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Coal-Burning Locomotives

Accident to the Africa

Western Railroads

Electro-Magnetism as a Motive Power

Vermont Central Railroad

Method of Curing Prize Hams

Improved Planing Machine

Fire Annihilator Experiments—Tripler Hall Saved because there was no Conflagration

Improved Method of Ventilating Cars

Improved Corn Sheller

Mending Cast Iron Pots

Improvement in Turbines

Improved Carriage Wheels

Health Extraordinary

Improvement in Making Railroad Chairs

Hydraulic Pressure Engines

Improvement in Canal Locks

Coins in the United States—Mint at Philadelphia

Scientific Memoranda

Factories in Louisiana

Great Telegraph Case—Uncertainties of Law

Cure for Diarrhea

American Growing Java Coffee

The New Motive Power—Centrifugal Force Stock

Ague and Fever on the Mississippi

Machine for Pulling Flax

Barnhill's Premium Apple-Paring Machines

Patent Case

Honors Awarded

The Reason Why the Water of the Dead Sea is Unfitted to Support Life

Decisions of the Patent Office

Another American Sculptor

Shingle Machines

Panama Railroad

Mr. McCormick's Reaper

Foundry and Machine Shop

The Wheeling Bridge

The London Patent Journal on the Scientific American

List of Patent Claims

Hussey and McCormick's Reaper

Back Numbers and Volumes

An Important Paragraph

Sending Receipts—Postage on Books

To Mechanics


Bohemian Glass

A Cheap Cottage


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