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Foreign science, progress of, 104, 168,338, Hall's, Mr. John, stcam-boiler, 262
524, 549

Hall's, Mr. Edward, steam-boiler, 263
Fountains, of, in landscape gardening, 96 Hall's, Mr. Samuel, smoke-consuming
Fourmont's patent castors, 127

claims, 333
French war steamers built and building, 352

-, patent condensers,
Friction, laws and tables of, 586

Report of government officers on, 471
driver, White's, 385

Hamburgh, plan for restoration of, 72
Frodsbam's isochronal pendulum, 29 Hancock's, Mr. Charles, patent oil printing,
Fuel, artificial, Kurtz's, 234

413
Furnace, argand; C. W. Williams, Esq., Hancock's, Mr. William, patent combs and

on, 19, 20, 165, 227. (See also Com brushes, 350
bustion.)

Harmonicon, the, 563
Whiteley's hot-air, 378

Harpoon, improved, 479
Hedley and Rodham's, 475 Harvesting machine, Churchill's, 95
Fyfe, Dr. A., on the comparative expense

Church's, 377
of light from gas, wax, &c., 500

Harwood, Dr., on inhalation and percussion,

294
Galloway, Mr. Elijah, on the Archimedean Hawkins's, Mr. J. I., claviol, or keyed
and otber screw propellers, 176

violin, 562
Galvanism, blasting by, 70, 108, 297, 352, Heating, Haden's improvements in, 263
368, 423, 447

Gillot's ditto, 350
Garnett and Williams's process of manu Hedley and Rodham's furnace, 475
facturing salt, 43

Henderson's, Dr., geo-chorions, or season
Gas and gas lighting: Boccius's patent, illustrators, 593

212, 272, 298, 327, 343 ; Gordon's port- . Henry's, Dr., improvements in bleaching,
able apparatus, 218; gas from soap-suds,

221
431; comparative expense of lighting Hill, J. R., Esq., C.E.; on the atmospheric

by wax, gas, &c., 500 ; prices, 592 railway, 60; description of the Great
Geo-chorions, or season illustrators, Dr. Britain steamer, 241 ; on lightning con-
Henderson's, 593

ductors, 446
Gillott's improvements in heating and ven. Hindle's method of reversing locomotive
tilating, 350

engines, 577
Glass, plate, Bessemer's improvements in Hinges, butt, Shepherd and Leslie's im-
manufacture of, 97

proved, 93
Gold mines of Russia, 400

Hodgkinson's experiments on strength of
Gold's refrigerator, 95

materials, 25
Gorgon engines, 174, 500

Ilorse-rake, American, 16
Government contract work, 294

Horse-shoes, Rodway's patent, 475
Grange's, De, improved chereaux-de-frise, Hose, leathern, 515
320

Hot and cold blast processes of manufac-
Grantham on iron, as a material for ship turing iron, 112, 528, 564
building, 5

Houghton's lubricator, 184
Grass-cutting machine, Shanks's, 65 Houldsworth's pyrometer, 57, 131
Great Britain' steamer, (lale “Mam Howe's chimney-sweeping machinery, 604
moth,”) 9, 144, 241, 462, 473

Hubbell's spark arrester, 380
“Great Northern" steamer, 144, 327 Hunt, Robert, Esq., on thermography, 468
Great Western railway tunnels, 219

Hunt's propelling and steering apparatus,
Greenfield's patent metal knobs, 232

180
Green's turnip-grinding machine, 287 Hydraulic engine, Whitclaw and Stirrat's;
Grill's improvements in windlasses, &c., latest improvements in, 418

337
Grundy and Osgood's new mode of manu Imprinting without contact, 288. (See also
facturing shot, 92

Photography.)
Guide screw stock, Whitworth's, 464 India, mineral resources of, 48
Guitar, melophonic, 160

Inertia, ris, 496
Gun, immense, 96

Inhalation, on, 294
Guupowder and atmospheric air, explosive Ink, indelible, 478
effects of mixtures of, 556

Iron, action of air and water upon, 30
Gurney's Bude light, 300

hot and cold blast processes of mann-

facturing, 112, 528, 564
Haddan's plan for propelling vessels, 181

changes in internal structure of, 315
Haden's improvements in warming and ren anthracite, progress of manufacture
tilating, 263

of, in America, 381

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Iron, cast, on the spontaneous heating of,
409
planking, 462
sheathing, 300
lighthouse, 257
statuary, 292, 362
shipping, 5, 352

steamer, “ Queen," 152, 198
“ Jronside" first iron steamer, 6
Irving's patent corn drill, 545
Isodynameter, Lucy's, 333, 387, 438, 514
Jacquard machinery, Calderhead's, 92
Jeffery's cement, 336, 604
Jeffree's slide pump, 145
Jersey atmospheric engine, 200
Jones's Cambrian stean-engine, 1
Jones's water-kite, 10, 87
Jubber's kitchen-range, 125
" Kamschatka," steamer, 81
Kersbaw's inicrometer balance, 119
King's stove-grate, 529, 571
Kingston Bridge, description of, 345
Kitchen range, Jubber's, 125
Kite, water, Jones's, 10, 87
Koobs, Greenfield's hollow metal, 232
Kurtz's artificial fuel, 234
Lamb's improvements in rotary engines,

415
Lamps, Greenhough's improvements in, 158

, Taylor's ditto, 262

Tough's, for burning spirits of tur-
pentine, 378

Parker's fountain, improved, 559

Richmond's oil and camphine, 380
Lathes, the late Mr. Maudslay's improve-

ments in, 371
Lawes' patent manures, 511
Lead, action of, on water, 488
Leathern hose, 515
Leather splitting machine, Richardson's, 92
Life assurance, 95, 114, 130, 182, 229,

276, 330, 365, 408, 531
Life, preservation of, at sea, 320
Light, on the comparative expense of, from

gas, wax, &c., by Dr. Andrew Fyfe, 500
Lighthouse, Menai, 215

—, Maplin Sand, 265

iron, 257
Lightning-conductors, 110, 293, 446, 473,
579, 598, 603

experiments on, 399
Locks, door, Andrews's, 93
Locomotive engines : Baggs's carbonic acid
gas, 433, 543

, Bury, Curtis, & Co.'s
four-wheeled locomotive, “ Albert," 449,
554

fracture of axles, 34,
110, 338

Davidson's electro.
magnetic, 344

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Macerone, Col., on the atmospheric railway

and its originators, 64; marine kite,
side screw propellers, &c., 87; wood-
paving, waterproofing, filtration, light-

ning-conductors, &c., 598
“ Magician” steamer, 543, 603
“ Magnet," H.M.S., recorery of, 2 8
Magnets, permanent, 30
Magnetic phenomena : theory of the causa-
tion of, 66

polar expedition, 369

observations, grand series of, 22
Mallet, Robert, Esq. ; Report to the British

Association on the action of air and water
upon iron, 30 ; hydrostatic turn-table,

161; ship-repairing platform, 217
Manchester Philosophical Society, Transac-

tions of, 90
Manchester, “ The Handbook of," 220
Manures, Sir James Murray's patent,
317

Lawes's ditto, 511
Maple wood, imitation of, 21
Maplin Sand Lighthouse, 265
Maps, novel method of constructing, 268
Marx's patent propellers, 43
Masquerade, water, 224
Materials, strength of, 25, 112, 540
Maudslay, the late Mr.; his improvements

in the lathe, 371
Maynard's coal-weighing machine, 344
Mechanics' Magazine" in the dockyards,
231

Almanack, 508
Medhurst's coal-weighing machine, 527
Mediterranean, steam-voyage through

France to, 272
Melophonic guitar, 160
Melville's improvements in propelling, 510
Menai Light House, 215
Meridians, determination of, by chrono-

meters, 28
Merryweather's Railway fire engine, 17
Metals, precipitation of, 240

machine for forging and cutting, 240

another ditto, 478

elasticity and tenacity of, 524
Meteoric stone, 272
Meteorological observations, grand series

of, 22

Metropolis, the, Mortality of, 536

Pasley, T. H., Esq., on the invention of
Microscope, the best, Royal Society's pre percussion shells, 183
mium for, 528

Patents, New: See List of Patents, p. 13
—, extraordinary, 544

extraordinary extension of, in the
Mill, flour, Worman's, 479

United States, 589
spindles, Stubb's, 378

American, 92, 157, 377, 477
Mines, prevention of accidents in, 104, 400 Patent law cases :-

ventilation of, 104; Biram's plan, Queen, v. Bynner, 47, 122
558

Rodgers, v. Stocker, 159
and minerals of the United States, Smith, o. Watson, 189--199
288

Sinister for renewal, 575
Mining in Turkey, 64

Pattens, Carron's patent, 262
machinery, in Spain, 512

Payerne's, Dr., diving experiments, 185,260
“ Montezuma" steamer, 144

Pearls, 432
Mortality in town and country, 536

Pendulums, 28
Moseley's, Professor, steam-engine indica Penelope steamer, 15
tor, 35, 139

Percussion caps, Starkey's, 262
-,“ Mechanical Princi-

shells, 183, 240, 336
ples of Engineering and Architecture,”

instruments, medical, 294
495, 522, 540, 583

Perlevisian spectacles, 480
Moser's, Dr., discoveries in photography, Perpetual motionist, a, bequest of, 231
156, 549

Photography, discoveries in, 156, 288, 549
Mott's sostinente piano-forte, 564

Pianoforte, sostinente, Mott's, 564
Murphy's plan for extinguishing fires, 587 Picture-frame composition, Clement's, 475
Murray's, Sir James, patent manures, 317 Pile-driver, steam, 144
Mushet, Dav., Esq. ; Report by, on cold Pim, James, Esq., Letter from, to Lord Rip-
blast anthracite iron, 564

pon, on the atmospheric railway, 60
Musical instruments: eolian, or free reed, 67 Pipes, water, necessity of cleansing, 553

played by hand, or Pits, sinking, hubbing, and coffering of, 309
mechanical friction, 561

Plane surfaces, friction of, 586
antomaton, 592 Plate glass, Bessemer's improvements in the

manufacture of, 97
Nautical inventions, Clement's, 84, 160, 410 Ploughs, Warren's improvements in, 477
Navigation of the Niger, 79, 117

Pork oil, 48
Newell's wire-rope, 192, 199

Port Talbot, description of, 346
Newton's improvements in regulating the Portugal, march of improvement in, 160
flow of air and gaseous fluids, 265 Power macbine, Douglas's, 379

improved weigbing machine, 319 Printing :-Rosenborg's type-composing
Niger, the, navigation of, 79, 117

and distributing machine, 401; Beech's
Norton, Captain ; percussion shells, 240, improved press, 476

336; motion of a falling arrow, 421; PROPELLING AND PROPELLERS: Marx's
optical delusion in drop of rain, 474

Patent, 43; Booth's “ Theory and Prac-

tice,"49, 147, 229; side-screw propellers,
(Edephon, the, 563

87; Haddan and Cook's wheels, 94 ; Chat-
Ogden, F. B., Esq., first introduced the terton's wheel, 129; the Archimedean

working of steam expansively in steam. and other screw propellers, 176; Hunt's
vessels, 266

propelling and steering apparatus, 180;
Oils, pork and corn, 48

Carpenter's propeller, 180 ; Galloway's
for astronomical instruments, 515 plan of communicating motion, 180;
Oil-printing, Hancock's patent, 413

Haddan's, 180; Lowe's claims, 460; Fir-
Organ, Chinese, 67

child's propelling apparatus, 475; Mel-
Oropholithe, 476

ville's, 510 ; Biram's paddle-wheels, 536;

progress of Ericsson's screw-propeller in
Paddle-wheels. See Propellers and Propell. America, 179, 539; Blaxland's propeller,
ing.

180, 570
Padlock, miniature, 352

Pump, Jeffree's, 145
Papal States, steamers of, 288

Egeldine's domestic, 473
Paper-banging, new, 400

Emslie's, 604
Parker's fountain-lamp, improved, 559 Pumping engine, Jersey atmospheric, 200
Parkes, Josiah, Esq., on the application of Pyrometer, Mr. Holdsworth's, 57, 131

Mr. Williams's argand furnace to marine
boilers, 20; Lucy's isodynanieter, 333, “Queen," steamer, 152, 198, 259, 306, 422

387, 438; the Boccius light, 299
Partridge's splint-making machinery, 316 “ Railway,” steamer, 14

RAILWAYS:-

Saw-mill, portable, 478
Atmospheric, 33, 60, 63, 432, 447 Scientific discoveries, new mode of record-
Average expense of working per mile, ing, 224
240

essays, prizes for, 64, 376
Bunnett's improvements, 273

Scoresby, Dr., on permanent magnets, 30
Crampton and Haddan's carriages, 349 Scott, Mr. George, on life assurance, 130,
Cabitt's rails with chairs, 113

182
Economy of working, 431, 537

Screw propelling, 176, 460
Edward's signals, 43

stock guide, Whitworth's, 464
Entirely of iron, 544

Sea, preservation of life at, 320
Evads's without chairs, 113

Season illustrators, or geo-chorions, Dr.
Foreign premiums for essays on means Henderson's, 593
of safety, 64

Seaward and Co., Messrs. ; atmospheric
Pour and six-wheeled engines, 449, 554 steam-engine, 14, 74 ; slide valves, 174 ;
Fracture of axles, 34, 110, 338

Gorgon engines, 174, 500; saline detec-
Introduction of luggage vans between

tors, 175
passenger carriages and engines, 572 Sewers, Roe's plan of constructing, 216
Liege and Verviers, 220

Seybell's process of manufacturing sul-
Mallett's hydrostatic turn table, 161 phate of soda and chlorine, 476
Paris and Versailles accident, 338, 341, “ Shamrock,” steamer, explosion onboard
482, 574

of, 144
Report of foreign engineers on acci Shanks's grass-cutting machine, 65
dents, 168

Sheathing, iron, 409
Single line railways, 410, 430, 479 Shells, percussion, invention of, 183
Slaughter's wheels, 475

Norton's, 240, 336
Smoking, 283

Shepherd and Leslie's butt-hinges, 93
Vallance's pneumatic, 64, 74, 117 Ships and ship-building : Mallett's repair-
Rain, optical delusion in drops of, 474

ing platform, 217 ; Chinese system of
Ranges, kitchen, Jubber's, 25

building, 280 ; Dempster's plan, 398 ;
Readman's barometer, 289, 390, 475, 543 measuring velocity of ships at sea, 304 ;
Refrigerator, Gold's, 95

the diagonal system, 327 ; Captain Drew's
Regent'' steamer, 84

plan for prevention of hogging, 381
Rennie, Messrs. G. and J.; experiments Shipwrecks, prevention of, on a lee shore, 10
with screw propellers, 176; “ Satellite,"

the late, 480
locomotive, 537

Shot, Grundy and Osgood's mode of manu-
Resistance, the limiting angle of, 499

facturing, 92
Reynold's wood-paving, 264

Shot, application of steam power to the
Richard's smoke-preventing apparatus, 477 projection of, 277
Robberies, shop, apparatus for prevention Sillometer, Cleinent's, 84, 410
of, 88

Slaughter's railway wheels, 475
Roberts, Martyn, Esq.; on blasting rocks Slide valves, Seaward's, 175; another plan

by galvanism, 108, 423; transmission of of, 481
electric currents, &c., 293 ; wire rope Smee, Mr. Alfred, on Electro-Metallurgy,
lightning conductors, 472

85
Rodway's patent horse-shoe, 475

Smith's patent water-closet, 278
Roe's plan of constructing sewers, 216 Smith's wire-rope, 189
Roll's double revolution and high-pressure Smoke nuisance, 11, 30, 589 (see also Com-
engine, 513

bustion)
Rosenborg's type-composing and distribu Smoke-preventing apparatus, Richard's, 477
ting machine, 401

Soda, sulphate of, Seybell's process of
Rousseau's improvements in fire-arms, 350 inanufacturing, 476
Rowley, E. B., Esq. ; on ventilation of Solar eclipse, 16, 128

shops, public buildings, &c., 136 ; rotary - lamp patent, repealed, 47
steam-engine, 194 ; measuring velocity Sovereigns, an imperial bushel of, 407;
of ships at sea, 304

Spark arresters, Hubbell's, 380
Russia, gold mines of, 400

Spectacles, Eltonhead's improvements in,

157
Safety lamp, 104

Perlevisian 480,
Saline detectors, Seaward's, 175

Specula, multiplication of, by the electro-
Salt, Garnett and Williains's process of
manufacturing, 43

Spencer, Mr. Thomas, and the discovery of
“ Satellite," locomotive, 537

electro-metallurgy, 86
Savage, Mr. Alfred, on musical instru. Spinning machinery, Bodmer's patent, 414
ments, 67, 561

Splint making machinery, Partridge's, 316

type, 27

Stove,

sure,

Starkey's percussion caps, 262

Steel dies, Baggaly's patent, 603
Stubb's mill spindles, 378

Stones, strength of, 25
Steam dredging machinery, 239, 601

improvement in the Franklin cook-
flow of, apparatus for regulating, 95

ing, 478
Steamı-boilers, application of Williams's

construction of the domestic, 494
Argand furnace to, 19

grate, King's, 529, 571
STEAM ENGINES :-

Strasburgh clock, 320
American, 81

Street-sweeping machine, Whitworth's, 608
Appendices to Tredgold, 174

Strength of materials, 25, 112, 540
Atmospheric, Seaward's, 14, 74 Strikes, effect of, in stimulating invention
Beam and direct action engines, 499 of machinery, 221
Bunnett's concentric, 572

Stuckey's, Mr., plan of filtration, and peti-
Cambrian, 1

tion to the House of Commons, 122,
Copeland's marine engines, 380

137
Crampton and Haddan's improve. Sugar, Dr. Dalton's mode of analyzing, 26
ments, 349

---, from corn, 64
Farey on indicators, 217

Suspension bridge, Dredge's, 369, 527, 602
I'rench progress in making, 208

Swimining extraordinary, 224
Gorgon, 174,500

Sylvester cooking apparatus, 225
Improved plan for working slide valves,
481

Talbot, Fox, Esq., on the multiplication of
Mosley's Indicator, 35, 139

specula by the electrotype, 27
Roll's double revolution and high pres Tamping, sand, 297, 352, 368, 423, 447
513

Tapes and tape-boxes, Chesterman and Bot.
Rotary, Tuttle's, 94

tom's improvements in, 126
Biram's, 321, 366

Taylor's improvements in lamps, 262
Whittlesay's, 157

Telegraph, hotel, 592
Rowley's, 194

Telemaque, wreck of the, 186, 428
Lamb's, 415

Telescope, the, 26
Working steam expansively first intro-

Earl Rosse's gigantic, 160
duced in steam vessels by Mr.

submarine, 592
Ogden, 266

Terpodian, the, 563
Zander's expansion and condensing Thames tunnel, 144

systems, 353, 392, 422, 444, 485 Thames' steamers, 14, 282, 306, 359, 422
Steam navigation, alleged invention of, by. Thermography, 468. See also Photography
the Spaniards, 432

Thermometer, Submarine, Clement's, 84,
Steam navy, the royal, 160, 201, 335

160, 410
Steam power, application of, to the projec Tides, on the, by Capt. M. White, 360
tion of shot, 277

Towler, G. V., Esq.; theory of the causation

to water of magnetic phenomena, 66
wheels, 71

Trade marks, piracy of, 583
- progress in France, 144 Tredgold on the steam-engine, Appendices
STEAM VESSELS :-

to, 174
Archimedes, 178

Trevethick and the invention of steam
Brigand, 400

dredging, 601
Congress, 82

“ Trident” steamer, 48
Cyclops, 175

Trigonometry, case in, 197
Era, 353, 392

Trumbull's suspension bridges, 478
French, 352

Tubes, Cutler's patent, 288
Great Britain, 9, 144, 241, 162, 473 Tullow bridge, alterations in, 307
Great Northern, 144, 241, 327, 473 Tunnel, Thames, 144
Great Western, 400, 448

Great Western, 219
H.M.S. Dragon, 496

Tunnelling, 352
Kamschatka, 81

Turf, carbonizing without close vessels, 9
Magician, 543, 603

Turkey, mining in, 64
Montezuma, 144

Turn-table, Mallett's hydrostatic, 161
Papal steamers, 288

Turnip-grinding machine, Green's patent,
Penelope, 15

287
Queen, 152, 198, 259, 306, 422 Turning machinery, Costill's, 379
Railway, 14

Tuttle's rotary steam-engine, 94
Regent, 84

Type composing and distributing machine,
Rirer steamers, 14, 282, 306, 359, Rosenborg's, 401

422
Trident, 48

Ultramarine, artificial, preparation of, 524

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