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Fig Pie

Improved Grain Cleaning Machine

Violet Powder

Milk of Almonds for the Complexion

Mississippi and Atlantic Railroad

Portland and Vicksburg Railroad

To Make Good Brown Bread

The Introduction of Carrige Making in Newark, New Jersey

Valuable Invention

Col Hamilton's Mode of Cultivating Cotton

Provisions for Field Hands

Substitute for Blowing Rocks

The Calhoun Statue

A Cave Discovered at Sharon

Foreign Correspondence

Water Versus Steam Power

Hooped Ships

Origin of the Words Blanket, Worsted, Kerseymere and Linsey Woolsey

The Expected Great Comet

Balloon Railway

Gas from Water

Improved Lathe Machine

Improvement in the Flax Manufacture

Electro Magnetism as a Motive Power

Van Anden's Patent Rail Chair

Larkin's Improvement in Augur Handles

Terra Cotta

Water Telescope

Impostor—Look Out

Cooking by Gas

Large Steam Hammers

Meteoric Shower

More About the Electric Water Light

Ohio State Fair

Restoring and Preserving the Sight

The Hydrogen Gas Light

A Self-Acting Saw Mill

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Experiments in Aerostation

Coal Formations

Lake Superior Copper

List of Patent Claims

The Industrial Exhibition of 1850

Back Volumes Scientific American

Important Notice to Us

Patent Claims

Flemish Lace Makers and Lace Making

Experiments with Metals

Spirits of Turpentine a Cure for Poison

New Prospectus of The Scientific American

Egyptian Superstitions

History of Propeller and Steam Navigation


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August 24, 1850

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