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The Quebec and Halifax Railroad

McKinlay's Coiler and Packer

Railroad Car Improvement


The Telegraph

The Age of Gold

Narrow Escape of an Engineer

Juvenile Crime

Irish Industrial Exhibition

Burning Diamonds

Boiler Explosion

Imitation of Black Walnut

Death of a Balloonist

Southern Manufacturing

Ice Yet

New Fluid

Errors in Philosophy

Decomposition of Water by Heat

Manufacture of Wine

Davison's Nautical Challenge

The Albatross Steamer

Canal Locks

Improvement in Cooking and Culinary Vessels

Devonshire Cream

Marston's Breech Loading Rifle

Improvement in Steam Boilers

Improved Shuttle Motion

Improvement in Smut Machines for Cleaning Grain

Villainous Obstruction on a Railroad

A New Flax Dressing Machine

Improvement in Grain Threshers

Hecker's Patent Self-Raising Flour

Strange Case of an Application for the Re-issue of Patents

New York and Montgomery Mining Co.

List of Patent Claims

Tea, Its Adulteration, Chemical Constitution Etc.

Patent Laws, and Guide to Inventors

Patent Claims

Back Numbers and Volumes

An Important Paragraph

Singular Explosion

Culture of Blackberries

Sickness on the Mississippi River

Palm Oil

On Boilers—No. 28

Steam on the Erie Canal

Manufacture of Trifles

Pyroligneous Acid

New Musical Instrument

Black Rain


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July 03, 1852

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day