting for Ships

The Late Transits of Mercury

Tripoli for Polishing

Singular Circumstance

Compressed Air Locomotion on Common Roads

British Steamers at Mobile

Factories in the West

The Fair of the American Institute

Premiums Awarded

The Bail Axietree

Gold Smelting

Geological Changes--Past and Present

The Pulque of Mexico

Curious Icelandic Plants

An Ancient Dahlia

Ornament in Dress Sometimes Good

Indian Arrow-Poison

The Telegraph Controversy

The Electric Telegraph

The Burning Well

Improved Rat Trap

Wheels for Spinning

Ray's India Rubber Railroad Springs

Lead Pipe Machines

Alpaca Umbrella

New Stove

Administering Ether

New Invention for Pegging Boots

Adams' Improved Guage Cock

A New Kind of Wheat

Patenting Inventions

Experiments with Propellers

Copper Mining

Antiquarian Search

Patent Cases

The Value of Steam Power

American Copper

The Telegraph Case in Kentucky

Inland Navigation

The Power of Water

Woodworth's Patent

The Power of Music

Loss of the Victoria Balloon

Improved Claim

Printing and Literature in China

The List of Patents

Robbery of the Mail

New Chemical Law

The Constant Presence of Metals in the Blood

History of the Rotary Engine

Scientific American

Lithographic Limestone

Vast Irrigation

Saltness of Sea Water

Fence for the Prairies

Disinfecting Property of Coffee

Beautiful Action of the Sun

Diseases and Cures of Grape Vines


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    To Correspondents

  • To Patent Correspondents

  • Reviews and Recommendations

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December 02, 1848

Science for the Modern World