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The Sabbath

Rail Road News

The North Carolina Central Railroad

Lexington and Frankfort Ky. Railroad

Influence of Railroad in Massachusetts

Improved Felloe Machine

Bakers in Paris

The Seamstress

Who Owns the Legislature of Oregon

Railroad Accident and Wonderful Escape


The Dam at Hadley Falls

Singular Case of Poisoning

Temperance in Vermont

Singular and Fatal Accident

A Literary Prize

New Whaling Ground

Morfit's Chemical and Pharmaceutic Manipulation

Magnetic Stone

Man Killed by a Catamount

Maine Lumber

Lockport and Niagara Falls Railroad

Cotton Receipts at Savanah

Iron Cottages

The Snow Worm

The Western Rivers

Gold Leaf

Wealth of the Union

The Ophir of Solomon

Winter Fishing on the Upper Lakes

Railroad Steamboat

On the Metallization of Plaster Casts

Peat for Fuel

Cocculus Indicus

Smelting of Copper and Zinc Ores

Wool Testing Machine

A Great Gun

New Tongueing and Grooving Machine

Prevention of Steam Boiler Explosions

Parachutes for Deep Mines

New Bridge

New Cotton Picker

New Shingle Machine

New Cooking Range

Collecting the Sewer Water

Horse Skates

List of Patents

Fragrant Odor for Sick Rooms

The Scientific American

Apprentices and Factory Operatives

Remarks on the Archimedian Water Wheel

Telegraph to Liverpool

Another Good Move by Congress

Reform in the Patent Laws

Patent Evasions

National Railroad to the Pacific

The First Dally Newspaper in Upper Canada

Back Volumes of the Scientific American

Fluency of Speech

Roman Catholic Statistics


The Effect of Steam on Timber

Singular Discovery in Turkey

An Accomplished Woolen Draper

Enormous Application of the Electrotype Process

Crushing of an Iron Bridge

Valuable Remedy for Intemperance

Fried Potatoes

History of the Rotary Engine

Prepared expressly for the Scientific American

Copper as a Polson.--Tests

New Camphor Solution

A Carat

The Best Mechanical Paper in the World

Fourth Year of the Scientific American


  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

  • Letters

    Source of Animal Heat

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February 17, 1849

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