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Machine for Making Sash and Blinds

Early History--The Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures-Alexander Hamilton -The First Cotton Mill and Print-Works

Coal and Health

Removing Mildew from Clothes

Traveling Fast and Slow Over Bridges

India-Rubber Solvent

The Effects of Smoking in France

India-Rubber Flutes

The Manufacture of Axes


Improvement in Carriage Hubs

Notes on Foreign Inventions

The New Water-Gas Patent

Magnetism Applied to Locomotive Driving-Wheels

A Column of Interesting Varieties

Food and its Constituents

Hall's Refrigerating Apparatus

Interesting Patent Case

Perry Davis' Buggy Boat

The Curiosities of the Sunbeam


The Tribune and Perpetual Motion

Weekly Summary of Inventions

Fair of the American Institute

Foreign Summary--News and Markets

Patent Claims

Do Water-Wheels Run Faster by Night than by Day?

Murray's Stamping-Machine


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October 29, 1859

Of Shamrocks and Science

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