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The Mississippi Railroad Bridge

Improved Car Brake

Cooking Without Fire

Agricultural Chemistry

A Freak of Lightning


American Institute

List of Patent Claims

Digestion Observations

Motions of the Planets

Italian Fishing Nets, Dredging Machines, and Sawing Apparatus

Cotton Seed

The Hights to Which Balloons Have Ascended

Steam Engines for Circular Saw Mills

Progress of Astronomical Science

Improvement in the Manufacture of Saws

Government Shipbuilding

Factory Fire

Explosion of a Steamer

Business of the Patent Office

Belting Farms With Trees

American Wagon Boat in France

Whipping the Devil Around the Stump

Trial of Steam Fire Engines

Steamboat Fire Engines

Recent American Patents

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

Chemistry of Cast Iron

Changes at the Patent Office

Boilers of Naval Steamships

Recent Foreign Inventions

Important Items

Machine for Bending Plow Handles


Philadelphia Flour Mills

The Iron of the World

The New Atlantic Telegraph Cable

Improved Turning Lathe


  • Letters

    To Correspondents

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May 17, 1856

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