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Caution to Persons in Railroad Cars

Butternut Catsup

Cayuga and Susquehanna Railroad

Improved Apparatus for Evaporating in the Sugar Manufacture

What 1849 has Done in Railroad Building

Butter Preserved by Boiling

Model Railroad

Animal and Vegetable Chemistry

Swingle's Patent Mortising Machine

Hudson River Railroad

Spirit Drinking in Great Britain and Ireland

Holden's Magazine

Cotton Experiments in Australia

A Fact Worth Remembering

News from California

Chocolate and Broma

Fire and Storm

Correspondence of the Scientific American

Profits of Public Slaughter Houses in France

Fattening Animals

Definition of the Universe

Yankee Ingenuity

Naturalization of Females

Patent Laws—Re-Issues

Against the Crank

Java Coffee and Pepper

Salter's Iron Furnace

Improvements in Wagon Wheel

City Railways

Ancient Patent Instrument for Church Sleepers

Improved Smut Machine

Build Your Railroad Bridges Strong

Perpetual Motion Again

Great Rifles

Good Invention for Canal Navigation

Good and Novel Invention

Ice Houses

The President's Message

A New Year's Present

Niagara Falls a Mill Stream


Iconographic Encyclopdia of Science Literature and Art

The Past and the Future

Use of Lead in the Manufacture of Sugar

The Woodworth Patent Planing Machine Case

Send me the Scientific American


Carbonic Acid Gas

American Pine Forest

List of Patent Claims

To Preserve Smoked Hams

Back Volumes

History of Propellers and Steam Navigation

To Inventors and Mechanics

On Tanning Leather—Preparation of Hides


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December 29, 1849

Science for the Modern World