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Using the Power of Distant Waterfalls

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[Our Foreign Correspondence.]London, Nov. 1,1855

List of Patent Claims

Australian Gold Statistics

Resistance of the Atmosphere to Moving Bodies

Scientific Notes

American Inventions in France

Improvement in Cutting Wood Moldings

Stoddard's Patent Hand Planter

Recent Foreign Inventions

Great Fair of the American Institute

Gross Injustice in the Navy

Cast Iron Shot Tower-Shot Making

Wheat Cultivation

History of Wood Paper

A Light Metal

Patent Telegraph Case

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Railroad Bridge--Terrible Accident

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Iron Region of Lake Superior

Saltpeter and Lead

Glycerine; Its Uses

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November 17, 1855

Confronting Common Wisdom