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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

Chemical Products at the Great Exhibition

Mother of Pearl

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

Improvement in Drop Presses

English Steamers and French Railways

A Want Supplied—New Hand Loom

Street Paving

Improved Saw Set

Improved Anti-Friction Box

New Night Signal for Steam and Sailing Vessels

American Inventions, Inventors, and the Scientific American

Double vs Single Track Railways

Steam Carriages for Plank Roads

Design for the Great Exhibition Building at New York

Reform in the Patent Laws

The Arctic Regions

List of Patent Claims

The Scientific American—Its Science

Back Numbers and Volumes

An Important Paragraph

New Edition of the Patent Laws

To Patentees

Interesting to Scientific Authors

Great Artist Dead

Inducements for Clubbing

Liability of Telegraphs

Water Melon Butter

On Boilers—No. 8



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January 17, 1852

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day