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New Rotary Cylinder Engine

Rochester and Syracuse Railroad

From Montreal to New York in 23 Hours

Illinois Railroads

The Atlantic

New Observatory at Buffalo

Astronomical Phenomena

For the Scientific American

British Scientific Association, &C

Special Correspondence of the Scientific American

Curious Piece of Workmanship

American Flour

Another Cure for Dysentery

Mortality in our City

To the Editor of the Scientific American

The Partition Tumbler

Machine for Making Barrel Heads

Worcester's Clapboard Planing Machine

New Air-Gun

Bomb Lance for Shooting Wales

Colt's Pistol Case

Compound Rail of the Mount Savage Iron Works

To Patentees—The Policy of Publishing your Inventions in the Scientific American

Maryland Institute for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts

A Pirated Invention at the World's Fair

The Largest Steamer in the World

Patent Cases

List of Patent Claims

Causes of Intermitting Springs and Geysers

Electric Action—Steam Boiler Incrustations

New Edition of the Patent Laws

Back Numbers and Volumes

New Waterproofing Composition for Cotton and Other Fabrics

A Machine for Washing Potatoes and Other Roots

Mechanics

Inventors and Manufacturers. The Best Mechanical Paper In The World! Sixth Volume of the Scientific American

Improvement in the Manufacture of Sugar

Great Balloon Ascension

Steam Carriages for Public Roads, Balloons &C

Does the Moon Influence the Weather

Flying Ship

Railway Guages

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August 02, 1851

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