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Improved Anti-Friction Metal Stuffing Box

The New Jersey Railroad

A Crazy Man and a Locomotive

British West India Mail Company

East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad

For Vegetarians

Scientific Memoranda

Singular Escape of Two Females from Shipwreck


The Industrial Exhibition in London

New Spiritual Knockings

Wheat in the West

Yankee Shoes

American Factories in Ireland

Amusing Incident

English Wool League

Extensive Bakery

Gas Light in Savannah

Limestone Water and Cholera

Ship Timber from Wisconsin

Planting of Tea Nuts

The Ninevite Remains—Curious Discovery

Value of Diamonds


Review of the Rise Progress and Present Importance of Cotton Manufactures of the U. S. together with Statistics showing the Comparative and Relative remuneration of English and American Operatives

New Life Preserving Mattresses

New Mode of Lighting Street Lamps

New Sash Brace or Window Fastener

Parmelee's Computing Machine

Condensing Engine for Street Locomotion

Hollow Bricks

Important Philanthropic Discovery—Virtue of the Dragon Blood Plant

Improvements in the Steam Engine

Machine for Planing Short Boards for Boxes

Lumber Business of Oswego


Patentable Subjects

The Cause of the Explosion at Philadelphia

The Electric Light

Water and Steam

Advancement of the Arts—Robert Peel

Central Committee of the United States for the Exhibition of the Industry of all Nations

Reform of the Patent Laws

Woodworth Planing Machine—Patent Decisions

Commissioner of Patents

List of Patent Claims

An Improved Straw Cutter

Back Volumes Scientific American

How to Eat Pineapple

History of Propellers and Steam Navgation

Flax made to Resemble Cotton

Experiments of Shot on Iron Vessels

A Wonderful Diamond

Origin of Malleable Iron and Patent Leather


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August 03, 1850

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