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The Dying

Delaware and Raritan Canal and Camden and Amboy Railroad Companies

Petrifactions

How to Catch Hawks

New York and New Haven Railroad

The American Editor

Columbus and Xenia Railroad Ohio

New Railroad Through This State

Harston's Improved Drilling Machine

Railroads

Those Steam Engines

The Prize Essay

Falling of a Bell

Death of Mrs. Niles

Borrowing Inventions

Launch of the Steamers Atlantic and Pacific

Vegetable Physiology

Oliver Evans's

Uncultivated Land

Indian Antiquity

Terrible Explosion of a Locomotive

Edward Wesson

Singular Fact

Safety From Lightning

Fremont's California

Devlan's New Lubricating Oil

Progress of the Exemption

Notice to Subscribers

New Railway Signals

Manufactures in the United States and England

Cure for Cancer

The Growing of Cotton in Australia

Engraving

New Application of Gun Cotton and Asbestos

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

Charleston, S. C. Mechanics Institute

Mechanics Institute New York

The Telegraph Controversy

Extent of Oregon

Manufacturing in the South

Back Volume of the Scientific American

Patent Cases

National Convention of Inventors

The Scientific American

Telegraph Across the Atlantic

Modern and Ancient Works

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

Trade Winds

A Great Plan --Railroad to the Pacific

Lutes

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

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