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Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 8 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 5 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 4 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 7: Prisons and Hospitals. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 2 0 Browse Search
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d was designed to diminish the expense of cultivation by substituting horse labor. Tull's implement was comparatively rude, and it was successively improved by a number of inventors, among whom we notice the names of Blackie, the two Wilkies, Weir, Hayward, Grant, Ganett, Howard, and others in Britain. The history merges into the history of cultivators, in the United States our husbandry being different. Hoes. The great breadth planted to corn and cotton, and the necessity for freale.Water-supply for locomotives. Warp. Waste.Water-twist. Waste-trap.Water-way. Waste-weir.Water-wheel. Water-balance.Water-works. Water-barrow.Wave-power. Water-bearing.Wave-trap. Water-bellows.Way-gate. Water-carrier.Weel. Water-clock.Weir. Water-closet.Weir-table. Water-cooler.Well. Water-crane.Well-boring. Water-engine.Wet-dock. Water-elevator.Wharf. Water-frame.Wheel-jack. Water-gage.Wheel-press. Water-gas.Wince. Water-gate.Woltmann's mill. Water-gilding.Worm. Water-gl
y to hold the boxes together. Weight-nail. (Nautical.) A nail heavier than a deck-nail, and used for fastening buttons, cleats, etc. Weight-rest. (Lathe.) One which is held steadily upon the shears by a weight suspended beneath. Weir. 1. A dam across a stream to raise the level of the water above it. The water may be conducted to a mill, a sluice, or a fish-trap. Weir. In the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries and earlier, and indeed down to the present date, the milWeir. In the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries and earlier, and indeed down to the present date, the mill-privileges on the streams of England have been improved at the expense of the surrounding country, whose drainage has been impeded thereby. In 1351, in the reign of Edward III., a special commission was issued to demolish all dams which impeded navigation, the act of Parliament refusing to allow compensation for said demolition. Seventy-six years afterward, under Henry VI., a survey and commission was ordered for the same purpose. From that day to this the interests of the landholders and m