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Electro Magnetic Steel-Yard

The Farmer's Daughter


New York and Erie Railroad

Improved Augur

Electro-Magnetic Clock

Railroad Travel From Albany West

Hurricane in Kentucky

Explosion of a Great Gasometer

Lubricating Material for Boots

How to Extract Teeth

The Sea Serpent Seen Again

Railroad in Missouri

The Epidemic in Worcester Co. Mass

Copper and Sliver in Michigan


A Strange Animal

New Application of India Rubber

Vermont Sugar

Alabama Coal

Large Casting

The Gold Mines Russia

Tennessee Cotton Manufacture

The Folding of Newspapers

Population of the United States

Advice in Poultry Keeping

A Fly's Speed

Winter in Spitzbergen

American Oranges

A Classical Rebuke

The Honey Bee

The Charm of Cleanliness

Good Tools

The Photographometer

New Screw Wrench and Hammer

Improvement in Steam Engines

A New Gold Washer

New Grain Sower and Planter

Stebbins' Patent Faucet

Self-Acting Ferry Gate


New Door Weather Strip

Gun Cotton as a Locomotive Power

Saw Mill

Music on the Telegraph Wires

Power Loom Match

Back Volumes of the Scientific American

Public Notice

Wonderful Balloon Ascension and Explosion

Eminent Female Astronomer

Scientific Associations

Patent Flour Barrel Manufactory

Burning Glasses of the Ancients

Our London Patrons

Boiler Explosion,--Doctors Differ and So Do Engineers

Advice to Our Contemporaries

Manufacturing in Texas

Lake Superior Copper

Lyons in France

The Use of Quinine at the West

Platina Metal

List of Patents

Francis Bacon

Superior Red Ink

Poisonons Acius--Oxalic Acid

Repulsion--Steel and Water

Curious Mode of Grafting the Grape Vine

History of the Rotary Engine

Light and the Eye

Fire Arms Differently Charged

To Stop Horses Suddenly

To Prevent a Bruise From Becoming Discolored

Blue Writing Ink


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March 31, 1849

Confronting Common Wisdom