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A Novel form of Aerial Vessel

Hiring Ships to Carry the Flag

Direct Steam Propulsion

Snow Melting and Underground Conduits

Outlining Tool

Car Coupling

Convertible Wire Basket

Tape Measure

Flexible Scraper

Pendant Stem for Watches

Improved Cultivator

The Leixoee Breakwater, Portugal

Rolling Platforms and Armor-Clad Batteries

Curious Growth of Tree (Fraxinus excelsior)

The Great Eastern

Agricultural Inventions - January 1, 1887

Engineering Inventions - January 1, 1887

To Inventors - January 1, 1887

Miscellaneous Inventions - January 1, 1887


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    Correspondence - January 1, 1887

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    Index of Inventions - January 1, 1887

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January 01, 1887

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day