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Improvement in Devices for Raising Liquids

The Best Modes of Testing the Power and Economy of Steam Engines

By Charles E. Emery

Cultivation of Waste Lands on Railway Lines

Selfridge's Patent Washing Machine

Legg's Improvement in Window Shades

Confectionery--How It Is Made, and What It Is Made Of

Reminiscences of the Early Discoveries in Electro-Magnetism--Interesting Anecdote of Faraday

Manufacturing, Mining, and Railroad Items

Editorial Summary

Answers to Correspondents

Recent American and Foreign Patents

New Publications

Dimock's Thermo-Annunciator

The Transplanting of Large Forest Trees

Mechanical Skill Shown without Mechanical Appliances

The National Finances

The Culture Demanded by the Age

National Pride of Mechanics

Are Meteors and Falling Stones Identical?

The Fulton Ferry Accident--The Duties of Passengers

Patents and Claims

The Dentists and the Hard Rubber Controversy

Patents Offices


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December 02, 1868