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Cures for Sore Throats

Reading Railroad

Railroad Movement in Arkansas

Panama Railroad

Long's Brick Machine

Obstructions on Railroads

Railroad Accidents—to Legislatures


Jamaica and Bread

A New Telegraph

Vault Interments—Curious Facts


Speed of the Magnet Current

Exciting News from Europe


Linen Washing in California

Another Fire Annihilator

Sinking of a Tennessee Mountain

Recent Foreign Inventions

A Machine

The Introduction of Coal into England

Saw for Cutting Curved Timber

New Bevel Plane

Mott's Improved Roadway

A New Metal

Turbine Wheel at Fairmount

Colt's Pistols

Improvement in Power Loom Shuttles

Gold of California

Consumption of Anthracite Coal

Circular Saws


Dr. Lardner and Steam Navigation

Great Experiment with the Fire Annihilator—Excitement

Population and Extent of the United States


List of Patent Claims

An Important Paragraph

Back Numbers and Volumes

Sending Receipts—Postage on Books

Cure for Toothache

To Mechanics

Fire Alarm Telegraph

Tea, Coffee and Wool

Pile Foundations

Model for a Fast Steamboat

The Power of Mind on the Untutored Savage

On Boilers.--No.5

Tobacco for Snake Bites


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December 27, 1851

Science for the Modern World