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Marston's Breech-Loading Fire-Arms and Patent Cartridge

Improvement in the Production of “Bleu de France” on Wool

Gas Explosion

An Extraordinary Lamp

Remarkable Escape

The Fire Telegraph of Boston

The Iron Trade Flourishing

Manufacture of Iron— New Process for Making Wrought-Iron Direct from the Ore

Fire Damp Explosions

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Heating Water for Steam Engines

Hydraulic Rams

Steam Fire Engine

Salt of Gold

Letter from China

Machinery and Tools as they are.—Printing Presses

Observations Relative to the Electro-Chemical Properties of Hydrogen

Stealing Calico Patterns

For the Scientific American Heat—Some of Its Effects—Aerial and Ocean Currents

A Large Mass of Iron

Improved Journal Box

Replacing Railroad Cars

Improvements in Sawing Machines

Sediment in Boilers

New Steering Apparatus

Machinery for Dressing Flax

Cast-Iron Pavements

Progress of Discovery and Invention During 1852

Critical Dissertation on Steam, Air, and Gas Engines

Geographical Society

Mechanics' Lectures

Reports of the Commissioner of Patents

Mechanical Papers—A Deceased Contemporary

The Ray Premiums Again

Large Printing Presses

Reform of the Patent Laws

Climate of Minnesota

White's Patent Railroad Truck—A Defence

Wells, Artesian—Raising Water

The Caloric Steamship

Our Textile Manufactures

Books for Mechanics

Departments

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    To Correspondents

  • Recommended

    Literary Notices

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