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Improved Lathe for Wood Turning, A New Medium of Power, and more

Self-Acting Fountains

Artesian Wells--Not Everywhere Attainable

The London Fire Department

Editorial Summary

A Convenient and Cheap Microscope

The Manufacture of Cotton--The Making of Roving

Gleanings from the Polytechnic Association

Importance of Illustrating Inventions

Answers to Correspondents

New Publications

Extension Notices

Cheese as Food

The Care of Tools

Preservation of Meat

Patent Law of Prussia

Items of the State of Iron Manufacture in Portions of the Eastern States

Shoes vs Sandals--The Clash of Atoms

By Charles A. Seely

Our Steam Navy

Patent Claims

The Markets


  • Recent American and Foreign Patents

  • Departments


  • Business and Personal

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January 26, 1867

The Antidote to Anti-Intellectualism