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Balloon Propulsion

American and British Estimate of Horse Power

Savage Fish

Ocean Postage

Arresting and Re-Acting Springs for Fire Engines

Clamping Door and Window Sash

Subterranean Animals

Affliction and Pestilence

Artesian Well Inquiry—Agriculture

To Inventors—About Models

Rule for Blacksmiths

Wood Gas

French Weights Reduced to English

Submersed Paddles or New Method of Propelling Vessels

To Cut Elbows and Stove Pipes by Rule and Compass

Geological Wonder in New South Wales

American Steam Navigation


British Association for the Advancement of Science--No. 1

A Curiosity in Mechanic Art

A Splendid Work of Art

To Destroy Thistles

Cylindrical Saws for Cutting Staves

Tenoning the Hub End of Wheel Spokes

New Board Clamp

Window Sash Fastener

Spark Arresters

Railroad Burden Cars

More about the Arctic

Discovery of the North-West Passage

The San Jacinto Again

Important to Young Men—Small Capitals, and How to Get Them

Nutmeg Grater

Fur and Silk Hats

New Water Plant

An Arkansas Invention

Flouring Mill

Cholera Symptoms

List of Patent Claims

Terms of Advertising

Remains of Sir John Franklin Discovered

Exploding Mines and Grenades

History of Reaping Machines—No. 5

Cements, Roofing, &C

Anthracite Coal in Ireland


Inventors, and Manufacturers


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October 28, 1854

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day