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Cannel Coal

Coast Survey

The Treasure Seeker

Curiosities From the Holy Land

Cotton Consumption in the United States

Faith's Guiding Star

Origin of “True Blue”

Vedder's Hydraulator

Rail Road News

Railroad to the Pacific

Railroads in Ohio

Singular Affair

Canal to the Pacific

The Golden Land

The Student of Salamanca

Mrs. Gore's New Novel, Castles in the Air

Godey's Lady's Book

Pictorial National Library

Good Recomdation

Great Vintage in France

San Francisco

Scientific American

A New Way to Cut a Channel

Smithsonian Institute

Angelina Luxmore or the Life of a Beauty

The Cholera


The Gold Mines of California

The City of Bombay East Indies

Cultivation of Indigo

Female Inquisitiveness Served Out

Real Wealth vs Money

Hindoo Cavern Temple

Artists of the Ideal and the Real or, Poets and Inventors--Revival of an Old Mode of Carving

The Electric Light

The Spike Puller

Improvement in Wool Spinning

Improvements on Windmills

Improved Road Scraper

Patent Safety Bridle

Reaping Machines

Archimidean Water Wheel

Coal in Massachusetts

Valuable Scientific and Mechanical Works

Patent Case

Perpetual Motion

Woodworth's Planing Machine

Poets and Inventors

Flying Machine

American Iron

First Discovery of the California Gold Mine

Last Moments of Two Great Men of Science

Indian Bread

Slave Labor in Factories

The Best Mechanical Paper

Spear Practice of the Hawailans

History of the Rotary Engine

New Chemical Law

Treatment of the Cholera in Russia

To Measure the Force of Pressure

The Ice Trade


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December 23, 1848

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