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Government Railroad between New York and Washington

American and East India Cotton

New Kind of Skating

Apparatus for Dyeing Cloth

Dressing Stones for Grinding Wheat

Dangerous Railroad Bridge


Cleveland and Sandusky Railroad

Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad

Furnace Bars

An Iron Mountain

Atmospheric Churn Case

New Water-Works at Albany

Electro-Magnetic Traction on Railways

Science of Gunnery

Coal of Massachusetts

The Carysfort Iron Light House, Florida Reef

Fire Annihilator Experiments

Abstract of Recent Foreign Inventions

Tilton's Improvement in Violins

Improved Railroad Car Brake

Improvement in Ball Alleys for Recreation

Montgomery's Corrugated Boilers

New Etching Liquor for Copper-Plate Engraving

New Plumb and Level Indicator

Newly-Invented Mortising Machine

Dangers of Modelling in Colored Wax

Burglars Alarm

The Influence of Railroads

Coffee—Its Nature, Consumption, and Uses

Long Island Cotton

American Pins

Danger of Factories by Fire

Opinions about New Inventions

Artesian Wells

List of Patent Claims

Analysis of Atmospheric Air

An Important Paragraph

Back Numbers and Volumes

Sending Receipts—Postage on Books

Ice Cultivation

Balloon Excursion by Moonlight

To Mechanics

Science and Philosophy

Cotton Mills

On Boilers--No 1

Curiosities of Water

Wine of Wild Oranges


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November 22, 1851