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Songs of Prosperity

Internal Improvements

The Rainbow

The Pennsylvania Coal Trade

Rairoad Fare for the Fair Week

Martyrs of Freedom

Judge Gently

Indianna Rail Roads

The Poor


Contagious Diseases

Absconding Railroad Contractors

Opinions of the Press

A Humorist


Determination of the Longitude of Cambridge Observatory From Liverpool

Curious Case of Surgery

The American Flag at Frankfort

Mean Revenge

Indicted for Murder

Free Passage of the Brig Eureka Through the St. Lawrence


Too Young to Marry

Force of Law

The First Stemboat on the Mississippi

Tailors' Strike

A Plank Road Between New York and Philadelphia

Long Speeches

The Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin

Coal on the Isthmus

Modern Inventions Subservient to the Progress of Christianity

Voltaire's Character of Cromwell

Theories of Electricity

Secret of Living Always Easy

National Debt

Formation and Reduction of the Precious Metals

Extraordinary Feat of Screw Steamer

Wheat on Prairie Lands

Extracts for Young Men

Facts for Farmers

Improved Tinsmith's Wiring Machine

Dodges Improved American Spinner

Improved Force Pump

New England's Fair Daughter's

Life Boats on the Coast

Honey Sugar

Valuable Bank Paper

Test for Good Limestone

Improvement in Knitting Looms

Peat Bogs

Machine for Sharpening and Setting Saws

Improved Window Latch

Yankees, and Yankee Inventions Abroad

To Preserve Water

Electrical Current and the Magnetic Telegraph

Inventors and Their Friends

To Our Contemporaries

The Scientific American

Mechanical Fallacies

Camden and Amboy Railroad

Cholera in New York

Iron and Copper Steam Boilers


Bear's Oil Superseded

A Noble and Refined Compliment

The Diamond

Facts and Observations on Cholera and the Atmosphere

Coast Surveys

Bishop Watson Geologising


The Iron Manufacture

Paper Made by Wasps

Heavy Damages and Important Verdict

Great Hungarian Gathering


The Scalpel

A Curious Grass

Terrestrial Magnetism

Iron Moulding

The Western Journal


  • The Island of Cuba

  • From the Editor

    To Corrspondents

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September 01, 1849

Science for the Modern World