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Novel Steamer

The Franking System Versus Cheap Postage

Telegraphs of the World

President's Message and Inventors

Imponderable Agents—No. 1

The Humboldt

Early Manufactures of New England

Reaping and Mowing Machines

List of Patent Claims

Interesting Patent Case

Recent Foreign Inventions

Potato Planter

Machine for Copping Sash Stuff

Locomotive Shops

Improvement in Steam Boilers

Improved Stone Drill

Improved Mode of Straining Saws

Improved Harrow

Great Fire—Harper's Establishment in Ruins

Dust Concentrator for Rail Cars

Shower Bath

Self-Acting Carrier for Lathes

Patent Office Report for 1852—No. 8

The Patent Laws—Their Defects and Remedies

Testing Bridges

Railroad Association

Crystal Palace

Manufactures of the City

Inventors National Union


Baker's Furnace

On the Trappean Rocks of Nova Scotia

Atmospheric Railway for Broadway

Cutting's Improved Spark Arrester

Death of a Venerable Lady


  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

  • Recommended

    A Chapter of Suggestions, &C

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December 17, 1853

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