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Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad

Sugar Manufacture of France

Tea Hair-Wash

Value of a Pound of the Finest Linen Thread

A Large New Steamship

Wallis' New Paddle Wheel

The Cork Tree

Rapid Riding

The Art of Dyeing--No. 21

On Steam and Steam Boilers--[Concluded.]

Street Sweeping Machines Triumphant

Hot Air Engines Again

Illustrating Patent Office Reports

New Faucet for Water Pipes

Improved Tape Fuse

Machinery for Making Plaited Twist or Cord

New Gas Regulator

Silvering Looking Glasses

Adjusting Window Sashes

Wind Mill

Lake Phenomenon

Perpetual Motion, and Propulsion by a Wind Mill

Window Sash Fastener

Turpentine Distilling Apparatus

Improvement in Flour Bolts

Spark Arresters

Grain and Grass Harvesters

American Railroads

Another McCormick Reaper Case

The Copper Regions--A Great Work Accomplished

European Sub-Marine Telegraph

India Rubber--Tough as Ever

American Plate Glass

List of Patent Claims

Reading Matter by the Mile

Mr. Paine Himself Before the Public

Worcester Mechanics Institute

An Immense Breakwater

Lunar Eclipse

Electricity and Gravitation

Meat Fly

New Railroad Telegraph

Mechanics

Inventors, and Manufacturers

St. Louis Mechanics' Institute

The New American Manufacture of Metalic Ware

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May 19, 1855

Confronting Common Wisdom