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Improved Steam Pump

A Reported Great Lake in Africa Nowhere

Gold in a Brickyard

Oregon Fruit

A Dangerous Cosmetic

Increase of Railroad Post Routes

Paint Poison

Russian Squirrel Trade

Peculiar Characteristics of Meteoric Stones

Advice to American Patentees Concerning Foreign Patents

List of Patent Claims

Loss of Silver in Roasting Silver Ores

Industrial Progress of Our Country

Motion of the Moon

Oak Acorns in Bread

Lord Palmerston and the Manchester Mechanics

Removing Indelible Ink Stains

The Value of Scientific Men

Improved Tools

Splendid Prizes--Paid in Cash

Use of the Syphon at the Mines

Improvement in Locomotives

Boardman's Coal Burning Locomotive

Improvement in Sewing Machines

Hot Bleaching Liquor

The Patent Office.--Secretary of the Interior's Report

Preserving Sail Cloth and Awnings

Grenades for Home Defence

The Atlantic Ocean Telegraph

Prospects of Cheaper Ocean Postage

The Uses of Scientific Literature

Our Prizes for the New Year

Children's Aid Society

A Railroad Joke

Minerals of Connecticut

Sounding the Ocean

Progress of American Manufactures

The Strength of Solid and Hollow Brick

The Compass on Iron Ships

Cement for Steam Pipes

The New Steam Frigates

Manufacturing Ice

Important Items

Increase of Steamships

To Make Siemen's Artificial Stone

The Still-Room

Gum Benzoin

Improvement in Uncoupling Cars

The Origin of the Tape Worm

To Harden Casts of Plaster


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December 13, 1856

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day