Skip to main content


Improved Hoisting Machinery, A Large American Diamond

Increase and Condition of the Navy--The Report of the Secretary

The President's Message

Ordnance Department--Guns and Iron-Clads

The “Great Eastern”

Warming and Ventilation of Buildings

Domestic Economy

New Method of Drawing Tapes Bolts

The Pitch of Machine Screws

Our Ship-Yards

Compressed Air Power

The “Passaic” on Trial

Progress of the Mechanic Arts

The Innovations of the Age

Valuable Receipts

Foreign Scientific Items

Sir David Brewster on the Patent Laws

Seventeen Thousand Patents Secured Through Our Agency

Miscellaneous Summary

Patent Claims

Issued From The United States Patent Office

Recent American Inventions

To Our Readers

Elberg's Chimney Cap

Hamilton and Ashton's Ice-Cream Freezer


  • Departments


  • Notes and Queries

Purchase To Read More

Already purchased this issue? Sign In to Access
Select Format
December 13, 1862

The Antidote to Anti-Intellectualism