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Planting Potatoes

Man and the Atmosphere

Machine Boots and Shoes

Improved Cotton Gin

Ventilating Railroad Cars

The San Jacinto


On Steam and Steam Boilers

The Shipping of the World

The Art of Dyeing--No. 20

Sounding the Niagara River

California Coal

Recent News From Europe

Ruttan's System of Ventilation


Inventions Wanted

To Destroy Red Ants

The Cause of Drought

Eclipse of the Moon

Superiority of American Iron

Chemistry of Steam Boiler Explosions

Railroad Ticket Register

New Bullet Mold

Improved Shuttle

Improved Horse Power

Fire Engines

Fees Under the Patent Law of 1790

Fall of a Suspension Bridge

Clothes Pin Machine

Boot and Shoe Stretcher

Presentation of a Plow

Navigation of the Hudson River

The Steamship that Was the “Ericsson”

Enforcing the New Steamboat Law

Education in New York City

The Boston Steam Fire Engine

Consuming Smoke

Splendid Engines for the Cleveland Water Works

Another Asteroid

Reaper Patent Case

List of Patent Claims

Ketchum's Patent Case

Horticultural Novelty

The Patent Eight-Wheeled Car Case

Singular Phenomenon

Important Items


Artificial Mineral Manures

The Earth That We Walk on

Eyes and Cold Water

Fresnal Light in California

German Silver

How Our Bodies Are Made Up

Importing Eggs


Inventors, and Manufacturers


  • Letters

    To Correspondents

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May 12, 1855

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