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The Power of the Muscular System

Pennsylvania Central Railroad Meeting

Railroad Sold

Revolving Boot Crimping Machine

For Mending Steam Boilers, & C

Germantown Railroad


A Canal Boat Weathering a Gale

The Tides in the German Ocean

Live Them Down

Interesting Geological Fact

The Life Clock

New Planing Machine

Our Prize Essay

Boiler Explosions

Importation of Oil

Literature Fund

Watch Gilding

Barry's Tricopherous

Smart Weed

The Conneticut Copper Mines

Anecdote for Factors and Consignors

Treasury of Moolton

Warning to Smokers

Great Explosion

Inventors Convention

Mechanics Agency

Naval Regulation

Weaving Ribbons

Cullodion for Wounds

To the Proprietors of the “House” and “Bain” Systems of Telegraphing

Useful Problems

New Mode of Washing

Compensation Journal Box

New Method of Preserving Butter

Preservation of Life from Shipwreck

Screw Water Wheel

A Good Invention

A New Sea Signal

A Strange Carriage

A Useful Invention for the Ladies

Fireproof Wood

Improved Ice Cream Freezer

Medical Discovery

New Mode of Joining Collars and Hoops

Electricity and the Telegraph

Patents, Inventions and Inventors

Rolling Mill at Utica

Back Volumes of the Scientific American


Mechanics Fair

Our London Patrons

New Glass Works

Our Patent Patrons

The Inventor of the Tubular Boiler

Patent Stove Case

The Great Smoke Case Decided

Emigration From the British Provinces

Manufacturing Profits at the South

Ornamental Tree

Blanehard's Patent

Substitute for the Potatoe

Rural Decorations

List of Patents


To Our Subscribers

Rotary Engine

Essay on the Patent Laws

The Best Mechanical Paper in the World!


  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

  • Letters

    Snow in South Carolina

  • Theodolite and Circumferentor

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April 28, 1849

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