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Moral Powers

Improved Railroad Car Coupling

Mississippi River Railroad

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

Ohio, Mississippi, St. Louis and Lake Erie Railroads

James Knox Glenn's Dredging And Gold Washing Machine

Sabbath Stillness Round Me

The Late Locomotive Explosion

Portsmouth N. H. Steam Factory

An Artist's Loss


A Good Shot

The “United States”

Improvement at South Hadley Falls

Steam Vessels of the British Navy

Remarkable Case of Recovery from Insanity


American Linen

Early Tomatoes

Congressional Library

British Trade in Luxuries

New Mode of Fishing

Lectures on the Philosophy of Mesmerism

Growth of London

To Cure Stammering

Another Boiler Explosion

Mammoth Mining Company

Increase of Gold and its Effect on Value

A Great Machine Shop

Fire at Oswego

The Copper and Gold Regions

Expansion of Steam

For the Scientific American

Temper is Everything

Apples for Food

Working in Brass

Improvement in Machinery for Making Ropes

A Patent Case

List of Patents

Detecting Gold by Weight

Improved Horse Power

New Cotton Gin Saw Filer

Improved Dredging Steamboat

The Felloe Machine

California Inventions

New Propeller

Improvement on Thayer's Truss Bridge

Improved Brad Awl

Steamboats.--Their Management

American Whaling Ships

Electro Magnetism and Navigation

Back Volumes of the Scientific American

Things New and Old

Pure Water in Albany

Blanchard Gun Stock Turning Factory Case

The Travelling Balloon

The Scientific American

Steel and Gold Pens

The Prize Essay

Islands of Maine

Heat by Friction

Casting Bells

Jewish Customs

The Orphan's Gratitude

Anecdote of Allston

Horse Taming

Poisonous Metals--Lead

For the Scientific American

Longevity of the Damask Rose

History of the Rotary Engine

Prepared expressly for the scientific American Wheel Rotary Steam Engine

Another Pretended Cure for Hydrophobia


Dyeing Catchecu Colors on Cotton

Cure for the Bite of the Rattlesnake

Floating Iron

Snow Balls in Horses Feet

Neutralization of Putrid Miasmata


  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

  • Reviews and Recommendations

    Ranlett's Architect

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