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Improved Combination Planer

The Origin of Coal Oil

Writen for the Scientific American

Loss of Life by Steamboats in 1860


American Engineers' Association

[Reported expresaly for the Scientific American.]

Romance of the Steam Engine


The Naval Commission upon the Expansion of Steam-What they Propose to do

Iron and Steel Improvements

The Polytechnic Association of the American Institute

Reported expressly for the Scientific American

Improvements in Locomotives-Feed Water Heating

Talk with the Boys

Mortars for Building

Improved Water Wheel

Slaight's Improved Door Latch

Death of David Dale Owen


Heat and Ventilation

Waste Coal-Chance for a New Invention

Steel Steam Boilers

Recent American Inventions

Closing of Volume III, New Series

Practical Value of the Stereoscope

Encasing Steam Boilers

Stirling's Hot Air Engine

Suggestions from a Lady

Patent Claims - December 8, 1860

Money Received

Rates of Advertising

Prospectus of Scientific American

Goar's Improved Belt Shifter

The Rise and Progress of Inventions


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