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Scientific American magazine, Vol. 2 Issue 1 The advocate of Industry and Journal of Scientific, Mechanical and Other Improvements   By:

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THE NEW YORK SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN

A WEEKLY JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL INFORMATION, ART, SCIENCE, MECHANICS, CHEMISTRY, AND MANUFACTURES.

NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 26, 1846.

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN

Published Weekly at 128 Fulton Street ,

( Sun Building ,) New York .

BY MUNN & COMPANY.

RUFUS PORTER, EDITOR.

TERMS. $2 a year $1 in advance, and the remainder in 6 months.

[Symbol: right Index] See Advertisement on last page .

CONTENTS.

Nature's Image of Washington 1 The Viol Seraphine 1 An Eclipse in Arabia 1 Giving Credit 1 The Bowie Knife and its Inventor 1 Forests and Streams 1 Prussian Music 1 Philosophy 1 Polite Preaching 1 Pure Air 2 The Deerfield (N. H.) Phenomena 2 Extraordinary Instance of Gambling 2 Gen. Taylor's Patriotism 2 The Columbian Magazine 2 A Mountain In Labor 2 The Pope's Will 2 Improved Railroad 2 Sageisms 2 As Good as Cash 2 How Very Hot It Is 2 California Farming 2 Diversification of Language 2 "Keep that Testament In your vest pocket, over your heart." 2 Temperance in the Army 2 Modes of Raising Ponderous Articles 3 Information to persons having business to transact at the Patent Office 3 The Regulator(?) 3 A Remarkable Mineral Spring 3 Cool Forethought 3 It May Be So 3 Howe's Sewing Machine 4 Steering Apparatus 4 Electro Magnetic Boat 4 Improvement in Boats 4 Casting Iron Cannon by a galvanic Process 4 New Shingle Machine 4 Improvement in Blacksmiths Forges 4 Improved Fire Engine 4 A simple Cheese Press 4 Cast Iron Roofing 4 The New and Wonderful Pavement 4 To render Shingles Durable 4 Best Plan of a Barn 4 Robert Fulton 4 Introduction to Volume II 5 Advantage of Low Fares 5 Avalon Railroad Iron 5 The Magnetic Telegraph 5 Advertising In London 5 Deerfield Bridge 5 Information Wanted 5 Railroad Intelligence 5 Arrival of the Cambria 5 The Mexican War 5 Trade to Santa Fe 5 THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN subscriptions 5 The Harbor of Havana 6 A Very Long Nose 6 Sol... Continue reading book >>


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