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The New Jersey State Asylum for the Insane

Tube Wells for Large Water Supplies

New Steam Dredger

The Sandusky Water Tower

A New Method of Determining the Wind's Velocity

By John H. Long

Ventilating Fireplace

Neidlinger, Schmidt & Co.'s Malt-House

London Steam Fire Engine

A Query about Catamarans

Improved Filters

Stitching Machine for Book-Binders

A Great Steam Hammer

Buckley's Improved Cotton Opener

American Axes

A Shuttle and how it is Made

The Technology of the Paper Trade

By William Arnot

A Triple-Wick Lamp

Photo Exhibits

On Papyroxyline

Uranium Minerals in North Carolina

By W. C. Kerr

The Löss-Formation of Northern China

Large Bowlders in New Hampshire

Hybridization of the Monukka and Black Hamburgh Grapes

Californian Fruits in California

Asparagus-Forcing in Paris

A Boy's Trip to the Diamond Fields of South Africa

The Limits of Natural Knowledge

Grape Culture under Glass

By John Don Foreman and Peter Henderson

Fruits of Oregon

California Oaks

Adulteration of Ground Madder, and of its Preparations

By M. C. Benner

Separation of a Mixture of Lead, Zinc, and Silver

By F. Maxwell Lyte

On A Distillatory Apparatus

By Joseph P. Remington

Mars and her Moons

W. S. Hallock, of Hannibal, MO

”Miron's” Tournaments Continued

New York and Philadelphia, 1859

Paris Problem Tourney of '67

Solutions to Problems


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