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The American Editor

Columbus and Xenia Railroad Ohio

Delaware and Raritan Canal and Camden and Amboy Railroad Companies



New Railroad Through This State

New York and New Haven Railroad

How to Catch Hawks

Harston's Improved Drilling Machine

The Dying

Oliver Evans's

Notice to Subscribers

Singular Fact

Devlan's New Lubricating Oil

Death of Mrs. Niles

Borrowing Inventions

Progress of the Exemption

Uncultivated Land

Vegetable Physiology

Launch of the Steamers Atlantic and Pacific

Those Steam Engines

Indian Antiquity

The Prize Essay

Fremont's California

Falling of a Bell

Terrible Explosion of a Locomotive

Safety From Lightning

Edward Wesson

The Water Cure for Burns

Manufactures in the United States and England

Cure for Cancer

Remington Again

New Application of Gun Cotton and Asbestos

The Growing of Cotton in Australia


New Railway Signals

Atmospheric Tube Telegraph

Sofa Table

Singer's Gold Washer

Turbine Wheel Governor

Machine for Splitting Paper

Machine for Taking the Yeas and Nays of Legislative Bodies

List of Patents

Improved Sofa Bedstead

The Telegraph Controversy

National Convention of Inventors

Back Volume of the Scientific American

Charleston, S. C. Mechanics Institute

Modern and Ancient Works

Manufacturing in the South

Mechanics Institute New York

The Scientific American

Telegraph Across the Atlantic

Extent of Oregon

Patent Cases

A Great Plan --Railroad to the Pacific

Trade Winds

Influence of Factory Life

Importance of Study in Youth

The Introduction of the Potato and Flax into New England

Subterranean Canal Between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

Sensible Joke

History of the Rotary Engine

Prepared expressly for the Scientific American

The Best Mechanical Paper in the World

Fourth Year Of The Scientific American

The Manufacture of Gold Leaf and Gold Wire

How to Treat a Watch


Fire Proof Cement

Alloys of Metals


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February 10, 1849

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