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American Industries.--No. 23

Anti-Vaccination Folly

The Future Water Supply of Philadelphia

Five Thousand Dollars Reward for the Invention of a Stock Car

Edison's Electrical Generator

By Charles A. Seeley

Miscellaneous Inventions

Blake's Sectional Cushioned Crusher

New Perspective Drawing Apparatus

Improved Sleeping-Car Berth

Mechanical Inventions

The Abuse of Live Stock on the Way to Market

Cost and Traffic of the New York Elevated Railways

A Few Recent Inventions

Roman Glassware


The National Academy of Sciences

A Recent Study of Mexican Earthquakes

Communication Received


  • Departments


  • Notes and Queries

  • Business and Personal

  • Index of Inventions

  • Patents

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November 15, 1879

Of Shamrocks and Science

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