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Improved Truck and Fire-Escape

The Mechanics and Mathematics of Musical Vibrations

By Spencer B. Driggs

Oliver Evans and the form of Ships

Does All Sound Move at the Same Velocity?

The Crank Motion Again

Davis's Patent Sewing Machine Stitch

Charcoal for the Teeth

Woodruff's Improved Barometer

The Setting and Hanging of Saws

The Science of Bread-Making

Talk with the Boys

No. S.--The Steam Engine

The Year of Great Meteors

The Farmers' Club on Lightning

A Column of Varieties

Criticisms on the Experiments with Turbine Wheels at Philadelphia

Attraction and Conduction

An India-Rubber Saddle Suggested

Improved Potato-Digger

Improved Mode of Hanging Wheel Vehicles

New Steamers Crossing the Atlantic in Five Days

The Accumulation of Gold and its Effect Upon Commerce and Society

Literary and Scientific Notices

History, Theory and Practice of the Electric Telegraph.

Holmes' Rule for Setting Steam Boilers

Recent American Inventions

Our Washington Correspondence

Rival Sewing Machines--Elias Howe's Extension

Money Received

New Books and Periodicals Received - September 1, 1860

New Process of Refining Sugar

The Cause of the Failure of the Atlantic Telegraph

Improved Clothes-Washing Machine

Improved Lamp

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