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Base Line Measurement

Improved Printing Press

Flax Seed and Oil

The Raising of Vessels at Sevastopol

List of Patent Claims

Sand Bars and Dredging

Complimentary to the Scientific American

Judge Mason to the Scientific American Patent Agency

That Red Ink Notice

French Silk Manufacture



The American Camels


Economization of Earth Work in Cities

Too Large Estimates

Utilization of Offal

The Laboratory--Chemical Analysis

Formation of Coal

Patent Extensions for 1856

Wells' Automatic Saw Mill Blocks

Improved Water Wheel

American Marks in Birmingham

Vibration Near Mill Dams

Death of Doctor Dick

The Adriatic

The Zodiacal Light

A Handsome Present

The Commissioner of Patents--Who Will He Be?

Commissioner's Report for 1856

Rapid Photography

The Twist in the Transatlantic Cable

Gumaer's Harvester

Saleratus vs the Teeth

Hulling Cotton Seed

Manufacture of Combs

Air Engines Again

The Great Eastern

Ventilation of Buildings


Falconer's Hose Coupling

Meyers' Seeding Machine

Something New in the Iron Trade

New Prospectus

Steam Cultivation


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    August 29, 1857

    Science for the Modern World