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Composite Ships, The Canal Convention

The Capture of the “Atlanta”

A Brief History of European Banking

Valuable Receipts

Inventions and Discoveries Abroad

Back Springs for Boots and Shoes

Phenomena of Heat and Water

The Age of Extortion

The London Patent Office and Museum

Read Your Paper!

Hot and Cold Blast in Iron-Smelting

Rough Forgings

Dining-Houses for the Million

Recent American Patents

Patent Claims


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July 11, 1863

Science for the Modern World