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Plaster and Ammonia

Improvement in Scales for Weighing

Falling Bodies

Bituminous and Anthracite Coal for Boilers

A Great Artesian Well

Red Granite

Press for Hay, Cotton, &C

Dangerous Hair Dyes

List of Patent Claims

Extension of a Patent

Dressing Saws

Prunes

Falling Water--Form of the Oriflce--Water Wheels

Combined Steam and Ether Engines

Advice to Electrotypers

Useful Suggestion

Treating Timber to Make it Durable

To Prevent Ships Sinking at Sea

The Inventor of the Steam Fire Engine Boiler

The Best Form of Sailing Vessels

The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

New Measuring Instrument

Mechanics Festival

Launch of the Steamship Adriatic

Improved Method of Connecting Doors

Canal Across the Isthmus of Suez

A Hot Air Locomotive

The Steamer New Jersey

Recent American Patents

The Architecture of Cast Iron

Recent Foreign Inventions

Railroads; Speed: Grades, and Curves

Notes on Ancient and Curious Inventions.--No. 3

Silver and its Uses.--Concluded

Important Items

Cobalt and Nickel

Improved Locomotive Link Motion

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April 19, 1856

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