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Improved Puddling Furnace

New Process of Embalming the Dead

An Opportunity for Inventors.—$24,000 Reward Offered for a Ramie Cleaning Machine

Improved Method of Wintering Cows

Decisions of the Courts

The Fortunes of the Obelisks

Speech Automatically Transmitted in Short Hand by the Telegraph

Alleged Poison in Sugars

How Our World Looks from Other Worlds

A New Floating Oil Burner

Improves Self-Feeding Drill

An Ancient Hand Warmer

The Ramie Plant and its Utilization

Astronomical Notes

Recent American and Foreign Patents

New Miscellaneous Inventions

New Household Inventions

New Woodworking and House and Carriage Building Inventions

New Mechanical and Engineering Inventions

Communications Received

Departments

  • The Paris Exposition in Congress

  • Departments

    Business and Personal

  • Notes and Queries

  • Index of Inventions

  • Patents

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November 03, 1877

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