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Clothes Pin Machine

What Circular Saws Can Do

More Gold

Terrible Railroad Accident

Cure for Rattlesnake Bite

New Boot Crimp

Drying Up Rivers

An American Printing Press for London

Electric Clocks

Lard and Strychnine

The Niagara Frigate

List of Patent Claims

Recent Foreign Inventions

Notes on Ancient and Curious Inventions--No. 7

The Sperm Whale and its Food

California--Wonders of the Golden Land

Highly Important to Inventors--Proposed Remodelling of the Patent Laws

A Call from Henry L. Elisworth

The New Patent Bill

Recent American Patents

Important Items

Gas Tar for Manure


Inventors, and Manufacturers

Sours or Acids

Coal Mines Lighted With Gas

Improved Gold Amalgamator and Quartz Crusher

Fish With Legs


  • Letters

    To Correspondents

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May 24, 1856

Science for the Modern World