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Great Railroad Tunnel

First Australian Railway

New York and New Haven Railroad

Hutchinson's Machinery for Manufacturing Barrels

Stephenson in Egypt

Ether

A Steam Navy

The Gas Outrage

A Learned Journeyman Printer

Brown's Tobacco Press

The Construction of Roads

Steam Communication with China

Cotton and Cotton Culture in China

Phenomenon of Vision

Mr. Paine's Light

Corrosive Effects of Cochituate Water upon Lead Pipes

Mines of Wales

Improvements in Electro Magnets

Catalyzing Hydrogen Gas

The Extraction of Essence of Turpentine by Steam

Wilson's Sewing Machine

New Splice Coupling for Railroad Check Rope

Bill for Reforming the Patent Laws

New Mashing Apparatus

A Valuable Invention in Case of Fire

Incrustation of Boilers

Hawking Revived

Reform of the Patent Laws

To our Patrons

Preparation of Flax Cotton

The Year that is Past

Mechanical Principles—No. 1

Potato Rot

List of Patent Claims

Standing Notice to Subscribers

Petrifying Fountain

No Coal in California

Metal Reduction

Hydrostatics

Mechanics

The Best Mechanical Paper

Fashionable Diseases

Bisulphate of Lime

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January 04, 1851

Complex Causes. Alternative Solutions.