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Features

Weed's Malt and Grain Dryer

Marks' Artifcial Leg

Chief Engineer

Paying Dear for a Puff

The Crystal Palace

Porter's Rifle

Curves on Railroads

English and American Clipper Ships

Events of the Week

Interesting to Glove Manufacturers and Dealers

American Sewing Machines in Scotland

American Wine

Another Silk Factory

On the Manufacture of Cast-Steel, by Dr. Karsten

Patapsco River

Hay Elevators

Massachusetts Mechanics' Association

A Mountain Borer

Cotton Seed Planter

The Hillotype

Hose Protector

New Kinds of Boots and Shoes

To Advertisers

Improved Car Wheel and Brake

Quartz Pulverizer, Washer, and Amalgamator

History of Our Steam Navy

Reverend Inventors

Reaping Machines

Canada Patents

Recent Foreign Inventions

Flax Culture in Indiana

The Coach Rattle Avoided

Mechanics

Mechanics, Inventors, and Manufacturers

Sleep and the Senses

New Ox Yoke Fastener

Studying the Weather

Tomato Figs

Receipts for Dyeing

Departments

  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

  • Letters

    A Complimentary Letter

  • Recommended

    A Chapter of Suggestions, &C

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August 13, 1853

Beyond XX and XY

Biology. Identity. Equality.