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For Varnishing Figures

To Gild Iron or Steel

Substitute for the Potatoe

Proposed Water-Works at Quebec

Mobile and Ohio Railroad

Hudson River Railroad

Chrono Thermal Medicine


A Scientific Religious Answer

Handel's Organ

Boiling Potatoes

To Stop Mouse Holes

Decrease of Sunday Travel

To Silver Clock Faces

Cure of Cancer

Artificial Gold

Railways in Cities

Improvements in Machinery for Tonguing and Grooving

An Equestrian Feat


Correspondence of the Scientific American

Utica Water Works

Serious Accident in at Rolling Mill

Patent Office Report

Discoverer in Tanning

Mechanics In Congress

Great Launch

Passengers' Baggage and Railroad Regulations

Valuable Paper Rags

The Electric Telegraph

On Water Wheels

Courts of Conciliation

For Early Risers-Repeating and Alarm Clock

Action and Reaction Elastic Joint

Valuable Invention

Novel Rat Trap

Melsen's Process of Sugar Making Introduced into America

Glasses with Double Vision

Telegraph Churn

New Saw Mill

Cheap Postage

The Telegraph Controversy

New York State Agricultural Society Prizes

A Good Water Wheel


A Caveat

New York Institute of Civil Engineers

Works on Science and Art

The Electric, and Artificial Light

List of Patent Claims

Dyer Wanted


Back Volumes

Hunting Rats for Gloves

On Tanning Leather—Preparatlon of Hides

Steamboat Disasters during 1849

History of Propellers and Steam Navigation

Origin of Literary Degrees

Remarkable Escape

To Inventors and Mechanics

The Best Mechanical Paper


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February 02, 1850

Confronting Common Wisdom