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Railroad News

Farmer's Hymn

The Widow's Charge at Her Daughter's Bridal

American and English Railroad Iron

Iron Storehouses for California

Graefenburg Dysentery Syrup

A Runaway Husband

Hazlitt's Advice to His Son

Experiments on Gunpowder

Great Reptiles

Early Marriages

Diving Bell Company

Unwashed French Ladies

Manufactures of Connecticut

Business in New York

Burlington and Boston Railroad


Singular Fall of Ice

The Rice Crops

The Lost Navigator

New Jersey Zinc Mine

A Large Watermelon

Arkansas Marble

Cultivation of Madder

American Scientific Association

Another Whitewash

Vertical Gate

Improved Iron Bridge

Hovey's Straw Cutters

Coast Survey Signals

Scientific Memoranda

To Plant Lima Beans

Electric Telegraph Between London and Paris

Ventilating Bricks

Millstone Cement

Strength of Gutta Percha Tubes

Composition for Stopping Decayed Teeth

Naptha Versus Chloroform

Ingenious Plan

Blake's Fire Proof Paint

Inventions of the Day

Singular Case of Hydrophobia

Victor Vardalle's Perilous Ascent in a Balloon

Distinctions in Society

Jacob Perkins

Camels for the Western Prairies

The Manufacture of Pot and Pearl Ash


Planing Machines


Iron Moulding


Ingredients of the Principal Varieties of Potash of Commerce


The Yankee and the Printing Press

Decorative Art

Transit of Venus and Mercury

First Towns in America

Washing Sheep at Aicruth in Hungary

Hadley Falls


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

African Mode of Cooking an Ostrich's Egg


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September 08, 1849

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