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Steam-power drainage of land by, 352
Steam-railway-locomotives in America, num-
ber of, 316; and see Railway Locomotive.
Steam-ships of war, on use of, 207
Steam-vessel accidents in America, 32
--, Messrs. Pringle and
Parkes' report on the causes and means of
prevention of, 236, 257, 283

abstract of ninety-two accidents, 236
wrecks, founderings, or imminent peril,
236

explosions, 239, 257

particulars of explosions, and form of
boilers, 259

effects of explosions, 260
cylindric boilers, 260
rectangular boilers, 260
safety-valves, 260

height of water in boilers, 260
fires, 260

collisions, 261

signal lights and sounds, 262
boilers and engines, 263

summary of causes of accidents, 263
amount of mercantile steam-marine, 264
measures of security proposed, 265
Williams's plan of ship-building, 265
specifications of vessels, 266
periodical surveys of steamers, 266
desiderata of steam-vessels, 268
summary of measures recommended, 269
comparative dimensions of five largest
steamers, 270

outline of proposed legislative regula-
tions, 283

examination of engineers, 285
number of passengers, 285
night-signals, 286

Steam-vessel and engine building on Thames
and Clyde, 43, 85, 103, 115, 182, 252,
258, 265, 302, 323, 341, 390, 403, 407,
434, 441, 471, 473

Steam-vessel building, Williams's plan and
specifications of, 265

speedy, 464
Steam-vessels, Jennings's night-signal for,
181, 189
Steam-vessel race, 416

325

of war, the Cyclops, launch of,

Steam-vessels, speed of, 115, 149, 183
in the United Kingdom,
number, power, and tonnage of, 264-5
in America, number of, 316,

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Thames-tunnel, progress of, 192, 432
Thermo-tension, strengthening iron and steel
by, Johnson's mode of, 411

Thillorier's, M., apparatus to solidify car-
bonic acid, 194

Thompson's, Mr. L., mode of making Prus-
sian blue, 92

method of purifying copper,
Mrs., alarum lock, 321

92

Thrashing machine shakers, Shennan's, 380
Thread made of rock salt, 158
Thunder storms, preventing, 231
Tile-making, M. of Tweeddale's machinery,
62, 192, 241

Tranter's rotary engine, 248

Tredgold on the steam engine, new edition

of, 147, 166; formula for calculating
power of screw propellers, 310; difficul-
ties of, family of, 352

Triangulation, solution of question in, 72
Trigonometrical problem and solution, 198
Truscott and Co.'s railway wheels, 86
Tuning fork, improved, 320

Tunnel, Thames, progress of, 192, 432
through the Alps, 464

Turbines or water-wheels, French, 287
Turkish inlaid work, specimen of, 190
Turk's head cutting off the, problem of, 111,

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Vaporization, on the theory of, 71; and see

Steam.

Varnishes, adulteration of, 122

modes of making various, 153

Velvet weaving, wide, Hanshard and Co.'s
plan for, 181, 189

Volcanic rocks, formation of, 205
Voltaic battery. See Galvanic.
W.

Wales, notices of iron works in, 348
Warfare, probable effects of steam in, future,
207

Water, resistance to bodies in passing through,
230, 396, 444, 463

tion of,

evaporation of; see Steam, genera-

Water-gauges, steam boiler, 259,260
Water-meter, plan of a, 143

Water-power in mines, use of, 203
Water-wheel, Whitelaw's patent, 77, 79, 416
French horizontal, 287

Watt and the steam engine, 441
Waves, theory of, Mr. Russell's, 444, 463,
Wax-candle, new kind of, 93; carbonic acid

evolved by combustion of, 414, 454
Weekes's, Mr. W. H., plan for lighting gas
lamps, 74; mode of slaughtering animals,
158; memoranda on ærostation, 290;
remarks on, 368, 436

Weighing machine, Ericsson's, 53
Well, Artesian, at Grenelle, 463
Wells, frozen, at Owego, 319
Wetterstedt's Baron mining lamp, 73
Whalebone manufacture, Binyon's patent,
171

Wheels Railway. See Railway Wheels
Wheels, with wooden tires, 36, 146

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June 22 ib.
June 22

John Jacques Ferier, Vapour Baths.... Aug. 1 ib.
Samuel Guppy, Soap Making..
William Morrett Williams, Lock

..Aug. 1 ib.

and Key

ib.

Aug. 1 ib.

John Humphries, Carpets and Rugs

.Aug. 1 ib.

ib.
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Carriages

Luke Hebert, Light..

ib.

ib.

Henry Wilkinson, Fire-arms
Joseph Pons, Hardening Iron and Wood
June 22
Matthew Punshon, Steam Engine..
.... June 22
George Calder, Planitarium Roaster.. June 22 ib.
Frederick Parker, Animal Charcoal .. June 22
Wilton G. Turner and Herbert Minton, Porce-
lain
June 22 ib.
June 22 ib.
John A. P. de Val Marino, Gas Making June 22 ib.
Edward Brown, Copper Smelting June 22
Joseph Jennings, Metal from Mundic June 22 ib.
William Vickers, Cast Steel
June 25 ib.
John Arrowsmith, Steam Engines.... June 25 ib.
James Bingham and John A. Boden, Artificial
Ivory, &c. ..
... June 26 ib.
Claude Schroth, Embossing Leather, &c.
June 26 ib.
Pierre A. Ducote, Calico, &c. Painting June 26 ib.
William Newton, Sun Dials...
June 27
Richard Hodgson, Building and Paving June 27
Moses Poole, Wheeled Carriages...... June 29
Henry Pape, Musical Instruments...... July 2
Henrik Zander, Paper

Sir John Scott Lillie, Kt., Power......
John Moore, Steam Engines.
Jonathan Fell, Ship Building..
Robert William Jearrad, Retarding

Aug. 7 415
Metals
Aug. 7 ib.
Thomas Burr, Rolling Lead, &c...... Aug. 8 ib.
John Fitzpatrick, Making Thread-New Fibre

Joseph Whitworth, Planing, &c.

Aug. 10 ib.
Robert Varicas, Waterproofing Fabrics Aug. 10 ib.
Nelson John Holloway, Carriage Head Aug. 13 ib.
Henry Brown, Plating, &c. Furniture, &c.

Aug. 13 ib.
Miles Berry, Photogenic Camera Obscura
Aug. 14 ib.
James Capple Miller, Calico Printing.. Aug. 15 ib.
John Mason, Boring, &c. Metals... .Aug. 15 ib.

ib.

317

ib.

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Alexander Cruckshanks, Inflammable Sub-

stances

James Yates, making Projecting LettersJuly 3 318
Thomas Trench Berney, Cartridges.... July 6 ib.
Edmund John Jones and J. Ham, Cider and

Joseph Schofield and E. Leach, Looms Aug. 17 ib.
Matthew Uzielli, Impregnating Wood with

Chemicals

. July 3

ib.

...Aug. 17 ib.

George Augustus Kollman, Locomotives

Aug. 17 ib.

James Vardy and Moritz Platow, Coffee Pot

Perry

July 6

ib.

Aug, 17 ib.

George Philcox, Chronometers

Stephen Joyce, Stoves

July 6

ib.

Aug. 21 ib.

John Ericsson, Steam Engines

Moses Poole, Elastic Fabrics

..July 6

ib.

Aug. 23 ib.

John Fairrie, Sugar Making...

July 6

ib.

Peter Rothwell Jackson, Mangling

..July 8

ib.

William Coles, Propelling Vessels....
Charles Barwell Coles, Carrying

Aug. 23 ib.

Fire-arms

Edward F. Duclos, Sulphuric Acid, &c. . July 11
William Woodley, Propelling Vessels

Aug. 23 ib.

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Aug. 26 ib.

riages

Henry Pinkus, Motive Power

Aug. 26 ib.

July 13

ib.

Thomas Bell, Copper Smelting.

July 13

ib.

James Bogardus, Applying Labels, &c. to Let-

Daniel Ramee, Paving

James Yates, Furnaces for Melting Metals

John Hemming, Gas Meters.........
John Reynolds, Salt......

John George Shuttleworth, Rotary Motion

Edward Brown, Cooking Apparatus..July 20
Thomas Nicholas Raper, Waterproof Fabrics

Moses Poole, Cast ng Types.
Lord Willoughby D'Eresby,

Peat..

ters

Aug. 26 ib.

July 13
July 15
July 16 ib.

ib.

Thomas M'Gauran, Paper..

Aug. 26 ib.

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Aug. 26 ib.

July 16

ib.

Charles Greenway, Snuffers
Bryan Donkin, Paper Making

Sept. 5 478

Sept. 5 ib.

Paul Robin, Spinning

July 18 ib.

Sept. 9 ib.

John Rapson, Steering

Sept. 9 ib.

ib.

Frederick Brown, Stoves

Sept. 9 ib.

David Johnston, Hinges..

July 20 ib.
July 20 ib.
Compressing
..July 20 ib.
..July 20 ib.

Samuel Stocker, Beer Engines
Moses Poole, Steam Boiler

.Sept. 11 ib.

Safety Valves

Alexander Southwood Stocker

and Thomas

Stephen Rogers, Building
James Dodds and William Owen,
and Railways

Sept. 11 ib.
Sept. 16 ib.

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Job Taylor, Mouldings, &c........
William Newton, Weighing Machines
John Wertheimer, Embossing Paper
T. Todd, Propelling

Sept. 19 ib.

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ib.

John Hanson, Gas or Water Meter....July 24

Henry N. S. Sharpnell, Corkscrews
Samuel Wilks, Vices and Presses
W. H. Hornby and W. Kenworthy

Sept. 26 ib.

Sept. 26 ib.

Sept. 26 ib.

ib.

James Kay, (Extension) Spinning Flax July 26 ib.

Joseph Clinton Robertson, Artificial Marble

Sept. 27 ib.

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ib.

ib.

John W. Whittaker and R. H. Heaton, Con-
necting Machine Bands
May 30 ib.
James Drew, Consuming Smoke...... May 31
John George Bodmer, Carding and Spinning
June 5 ib.
Edward Pearson Tee, Weaving Linen, &c.
June 6 ib.
William H. Burnett, Cutting, &c. Wood
June 12 ib.
John Roberts, Planing, &c. Wood.... June 14 ib.
George Nelson, Preparing Gelatine .. June 17 ib.
William Morgan, Steam Boilers..... June 17 ib.
William Whittam, Steam Engines.... June 17 ib.
Alexander F. Campbell and Charles White,
Ploughs, &c...
. June 17 ib.
Charles Andrew Caldwell, Furnaces.. June 18 ib.
Richard Beard, Calico Printing

John Small, Thread and Paper New Fibre

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June 25 318

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ling.......

ib.

Robert Carey, Paving

John George Shuttleworth, Rotary Motion

Aug. 8 ib.

George Holworthy Palmer,

Paddle-wheels

Aug. 16 ib.

John Rostron, Looms...

.Aug. 16 ib.

..Aug. 17 ib.

..Aug. 7 ib.

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W. Arthur, Spinning

PAGE.
June 319

W. H. Burnett, Working Wood ....June ib.
T. Walker, Steam Engines and Carriages June ib.
C. and T. Clark, Glazing Hollow Ware .. June ib.
A. Bury, Calico Printing...

J. G. Bodmer, Carding and Spining
George Nelson, Gelatine

P. A. Ducote, Calico. Printing

..June ib.
.... June ib.

June ib.

June ib.

July 416
. July ib.
. July ib.

ib.

&c...

John Small, New Fibre for Thread, &c. April 17
Peter Taylor, Propelling Vessels, Carriages,
. April 19 ib

ib.

H. H. Mohun, Light and Heat........
Edward Harper, Grinding Corn..
Samuel Clegg, Valves

John Boyd and H. F. Pennie, Spinning
April 19 ib.
April 24 ib.
April 26 ib.
April 26 176

William Hale, Steam Engines and Propelling

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April 26 ib.
May 30 224
... May 10 ib.

May 31 ib.

James Walton, Wire Cards

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Wilton Wood, Machine Banks ..........
James Taaffe, Slating Houses..
James Whitelaw, Rotary Hydraulic En-

H. G. Dyar & J. Hemming, Carb. of Soda, Aug. ib.
Matthew Heath, Filtering
Peter Lomax, Looms

Aug. ib.
.Aug. ib.
G. H. Palmer, Paddle-wheels............Aug. ib.
Job Cutler, Tube and Pipe Making .......
....Aug. ib.
J. Mercer, J. D. Prince, and J. Blythe.... Aug. ib.

E. Samuell, Soda

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