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New Materials for Paper

Improved Moving Tread Power

The Construction of Steamships

American Steamboats in Russia

Statistics of Headache

Important Hints on Ventilation

By E. M. Richards

The Avery Monument and Statue

Insect Intruders

Improved Marine Salinometer

Rain and Paint Phenomena


The Measurement of Heat

Catching Whales

Indian Curiosities

File-Cutting Machine

A Column of Interesting Varieties

Look Out for the Locomotive !

Lightning Conductors and Attractors

Infringement Case

Fulghum's Sawing Machine

Improved Hay-Making Machine

French Gunboats

Republicanism and the Fine Arts


Hydraulic Gold-Mining

Rabbits and Trees


Foreign Summary--News and Markets

Adulterated Oil of Peppermint

Weekly Summary of Inventions

Patent Claims

Improved Portable Iron Railing

Land Leeches


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December 03, 1859

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