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Cisterns that will keep out Surface Water

Improved Dumping Wagon

Air and Moisture

The Effects of Moonlight

Atmospheric Railways


Petrifying Wells

The American Horse

Yield of Maple Sugar

Recent Patented Improvements

Morrill's Clothes Dryer

Hoop Skirts

The Sunken Ships at Sevastopol

Improved Machine for Turning Hubs

Art in Cast Iron—Washington

The Horse Taming Secret Again—Another Theory

New Machinery for Paying Out the Atlantic Telegraph Cable—Who is the Inventor?

The Infected Ship

New Side Screw Propeller

A Preventive to Potato Rot

Artificial Propagation of Fish

Roofing Cements

Spiritual Alchemy

Can there be a Great Scarcity of Timber in the United States?


Newspaper Statistics

Telling the Age of a Horse

Where Musquitos Come From

Coral Reefs



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    Correspondents - May 22, 1858

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