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Improved Automatic Small Steam Engines

The Scientific American Suppleliient

Darwin on Consanguineous Marriages

An Energetic Emperor

Artificial Eyes Made Sensitive to Light

The Woodbury Planer War

The Loughbridge Air Brake

The Great Suspension Bridge Between New York and Brooklyn


Remarkable Ocean Steaming

Opening of a Remarkable Railway in London

Backus' Improved Oil Can

Nash's Life-Preserving Stool

Improved Toy Pistol--Mechanical Marble Playing

Heer's Driving Pulley

Haptonstall's Diamond File

Astronomical Notes - May 6, 1876

The National Academy of Sciences

The Coral Islands.--Their Nature, Growth, and Geographical Distribution

Practical Mechanism - May 6, 1876

By Joshua Rose

Improved Keg and Barrel Machinery

Decisions of the Courts - May 6, 1876

New Agricultural Inventions - May 6, 1876

Recent American and Foreign Patents - May 6, 1876

New Household Articles - May 6, 1876

New Mechanical and Engineering Inventions - May 6, 1876

New Chemical and Miscellaneous Inventions - May 6, 1876

Communications Received - May 6, 1876


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    Business and Personal - May 6, 1876

  • Notes and Queries - May 6, 1876

  • Index of Inventions - May 6, 1876

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May 06, 1876

The Antidote to Anti-Intellectualism