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Improved Compensating Balance

Sawing and Planing Machines

Shaw's Hot Air Engine

A Curious Incident

The Tea Culture Again

Refining Gold

Books and Magazines with Uncut Leaves

A World's Fair in France

A Large Straw Cutter Wanted

California Gold Inexhaustible

The Cashmere Goat an Adopted Citizen

Shipbuilding in Maine

Electricity as a Motive Power

Improved Loom Clasps

Stone Drilling Machine

Self-Feeding Metal Drills

Types of Mankind

Tinning

The Steamer Rotary

The Cholera

Steam Carriage for Common Roads

Reform of the Patent Laws

Patent Office Report

Morse's Telegraph Patent

Merchant and War Steamers

Foreign Patents

A Great Bridge

Recent Foreign Inventions

Melting Point and Transformation of Sulphur

Freaks of Lightning

Flying

[For the Scientific American.]

To Purify Hard Water for Steam Boilers

American Linen Factory

Appearance of the Earth from a Balloon

Dammara Varnish

Filling Bottles

Mechanics

Manufacturers and Inventors A new volume of the Scientific American

Minot's Ledge Lighthouse

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July 01, 1854

Think Outside the Gift Box