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Georgia Railroad

Air Line of Railroad to Boston

Safety of Railroads

The Philadelphia and Pittsburg Railroads

Stone Dressing by Machinery

The Electric Telegraph in France

Spontaneous Combustion

California Quicksilver

Atmospheric Pressure as a Telegraphic and Mechanical Agent

A Great Blast

To Our City Patrons

The Burial Place of John Fitch

Railroads in England

Suspension Bridge over the St. Lawrence

No Evading the Tolls

To Promote Adhesion in Locomotive Wheels

The Magnetic Telegraph Predicted

Cure for Headaches

A Japanese Compass

To Cure Nose Bleeding

Recent Foreign Inventions

Newspapers in the United States

Woven Cartridge Bags

Singular Accident by an Oil Can

Beardslee's Patent Planing Machine

Perpetual Motion

To Manufacture Resin Soap and Purify Turpentine

New Knitting Machine

Improved Smut Machine

Double Piston Engine

Submarine Railroad

Registering Blocks for Printing Oil Cloths

Improved Bed for Invalids

Re-Vaccination

The Washington Monument

New Motive Powers--Steam

Kossuth and Paul

Dr. Jackson on Patents

To Prevent Heating in Circular Saws

New American Steamships

Honor to an American Inventor

The Way to Examine a Railroad

List of Patent Claims

Lichens

A Worthy Migrating Printing Press

New Building Material in California

Wool in the United States

An Important Paragraph

Sending Receipts—Postage on Books

Back Numbers and Volumes

Explosion of Andirons

A Black Eye

To Mechanics

Testing the Heat of Artesian Wells

On Boiler s.--No. 4.

Warner's Pen

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December 20, 1851

Confronting Common Wisdom