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Origin of Fires

Improvement in Windmills

Explosion of an Infernal Machine

Preventing Incrustations from Hard Water

Newfoundland Dogs at Newfoundland

List of Patent Claims

The Most Magnificent Steamboat in the World

Riehl's Patent Book Trimmer

Oat Meal and the Intellect

Cleaning Straw Flats

American Association for the Advancement of Science.--No. 4


Reducing the Cost of Tunneling for Railways

Taft's Patent Box Opener

First Patent on Marble Saw

Cutting Cotton Stalks

Waterhouse's Hose Coupling

Splendid Cash Prizes!

Encroachments on the Patent Office.--The Remedy

American Genius Triumphant.--Remarks on Reaping Machines

A New Observatory

The New Metal, Aluminum

Recent Foreign Inventions

More Encroachments on the Patent Office

The Power of Belting for Driving Machinery

Single and Double Steam Engines

Worth a Trial

Ames' Universal Square

Baker' Patent Clapboard Jointing


the Scientific American. eleventh year !

New Copper and Silver Mines


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September 22, 1855

Confronting Common Wisdom