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The Cotton Crop of 1836

Industrial Statistics

Hurd's Seed Drill

Transatlantic Telegraph Company

Mineral Rods

Maelstrom--The Great Whirlpool

Liquid Quartz-Artificial Stone

Great Patent Law Case Decided

Colored Spool Cotton

Architectural Ornaments of Plaster

The Ice Crop

Repairing Old Plating Solutions

Reform in Weights and Measures

Speed of Circular Saws

Manufacture of Aluminum

Gas

Further Experiments with Bessemer's Iron Process

Elastic Ring Packing Pump

Water in Gas Pipe

Water Proof Blacking

Prize to the Inventor of the Minie Rifle Bullet

Improving the Ohio River

Hayward's India Rubber Bill

Useful Knowledge Respecting the Vegetable Food of Man

Agriculture--Machines--Testing Guano

Scientific Examinations in Murder Cases

Mysteries of Boiler Explosion

Glycerine and its Uses

Defeat of Patent Extension Schemes

Cold

Valuable Door Lock

Arrangement of the Crystal of Cast Iron

Transplanting Large Trees

Advice to Inventors--Theory and Practice

A New Agricultural Business

A Large Nugget of Silver

Important Items

Science Increasing Longevity

Search for the Course of Ocean Currents

Sherman& Mason's Hand Planter

Back Band Hook for Plow Harness

Coating Iron With Copper

How the Solar System Was Developed

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February 21, 1857

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