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The Great Russian Railroad

The Light in the Window

Noble Conduct of an Engine Driver

Plank Road from Utica to Syracuse

Opening of the Sullivan Railroad

The American Sewing Machine

Camera Lucida

Impeachment of a Judge

Tax on Foreigners

Ladies National Magazine

Steam Engines in Schuylkill County

Fish Frozen to Death

Patent Cases Extension of a Patent by Act of Congress

Pianoes and Factory Girls

Our Prize Essay

Worm in the Eye

Godey's Lady's Book

The Gold Region

The Cholera, its Causes, Prevention and Cure

How to Raise Good Beets

An Old Boat

Railroad Speed and Safety

American Tea

Another Steamer Blown Up

Seed Grain Steeped in Arsenic

Coast Survey

Bean Soup

Velocity of Light


Use of Tobacco

The Axe and the Saw

The Great Salt Desert

The Indian Arehipelago.--Coal, Tin and Gutta Percha



Improved Guage Cock

New Process of Plating by Heat

List of Patents

The Ball Axle

Annealing Wrought Iron

Astonishing Discovery

Reduction of Silver Ores

Poisoning With Pounded Glass

Back Volumes of the Scientific American

The American Condensing Steam Engine

Steam and Gas Engines

Manufactures in the South

Lighting With Gas

Gutta Percha

The Scientific American

Acoustic Telegraphs

Calico-Printing in China

The Unicorn

Fenelon Once a Missionary in Western New York

Fossil Foot Prints

Ice in Hot Ashes

Animal Heat and Combustion

Diving Pigs

Electrical Fishes

Steam Colors

Poisonous Metals.--Test of Arsenic

The Best Mechanical Paper

Waterproof for Boots

History of the Rotary Engine

Mezzotinto Engraving


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January 27, 1849