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The Old Printer

Advice to Wives

The Mexican Railroad

A Villainous Act

Indiana Railroads

Crows--Mode of Catching

Railroad News

Coate's Protracting Table

Cholera in St. Louis

South American Cotton Factory

Singular Freak of Lightning

Drought in the West Indies

The Moorish Sabbath

Sir John Franklin

Rich Present

A National Fast

Inland Navigation

Camelina Sativa

Singular Phenomenon

Another Great Discovery--Sensitive Glass

A Painful Sight

Electricity and Cholera

A New Old Invention

Wear of the Niagara Falls

Cotton in Iron Hoops

Barry's Tricopherous

Extraordinary Trial in India

Singular Phenomena

Worcester Railroad

To Cook Green Peas

The Use of Camels

Nature and Relations of Water

To Manufacture Attar or Essential Oil of Roses

The Specific Gravity of Liquids

Lawyers' Mistakes

Improvements in Ship Apparatus

New Inventions

New Engine Governor

Assaying Metals

Preservation of Life From Wrecka

New Cotton Press

Machine for Letter Envelopes

Copper Type

Artificial Leech

New Rice Pounding Machine

Baker's Steam Governor

Interesting to Navigators

Adirondac American Cast Steel

Food in Cholera Times

Machinery and its Economy

Flour in Bags

Reception of Father Mathew

Filtering Water

American Queensware

Newspapers in Europe

Model Making

England as it Will Be

British National Debt

Chlorine Gas--Muriatic Acid

Blowing Furnaces on Sunday

Making a Mark

Cures for Rheumatism

The History of Steam Navigation

List of Patents

Superlative Unconcern

To Make a Stove as Bright as a Coach Body by Two Applications a Year

Manufacture of Glass

Gothic Architecture

White Printing Paper

Disinfectant Liquid

To Make Domestic Vinegar

The Best Mechanical Paper In The World !

Patent Laws and Business

New Novel


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July 14, 1849

Confronting Common Wisdom