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A Ship on Rollers

Nystrom's Hydraulic Pontoon Dock

Origin of the Bayonet

Traveling in a Circle

Railway Nightmares

Palaces of the People

The Fifth Avenue Hotel

The Oil of Peppermint

Sugar-Making in Cuba

Interesting Reminiscences of an Early Experiment in Steam Navigation

Self-Made Men

Coals and Furnaces-Burning Smoke

Utilizing Small Things

New Railroad Car Seat

Curious Facts About the Cost of War

The Heroes of Industry

By G. P. R.

Hooks and Eyes for Ladies' Dresses

Dodge's Improved Open Fire-Grate

A Chapter of Curiosities in Science

The Recent Patent Law Cases

United States Court.

Anatomy of an Engineer

Improved Spring Bed

Crumble & Briggs' Improved Cut-Off

Chess-Playing Excitement

The Fathers of Philosophy

Lightning Batteries--Remarkable Invention

The Progress of Invention

Foreign Summary--Metals and Markets

Patent Claims

Implements of War--Rifled Guns

Pavements Past and Present


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July 02, 1859