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Novel Life-Preserver for Railroads

Protecting River Banks

Bronson's Improvements in Sawing Frames

Ohio and Indiana Railroad

For the Scientific American

Diamond Slab

The Secret of Taming Birds

Facts, on Dits, and Matters Connected with the Crystal Palace

Special Correspondence or the Scientific American

The Inventor of Railways

Chemical Freezing Agents

Extension of Steam between Glasgow and New-York

Electricity

The Telegraph in Europe

Hindoo Mechanics and Artizans

Enthusiasm for Science

Cloth Dressing Machine

Russell's Improvement in Chimney Caps

Improvement in Sugar Apparatus

New Fire Alarm

Improvement in Grist Mills

A New Railway Brake

The Centrifugal Force Philosophers and the New Motive Power

Peraot's Machine for Cutting Screw Blanks

Improved Fastening for Bedsteads

New Ballast for Ships

Mock Auctions and Inventions

Short Conversations on Mechanics—No. 2

American and London Hats

American Wines

Braithwaite's Retrospect Practical Medicine and Surgery

Patent Case

Bartlett's Elements of Natural Philosophy—Mechanics

The Alleged New Motive Power

List of Patent Claims

The Animal Kingdom

Back Numbers and Volumes

New Edition of the Patent Laws

Extraordinary Pertrification and other Curiosities

The Drying up of the Sea

Hydraulics

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August 16, 1851

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