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Law's Planing Machine

Railroad Law Case

Steam Boiler Explosion

Railroad Accidents

The Prophet-Child

Census of Charleston, S.C.

A Railroad From Halifax to Vancouver's Island

I Will Arise and Go Unto My Father

The Patent Office Building

The Great Linguist

American Sewing Silk

Afflicting Events

A Literary Lion Coming


A Good Month's Work

Water Wheel for Mexico

The Cholera

Spirit of an Engineer

Wonderful Escape

Vancouver's Island

Fire at St. Louis


Boston and Albany

Boston Cultivator

An American Invention in England

Seditious Placards

New Orleans

Lead Mines

Mining in Germany and Great Britain

Appropriations by Last Congress for the Encouragement of Science

Miniature Steam Engine

The Mineralogist.--The Description and Locality of Every Important Mineral in the United States

National Convention or Inventors

New Invention

Curing Bacon

New Way or Manufacturing Soap

New Felloe Machine

Improvement in the Manufacture of Printing Ink

New Water Wheel

New Vertical Dipping Paddle Wheel

New Chemical Discovery

New Paving

New Car Coupling.

Improved Mode of Setting the Spindles of Grist Mill Stones

Life Boat Cylinders

Ohio Mechanics Institute

White's Patent Hydro-Carbon Gas

Anthracite Coal in Locomotive Engine

Spontaneous Combustion

Prize for a Rotary Engine

American Fireproof Safes

Southern Cotton Mills

Pleasures Connected With the Pursuit of Science

The Bridge of Pesth

Our London Patrons

A New Cheat

Ranlett's Architect

Substitute for the Potatoe

American Mechanics

New Cotton Mill

How to Keep the Western Waters Always Navigable

The Destruction of the Solar System


List of Patents

The American Inventors Almanac

The American Inventor's Almanac for 1850

To Destroy Cockroaches

To Boil Potatoes

The Best Mechanical Paper in the World!

Fourth Year of the Scientific American!

To Correct Sourness in Milk, Cream and Bread

Zinc Pails for Milk

Useful Problems

To Fix Drawings in Chalk and Crayons

History of the Rotary Engine

Prepared expressly for the Scientific American


Another Cholera Cure

A New and Beautiful Alloy of Metal


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    To Correspondents

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