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Steamer Prize Model

Broadway Railroad

The Great Republic

Lightning Conductors

Horse Power, Actual and Nominal of Steam Engines

Chemical Action of Solar Radiations

American and English Inventions

Recent Foreign Inventions

Instantaneous Black Ink

Good Gum Paste

Foreman's Process for Raising Ships

The Cincinnati Steam Fire-Engine

Supper in a Gasometer

Splendid Carriage for the Secretary of State

List of Patent Claims

Improvement in Seed Planters

Improvement in Rock Drills

Improvement in Pianofortes

Improved Journal Box

Improved Fly Trap

Hot Air Again

Hats Versus Heads

Furnace for Steam Boilers

Corn and Cob Mill

Cooking Stove Improvement

Protection for Carriage Springs

New Watch Escapement

Our Paper

Sewing Machine Troubles

Patent Office Report for 1852—No. 7

An Editor Sick

Discovery of a New Cave

Cristal Palace

Trial of Bridges at the Crystal Palace

Trial of Safes

Mechanics

Manufacturers and Inventors

To Cure the Grape Disease

California Coal

Gilding—No. 4.

Health and Oil

Improved Hand Drill

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December 10, 1853

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