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American Ship-Building

Center Vent Wheel with Hydrostatic Chamber

Recent Foreign Inventions

List of Patent Claims

Return of the Kane Arctic Expeditions

On Preserving Fruit

Machine for Peeling Willows

Improvement in Screw Fastenings

Improvement of Railroads

Great Fair of the American Institute

Machine for Re-Sawing Boards

Reminiscences of the Paris Industrial Exhibition No. 2

More Encroachments on the Patent Office

Express Charges on Models

The Weight of Coal

Gunpowder, Percussion Powder, and Their Substitutes

Economy of Oil Railroads

New Locomotives

Singular Robbery and Large Reward

Apples as Food


Inventors, and Manufacturers

Rendering Teeth Insensible to Pain

A Moon of the Moon

A Polar Coal Region

Gold in the Crimea


  • Letters

    To Correspondents

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October 20, 1855

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day