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American Industries.--No. 7

The Manufacture of Horseshoe Nails

Samuel Batchelder

The Plague in Russia

Strikes in Liverpool and London

Honor to Peter Cooper

A Cable Jubilee

An Improved Cane Mill Wanted

Food Adulteration

The Farmer's Best Friend

Trade Arbitration in England

Pneumatic Regulator for Clocks

A Novel Door Check

A New Gun Tool

An Improved File Guard

A New Protector for Book Covers

Recent Engineering Patents

A New Ratchet Drill

Patents Pertaining to the Household

Miscellaneous Intentions - March 1, 1879

A New Beetling Machine

A New Cream-Raising Apparatus

The Humpback Whale

The Oriental Eagle Owl

The Alhambra Vase

Electric Lighting

To Inventors.--The Great Want

Ancient Works of Peru

Communications Received - March 1, 1879

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  • Index of Inventions - March 1, 1879

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