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Renton's Furnace for Making Wrought Iron from the Ore

Varnish for Iron Works

To Make the Oxyd of Gold


Cement for Belting

Stopping the Echoing of Halls

Railway Traffic in England for 1853

Lubricating Oils

Imponderable Agents.—No.9

Agassiz on the Races of Man

The Island of Iceland

A Baffling Illustration

Steamboat Inspection

Bed Clothes

List of Patent Claims

Arsenic Eaters

Amorphous Phosphorus

A Remedy for the Vine Disease

The Precious Metals

French Rivers Breaking Up

Strychnine for Panthers

Care of the Eyes

California Postage.—Extortion

Carey's Pump.—Erratum

Improved Truss Bridge

American Plate Glass

Improved Pencil Case

Improved Lamps

American Coal

Gas Stove

Crystal Palace Awards

Substitute for Pen and Ink

Street Pavement

Street Indicators

Sizes of Books

Sawing Spoke Stuff

Operating Railroad Pumps

Our Planet Before and After the Flood—Its Poles Changed

Bank Notes—A New Discovery Wanted

The Great Telegraph Case

The Ericsson Again

Rules of the Patent Office Relating to Foreign Patents

Preserving Fruits and Meats

Names of Sizes of Printing-Paper

Long Hair

To Detect Cotton in Woolen or Silk Fabrics

A New Clock

The Monument of Galileo at Florence

The Air Pump of the San Francisco

Supreme Court of the United States

Recent Foreign Inventions

Rather Alarming

Our Prize Awards

A Chapter of Suggestions, & C

Measuring by Inspection


Manufacturers and Inventors

New Kinds of Galvanic Batteries

Satisfactory Evidence of Vitality

The Assyrian Empire

The Thoroughly Educated

Artificial Silicification of Limestones


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    To Correspondents

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February 11, 1854