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A Freak of Lightning

Agricultural Chemistry

Veterinary

Cooking Without Fire

The Mississippi Railroad Bridge

Improved Car Brake

American Institute

List of Patent Claims

Digestion Observations

Motions of the Planets

The Hights to Which Balloons Have Ascended

Italian Fishing Nets, Dredging Machines, and Sawing Apparatus

Progress of Astronomical Science

Cotton Seed

Steam Engines for Circular Saw Mills

Business of the Patent Office

Explosion of a Steamer

Steamboat Fire Engines

Trial of Steam Fire Engines

Factory Fire

Improvement in the Manufacture of Saws

Government Shipbuilding

Whipping the Devil Around the Stump

American Wagon Boat in France

Belting Farms With Trees

Changes at the Patent Office

Chemistry of Cast Iron

Highly Important Patent Decision.--Stamping the Date on Patented Articles

Recent American Patents

Boilers of Naval Steamships

Recent Foreign Inventions

Important Items

Improved Turning Lathe

Philadelphia Flour Mills

The Iron of the World

Machine for Bending Plow Handles

The New Atlantic Telegraph Cable

Mechanics

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May 17, 1856

Help Us Reforest the Mississippi River Valley