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The Voice of the Pestilence

Internal Improvements in Virginia

Tennessee Cotton Manufacture

Michigan Central Railroad

Spiral Planing Machine

Raising the Steamer Missourl at Gibraltar

Help One Another

Singular Petrifaction

Hartford and Bristol Railroad


Disastrous Conflagration


Cook's American Condensing Steam Engine

A Phenomena in a Hurricane

To Stop the Bleeding at the Nose

Scientific Discoveries

E. G. Allen's and J. P. Woodbury's Planing Machines

Another Case

New Species of Squirrels

The Mulish Balloon

Percussion Cap Manufactory, Frankford Philadelphia County

The Debt of England

Death of Captain Pennoyer

Patent Cases

The History of a Glutton


Injury from Bleeding

Degeneration of Our Race


Industrial Pursuits--Honor to the Toll Worn Hand

Office of the Fly Wheel

Improved Furnace Bars

Rice Field Irrigator

New Stave Jointing Machine

Interesting Discovery

Travelling Organ

Steam Engine Brake

Rotary Electro Magnetic Engine

New Railroad Brake

Simple Stump Machine

Improved Tuyere for Forges

Back Volumes of the Scientific American

Reduction of Tolls on the Canals

Expansibility of Steam

Good Years's Patent Vulcanized India Robber

Our London Patrons

Business at the Patent Office

Nail Making

Labor and Capital

Mineral Wealth of Alabama

Ice and Steam

Effect of Imprisonment

Transplanting Evergreens

Explosions in Steam Boilers

Devil Sticker of South America

Depth of Coal Mines

List of Patents

Curious Imprisonment of a Bat

Virgin Gold

The Best Mechanical Paper

Artificial Light

A Cheap Blacking for Shoes

Keene's Marble Cement

To Make Sea Water Fit for Washing Linens at Sea


Marine Glue

History of the Rotary Engine

Guide to the Temple of Fame

Poisonous Acids--Hydrocyanic Acid

Linear Perspective


  • From the Editor

    Our Prize Essay

  • To our Subscribers

  • To Correspondents

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April 21, 1849

Science for the Modern World