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Recent Foreign Inventions

New Fire Arm

Improvement in Oil Lamps

Improved Stove-Pipe Elbow

Improved Car Brake

Circulation of the Scientific American

Back Numbers Wanted

Weighing and Packing Machine

To Destroy Ants

The Influence of Climate and Laws on Our People

Our Prospect

Extent of London

Carpet for the President's House

Adulterated Cream of Tartar

A New Method of Modelling in Plaster

A Chicago Locomotive

The Telegraph and Electricity Applied to War

Bonnell's Patent Flouring Process

List of Patent Claims

Crossing the Ocean in Six Days

Stone Dressing Machine

Improved Threshing Machine

Improved Barrel Machinery

Folding Bedstead

Baker's Improved Furnace


Plan for Building the Pacific Railroad

Patent Office Report for 1852—No. 2

New Theory of the Tides

Crystal Palace

The Logotype

American Institute

Artesian Wells

Coke in Locomotives

Gas Explosions

Imponderable Agents—No. 5

Improved Brushes


Puffing New Inventions


  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

  • Letters

    Letter from a Subscriber

  • Recommended

    A Chapter of Suggestions, &C

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November 05, 1853