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American Center-Board Clippers

Improved Metal Bar Cutter

Management of Boilers and Kitchen Ranges

Boilers of Steamers

A Millionaire Inventor's Carriage

Follies in Food

A Common Error in Drainage

The Battin Patent Case

Fawkes' Steam Plow Abroad

A “Rip Van Winkle” on Inventions

Fair of the American Institute

Improved Coal Oil Retort

Barks for Tanning

Notes on Foreign Inventions

Lake Superior Iron Ore

The Growth of the Sewing-Machine Business

A Column of Interesting Varieties

Boston Horse-Railroads

Cathcarts' Marine Governor

Death of an Inventor

Machine for Wiring Blind Rods

Ocean Steam Navigation

Lightning-Conductors

Robert Stephenson

Coal Oil Lamp

American Industry Abroad

Explaining Things

Tea

Foreign Summary--News and Markets

Patent Claims

Weekly Summary of Inventions

Important Patent Extension

Steamer New World Sunk

Faught's Horse-Power

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November 05, 1859

Confronting Common Wisdom