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The Edison Electric Lighting Station

Postage Stamp Losses

The Denver Mining Exposition

Prison Electricity

Hydraulic Punching Machine

Pictet's Small Ice-Machine

Improvement in Bed-Pans

Recent Decisions Relating to Patents

The Electric Railway at West End, Near Berlin

Ancient Breech-Loader

The Herring King

The Wells Comet, as Seen in Sydney

Agricultural Inventions

Miscellaneous Inventions

Mechanical Inventions

Engineering Inventions

Communications Received


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    Recent Inventions

  • Business and Personal

  • Notes and Queries

  • New Books and Publications

  • Index of Inventions

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August 26, 1882

Confronting Common Wisdom