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American and English Railroad Iron

Farmer's Hymn

Railroad News

New Universal Joint

The Widow's Charge at Her Daughter's Bridal

Diving Bell Company

The Rice Crops

The Lost Navigator

A Large Watermelon

Early Marriages

Business in New York

Burlington and Boston Railroad

A Runaway Husband

Hazlitt's Advice to His Son

Iron Storehouses for California

Unwashed French Ladies

Singular Fall of Ice

Manufactures of Connecticut

Great Reptiles

Experiments on Gunpowder


Arkansas Marble

New Jersey Zinc Mine

Graefenburg Dysentery Syrup

American Scientific Association

Cultivation of Madder

Scientific Memoranda

Another Whitewash

Hovey's Straw Cutters

Vertical Gate

Strength of Gutta Percha Tubes

Ingenious Plan

To Plant Lima Beans

Coast Survey Signals

Naptha Versus Chloroform

Improved Iron Bridge

Ventilating Bricks

Composition for Stopping Decayed Teeth

Millstone Cement

Electric Telegraph Between London and Paris

Distinctions in Society


Camels for the Western Prairies

Blake's Fire Proof Paint

Inventions of the Day

Victor Vardalle's Perilous Ascent in a Balloon

Singular Case of Hydrophobia

Jacob Perkins

Planing Machines


The Manufacture of Pot and Pearl Ash


Washing Sheep at Aicruth in Hungary

African Mode of Cooking an Ostrich's Egg

First Towns in America

Emanation of Light from Various Solid and Fluid Substances and Animal Matter


Hadley Falls

The Yankee and the Printing Press

Decorative Art


Iron Moulding

Transit of Venus and Mercury

Ingredients of the Principal Varieties of Potash of Commerce



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September 08, 1849

Of Shamrocks and Science

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