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Circular Self-Acting Gate

Planing and Matching Machine

Issued from the United States Patent Office

List of Patent Claims FOR THE WEEK ENDING AUG. 14, 1855.

American Association for the Advancement of Science,--No. 1

A Great Planetarium

A Cheap Disinfector

Solidified and Artificial Milk

Paridan Telegraphs

Mechanics for Russia

Ligneous Paper Mill

Inter-Oceanic Ship Canal

Improvement in Safety Railroad Drawbridges

New Patent Fish Hook

Ships' Pumps

Oil Used on Railroads

Activity and Progress Among Inventors

Wind vs. Steam

The French Industrial Exhibition

The 10,000 Reward for a Marble Sawing Machine

Substitute for Money

Splendid Cash Prizes

Scientific American Anniversary

Experiments with the Blades or Paddle Wheels

Anointing with Oil and Washing with Water

Western Rivers

Variation of the Magnetic Needle

The Plague of Grasshoppers

Remarks on Reaping Machines

Recent Foreign Inventions

Raw Hide Bearing Boxes

Manufactures From Slag

California Slate

Coach Painting

Double and Single Steam Engines

Important Items

Important to Inventors

New Project for Crossing the Atlantic in Three Days

Patent Brick


Splendid Engravings and Cash Prizes

State Agricultural Shows, 1855

The Art of Dyeing.--No. 35

Water Faucet


  • Letters

    To Correspondents

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August 25, 1855

The Antidote to Anti-Intellectualism