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Machine For Finishing Yarns and Threads

A Stately Bridge

Railroads in Texas

Gold Beating

Barnum's Opinion about Advertising

A Second Sam Patch Leap

Gas for Flowers


The Koh-i-noor

Extraordinary Phenomenon

Brick Making

The Steamer Henry Clay

Elementary Mechanics

Aurora Borealia

Improved Hinges for Blinds

Active Principles of the Scullcap

Hydrochloric Acid

Sawing Felloes

New Rifle Pistol

Lozenge Tea

New Machine for Splitting Leather

New Electric Globes

Inflammation of the Bowels

Forman's Patent Plow

Willard's Mosquito Frame

Improvement in Pumps

Machine for Making Sheet Metal Tubes

Boiler Explosions in France

The Yacht Race--England Learning

Extension of a Patent

Telegraph Batteries

Mechanics Fairs--New York Crystal Palace

What has been Done and what has to be Done

The Flax Cotton

Our First City Railroad

List of Patent Claims

Woodworth Patent

Australian Gold

Bugs in Peas

To Correspondents

Back Numbers and Volumes

Patent Law, and Guide to Inventors

Steam Ether, Air

Opium Eaters



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    August 21, 1852

    Confronting Common Wisdom