Mechanics' Magazine, Volume 26

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Knight & Lacey, 1837 - Technology

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Suggestion of a new Plan for taking the Votes in the House of Commons
Notice of a Mode of propelling and directing Balloons invented by Signor Andervolti
Description of Hutchisons Registering Gas and Water Valve By Ensor
Description of Chalklen and Bonhams Patent Vice By a Blacksmith
Crosses Galvanic Experiments 16 447
Suggestion of a Mode of preserving the Gas of Ballons and using Carbonic Acid
On the Transmission of Sound to great Distances
On the Same By Kinclaven
W B Adams Carriages
Improved Tatching
Remarks on the Trials of Colliers Patent Steam Boilers
Notice of a case of Defective Vision by W 154 by Mr Geo Johnston 303
Description of an improved Waterwheel Governor By Hydraulicus
The Mechanics Almanac for 1827 179 Maccullochs Statistical Account of the British
Glass Cloth
Account of the Destruction of the Spire of Christ Church Doncaster by Lightning
Description of an improved Slidingup Bedstead By Mr T R Croft
Effects of a Comets Impinging on the Earth
R Copland Powerengine Nov 5
Description of a new Universal Centre Punch By Mr N S Heineken
On the Opening of the London and Greenwich Railway
Description of the Mode of Casting and Grinding Specula By Mr W Lassell 218 265 280
City Improvements
Description of Improvement in Railway Locomotives for ascending Inclined Planes
Discovery in Effacing Writing It
On the Formation of a Definite Right Line applicable to particular Purposes in
Progress of a Delusion
Description of Hutchisons Patent Gas condensor By Ensor
Description of a Pneumatic Watch Mainspring By Mr T A Ollivier
Description of Mr Crosses Galvanic and Elec Woods
Viaduct on the Great Junction Railway
Descriptionof a Plan to render a Wooden Rail the Midland Counties Railway
Report of the Directors on the Progress of the States
On the Phenomena produced by Water upon highly Heated Metals By C Tomlinsonesq
Report of Commons Committee on Arts and Description of the New Coining Press used
On the Ventilation of Apartments By M C 318 397
Description of an improved Timber Railway Base and Saddle Rail By Mr W Thorold
Remarks on Crofts improved Tailors Work Table By One of the Injured
Minutes of Evidence given before the Commons Abstract of Evidence given before Commons
Reportof London Fires in 1836 By Mr W Baddeley
Description of an improved Railway Engine Spark Arrester By W S Grey esq
Account of Sir John Soanes Museum
Report uudMinutes of Evidence given before the Mr Crosses Account of his Galvanic Experi
On the Economy of Gas Stoves By C H
Remarks on Mr Sieviers Patents for manufacturing India Rubber Fabrics By Main
Geological Evidence in favour of Mr Mackintoshs Electrical Theory of the Universe
On the Propable Consequencecs of Aerial Navi Birmingham Railway
Practical Remarks on Aerial Navigation By Sir George Cayley Bart
On the Same in reply to Mr Lake By Mr T S Mackintosh
On the Source of Electricity and its Action on Plants in their Maturing Process
OntheSame By Capt N Ogle 479
Description of Philbricks Improved Apparatus Tunnel By Drs Paris and Watson
Description of Mr Merryweathers Portable Fireescape Ladders By Mr W Baddeley
Strictures on Mr Uttings Astronomical Tables By a Scotch Dominie
New American Patent Law Act 194 Abstract of Mr Mackinnons Patent
Description of improved Stationary Fireengine By Mr W Baddeley 466 503
Description of Bramahs Perforated Boss for Fireengines By Mr W Baddeley
Notice of the Progress of Railways on the Continent
Practical Remarks on keeping Bees By Mr G L Smartt of Enfield
Remarks on the New American Patent Law Act
Description of Mr Prutimans Improved Lock tions
Description of an improved Copper Chemical Still By Mr Henry Watson
On the Effects of highly heated Metals in the Generation of Steam By Mr
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