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The Wheeling Bridge Case

English Traveller—The Comforts of the Age

Consumption of Wood by Locomotives

American Steamships

Adventures of an Aeronaut

Abandonment of an Invention

Recent Foreign Inventions

Inventors' National Protective Union

Imponderable Agenta—No. 3

A Growing Stone

Our List of Patent Claims

Interesting Patent Case

Heliographic Steel Engraving

Extension of Morse's Patents

Another Patent Case—Lead Pipe

Strengthening Cast-Iron Ornaments

Screw Cutter

Plenty of Dear Gas and Little Light

Instantantaneous Kindling of Fire in the Human Body

Improved Cow Catcher

Improved Churn

Hydraulic Engine

Horse Rake

Drone Bee Trap

Champion's Mode of Passing Bridges Over Streams

Cast-Iron Canal Lock

Valve Motion

The Caloric Ship Ericsson

Woodworth and Goodyear Patent Extensions

New Year's Presents

International Copyright

Foreign Compliments to the Scientific American

Agricultural Improvements

The Great Republic

New Car Coupling

Guild's Boring and Mortising Machine

Crystal Palace


Effect of Sulphate of Lime upon Vegetable Substances


Present to a Master Mechanic

Receipt for Out-Door Whitewash


  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

  • Recommended

    A Chapter of Suggestions, &C

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December 31, 1853

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