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Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad

Composition of Friction Matches

Mechanics' College in Boston

New Labor Saving Soap for Washing

Quick Drying Body Canal Varnish for Coaches &C

Revolutions Vs. Railway Speculations

Spirit Gas Lamps

Best Body Copal Varnish for Coach Makers, &c

To Cook Frozen Meat

Deaths in New York, in 1849

Banker's Magazine

Croton Aqueduct

Extraordinary Escape from Death

Receipt for Making a Cheap and Valuable Composition for Washing Clothes

Scientific Memoranda

Striking Comparison

Best Pale Carriage Varnish

Veto Statistics

Whaling Business

Martin Luther's Wedding Ring


Correspondence of the Scientific American

Egyptian Fortification

Dead Power Points

The Use of Hogs

Centre of Gyration of Water Wheels

Indiana River and Harbor Improvements

Experiment on Remington's Model of a Bridge

Chemistry of the Stars

New Kind of Packing—Surcharged Steam

New Vulcanized India Rubber Cloth

New Steam Boiler

Shoe Lasts

Dickson's Process of Making Iron

Wire Work Fire Proof Ceilings

An American Churn in England

Works on Science and Art

Patent Office Report

Remarkable River

A River Spring in the Wilderness

The Gipsies

The Working of the Telegraph

Discovery in Africa

A White Negro

List of Patent Claims

Saguenay River

Discovery of it Northwest Passage

What to do with the Patent Fund

Back Volumes


To Investors and Mechanics

The Best Mechanical Paper

On the Employment Working of Animal Horn


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January 26, 1850

Confronting Common Wisdom