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Narrow Escape of a Railroad Train

Railway Jobbing in England

The Button

Erie Canal Steam Navigation

Grass Cutting Machine

High and Low Classes

Abou Ben Adhem and the Angel

The April Shower

Course of Trade

Masters and Apprentices

Notice

A Yankee Egg Hatching Machine in France

Pimples on the Face

A Great State

Planetary

Astronomical Clock

The Russian Fur Company

Theory of the Hair

The Pine-Tree Insect

Drawings Done by the Sun

The Cholera in Our City

Roman Archbishops

Railroad Sprinklers

A Turtle in a Queer Place

Hon Edmund Burke

New Mode of Reefing Vessels

Lecture on the Inventive Genius of America

The Sea Serpent, Thrilling Adventure

The South Pass--Alkaline Water-Rock Salt-New Gold Mine

Health of the West, &C

Isthmus of Panama

Young Men

Physical Advantages of the Sabbath

The Mariner's Compass

The Mississippi Overflows

New Churn Dasher, and Ice Cream Freezer

New Nail Feeder

Screw Brick Machine

Improved Self-Acting Jaw Temples for Power Looms

Discovery in Preserving Butter

Portable Tongueing and Grooving Machine

Patent Swindling

New Loom Picker

New Fountain Pen

Improved Water Wheel

Improvement on Apparatus for Hoisting Brick and Other Loads on Buildings

Machine to Measure a Ship's Velocity

Medical Errors--Seasonable Medicines

Our London Patrons

Patent Suit

Astronomical Expedition to Chill

Cast Iron Houses

Fog Bell

Dwellings for the Working Classes

Portable Iron Houses

Mechanical Powers

List of Patents

Principle of Patents--Action of Patent Office

Sir John Franklin's Expedition

Explosions of Locomotives

The Oldest Man in America

Linear Perspective Drawing

Magnetic Power of Mineral Substances

History of the Rotary Engine

Prepared expressly for the Scientific American

Norwegian Water Telescope

Carriage Axle Grease

Effects of Poison

Fusible Metal, or Metallic Pencils

To Make Shaker Butter

The Best Mechanical Paper in the World

Fourth Year of the Scientific American!

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    June 02, 1849