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New Steamship for the Cunard Line

Railroads of the United States

Railroads in Alabama

Mechanics' Institutes in England


Juke's Smoke-Consuming Furnace

Russian Railroad

Treasurer's Report—Gold and Silver Currencies of the World

Governor Hunt and Mechanical Trades in State Prisons

Circular Saws

Mother of Pearl

Chemical Products at the Great Exhibition

Qualities of Timber—The Proper Time for Cutting it

To Cure the Taste of Turnips in Butter

Cure for Hernia

Improvement in Head and Tail Blocks

Street Paving

Improvement in Drop Presses

English Steamers and French Railways

A Want Supplied—New Hand Loom

Improved Saw Set

New Night Signal for Steam and Sailing Vessels

Improved Anti-Friction Box

American Inventions, Inventors, and the Scientific American

Steam Carriages for Plank Roads

Double vs Single Track Railways

Design for the Great Exhibition Building at New York

Reform in the Patent Laws

The Arctic Regions

The Scientific American—Its Science

List of Patent Claims

Back Numbers and Volumes

New Edition of the Patent Laws

An Important Paragraph

To Patentees

Interesting to Scientific Authors

Great Artist Dead

Inducements for Clubbing

Liability of Telegraphs

On Boilers—No. 8

Water Melon Butter



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January 17, 1852

Confronting Common Wisdom