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Improved Seed Planter, How Bodies are Embalmed

Notes on Naval and Military Affairs

Report of the Commissioner of Patents--Agricultural

The Color Products of Coal-Mauve and Magenta

Polytechnic Association of the American Institute

Where and How Austria Makes Her Military Engineers

Proving a “Monitor” 15-Inch Gun

American Inventions in Europe and the Scientific American

How Fire Bricks Are Manufactured

Education of Mechanics

Miscellaneous Summary

A National Disgrace

Why Boiling Milk Foams

Valuable Receipts

The Way to Make an Omelet

The Importance of South American Trade

Munificent Contribution From San Francisco

Items of Importance to Inventors and Patentees

Explosion of an Arsenal

“Dander Up”

Patent Claims

Recent American Inventions

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October 04, 1862

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