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Motion and Heat

Improved Force and Lift Pump

Gold Quartz Factories

Disinfecting Agents

Sharpe's Rifles for England

The Great Yacht Race

Lake Phenomena

List of Patent Claims

Venetian Glass--How They Make Beads

Material for Roofing Buildings

Cowperthwaite's Patent Hydrant

Brakes to Fire Engines

Ascent of Balloons

Ancient Ruins--Coal

Recent Foreign Inventions

New Tidal Flood Gate

Improved Bevel Plane


Recent American Patents

Telegraph Improvements

Perpetual Almanac

Curious Instinct of Plants

American Steamboat Engines for the Danube

Who First Employed Anthracite Coal in Smelting Iron

The Press on the New Patent Bill

Important Items

Does the Moon Rotate

Fish Eggs

Form of the Earth

Gold Coinage

Improved Stump Puller


Improved Ventilation of Ships

New Mowing Machine


  • Notes on Ancient and Curious Inventions--No.9

  • Letters

    To Correspondents

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June 14, 1856

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