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The Star and the Child

Reading Railroad

Another Explosion

Cincinnati and St. Louis Railroad

English Miners in Spain

Harlem Railroad

Damages for Fatal Accidents

Straits of Magellan

Machine For Morticing Window Blinds

The World is Full of Beauty

Newspaper Postage

Eminent Shoemakers

Godey's Lady Book

New Music

Who Wants a New Hat?

The Right Spirit

Railroad Avalanche

Earthquakes in the Western Islands

The National Convention of Inventors

Narrow Escape

Behold They Come

Homestead Exemption in Ohio

Great Load

American Bee Keeper's Manual

Gold Seeker's Manual

A New Machine Wanted

Sinfulness of Inoculation

Precise Enough

A Curious Case

Friction Matches

Effect of Trifles

Sickly Plum Trees

Chinese Hemp

Ornaments in Brass

On Heat and Electric Light


Health of Children

Cowper's Home


List of Patents

New Invention for Sewerage

To Prevent Accidents by the Breaking of Axles

Printing Improvement

Improvements on Fire Engines

To Remove Stumps

Percussion Caps

Improvement in Steam Engines

Back Volumes of the Scientific Americans

Power of Expansion in Ice

Palpitation of the Heart

Plagiarism--Literary and Mechanical

Our London Patrons

To Preserve Natural History Specimens

Blanchard's Turning Machine Case

Remedy for Asthma

Great Telegraph Patent Case--Morse vs. Bain

Curious Spring at St. Francisco

Patents and Patent Laws

Bed Bugs

Lowell Machine Shop


Enormous Cheese

Salt in Syracuse

Analysis of Impure Air

History of the Rotary Engine

Simple Remedy for Burns

Durability of Cedar

Leavened Bread

Universal Cement

Diamond and Coke

Economical Hair Wash

The Best Mechanical Paper in the World!

Fourth Year of the Scientific American!

Manufacture of Good Crucibles

Brilliant Whitewash


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    To Correspondents

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