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Jacob Perkins Steam Machinery
AFTER all that has been conjectured, and insinuated, and surmised, and written about Mr. Perkins's modifications and improvements of steam...
The paper is to be dipped in a solution of salt-in water, in the proportion of half an ounce of...
Alexander's Electric Telegraph
A model to illustrate the nature and powers of this machine, was exhibited on Wednesday evening at the Society of...
Paul Laurence Dunbar
A few years ago, when Mr. Thomas Nelson Page's first volume of dialect stories was being reviewed by the press,...
LIVING IN SPAIN
Preface: The following article is from an American periodical called "The American Farmer" from 1826. This concise article focuses on...
Elias Howe, Sewing Machine

A most ingenious piece of mechanism lies lately been made known to the public in France, the inventor of which...

Catherine Weed Barnes, Photographer
THIS is a generation of bright women, and in science, art, literature, or business we are constantly finding charming, womanly...
History, Swimming Life Preserver

The saving of human life, whether from fire or water, and the prevention of accident generally, is a noble and...

Ojibway Man in London, 1844

Though we do not usually interfere with matters of a private nature, yet a case of so peculiar a character...

Photographic Invention, Mr. Niepce de Saint Victor

Mr. Niepce St. Victor has laid before the Academy of Sciences of Paris, photographic designs on paper, which are in...

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