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The Dying

Delaware and Raritan Canal and Camden and Amboy Railroad Companies


New York and New Haven Railroad

How to Catch Hawks

New Railroad Through This State

The American Editor

Columbus and Xenia Railroad Ohio

Harston's Improved Drilling Machine


Those Steam Engines

The Prize Essay

Falling of a Bell

Death of Mrs. Niles

Borrowing Inventions

Vegetable Physiology

Launch of the Steamers Atlantic and Pacific

Uncultivated Land

Oliver Evans's

Indian Antiquity

Terrible Explosion of a Locomotive

Edward Wesson

Singular Fact

Safety From Lightning

Notice to Subscribers

Fremont's California

Devlan's New Lubricating Oil

Progress of the Exemption

New Railway Signals

Manufactures in the United States and England

Cure for Cancer

New Application of Gun Cotton and Asbestos

The Growing of Cotton in Australia


The Water Cure for Burns

Remington Again

Turbine Wheel Governor

List of Patents

Sofa Table

Machine for Taking the Yeas and Nays of Legislative Bodies

Improved Sofa Bedstead

Machine for Splitting Paper

Atmospheric Tube Telegraph

Singer's Gold Washer

Mechanics Institute New York

Charleston, S. C. Mechanics Institute

Manufacturing in the South

The Telegraph Controversy

Extent of Oregon

Back Volume of the Scientific American

Patent Cases

National Convention of Inventors

Modern and Ancient Works

The Scientific American

Telegraph Across the Atlantic

The Introduction of the Potato and Flax into New England

Subterranean Canal Between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

Influence of Factory Life

Importance of Study in Youth

Sensible Joke

A Great Plan --Railroad to the Pacific

Trade Winds


History of the Rotary Engine

Prepared expressly for the Scientific American

The Manufacture of Gold Leaf and Gold Wire

The Best Mechanical Paper in the World

Fourth Year Of The Scientific American

Alloys of Metals

Fire Proof Cement

How to Treat a Watch


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February 10, 1849

Confronting Common Wisdom