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Scientific American Vol.22, No. 1. January 1, 1870



Vol.22, No. 1. January 1, 1870. A weekly journal of practical information, art, science, mechanics, chemistry, and manufactures.

TitleScientific American Vol.22, No. 1. January 1, 1870
AuthorMunn & Co.
PublisherMunn & Co.
Year1870
Copyright1870, Munn & Co.
AmazonScientific American Science Desk Reference

Scientific American. A Weekly Journal Of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, And Manufactures. New York, January 1, 1870

Issue Title.

Vol.22, No. 1 [New Series.]

$3.20 per Annum. [Postage Prepaid.]

Scientific American

Established 1845.

Munn & Co., Editors and Proprietors.

Published Weekly At No. 37 Park Row, New York.

O. D. Munn. A. E. Beach.

-Engines Of The Spanish Gunboats
In our description of these boats in No. 25, Vol. XXI., special mention was made of the compactness of the engines. It has frequently been urged as an objection against the twin screw system that t...
-The Torpedo Boat Problem
The Army and Navy Journal thinks the problem of a torpedo boat capable of firing rapidly and with certainty, has at length reached a satisfactory solution. It says: A boat has been completed which...
-Sugar Making In Louisiana
The New Orleans Times contains, in a late number, an account of the manufacture of sugar as conducted on the Poychas estate, from which we extract portions containing the essential particulars of cane...
-Sticking, Or Court Plaster
This plaster is well known from its general use and its healing properties. It is merely a kind of varnished silk, and its manufacture is very easy. Bruise a sufficient quantity of isinglass, and l...
-An Improved Hoisting Pulley Wanted
A gentleman of this city has sent us the accompanying diagram of an improved hoisting pulley, for which he say she would be willing to pay any reasonable price provided he knew where to obtain it--the...
-The Vacuum Method Of Making Ice
An ice and cold producing machine has been invented by Herr Franz Windhausen, Brunswick. The action of the machine is based on the principle of producing cold by the expansion of atmospheric air, whic...
-Ferdinand De Lesseps - Chief Promoter Of The Suez Canal
. [From The Phrenological Journal.] The scheme of re-opening the canal of the Pharaohs between the Mediterranean and Red seas, and thus connecting by a short cut across the Isthmus of Suez the commerc...
-An Ingenious Vent Peg
The engraving illustrates an English invention of value in that it provides a means of giving vent to casks from which liquids are to be drawn, at the same time excluding the air when the drawing is d...
-The Large Trees Of Texas
The large court-house of Navarro county is said to have been covered with shingles made from a single cedar tree. The oaks, pecans, and cedars of that section of the country attain an immense size. A ...
-Electric Messages
Although it may require an hour, or two or three hours, to transmit a telegraphic message to a distant city, yet it is the mechanical adjustment by the sender and receiver which really absorbs this ti...
-A New English Patent Pulley Block
The following description of a new pulley block, which we take from the Ironmonger, does not give as clear an idea of the invention as could be desired, but it shows that invention in this field has n...
-Plants In Sleeping Rooms
The following from the able pen of Dr. J.C. Draper, in the January number of the Galaxy, will answer some inquiries lately received on the subject, and is a brief, but clear exposition of the injuriou...
-Patent Office Illustrations
We are indebted to Messrs. Jewett & Chandler, of Buffalo, N.Y., for advance sheets of the illustrations designed to accompany the Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the year 1868. We have frequ...
-Improved Treadle Motion
It is well known that the ordinary means employed to propel light machinery by the foot are fatiguing in the extreme and although the best of these is the rock shaft with foot pieces, employed almost ...
-Improved Method Of Catching Curculios
This is a novel and curious invention, made by Dr. Hull, of Alton, Ill., for the purpose of jarring off and catching the curculio from trees infested by this destructive insect. It is a barrow, with a...
-Remains Of A Megatherium In Ohio
The Columbus State Journal, of Dec. 6, says there is now on exhibition at the rooms of the State Board of Agriculture, or headquarters of the Geological Corps, a section of the femur or thigh bone of...
-Artificial Ivory
A process for producing artificial ivory has been published in a German journal. The inventor makes a solution of india-rubber in chloroform and passes chlorine gas through it. After this, he heats th...
-One Hundred Thousand
At the rate old subscribers are renewing, and new ones coming in, there is a prospect that our ambition to increase the circulation of this paper to one hundred thousand will be gratified. ...
-American And English Railway Practice Contrasted
A paper on American Locomotives and Rolling Stock, read before the Institution of Civil Engineers, in England, with an abstract on the discussion thereon, has been forwarded to us by the publishers,...
-Boiler Covering. By C.M. O'Hara, C.E
At the regular weekly meeting of the Polytechnic Association of the American Institute, held on Thursday evening, the 25th ult., the subject of boiler clothing was discussed at some length, but withou...
-Attachment Of Saws To Swing-Frames
To insure the efficiency of mill-saws, it is highly important to have them firmly secured in the frames by which they are reciprocated. Swing-frames for carrying saws are ordinarily of wrought iron or...
-Patent Decision
In the matter of the application of William N. Bartholomew, assignor to J. Reckendorfer, for letters patent for a design for Rubber Eraser--Letters patent for designs have increased in importance with...
-Patent Decision. Part 2
In the consideration of the case by the Court no objection was made to this statement or claim. In the case of Root vs. Ball, 4 McLean 180, the learned judge instructed the jury that if they should f...
-Patent Decision. Part 3
When, therefore, my learned predecessor in Crane's case added to this number a box so designed as to hold with convenience a set of furs, he did but confirm and not alter the practice of the Office, s...
-Inventions Patented In England By Americans
[Compiled From The Journal Of The Commissioners Of Patents.]. Provisional Protection For Six Months 3,201 SEWING MACHINE.-H.A. House, Bridgeport, Conn. November 4, 1869. 3,211 BORING TO...
-Russ' Improved Wood Molding Machine
A comprehensive description of this excellent machine was given upon page 230, Vol. XVIII., of the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. We now present our readers with an engraving of it and a summary of its importan...
-A Lost Civilization
At the last regular meeting of the American Geographical and Statistical Society at its rooms in the Cooper Institute, Professor Newberry, of Columbia College, delivered an address on the subject of h...
-Girard's "Palier Glissant."
The term palier glissant, which does not admit of being very happily translated into an English term of equal brevity, is the name given by the inventor, Mr. Girard, to a frictionless support, or so...
-Bees Beneficial To Fruit
Dr. A. Packard, editor of the American Naturalist, replies to a query in regard to the effects produced upon fruit by the agency of honey bees, that all the evidence given by botanists and zoologists ...
-Scientific American. Munn & Company, Editors And Proprietors
PUBLISHED WEEKLY AT NO. 37 PARK ROW (PARK BUILDING), NEW YORK. O.D. MUNN. S.H. WALES. A.E. BEACH. The American News Company, Agents, 121 Nassau street, New York The New York News Company,...
-A Happy New Year!
Is the heartfelt wish conveyed in this beautiful and unusually large number, to each and all of our friends and readers This holiday number is worthy of note not only on account of its size, its rich ...
-The Suez Canal Not Yet A Failure
The daily press is giving currency to a great many facts in regard to the present incomplete condition of the Suez Canal, and some journals are arguing therefrom that it is a failure. As yet, ships of...
-Tubular Boilers And Boiler Explosions
In our description of the novel steam boiler, published on page 209, last volume, we made a quotation from several eminent writers and experimenters on the subjects of heat and steam, to the effect th...
-American Railway Management
There seems a growing opinion among railway managers that the sole end and purpose of a railroad is to line the 6 pockets of, if not its stockholders, at least its directors. In fact we not long since...
-The American Institute Prizes Awarded To Steam Engines
If there is anybody satisfied with the action of the managers of the American Institute, in the matter of awarding prizes to the competing engines exhibited at the recent fair, we have yet to meet tha...
-A Protest Against The Canadian Patent Law
In July, 1869, the New Dominion Patent Law went into operation, but it has not yet been approved by the Queen, and if rejected the Canadian Parliament will perhaps try its hand again. Although Canadia...
-The Brighter Side
Ingratitude seldom enters into the composition of a true inventor, and nothing in our business career has afforded us more pleasure than the frequent letters addressed to us by those who have, during ...
-Professor Fiske's Lectures At Harvard
It certainly argues well for the intellectual character of the readers of the New York World that during the prevalent taste for sensational journalism, it has found the publication of a series of phi...
-Scientific Lectures Before The American Institute
The announcement of these lectures came to hand too late for our last issue, and the first has already been delivered. The course is as follows: Friday, Dec. 17, The Battle Fields of Science, by Andre...
-The Battle Fields Of Science. Lecture By Professor White, Before The American Institute
This lecture did not disappoint the expectations of those familiar with the subject of the discourse, which, considering the difficulty of restating familiar historical facts in such a manner as to cl...
-The Battle Fields Of Science. Continued
The next great series of battles were fought on those great fields occupied by such sciences as Chemistry and Natural Philosophy. Even before these sciences were out of their childhood--while yet the...
-How French Bank Notes Are Made
When a new batch of French notes is to be printed, an equivalent number of the choicely prepared and preserved sheets of paper is handed over to the superintendent of the printing office. This office ...
-What The Newspapers Say
A Valuable Paper Of all the journals published in the United States, for the mechanic and scientific man, there is nothing that will in any way compare with the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, published by Mu...
-Chinese Methods Of Preserving Eggs
As much has been said of late about the mode of preserving eggs, it may not be uninteresting to say a few words about the Chinese methods, as related by a French chemist, M. Paul Champion, who has lat...
-Steam Boiler Inspection
Mr. Alfred Guthrie, U.S. Inspector, informs us that the following resolution was recently adopted by the Board of Supervising Inspectors: Resolved, That a special committee be appointed, to whom sh...
-Editorial Summary
Darkness of complexion has been attributed to the sun's power from the age of Solomon to this day. Look not upon me because I am black, because the sun hath looked upon me. And there cannot be a dou...
-Design Patent Decision
We publish elsewhere a recent elaborate decision of Commissioner Fisher, in which he reviews the laws and former practice of the office in regard to applications for patents for designs, with the view...
-Oil Paper Hangings
A kind of oil paper hangings called Oleo Charta is now made in England, which, it is asserted, is impervious to wet, may be placed on new or damp walls without risk of damage or discoloration, may b...
-The Stevens Breech-Loading Rifle
This new arm, a patent on which, was obtained through the Scientific American Patent Agency, June 11, 1867, is destined, in our opinion, to become a formidable rival to the breech-loading rifles which...
-A Novel French Hand Vise
In using ordinary hand vises several inconveniences are met with. For instance, if it is desired to work a piece of metal of a certain length, it must necessarily be presented obliquely on the side of...
-The Mound-Builders In Colorado
New evidence of the existence of the Mound-Builders in the mountain ranges of Colorado, similar to those in Montana, Utah, and Nevada, have recently been discovered by Mr. C.A. Deane, of Denver. He fo...
-The Woven-Wire Mattress
Most of our readers who attended the last Fair of the American Institute, will recall an article in the furniture department, which attracted much attention on account of its novelty and utility. We r...
-Flouring Mill Hazards
A correspondent, in discussing the causes of fires in flour mills, gives the following facts and queries: F. Bertchey's mill, at Milwaukee, burned in September last. The fire originated from a can...
-Fire-Proof Buildings
It has long been a vexed problem with architects and builders, how to make a building completely fire-proof without the enormous expense of iron beams and girders, and even this has sometimes failed ...
-The Decline Of American Shipping
At a meeting of the New York Chamber of Commerce, held December 16, to consider means for reviving American commerce, the following resolutions were adopted: Resolved, That this Chamber recommend t...
-Correspondence
The Editors are not responsible for the Opinions expressed by their Correspondents. ...
-Aerial Navigation - A Suggestion
Messrs. Editors:--As a constant reader of your invaluable paper, many subjects of deep interest come under my observation, and doubtless no journal throughout the land contains more instructive readin...
-Puttying Floors Of Jewelers Shops And Otherwise
Messrs. Editors:--I am a reader of your valuable paper and find in it much to interest, and many practical hints that are useful in my vocation; I would not be without it for any consideration and I t...
-Western Demand For Agricultural Implements
Messrs. Editors:--I often think, on perusing your very valuable journal of science, and the numerous mechanical and scientific problems it unfolds, that the tendency of the age is to supersede all man...
-Economical Steam Engine
Messrs. Editors:--Permit me now to make a few remarks in regard to an article on page 844, last volume of the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, entitled Which is the Most Economical Steam Engine? The principles ...
-Friction And Percussion
Messrs. Editors:--In reply to Spectrum, page 358, of last volume, I will be brief. In his third paragraph he claims that he has merely suggested that friction and percussion may often be one and the...
-Oiling A Preservative Of Brown Stone
Messrs. Editors:--I have read the article entitled, What is to Become of our Brown Stone Fronts, and have waited to see what others have to say. But with so much at stake, no body seems to know what...
-Interesting Correspondence From China
Messrs. Editors:--Your paper seems to increase in interest. I brought the back volumes from Madras to Pekin, and am glad to refer to them here where I must depend upon myself. I have been building ...
-Communication Between Deaf And Blind Mutes
Messrs. Editors:--In a recent number of the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN I notice an ingenious method of teaching deaf and dumb persons to converse in the dark, which is also applicable to blind mutes, and it ...
-Cheap Cotton Press Wanted
Messrs. Munn & Co.:--Please give us any information of cheap cotton-presses, such as small neighborhoods, or single planters, in the South could own. In particular, a press that will put 40 pounds cot...
-A Singular Freak Of A Magnet
Messrs. Editors:--In my library hangs a powerful horseshoe magnet which has a keeper and a weight attached of about three ounces. This weight is sustained firmly by the attracting power of the magnet,...
-Preservation Of Iron. By Prof. Henry E. Colton
What is wanted is something equally applicable to large or small pieces of iron, and which will answer to ward off the attacks not only of the common atmospheric oxygen, but also remain unaffected by...
-The Bananas And Plantains Of The Tropics
Poets have celebrated the banana plant for its beauty, its luxuriance, the majesty of its leaves, and the delicacy of its fruit; but never have they sufficiently praised the utility of this tropical p...
-Putting Up Stoves. By Mark Twain
We do not remember the exact date of the invention of stoves, but it was some years ago. Since then mankind have been tormented once a year, by the difficulties that beset the task of putting them up,...
-The Magic Lantern
The invention of the magic lantern dates back to 1650, and is attributed to Professor Kircher, a German philosopher of rare talents and extensive reputation. The instrument is simple and familiar. It ...
-The Largest Well In The World - Capacity 1,000,000 Gallons Of Water Per Day
One of the grand necessities of the Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N.Y., that of providing for a continual supply of water for all the purposes of the Park developed itself, as the Commissioners progressed ...
-Paper For Building
Our readers will find in another column an advertisement of this new building material which is now attracting much attention in the West, and of which we have received very favorable reports. It has ...
-Improved Muzzle-Pivoting Gun
We are indebted for the following able description and criticism of this Prussian gun to our able contemporary, The Engineer. Viewed as a piece of mechanism, nothing can well be more beautiful in m...
-Stock Feeding By Clock Work
Mr. F. B. Robinson, of North Haven, Conn., has invented a very neat arrangement, whereby horses or stock can be fed at any time required with certainty and without personal attention at the time of fe...
-Milk, And What Comes Of It
Orange County has long been a laud flowing with milk and--butter. Three or four of these most beautiful autumn days were spent by us, says a writer in Harper's Weekly, among the farmers which are supp...
-Improved Hay Elevator
The method most generally used for elevating hay is evidently not the most economical application of the power of horses for the accomplishment of the purpose desired. The tackle involves a great deal...
-Competitors For Prizes
The interest that our friends have taken in obtaining additional names to send with their own subscriptions to the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN for the coming year, is without a parallel. The clubs sent by com...
-Improvement In Lamp Wicks
Our engravings show a novel substitute for the cotton lamp wick. The wick, two forms of which are shown in Figs. 1 and 2, are made of glass, and are filled preferably with pulverized gypsum, although ...
-Great Transformation
Seven years ago, says the Port Said correspondence of the London News, there was nothing to distinguish Ismailla or the smiling lake before you from the rest of the desert, and all was sand. It is the...
-Moore's Rural New Yorker
For Dec. 25 contains a splendid full page Engraving of the PRIZE FOWLS at the recent State Poultry Show--the Best Poultry Picture ever given in an American newspaper.-Also, a magnificent CHRISTMAS PIC...
-Business And Personal
The Charge for Insertion under this head is One Dollar a Line. If the Notices exceed Four Lines, One Dollar and a Half per line will be charged. To ascertain where there will be a demand for new ma...
-Answers To Correspondents
Correspondents who expect to receive answers to their letters must, in all cases, sign their names. We have a right to know those who seek information from us; besides, as sometimes happens we may pre...
-Recent American And Foreign Patents
Under this heading we shall publish weekly notes of some of the more prominent home and foreign patents. Mop Philip Cook, Jr., Sioux City, Iowa.-This invention relates to a new and useful improv...
-Recent American And Foreign Patents. Part 2
Bolt Cutter O.E. Butler and S.P. Dunham Marshalltown, Iowa.-This invention relates to improvements in hand instruments for cutting bolts, and consists in the combination with the handles of an inst...
-Recent American And Foreign Patents. Part 3
Candlestick H. Zahn, San Francisco, Cal.-This invention relates to a new and useful improvement in candlesticks, and consists in the use of a thumb screw in combination with the candlestick tube, w...
-Recent American And Foreign Patents. Part 4
Upright Piano Geo. C. Manner, New York city.-This invention consists in placing the strings of an upright piano in an inclined position in the frame instead of a perpendicular one, as heretofore, f...
-Recent American And Foreign Patents. Part 5
Combined Hay Rake And Tedder John C. Mills, Palmyra, N.Y.-This invention relates to a new and useful improvement in combining two important agricultural machines in one (or combining a tedder with ...
-Recent American And Foreign Patents. Part 6
Velocipede William Volk, Buffalo, N.Y.-This invention relates to a new three-wheeled velocipede, which is so arranged that the driving wheels, although mounted on separate axles, will make equal nu...
-Recent American And Foreign Patents. Part 7
Shingle Packer Robert Taylor, West Pensaukie, Wis.-This invention relates to improvements in apparatus for pressing and holding the bunches of shingles for binding them, and consists of the arrange...
-Recent American And Foreign Patents. Part 8
Pump A.C. Judson, Grand Rapids, Ohio.-This invention consists in the arrangement of two dish shaped metal disks with a diaphragm of leather between them, and another leather diaphragm above, adapte...
-Recent American And Foreign Patents. Part 9
Washing Machine Joseph Balsley, Bedford, Ind.-This invention has for its object to improve the construction of the machine known as the Egyptian Washing Machine, so as to make it more convenient ...
-Recent American And Foreign Patents. Part 10
Hay And Grain Elevator John Dennis, Oswego, N.Y.-This invention has for its object to furnish an improved device, to be used in connection with the improved hay and grain elevator, patented by the ...
-Recent American And Foreign Patents. Part 11
Boring Machine E.C. Barton, Bloomsburg, Pa.-This invention relates to improvements in wood-boring machines, whereby it is designed to provide a simple and efficient arrangement of frame operating d...
-Recent American And Foreign Patents. Part 12
Apparatus For Sewing Saddlery And Other Leather, Or Strong Materials Auguste Jacques Hurtu and Victor Joseph Hautin, Paris France.-This invention relates to apparatus more especially applicable for...
-New Books And Publications
ELOCUTION AND ORATORY. Giving a Thorough Treatise on the Art of Speaking and Reading. With numerous Selections of Didactic, Humorous, and Dramatic Styles. The author of this valuable treatise is Pr...
-U.S. Patent Office. How To Obtain Letters Patent For New Inventions. Information About Caveats, Extensions, Interferences Designs, Trade Marks; Also, Foreign Patents
For a period of nearly twenty-five years, MUNN & CO. have occupied the position of leading Solicitors of American and European Patents, and during this extended experience of nearly a quarter of a cen...
-Official List Of Patents. Issued By The United States Patent Office. For The Week Ending Dec. 14, 1869. Reported Officially For The Scientific American
SCHEDULE OF PATENT OFFICE FEES: On each caveat $10 On filing each application for a Patent (seventeen years) $15 On issuing each original Patent $20 On appeal to Commissioner of Patents $...
-Official List Of Patents. For The Week Ending Dec. 14, 1869. Part 2
97,802 SPOKE SHAVE.-Joseph A. Perley (assignor to himself and Wm. H. Perley), Lynn. Mass. 97,803 ORGAN BELLOWS.-J.R.Perry, Wilkesbarre, Pa. 97,804 APPARATUS FOR SETTING CATS IN METALLIC...
-Official List Of Patents. Week Ending Dec. 14, 1869. Part 3
MACHINE FOR DRESSING MILLSTONES.-J. S. Carr, Alliance, Ohio. 97,879 CAR TANK COVER.-L. C. Cattell, Cleveland, Ohio. 97,880 MANUFACTURE OF RUBBER SPONGE.-Edwin Chesterman, Tremont, N. Y. An...
-Official List Of Patents. Week Ending Dec. 14, 1869. Part 4
97,949 GALVANIC BATTERY.-J. R. McPherson, Beloit, Wis. 97,950 GAGE FOR CIRCULAR SAW TABLE.-R. N. Meriam, Worcester, Mass. 97,951 SEWING MACHINE FOR SEWING BOOTS AND SHOES.-Daniel Mills,...
-Reissues
60,192 STEAM ENGINE GOVERNOR.-Dated Dec. 4,1866; reissue 3,759 R.K. Huntoon,for himself and J.A. Lynch, assignee, by mesne assignments, of R.K. Huntoon. Boston, Mass. 72,114 VARIABLE CR...
-Designs
3,784 STOVE.-D.P. Beckwith, Dowagiac, Mich. 3,785 PLOW CLEVIS.-Geo. Johnson, administrator of the estate of G.P. Darrow, deceased, (assignor to J.L. Haven & Co.), Cincinnati, Ohio. 3,786 ...
-Extensions
Cloth-Stretching Rollers Seth Simmons, of Providence, R.I., administrator of Nathan Simmons, deceased.-Letters Patent No. 13,888; dated Dec. 4, 1855. BUCKLE.-S.E. Booth, of Orange, Conn., administr...
-Patents Issued For The Week Ending Dec. 21, 1869
98,006 MANUFACTURE OF THE METALLIC PARTS OF FIRE ARMS.-Isaac Adams, Jr.. Boston, Mass, assignor to United Nicke Company. 98,007 TOY VELOCIPEDE.-H.C. Alexander, New York city. 98,008 MAC...
-Patents Issued For The Week Ending Dec. 21, 1869. Part 2
LAMP.-J. K. Mentzer, New Holland, Pa. 98,084 SURVEYOR'S MARK.-C. C. P. Meyer, Yankton, Dakota Territory. 98,085 TAILOR'S CRAYON SHARPENER--R. R. Miles, Wabash, Ind. 98,086 COOKING ST...
-Patents Issued For The Week Ending Dec. 21, 1869. Part 3
98,153 WATER CLOSET VALVE.-J. N. Deck (assignor to himself, B. R. Cole, and G. F. Deck), Buffalo, N. Y. 98,154 CARD HOLDER.-C. R. Doane, Brooklyn, E. D., N. Y. 98,155 PROCESS OF TREATIN...
-Reissues Issued For The Week Ending Dec. 21, 1869
97,293 MACHINE FOR CLIPPING HORSES' HAIR.-Dated June 30, 1868; patented in England, April 24, 1867; reissue 3,767.-Patrick Adie, of the Stand, London, England. 23,033 HOSE COUPLING.-Dated Feb...
-Designs Issued For The Week Ending Dec. 21, 1869
3,790 And 3,791 TACK HEAD.-Orrin L. Bassett (assignor to the Taunton Tack Company), Taunton, Mass. Two patents. 3,792 COFFEE OR TEA FILTER.-George M. Bull, New Baltimore, N.Y. 3,793 CAR...
-Advertisements
The value of the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN as an advertising medium cannot be over-estimated. Its circulation is ten times greater than that of any similar journal now published. It goes into all the States...
-Books
NATIONAL WAGES TABLES-- Showing at a glance any wages from $1 to $37, by hour, day, or week, from half an hour to four weeks. Half bound, 50 cents; cloth, 75 cents; in Morocco, $1. Sent by mail on ...
-Books. Part 2
This favorite JOURNAL has now reached its fiftieth volume, and appears in the usual magazine form. We think it will prove even more popular than ever before. Terms, only $30 a year. Thirty cents a No....
-Books. Part 3
To The Working Class We are now prepared to furnish all classes with constant employment at home, the whole of the time or for the spare moments. Business new, light and profitable. Persons of eith...
-Books. Part 4
TODD & RAFFERTY, Manufacturers and DEALERS IN MACHINERY. Works, Paterson, N. J.; Warerooms, 10 Barclay St., N. Y Boilers, Steam Pumps, Machinists' Tools. Also, Flax, Hemp, Rope, and Oakum Machinery...
-Books. Part 5
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-Books. Part 6
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-Books. Part 7
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-The Scientific American For 1870. Cash Prize And Premium List
This Illustrated Weekly Journal Of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Invention, Chemistry, And Manufactures--Entered Its Twenty-Fifth Year On The 1st Of January The SCIENTIFIC AMERICA...
-Practical Draftsman's Book Of Industrial Design And Machinists' & Engineers' Drawing Companion
Forming a Complete Course of Mechanical, Engineering, and Architectural Drawing. From the French of M. Armengaud the elder, Prof. of Design in Conservatoire of Arts and Industry, Paris, and MM. Armeng...









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