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Scientific American magazine Vol 2. No. 3 Oct 10 1846

The Advocate of Industry and Journal of Scientific, Mechanical and Other Improvements

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1846
Language: English
Wordcount: 20,674 / 68 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.7
LoC Categories: AP, T
Downloads: 1,797
Added to site: 2009.07.15
mnybks.net#: 24706
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Science, Periodical
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gton was sometimes given to pleasantry. Journeying east on one occasion, attended by two of his aids, he asked some young ladies at a hotel where he breakfasted, how they liked the appearance of his young men! One of them promptly replied, 'We cannot judge of the STARS in the presence of the SUN!'

=Fatal Deer Fight.=

The skeleton heads of two deers, their antlers so closely interlocked that they cannot be disengaged without violence, were found about a month ago by a gentleman while hunting in Nassau county, East Florida. The ground for a quarter of an acre was completely cut up by their hoofs.

=A Provoking Blunder.=

The letter bags for the steamer Cambria, despatched from this city, and containing upwards of ten thousand letters for Europe, was taken from the Boston Post Office by a country stage driver, through mistake, and the Cambria was compelled to sail without them. They were returned to this city.

=Curious Needlework.=

A complete map of the State of Pennsylvan

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