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Coffee.pot, Andrew's, 93
Coke. See Combustion.
Columbus and his egy anticipated, 287
Combustion, principles and practice of, 4,

23, 118, 120, 129, 183, 203, 215, 243,
259, 291, 322, 492

spontaneous, 80 ; remedies for,
154, 206
Compass, Harris's, 17
Compasses, elliptic, 297
Compound interest, on calculating con-

tinuously, 132
Copper sheathing, 192, 403

manufacture of, Duclos' improve-
ments in, 476
Cork-cutting machine, Mavy's, 127; La-

chenal and Vieyres', 285
Cornish steam-engines, 21, 224, 368
Craddock's condensing system, 246
Crank, disconnecting, for paddle-wheels,

344
Crane's carding machine, 444
Crosskill's machine for crushing and tilling

land, 254
Cumberland, Geo., Esq. ; power without

steam, 468
Curtis, J. Harrison, Esq. ; his new accoustic

instrument musoton, 108
Cutlery, fancy, new method of ornament-

ing, 261

Dobson, Mr. Edward ; deseription of iron

skew bridge, 410
Docks, dry, Johnson's mode of construct-

ing, 267
Doilond's new barometer, 320
“Double-acting Rotary Engine Company,"

249, 308, 378
Down wadding, Booth's patent for, 463
Draining machine, American, 240
Drummond light, application of, to domes-

tic purposes, 289
Duclos' improvements in manufacture of

copper, 476
Dyeing, new process of, 288

electric, 336

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Daguerrotype, the, 231, 262
Damp rooms, cure for, 192
Daniell's (R.) mode of manufacturing new

cloth from old clothes, 127
Daniell's (J. C.) patent for manures, 463
Danube, the, steam navigation of, 368
Davies's elliptograph, 74, 155, 224
Davis's odometer, 349
Davison, Mr. Robert; the worm in timber,

410
Day's ventilating apparatus, 46

(Silas) improrements in fire-arms,
127
Dead Sea and Mediterranean, levels of, 128
Deakin, Mr. Thomas ; explosion of steam

boilers, 311
Dean, Forest of, Report of Mining Com-

missioners, 489
De Bergue's improvements in axletrees and

axletree boxes, 190
Defries's dry gas meter, 409
De Moleyn's application of electricity to

production of motion and illumination,

236
Dempster's new system of building and rig-

ging vessels, 192, 504
Deridder's Belgian locomotive engine, 1131
Designs, piracy of; Cases, 94, 511

registered, lists of, 94, 158, 269,
350, 446, 511
Dexter's hot water apparatus, 446
Disc engine, 288, 325, 329

Earthquake in Cornwall, 192
Edwards's patent bands for machinery, 413
Eels and eel lines, 453
Electric precipitation, plating by, 88, 476,
512

dyeing, 336
Electrical clocks, Wright and Bain's, 48

Mumination, De Moleyn's patent
for, 236

machines, Walker's cheap copper
coils for, 107

eel, death of, 256

experiments on the Serpentine, 469
Electro-engraving, Palmer's process of, 28

improvement
in, 151
Electro-lace, 192
Electro - magnetic railway - controller,

Wright and Bain's, 96, 97
Electro-magnetism,application of, to motive

purposes, 191, 236, 384
Electro-metallurgy, books on, 401; Shaw's

and Smee's, 458
Electro-type, application of, to graduation
of instruments, 203, 249

process for copying engravings,
new, 501
Elliptograph, Davies's, 73, 155, 224
Elliptograph, Milbourne's, 393
Emslie, James A., Esq., C. E.; chimney

sweeping apparatus, 81, 135, 150 ; Wal-

ker's hydraulic engine, 315
Encyclopædia of cottage, farm, and villa

architecture and furniture, Loudon's,

First Supplement, 402
JEngland's destiny, 288
Engraving, ornamental, 79

lowering the lights in, 415
plates for, 462

new method of, 500
Ericsson, Capt. ; propeller and fire engine

applied in America, 191, 384; new steam

engine, 441
Evaporation, Gordon's improvements in,

126
Eversole's steam boiler, 269

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Filtering apparatus, Chesterman's, 92
Fire, protection of buildings from, 2, 58,

59, 79, 85, 115, 221
Fire-arms, improvements in, 32, 78, 126,

127, 334
Fire-engine, Merryweather's marine, 161

-, steam, Captain Ericsson's, 384

-s, government, 79
Fire-escapes, City of London, 208
Fire Preventive Company's Cement, 85,

116, 134, 206
Fire-proof cement, Martin's, 96
Fires in London in 1841, 162
Fletcher's sugar mill standards, 457
Flour-dressing machine, Scott's, 273
Fluids, elastic, dilatation of, 230
Flyer for twisting silk, Young's, 126
Foreign science, progress of, 200
Four-wheeled engines, 342, 416
Frost, effect of, on railways, 79; rules for

walking during, 80
Frost, Mr. James ; experiments on limes and

cements, 310
Fuel, artificial, a modern antique, 223
Fulling cloth, 'Tillou's improvement in,443
Furnace, Juckes's patent, 285 ; Coupland's,

285, 318; Williams's argand, 319, 363,

374 ; Lillie and Son's, 321, 373
Furnaces and Boilers, 4, 23, 118, 120,

129, 183, 203, 215, 243, 259, 291, 322,
492

Goodwyn, Captain, Indian method of laç.

ing foundations for bridges, 331
Gordon's improvements in eraporation, 126
Gordon, Professor, on the Turbine, 411
Gosselin's stoves and ovens, 446
Granite, Hindoo processes of quarrying and

polishing, 123
Grant's patent hoes and rakes, 239
Grass-mowing machine, Budding's in-

proved, 400
Grafton's earthen gas retorts, 301, 465
Grainer's guide, Moxon's, 245
Gray's improvements in grist mills, 268
Great Britain (late Mammoth) steamer,

240, 415
Greenwich magnetic observatory, 233
Gunpowder, Hale and Dell's magagine for,
143

application of, to molire pur.
Gurney's Bude light, 48, 106, 108

(R.) wood paving, 478

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poses, 468

Galvanic precipitation of metals, 88, 476,

512
Galvanometer, the, Melloni's improve.

ments in, 202
Garver and Fahrney's windmill, 444
Gas, Mallet's mode of purifying, 230

- , Naylor's apparatus for increasing the
illuminating power of, 312

Lowe's patent for naphthalizing,
392
Gaseous bodies, Mr. Armstrong's theory of
the diffusion of, 62, 86, 187

-, Magnus's experiments on
dilatation of, 230
Gas-lighting, books on ; Clegg's and Peck-

ston's, 387
Gas-meter, invention of, 391

, dry, Defries's, 409
Gas retorts, earthen, Grafton's, 301, 463
Gauci's inkstands and inkholders, 29
Getz's waterproof trunks, 446
Geyser steam frigate, 126, 329
Gibbs, Jos., Esq., C. E., his improved

system of bridge building, I
Glass from a new material, 133

- Carr and Ryles' process for staining,

382
Gold mines of Russia, 144, 156
Gonon's telegraph, 48
Goodwin Sands, safety beacon erected on,

208

Haddington marine steam engine, 145, 206
Hair-carding machine, Harding's, 30
Hale and Dell's improvements in gunpowder

magazines, 143
Hannibal, man of war, 112
Hansom's new system of building, 265
Hardie, Mr. T. G.; description of a Welsh

iron work, 301
Harding's hair-carding machine, 30
Hare's, (Professor,) apparatus for blasting

rocks by galvanism, 68
Harris, Wm. Snow, Esq., his new mariner's

compass, 17
Hartley's fire-proof plan of building, 59, 83
Harwood's chest expanders, 286
Haughton's postage labels, 28
Hay sweep, 328
Heat and beating ; Poole's improvements,

45; Harper and Joyce's stores, 99;
Williams's experimental researches, 4,
23, 106, 118, 120, 129, 183, 203, 215,

243, 259, 322, 492.
Heaton, Mr. George, on the proper bal-

ancing of machinery, 279
Hemmenway's argand lamp, 444
Henson, Mr. James ; his condensing steam-

engine, 33 ; on explosion of steam boil-
Heritage's silk machines, 443
Hickes's improvements in woollen ma.

chinery, 190
Hindoo process of quarrying and polishing

granite, 123
Hindostan, steamer, 352
Hinges, Ratcliff's patent, 142
Hirst and Weight's improvements in ma-

nufacture of woollen cloth, 317
Hoblyns's Manual of the Steam Engine,

309

ers, 226

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Hoes, Grant's patent, 239.

Joyce's sloves, 99
Holborn hill, improvement of, 378

Juckes's patent furnace, 285
Holcroft, Thomas, Esq.; portable and safety
boats, 337

Kane, Dr., on Hood's Essay on Coal, 20
Hompesch's (Count) improvements in the Kittinger's mode of laying reneers, 267
manufacture of oils, 254

Knigbi's passenger indicator, 112
Hood, Charles, Mr. ; Essay on coal, blun Kyanizing timber, 405

ders in, 20, 44
Horse power for driving machinery, Strange Lachenal and Vieyres cork-cutting ma-

and Rohrer's mode of applying, 126 chinery, 285
Horse-rakes and hoes, Grant's patent, 239 Lamps ; the solar, 24 ; domestic Drum-
Hose, stopping leaks in, Bulkeley's method, mond, 45; Gurney's, 48 ; Young's, 75
126

Lamps, reflectors for, Simpson and Irwin's
Hose, India rubber welted, 144

mode of manufacturing, 45 See also
Hot-blast, introduction of, at Plymouth Light and Lighting.

dockyard, 32; application to anthracite, Lathes, Child's improvements in, 248
and case of Crane, v. Price, 109; Neilson Latrobe's system of railway construction,
r. Househill Company, 334

370
Hot water apparatus, simple, 420

Leather, manufacture of, 444, 478
Dexter's, 446

Leeds Smoke Nuisance Report, 264
Huddart, Captain, memoir of, 299

Lee's process for manufacturing chlorine,
Hunt's propelling and steering apparatus, 142
456, 502

Lewis's parallel motion for pump-work, 57
Hydrometry, application of, to civil engi. Lead, white, Wi!de's improvements in ma.
neering, 303

nufacture of, 255 ; Trovillo's, 268
Hydraulic press, Oram's, 28

Leaf holder, spring, Tyler's, 398
elerator, Walker's, 209, 262, Light and lighting : Simpson and Irwin's
282, 315, 320, 421, 474

patent, 45, 289; Gurney's, 48, 106, 108 ;
Hydraulic engineering, Stevenson on, 303 Young's, 75 ; De Moleyn's, 236; Byn-
Hyslop, Mr. William, new arrangement for ner's, 382; Hemmenway's, 444; Pal.
electro-magnetic engines, 401

mer's, 464 ; Taylor's, 496 — See also

Gas and Gas Lighting.
Ice velocipede, 64

Lighthouse, new Egyptian, 352
-, method of forming, Smith's, 444 Lillie and Sons, Messrs., bojler furnace,
India, steam navigation in, 144

321, 373
-, coal in, 191

Limes and cements; Mr. Frost's experiments,
lokstands and ink bolders, Gauci's, 29

and Col. Pasley's Treatise, 310
Insole and Jones's harness back.band tug, Liverpool Mechanics’ Institution, 330
501

Lock, ancient combination, 53
Instruments, application of electrotype to “ Locomotive" steamers, 415, 442
graduation of, 203, 249

Locomotives, American, remarkable per-
Trou, Mallet's process for protecting, 41; formance of, 416

Morewood's, 238; Althaus's, 384 Locomotive engines ; R. Stephenson's im-
Iron trade, state of, 231

provements in, 30; Macdinger's threc-
Iron-wire rigging, 144

wheelcd, 80
-, corrosion of, in steam boilers and

passenger-propelled, Williams's,
stove pipes, 439

413
Jron works, Welsh, 301

Logan rock, 288
skew bridge, 410

London fires in 1841, 161

, port and docks of, 301
Jackson, Mr. G. B. W.; account of perma.

Mechanics' Institution, 320, 351,
nent way of Birmingham and Gloucester 361
railway, 298

acclivities of principal thorough.
Jeffrey's cement, 336, 352

fares in, 378
Joest's propellers, 422

Loom power, Bigelow's, 78
Johnson's inode of constructing dry docks, Losh's improvements in railway wheels, 46
267

Loudon's Encyclopædia of cottage, farm,
Johnston, John, Esq. ; cliff crane for rescue and silla architecture, First Supplement,
of persons shipwrecked, 481

402
Jones's (Ezekiel) spinning machinery, 29 Lover, Wm., Esq., improved air-pump,

(T. S.) improvements in propelling, 376
125

Lubricator, Coathupe's, 44
(John) Cambrian engine, 487

M'Cluer's spring saddles, 267
Macaulay's improvements in bedsteads,

381
Macerone, Col.; prevention of fires, 59,

106, 116, 206 ; screw propellers, 106,

124 ; eels and eel-lines, 453
Machinery the friend of wages, 416

continental, 272

proper balancing of, 275
Mager's improvements in the manufacture

of shot, 441
Magnetic binnacle, 319

disturbances, remarkable, 31, 48,
65

needle, 233, 304

observatory, Greenwich, 233
Magnetism extraordinary, 240
Maine and Danube canal, 368
Mallet, Robert, Esq., Ph.D. ; his process

for protecting iron, 39; hydropneumatic
buffers, 105, 138, 212; adulteration of

zink, 359
Mammoth (now Great Britain) steamer,

240, 415
Manna, 201
Manufac ry, floating glass, 415
Manures: 294, 463
Marbles, inlaid, 272
Marylebone Street Paving Association, 412
Mathematics and mathematicians, 11, 55,

117, 433
Masseres, Baron, on parachutes, 284
Mat trade, 288
Matter and space, 60, 122
Maudslay and Field's, Messrs., valve prac-

tice, 282
Mavy's cork cutting machinery, 127
Measure, linear, natural standard of, 180
Mechanics' institutions, Liverpool, 330

London, 320, 351,
361

gifts to, 191
Mediterranean and Dead Sea, levels of, 128
Melson, Dr., on the balancing of machinery,

275
Memnon, steam frigate, 159
Meriton's slide valves, 232, 283
Merryweather's marine fire-engine, 161
Metals, coating, by precipitation, 476, 496
Meteoric stone, fall of, 368
Methley's weighing machines, 46
Metropolitan music hall, 265
Mezzotint grounds, new mode of obtain.

ing, 247
Mechanical pomenclature, 192
Microscopes, solar and oxyhydrogen, 246
Miller, Jos., Esq., C.E.; his improvements

in steam engines, 286
Milbourne's elliptograph, 393
Mills, grist, Gray's improvements in, 268

started and stopped, 416
Mines of Great Britain and Ireland, state of

labour in, 426 ; Lord Ashley's bill, 479

Mines, ventilation of, 471

, temperature of, 473

., mapping of, 491
Miniatures in marble, 272
Mix's machine for removing stumps, 269
Morewood's process for protecting iron, 238
Mortimer's wood paving, 477
Motive power, plans for obtaining ; Berry's,

235; De Moleyn's, 236 ; Cumberland's,

468
Moxon's Grainer's Guide, 245
Mud protectors, Simmons's, 382
Music-ball, metropolitan, 265
Musoton, Mr. J. Harrison Curtis's, 108
“Natural philosophy for Beginners," 313
Naylor, Mr. T. W. ; apparatus for increas-

ing illuminating power of, 312 ; singular
optical illusion, 377; new method of

engraving, 500
Needle, the, variation of, 233, 304
Nelson's stone-cutting machine, 112
Newall's wire-bands for machinery, 414
Newbold, Lieut. ; description of Hindoo

processes of quarrying and polishing gra-

nite, 123
Newsam, Mr. M. ; improvement in Palmer's

electro-engraving process, 151; solar and

oxyhydrogen microscopes, 246
Newton's new fuel “ carboline," 142

vapour engine, 332

improvements in the mannfactore
of ammonia, 496
Nicotin, 230
Normandy's, Dr., process of manufactur.

ing soap, 318, 343, 394

Odometer, Davis's, 349
Oils, Count Hompesch's improvements in

manufacture of, 254
Oilstone, revolving, Penn's, 88
Onion's railway wheels, 75
Optical phenomena, 377, 474
Oram's hydraulic press, 28
Ovals, instrument for drawing, 393
Oven, potters', Venable's and Tunnicliffs,
112

portable, 446
Oxydation, 63, 124, 144

Pacific and Atlantic, proposed canal be-

tween, 80
Packing, quick, 415
Paddle-wheels as compared with other pro-

pellers, 149 ; disconnecting crank for, 344
Palmer's electro-engraving process, 28

(Wm.) improvements in candles,
464
Palmer and Perkins's patent pumps, 49,

140, 221
Paper, safety, for deeds, 296
Parachutes, on, by the late Baron Masseres,

284

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Parkes, Josiah, Esq., C. E. ; theory of the Poultry, feeding, 335

percussive action of steam engines, 89 : Pouzzolanas, artificial, 294
report on the disc engine, 325

Power without steam, 468
Pasley, Gen., on cements, 310

Practice and Practicians 0. Mathematics
Pasley, T. B., Esq. ; on matter and space, and Mathematicians, 11, 55, 117, 433
60; natural linear standard, 180

Precursor, the, 368
Passenger indicator, Knight's, 112

Predaval's (Count de) double acting rotary
Patent law cases :-

engine, 249, 308, 378
Crane v. Price, 109, 494, 507

Printing press, Brazendale's self-inking,
Cooke o. Pearce, 141

155
Gibson v. Brand, 383

tribute to the art of, 480
Hancock v. Hullmandel, 364

Propelling, plans for: J. G. T. Campbell's,
Neilson v. Househill Company, 334 45; Sir Samuel Brown's, 92; Archi-
Queen v. Nickels, 141

medean screw, 26, 106, 149; O. Wil-
Queen o. Wallon, 510

liams's, 124 ; T. S. Jones's, 125 ; Cap-
Russel v. Ledsam, 365

tain Carpenter's, 128, 364; Rathen's,
Sandiford v. Neild, 495

156 ; Captain Ericsson's, 191, 368;
Patents, new. See List of Patents, p. xiii. Finch's, 384 ; Joest's, 422; Ronald's,

specifications of English, 28, 44, 443; Blaxland's, 449, 475; Hunt's, 456,
74, 92, 111, 124, 142, 156, 189, 235, 253, 502
285, 315, 332, 349, 381, 413, 463, 476, Pumps, Palmer and Perkins's, 49, 140, 222
495

Pump work, Lewis's parallel motion for,
American, 30, 76, 57
126, 267, 441

centrifugal, compared with Walker's
Payerne's, Dr., experiments on living under elevator, 421

water, 440, 469
Payne's process for preserving vegetable Quicksilver mines, new, 368
substances, 75
magnetic binnacle, 319

Radley, William, Esq., C.E., on the Cornish
Pearl fisheries of Ceylon, 144

and crank engines, 21
Pearson, Mr. Wm.; design for a veloci. RAILWAYS : prevention of accidents on,
pede, 152

5, 31, 96, 97, 252
Peckston's Treatise on Gas-Lighting, 387 Adams's bowsprings and spring buf-
Penelope steam frigate, 280

fers, 208, 480
Penn's revolving oil-stone, 88

American Locomotives, 416
Petrie's improvements in obtaining mecha Ancient, 287
nical power, 29

Atmospberic, 233, 479, 480
Phillips's improvements in smelting, 76

Belgian locomotive, Deridder's, 113
Phipps's improvement in railway wheels, 74 Birmingham and Gloucester, perma-
Photography, 230

nent way, 298
Photo-lithography, 368

Broken axle experiments, 479, 485
Pianoforte, the, 124, 345

Cast and wrought iron rails, 480
Pilbrow's cylinder condensing engine, 66, Centrifugal railway, 361
101, 103, 141, 224, 251

Duration of malleable iron rails, 368
Pike's steam-engine pistons, 77

Effects of frost, 79
Pipes, bursting of gas, 120, 137

Four and six-wheeled engines, 342,
Ploughs, improvement in, Bentall's, 44

416
Ploughing by steam, 256, 320

Imperfect balancing of locomotives,
Plowman and Quarterman's threshing ma-

the cause of their rocking motion,
chine, 24

275
Pole, Mr. W.; on calculating compound in Latrobe's improved system of construc-
terest continuously, 132

tion, 369
Ponte della Madelena, over the Serchio, 301 Locking-in system, 438
Poole's, (M.) improvements in producing Losh's wheels, 46; Phipps's, 74 ;
and supplying heat, 45 ; in baths, 76; in

Onion's, 75
fire-arms, 334

Mallet's hydropneumatic buffers, 105,
Pope, Mr. John ; description of permanent

138, 212
way of South-eastern railway, 378

M'Connel's spark extinguisher, 442
Porcelain from a new material, 133

Paris and Versailles accident, 395, 433
Postage envelopes, 80

Professor Buckland on insecurity of
labels, Haughton's, 28

tunnels, 480
Potters' oven, Venables and Tunnicliffe's, Railroads in France, regulation of,
112

438

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