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T** 32. Cutting sheet metal, &c.,

33. Spikes and nails,
2 34. Cutting leather for horse collars,

35. Working and pressing butter,
100 BTE 36. Ring groove spinner,

37. Sofa bedstead,
Res 38. Cure of syphilis, &c.,

39. Measure for liquids,
Ei 40. Cooking stove,
Urd. In 41. Mill for flour,
Hi then 42. Cotton gin,
sim 43. Speculum ani,
ze 44. Mill for corn, bark, &c.,
Bedil 45. Smut mill,
1.6.0 46. Universal mill,

47. Harpoon for whales,
48. Saw mill dogs,

49. Knobs for doors, &c.,
ist 50. Cutting screws on rails of bedsteads,
EI, AGE: 11 51. Manufacture of buttons,

52. Levers and springs for wagons, &c.,
53. Bumpers and springs for railroad cars,
54. Portable saw mill,
55. Fire arms,
56. Propelling ships, &c.
57. Planting cotton seeds,
58. Grates of lime kilns,

Andrew Tracey,

193
William Ballard,

194
Thomas Parkinson,

ib.
Titus D. Gail,

ib,
David Hunter,

195
James M. Meschutt,

ib.
Silas Thurman,

196
John Tough,

ib.
Mathew Stewart, Jr.,

197
Andrew D. Worman, .

ib.
Lewis G. Sturdevant,

ib.
Joseph T. Pitney,
Increase Wilson,

ib.
Samuel Bentz,

199
James Bogardus,

ib.
William Carsleys,

ib.
Linus Yale,

200
G. Hotchkiss, J. A. Davenport

, & J. W.
Quincy,

ib.
Joel Thompson,

ib.
Thomas Prosser,

201
Elihu Ring,

ib.
Fowler M. Ray,

ib.
James C. Mayo,

202
Charles Lewis Stanislas,

ib.
Elisha F. Aldrich,

203
R. S. Thomas,

ib.
Wm. B. Hill,

204

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August, 1841.
1. Distilling,

Samuel Oliver,
2. Tholes of scythe snaths,

S. W. Fox &'A. Terry,
3. Hardening steel,

Perry Davis,
4. Propelling boats,

Meredith Mallary,
5. Covering for stove pipe flues,

Perry Davis,
6. Condenser,&c.for supplying steam boilers, Josephus Echols,
7. Furnaces for warming apartments,

William A. Shepherd,
8. Cabooses, or cooking stoves,

Loftis Wood,
9. Wind mill,

Perry Davis,
10. Cooking stove,

Samuel L. Chace,
11.
12. Locomotive battery for harbor defence, Prosper Martin,
13. Stoves,

Thomas M. Jones,
14. Attaching buttons to garments,

Henry S. Poole,
15. Smut machine,

Jonas Nolt,
16. Cleaning rice,

Daniel H. Southworth,
17. Hydrostatic press for cotton, &ica

, John Houpt,
18. Mill stones,

Pendleton Cheek,
19. Venetian shutters, or blinds,

John Hampson,
20. Steelyard,

Eli Willemin,
21. Raising and moving buildings,

Lewis Pullman,
22. Moulds for pressing glass,

Hiram Dellaney,
23. Cut-off valves for engines,

Horatio Allen,
24. Preventing wheels of locomotives from
sliding,

Jordan L. Mott,
25. Spring seats for saddles,

Thomas Murdock,
26. Folding and measuring cloth,

Joel Spaulding,
27. Mortise latch for doors,

Leonard Foster,
28. Caboose, or cooking stove,

Michael Rocher,
29. Self-acting feeders for steam boilers, Ethan Campbell,
30. Rectifying spirits,

Augustus V. H. Webb,
31. Ovens for cooking-stoves, &c., . Samuel B. Spaulding,

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Albany, notice of the projected water works at
Almanac, for 1843, notice of the United States
American locomotive engines,

165
Ammonites, and other fossils, on the mouths of

20
Anchors, notice of Porter's patent
Anthracite iron, decision of the Court on Crane's patent for

66
Aqueduct across the river Alleghany, description of

134
Artificial foundations, Vignoles' lectures on

1
Atmosphere, experiments on living under water without communication with the 359,418
Babbitt's soft metal boxes, report on

394
Bann reservoir, description of the .

87
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL Notices.
Ewbank's work on hydraulics,

163
United States almanac, for 1843,

165
Birmingham and Gloucester railway,

20
Bones found on the surface of a raised beach at the Hoe, fossil

97
Booth, J. C., and M. Boyé, on the theory of saponification,

58
Bottles, India rubber stoppers for

359
Bude light, A. Ure's report on the

103
Carpet loom, report on Calderbead's
tapestry,

351
Carriages, graduating springs for patent

204

214
Cement, a substitute for glue and caulking,
Chemical statics of organized beings, by M. Dumas,

23, 89, 170, 247

104
Chimney caps and ventilators, comparative value of different forms of

419
Chlorate of potassa, calcination of

285
Chlorates and nitrates, method of distinguishing between weak solutions of
Civil engineering, Vignoles' lectures on

420
Coal, remedy for the spontaneous combustion of
Concrete, Vignoles' lectures on

113
Condensation of steam by cold air,
Contortions and faults in the strata underneath the great embankment across the

98
Valley of the Brent,
Corrosion and oxidation, process for protecting iron from .

132
of metals, for preventing-patent

134
Crane's patent for anthracite iron, decision of the Court on
Curves of large radius, mode of tracing,

$95
-, report on Naglee's railway for short
Davies' elliptograph,
Delaware, mode of tracing a curve of large radius, adopted in the survey of the

11
state of

165
Downes' United States almanac, for 1843, notice of

30
Drawbridge, report on suspension railway ferry and
Dumas, M., on the chemical statics of organized beings,
Earle's process for preserving timber,

91
Earthwork, Vignoles' lectures on

157
Electric depositions, production of works of art by-patent

143
thermometer, description of an

176
Electrotype etehings,

420
Ellett, Jr., C., cost of transportation on railroads, .
Elliptograph, Davies'

85
Engines, American locomotive

20
Engineering, Vignoles' lectures on civil
Engravings, method of lowering the lights in some particular

285
Evans, Alex, on the railways in Massachusetts,

368
Evaporation in, and incrustation of, steam boilers, remarks on
Ewbank, T., on the comparative value of various forms of chimney caps and ventilators, 104

206, 279

85

23, 89, 170, 247

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Ewbank, T., on the ingenuity of spiders,

408
work on hydraulics, notice of

163
Explosion of the steamboat Medora, description of the

312
Faults and contortions produced in the strata underneath the great embankment
across the Valley of the Brent,

98
Flash-board, sketch of a self-acting

329
Fossil bones found on the surface of a raised beach at the Hoe,

97
plants in the plastic clays, occurrence of

178
Fossils, on the mouths of ammonites, and on other

177
Foundations, Vignoles' lectures on artificial

79
rock

83
French's spark-arrester, report on

396
Furnaces, vapors in smelting

216
in Great Britain, number of

286
FRANKLIN INSTITUTE.
Address of the President preceding the reading of the report of the Com-
mittee on emiums and Exhibitions,

332
Report of he Committe on Premiums and Exhibitions on the Twelfth Ex-
hibition,

333
Address of Professor A. D. Bache, at the close of the Twelfth Exhibition,

379
Committee on Science and the Arts.

30
Report on A. Leach's suspension railway ferry, and drawbridge,
W.C. Grimes' smut mill,

32
Spaulding & Isherwood's cast iron rails for railways,

99
A. Calderhead's carpet loom,

103
I. Babbitt's soft metal boxes,

394
H. M. Naglee's railway for short curves,

395
T. Hill's occultator,

396
R. French's spark arrester,

ib.
Gas for lighting, making, from soap suds, .

211
Glasgow and Ayr railway,

239
Glue and caulking, a substitute for

214
Great Britain, number of furnaces in

286
Hayden, C. B., on a comparison of the mean temperature of the year with the

95
mean temperature of October and April,
Heating and ventilating, report on

415
Herapath, J., facts and observations on four and six wheel engines, 15, 73, 151, 239
Hill's occultator, report on

396
Hourly observations during the Equinoxial periods, at Nashville, Tennessee, by
Professor J. Hamilton,

93
Hall and Selby railway,

73
Hydraulic engine, Walker's

109
Hydraulics, notice of Ewbank's work on

163
Incrustation of, and evaporation in, steam boilers, remarks on

65
India rubber stoppers for bottles,

359
Ingenuity of spiders,

408
Iron, decision of the Court on Crane's patent for anthracite

134
-, on the nature of

357
-, protecting of, from oxidation and corrosion,

206, 279
Kalsomine paint,

406
Kyanizing timber, description of a tank for

283
Latrobe, B. H., description of the explosion of the steamboat Medora,

312
Law, new act of Congress for the registering of designs, and for amending the
Patent

351
Light, A. Ure's report on the Bude

410

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217, 289

23, 89, 170, 207

206, 279

Lights in rapid motion, experiments on the visibility of
Living under water without communication with the atmosphere,

413
Locomotive, Robert Stephenson's new

359, 418
engines, American

212
facts and observations on four and sis wheel

20
Locomotives, report on French's spark-arrester for

15, 73, 151, 239
London and Birmingham railway,

396
North-western railway,

79

155
Loom, report on Calderhead's carpet

103
Mallet's process for protecting iron from corrosion and oxidation,

206, 279
Mary port and Carlisle railway,

241
Massachusetts, railways in

368
Medora, description of the explosion of the steamboat

312
Metal boxes, report on Babbitt's soft

394
Metals, for preventing corrosion of--patent

132
Meteorological observations,

144, 288
during the Equinoxial periods at Nashville, Tennessee, 93
Mezzotint grounds, method of obtaining

108
Midland counties railway,

15
Mill, report on W. C. Grimes' smut

32
Morris, E., on reaction water wheels, and on turbines,
Naglee's railway for short curves, report on

395

285
Nitrates and chlorates, method of distinguishing between weak solutions of
North Midland railway,

151

154
of England railway,

396
Occultator, report on Hill's

141
Oils and fatty matters, treating and preparing-patent
Organized beings, M. Dumas on the chemical statics of
Oxidation and corrosion, process for protecting iron from

406
Paint, Kalsomine

360
Painting timber,

351
Patent law, new act of Congress for registering designs and amending the

162
Pavements, wooden
Payerne's, Dr., experiments on living under water without communication with

the atmosphere,
Photography,
Photometer, description of a universal
Pipes, velocity of water through

284
Plants, action of salts on living

178
in plastic clay, occurrence of fossil .

281
on the existence of sulphur in
Porter's patent anchors, notice of

419
Potassa, calcination of chlorate of

252
Providence tornado, evidence of whirling action in the

394
Railroad cars, report on Babbitt's soft metal boxes for
Railroads, cost of transportation on

, report on Spaulding & Isherwood's cast iron railway for
Railway, Birmingham and Gloucester

20

30
ferry and drawbridge, report on suspension
for short curves, report on Naglee's

395
Glasgow and Ayr

239
Great North of England .
Hull and Selby

73
London and Birmingham

79
South Western

155
--, Mary port and Carlisle
Midland Counties

16
North Midland

151
Ulster

941

359, 418

417
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Railways in Massachusetts,

368
-, Vignoles' lectures on atmospheric

245
Reaction water wheels, remarks on, by E. Morris, C. E.,

217, 289
Redfield, W. C., on the evidence of a general whirling action in the Providence tornado, 252
Reservoir, description of the Bann

87
Retaining walls, Vignoles lectures on

243

Salts in living plaats, action of

284
Saponification, thecry of, by J. C. Booth and M. Boyé,

58
Schafhaeutl, Dr. C., description of an universal photometer,

28
Short curves, report on Naglee's railway for

395
Sluice, description of a self-acting weir and scouring

350
Smelting furnaces, vapors in

216
Smut mill, report on W. C. Grimes'

32
Soap suds, fabricating gas for lighting from

211
Soft metal boxes, report on Babbitt's

394
Sound, propagation of

29
Spark-arrester, report on French's

396
Spiders, ingenuity of

408
Spontaneous combustion of coal, remedy for the .

420
Springs for carriages, graduating-patent

204
Steam by cold air, condensation of

113
Steamboat Medora, description of the explosion of the

312
Steam boilers, remarks on evaporation in, and incrustation of,

65
B. H. Latrobe on the general construction and management of

312
engines erected by Messrs Rennie,

112
power in propelling ships, remarks on the use of auxiliary,

62, 108
Steel, improvement in the manufacture of-patent

139
Sulphur in plants, on the existence of

281
Sulphuric acid, on the manufacture of

352
Suspension railway ferry and drawbridge, report on

30
SPECIFICATIONS of Patents.
Corrosion in metals, for preventing-Wall's,

132
Electric deposition, production of works of art by-Parkes',

143
Oils and fatty matters, treating and preparing-Bethel's,

141
Springs for carriages, graduating-Ring's,

205
Steel, improvement in the manufacture of-Browne's,

139
Waste steam in locomotives, regulating the-Winan's,

54
Tanks for Kyanizing timber, description of

283
Tapestry, carpet

355
Telescope, on the improvement of the

356
Temperature of October and April, comparison of the mean temperature of the
year with the mean

95
Thermometer, description of an electric

176
Timber, Earle's process for preserving

21
-, on painting

360
, report on the comparative strength and elasticity of

327
Tornado, evidence of whirling action in the Providence

252
Transportation on railroads, cost of

144, 228, 304, 361
Trautwine, J. C., description of the aqueduct across the river Alleghany,

1
Turbine, superiority of a, over an overshot water wheel, experiments by M.
Fourneyron,

378
Turbines, E. Morris on reaction water wheels and on the

217, 289
Ulster railway,

241
United States Almanac for 1843, notice of the

165
Ure, A., report on the Bude light,

410
Valve, improved slide

111
Vapors in smelting furnaces,

216
Ventilating and heating, report on

415

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