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Westlake's Summer Stove

Skeleton Flowers and Leaves

Defective Ocean Steamers

The Soulages Collection

Peat for Fuel

Statistics of Food

Sweet Cream for Chapped Hands

Patent Claims

Table of Patents Issued to Each State in the Year 1856


Tin versus Gold for Teeth

Steam Ice Boat


American Inventions Patented in Great Britain

Curious Discovery

Patent Extensions and Lobbyists in Congress

Patent Monopolies in Olden Times


Hughes' Telegraph

Protection of Wood from Fire

The “Patent” Lobby in the Field—The Different Interests at Work, &c

Sorgho Sugar

Recent Patented Improvements

Water in the Sea

Science in Sport

A Prominent Man of Science Gone

Bad Shoe Leather

Coal and Cinder Sifter



  • Letters

    Correspondents - January 30, 1858

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